Curriculum Vitae
Available here (Last modification 19 September 2014)
Education

Ph.D. in Computer Science

University of Maryland, College Park
Department of Computer Science

August 2014 - present
Thesis: Grammatical Inference for Event Recognition

Master of Science

Technical University Of Crete
School of Electronic and Computer Engineering

July 2012 - July 2014
Thesis: Grammatical Inference for Event Recognition

Diploma of Engineering

Technical University Of Crete
Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering

September 2007 - July 2012
GPA: 8.62/10 (Excellent)
Thesis: Forward and Inverse Kinematics for the NAO humanoid robot

Awards and Distinctions
  • Best Paper Award for the paper: "Analytical Inverse Kinematics for NAO", Robotica 2013
  • Student Scholarship, National Scholarship Foundation, awarded to the top student of the class, 2010-2011
  • Student Scholarship, Technical University of Crete, Chania, Greece, 2009-2010
  • Student Scholarship, Technical University of Crete, Chania, Greece, 2008-2009
Research Interests
  • Software Engineering, Programming Languages, CUDA programming
  • Artificial intelligence, Machine Learning, Robotics, Autonomous Agents
Technical Skills
  • Programming Languages/Software Development Tools: C++, C, Java, Objective-C and iOS SDK, HTML, PHP, JavaScript, Python, UNIX shell scripting, MySQL, flex, bison, VHDL, CUDA.
  • Embedded Systems: Software/Hardware codesign for FPGAs (Xilinx ISE/EDK)
  • Application Software: Latex, Microsoft Office, LibreOffice, and others
  • Software Development Tools: Mathworks MATLAB, Mathematica, Microsoft Visual Studio, Eclipse IDE, Apple Xcode
  • Robots: Aldebaran NAO humanoid robot, Sony AIBO
  • Operating Systems: Linux, Microsoft Windows, Apple Mac OS X
Github
My github username is eldr4d and my project can be found here
Publications
Avaliable at Publications page
Experience

October 2012 - Present

Project NOPTILUS “autoNomous, self-Learning, OPTImal and compLete Underwater Systems”

June 2011 - August 2014

Member of RoboCup Standar Platform League Kouretes

Spring 2012-2013

Teaching Assistance: Theory of Computation
Instructor: M. G. Lagoudakis

Spring 2011-2012

Teaching Assistance: Theory of Computation
Instructor: M. G. Lagoudakis

February 2013 - April 2013

Worked on QRator app for iphone

February 2011 - February 2012

Creation of iPhone application (iMarketList)

Research Competitions
  • RoboCup 2013, Eindhoven, Netherlands, 24-30 June 2013
  • RoboCup Iran Open 2013, Teheran, Iran, 3-7 April 2013
  • RoboCup Autcup 2012, Teheran, Iran, 20-25 October 2012
  • RoboCup 2012, Mexico City, Mexico, 18-24 June 2012
  • RoboCup Iran Open 2012, Teheran, Iran, 3-7 April 2012
  • RoboCup German Open 2012, Magdeburg, German, 28 March - 1 April 2012
Selected Projects
Available at Projects page
Languages
  • Greek: Native
  • English: University Of Michigan Certificate of Competency in English (2005), Toefl (score: 105/120)
  • German: Goethe-Institut Zertifikat Deutsch (2004)
Hobbies
  • LEGO Construction
  • Programming
  • Tennis
  • Travelling
  • Board Games
References
Available upon request