About

I joined the graduate program of MIT on September 2011 in the Theory of Computation group at CSAIL. My PhD advisor is Costis Daskalakis and I enjoy working with him on a wide range of problems from auction theory to learning theory.

I grew up in Athens, Greece where I also had my undergraduate studies at the National Technical University of Athens (Sept. 2006 - June 2011). During my time there, I had the opportunity to work with my advisor Dimitris Fotakis on different problems in mechanism design without money.

I spent the summer of 2014 as a research intern at Yahoo! Labs, Sunnyvale working with Chris Wilkens on multiple research and practical questions regarding online ad auctions. I also interned for Google, Cambridge in the mobile search team during summer 2012.

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Awards and Honors

  • Simons Award for Graduate Students in Theoretical Computer Science (2014-2016)
  • Best Paper and Best Student Paper Award in the 14th Conference on Economincs and Computation (2013)
  • Kanellakis Fellowship for EECS students of MIT (2011)
  • Programming/Mathematics competitions:
    • World Finalist in ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (2012)
    • Silver Medal in International Mathematics Competition for University Students (2010)
    • First Place in Norwegian IDI Open Programming Competition (2009)
    • Silver Medal in International Olympiad in Informatics (2006)
    • Gold Medal in Balkan Olympiad in Informatics (2006)