December 3rd, 2011 Athens, Greece


<!–:en–>Dimitris Achliopitas<!–:–><!–:EL–>Δημήτρης Αχλιόπιτας<!–:–>

Dimitris joined the Department of Informatics and Telecommunications of the University of Athens as a Professor of Algorithm Design in 2010. From 1998 to 2005 he was with Microsoft Research in Redmond and since 2005 with the Department of Computer Science of UC Santa Cruz. In theory, his expertise lies in the interaction between randomness and computation and his work on that topic has appeared in journals including Nature, Science, and the Annals of Mathematics. For this work he has received an NSF CAREER award, a Sloan Fellowship, and the prestigious IDEAS grant from the European Research Council. In practice, he likes to think about scalability questions and holds 18 US Patents ranging from load balancing and cache optimization to web search personalization. He actively consults with a number of Bay Area companies. In his free he time enjoys overworking. writing paper

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