|Associate professor of Computer Science at MIT, in the area of Computational Biology.|
||Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, 03-04, Cambridge, MA
Postdoctoral Fellow. ||CSHL
||Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, 2003, CSHL, NY
Yeast genetics. ||MIT
||Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 99-03, Cambridge, MA
Ph.D. in Computer Science, EECS Area II. |
Sprowls Award for Best Thesis in Computer Science at MIT.
Thesis title: Computational Comparative Genomics: Genes, Regulation, Evolution.
||Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 95-99, Cambridge, MA
Master of Engineering in
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, June 1999.
Thesis title: Imagina: A cognitive abstract approach to sketch-based image retrieval.
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Engineering, June 1999.
GPA: 5.0/5.0 Courses Taken
||Lycée Français de New York, 93-95, New York, NY
Received French Baccalaureate, with emphasis on Math and Sciences,
with `Mention Très-Bien,' and the Congratulations of the
||Lycée Paul Cézanne, Collège Saint Eutrope, 89-93, Aix en Provence, FRANCE
Graduated first in a class of two thousand. First prize in my city and
prefecture on a country-wide math competition for high school students
in France. First place in high-school's chess tournament for two
||Maraslio Pilot High School, 87-89, Athens, GREECE
Prizes of excellence in all the courses.||
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Award, 2008.|
National Science Foundation NSF Career Award, 2007.
Selected as one of Top Young Principal Investigators by Genome Technology magazine, 2006.
Selected as one of the world's top young innovators under the age of 35 by Technology Review magazine (TR35), 2006.
Karl Van Tassel Career Development Professorship, 2007-2010.
Distinguished Alumnus (1964) Career Development Professorship, 2005-2007.
One of three young scientists honored as the next generation in biotechnology, Museum of Science, Boston 2004.
Sprowls award for the Best Ph.D. Thesis in Computer Science at MIT, 2004|
Recipient of the NTT Fellowship, 1999-2000.
Recipient of the first Paris Kanellakis Fellowship, 1999.
Recipient of the Chorafas Foundation Award, 1999.
Recipient of the MassGrant Award for academic excellence,
Inducted member of Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society of North America, Spring 1999
Inducted member of Tau Beta Pi, the National Engineering Honor Society, Spring 1998.
Inducted member of Eta Kappa Nu, the National Honor Society for Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Spring 1998.
Elected President of ISA, the International Students' Asociation of MIT, 1997-1998
First prize in the TBP Intercollegiate Design Competition, representing MIT, Spring 1997.
Earned French Baccalauréat with the Congratulations of the Jury,
the highest distinction in France, June 1995. |
Valedictorian Prize, Prix du President, Prix d'Honneur (Honor Roll), Professor Edgar Lorch's Prize of Mathematics, Special Prize of Physics.
First prizes in mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, computer programming, English, philosophy.
Represented my school in a country-wide math competition in France (Concours Général).
First prize in South France in a country-wide math competition for high school students, 1993.
First prize in high school's chess tournament for two consecutive years, 1991-92.
Genomics and Computational Biology(see also publications grouped by themes)
Other manuscripts (Robotics / AI)
Double citizenship: American Citizen. Greek citizen with
the right to work in the European Union.
Born in Athens, Greece. Lived in Greece until
1989 and followed the normal Greek curriculum.
Lived in France from 1989 to 1993
and followed the normal French curriculum.
Lived in New York from 1993 to 1995 and attended the French
High-School of New York in order to take the French Baccalaureate examination.
Currently attending the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Traveling, sailing, skiing, skating, traditional greek dancing,
ballroom dancing, bicycling, volleyball,
swimming, karate, photography and digital image editing, drawing and
painting, chess, reading, writing poetry, Greek mythology.
President of the
International Students Association,
Organizer of International Fair,
an annual event with presentations of 50 international Clubs of MIT.
Member of Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society.
Member of the TBP and
HKN Engineering Honor Societies.
Member at large of the IEEE Student Group at MIT,
Community Service (City Days Festival in Boston, Guide for a group of French tourists in New York,
New York City Marathon Interpreter in French, Greek, German),
participant in ADF literary competition, prospective of the Student
Information Processing Board (SIPB) in MIT. Contributor in
highschool's yearbook. Member of soccer, volleyball, and swimming
teams. Represented my class in the Shakespeare Competition. Performed
one of the main roles in my school's end-of-year musical.
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