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