Starting in March 2018, I will be an Assistant Professor at the University of Helsinki and member of the Helsinki Centre for Digital Humanities (HELDIG).

Research Interests

  • Social Web: study of user-generated content on online social networks, social media, and other web platforms. Particular interest for: fake news, echo chambersurban computing.
  • Large-scale graph processing: automate analytics over large graphs.
  • Machine learning for data processing: make machine learning an integral part of traditional data-base/processing systems.

Hiring Students I am looking for PhD and Master’s students, with a strong interest in applied science and good engineering skills. If you are interested in doing research with me, please send me your CV and make sure you apply for the corresponding programme (PhD /  Master’s in Computer Science or Data Science).

Short Bio Before Helsinki, I taught at INSA Lyon for one semester (2017) and spent four years (2013-2017) as a postdoctoral researcher at Aalto’s Data Mining Group, where I worked with Prof. Aris Gionis. I completed my doctoral studies at the University of Toronto, where I worked with Prof. Nick Koudas and my undergraduate studies at the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the National Technical University of Athens.