I am a sixth year PhD student at the UPenn, Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering, and a visiting PhD student at MIT, Institute for Data, Systems, and Society. I am working with George J. Pappas (UPenn), and Ali Jadbabaie (MIT).

Here is a link to my Google Scholar profile and ORCID.

News:

  • Best Student Paper Award finalist in the upcoming 2017 CDC.
  • Invited talk at RLE (Gregory W. Wornell‘s group), MIT.
  • Tyler Summers and I organized invited session on controllability, 2016 CDC.

Publications:

Education

  1. University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Ph.D. Candidate, September 2012-present, Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering. GPA: 3.91/4.
    Advisors: Ali Jadbabaie (MIT), George J. Pappas (UPenn).
  2. University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Master in Electrical Engineering, Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering, GPA: 4/4.
  3. Wharton School of Business, Philadelphia, USA
    Master in Statistics, Department of Statistics, GPA: 3.94/4.
  4. National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Diploma (B.Sc. degree with thesis), Electrical and Computer Engineering.
    Thesis: A Game-Theoretic Analysis of a Competitive Diffusion Process over Social Networks.
    Advisors: Evangelos Markakis (AUEB), Trifon Koussiouris (NTUA).
    GPA: 9.54/10 (ranking 7th out of 500 students)

Other Academic Experience

  • Teaching
    • Teaching Assistant for the graduate course Linear Optimization (ESE504) offered by Ali Jadbabaie (Fall 2013).
    • Teaching Assistant for the graduate course Linear Systems (ESE500) offered by Michael Carchidi (Fall 2014).
  • Reviewer for Nature; Scientific Reports; Automatica; IEEE L-CSS; ICRA; Physics Letters; WINE; WWW; EC; TAMC; WADS; TAC; TNSE; ACC; CDC; GlobalSIP.

Other Activities

I am a runner (half-marathon in 1h:15min; marathon in: 2h:35min), and wannabe ice-climber.

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