Professor Nikolaos Laoutaris

Scientific Advisor - Data Science, Data Transparency, Privacy Law, Big Data Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, GDPR, Economics of Networks

Nikolaos (Nikos) Laoutaris is a research professor at IMDEA Networks Institute of Madrid and member of the advisory board of Intellex.

Since 2001 he conducts research and innovation in a broad spectrum of areas of computer science including privacy/transparency/data protection, economics of networks and information, data science & big data, intelligent transportation, distributed systems, protocols, and network measurements.

The output of this work includes a substantial publication records in top quality highly selective venues, several submitted and awarded patents, innovative new technologies reaching pre-commercial and commercial stage, extensive community service through participation in scientific committees, creating the Data Transparency Lab NGO, helping policy makers, etc. Nikolaos publishes frequently and participates in the program committee of venues such as ACM SIGCOMM, ACM CoNEXT, ACM IMC, ACM SIGMETRICS, ACM PODC, WWW, ACM HotNets, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, IEEE INFOCOM, etc.

He has an h-index of 31 and more than 4000 citations according to Google Scholar (2019), has received best paper awards at QofIS’01 (predecessor of ACM CoNEXT) and ACM IMC’18, and has given a large number of invited talks around the world. Nikolaos has participated in various European Projects such as SMOOTH and SafeDEED (Eurecat), TYPES, ReCRED and NANODATACENTERS (Telefonica), CoMIG (U. Athens) has supervised/co-supervised 5 PhD students and more than 30 interns, and has conducted extensive outreach activities with international and national press.

Qualifications and Education

Nikos holds a PhD in Computer Science from Athens University which he acquired in 2004, after which he was post-doc fellow at Harvard Unversity, Boston, USA. He also holds a MSc and a BSc from Athens University.

He is fluent in English, Spanish, and Greek.
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