is currently a tenured Full Professor with the Computer Systems Section of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and an Associate Professor with the Distributed Systems Group at TU Delft.
He has received in 2009 his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), the Netherlands.
He has been a visiting scholar at U.Wisconsin-Madison, U.Innsbruck, and U.California-Berkeley, and Technion-Israel in the summers of 2006, 2008, 2010, and 2013, respectively.
Dr. Iosup has received two NWO/STW personal grants (the Dutch equivalent of the US NSF CAREER grants): in 2011, a Veni grant (PhD+3 years, 16.5% acceptance ratio) and, in 2016, a Vidi grant (PhD+8, 15%).
In 2012 and 2013, his community service was recognized by the SPEC organization through SPECtacular distinctions.
Since 2016, he is a member of the Royal Dutch Academy of Arts and Sciences' Young Academy.
His work has appeared in over 100 refereed scientific publications and has received several awards and distinctions, including the IEEE Scale Challenge 2014, and the best paper awards at ACM NETGAMES 2015, IEEE CCGrid 2010, Euro-Par 2009, and IEEE P2P 2006. For outstanding contributions to ICT research, he received the yearly Netherlands ICT-research Prize 2016.
In his teaching, he has designed a new teaching technique, based on social interaction and gamification.
He is the Dutch (Higher-Education) Teacher of the Year 2015 and the Best Lecturer of the TU Delft 2013-2014.
He has co-founded four open-access archives, including the Grid Workloads Archive, to provide public access to workload and resource-operation traces from large-scale distributed computing environments.
He has served leading roles in the organization of IEEE HPDC, ACM/SPEC ICPE, IEEE/ACM CCGRID, IEEE Cluster, etc.
He has been involved in several EU and national projects, in leading roles, and coordinates the @large research team around his research interests.
His long-term research interests are in the area of distributed computing systems, including cloud computing and big data systems, and their applications, including big science, file sharing, and online gaming.