Ilias Tachmazidis is currently a Research Fellow at the University of Huddersfield, UK and a member of the PARK (Planning, Autonomy and Representation of Knowledge) research group. As a PhD Candidate at the University of Huddersfield, UK he has investigated whether, how and to what extend large-scale reasoning can be achieved through mass parallelization, while being supervised by Prof. Grigoris Antoniou. He has received a best paper award at RuleML 2013 followed by an invited talk at AAAI-13. He graduated from the University of Crete, Greece receiving both M.Sc. and B.Sc. in 2012 and 2010 respectively. His research interests fall in: Knowledge Representation and Reasoning, Semantic Web, High performance Computing and Distributed Computing.