Irini Fundulaki is Principal Researcher of the Information Systems Laboratory of the Institute of Computer Science, FORTH. She is also the Manager of the W3C Greece Office. During her PhD, she was a member of the Verso Database Group of the Insitut National de Recherche en Informatique et en Automatique (INRIA). After her PhD, she held a PostDoc position and then became a Member of Technical Staff at the Network Data and Services Research Department in Bell Laboratories of Lucent Technologies. She subsequently moved to the Database Group of the School of Informatics of the University of Edinburgh where she held a Research Fellow Position.

Her research interests are in the area of Web Data Management and more specifically, on Provenance Models for RDF Data, Storage and Indexing Schemes for RDF Provenance, Storage, Indexing and Scalable RDF Query Processing, Access Control for RDF and XML Data, XML Full Text Search with a focus on Personalization, XML Data Integration, User Profile Data Management and Identity Management.

She has published a number of scientific articles that have been widely cited and she has served on the Program Committeeof numerous international conferences, journals and workshops. She has acted as the Program Chair of the International Workshop on Web Information and Data Management in 2006 and 2007. She is the Chair of the Undergraduate Research Poster Competition for SIGMOD 2011 International Conference, the leading venue for database researchers.