Prof. Georgios Smaragdakis, Ph.D.
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Georgios Smaragdakis is currently a Professor
with Technical University (TU) Berlin , a research affiliate
with Max Planck Institute for Informatics , and a research
collaborator with Akamai Technologies . From 2014-2017 he
was a Marie Curie fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of
Technology (MIT)  Computer Science and Artificial Intelligent
Laboratory (CSAIL) , and from 2015-2018 a research affiliate with
the MIT Internet Policy Research Initiative (IPRI) . From
2008-2014 he acted as Senior Researcher at Deutsche Telekom
Laboratories  and at the TU Berlin. In 2008 he was a research
intern at Telefonica Research . He earned the Ph.D. degree in
Computer Science from Boston University  in 2009 and the
Diploma in Electronic and Computer Engineering from the Technical
University of Crete .
His research brings a data- and measurement-driven approach to the study of the Internet's state, resilience, and performance, as well as to the enhancement of Web privacy.
George's and his team research is supported by the European Research Council (ERC)  Starting Grant Award ResolutioNet .
• 2020: IETF/IRTF Applied Networking Research Prize 2020
• 2019: Best paper award in ACM CoNEXT 2019
• 2019: Best of ACM SIGCOMM Computer Communication Review (CCR)
• 2019: IETF/IRTF Applied Networking Research Prize 2019
• 2018: Best paper award in ACM Internet Measurement Conference (IMC) 2018
• 2017: Best paper award in IEEE INFOCOM 2017
• 2016: Best paper award in ACM Internet Measurement Conference (IMC) 2016
• 2015: Best paper award in ACM CoNEXT 2015
• 2015: European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant Award
• 2013: Marie Curie International Outgoing Fellowship
• 2011: Best paper award in ACM Internet Measurement Conference (IMC) 2011
Curriculum Vitae 
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