Georgios Smaragdakis is currently a Professor with Technical University (TU) Berlin and Chair for Internet Measurement and Analysis. George is also an Associated Researcher with Max Planck Institute for Informatics, a Principal Investigator and Fellow at the Berlin Institute for the Foundations of Learning and Data (BIFOLD), 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 Intelligence 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. 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, health, resilience, and performance, as well as to the enhancement of Web privacy.

Selected Awards and Honors
• 2021: Communications of the ACM Research Highlight
• 2021: IEEE Senior Member
• 2020: ACM Senior Member
• 2020: IETF/IRTF Applied Networking Research Prize
• 2019: Best of ACM SIGCOMM Computer Communication Review (CCR)
• 2019: IETF/IRTF Applied Networking Research Prize
• 2019: Best paper award in ACM CoNEXT
• 2018: Best paper award in ACM Internet Measurement Conference (IMC)
• 2017: Best paper award in IEEE INFOCOM
• 2016: Best paper award in ACM Internet Measurement Conference (IMC)
• 2015: Best paper award in ACM CoNEXT
• 2015: European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant Award (ResolutioNet)
• 2013: Marie Curie International Outgoing Fellowship
• 2011: Best paper award in ACM Internet Measurement Conference (IMC)



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