Georgios Smaragdakis is a Professor of Cybersecurity at TU Delft. He has been an Associated Researcher at Max Planck Institute for Informatics since 2019 and a Principal Investigator and Fellow at the Berlin Institute for the Foundations of Learning and Data (BIFOLD) since 2017.

George was a Professor at Technical University of Berlin and Chair for Internet Measurement and Analysis from 2017-2021. From 2014-2017, he was a Marie Curie fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) and a research affiliate with the MIT Internet Policy Research Initiative (IPRI) from 2015-2018. From 2014-2021, he was a Research Collaborator with Akamai Technologies and before that, 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.

He develops data- and measurement-driven methods to study and improve Internet security, architecture, and performance, and to enhance Web privacy and security.

Selected Awards and Honors
• 2022: IETF/IRTF Applied Networking Research Prize
• 2021: Best paper award at ACM SIGCOMM
• 2021: Communications of the ACM Research Highlights
• 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 at ACM CoNEXT
• 2018: Best paper award at ACM Internet Measurement Conference (IMC)
• 2017: Best paper award at IEEE INFOCOM
• 2016: Best paper award at ACM Internet Measurement Conference (IMC)
• 2015: Best paper award at ACM CoNEXT
• 2015: European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant Award (ResolutioNet)
• 2013: Marie Curie International Outgoing Fellowship
• 2011: Best paper award at ACM Internet Measurement Conference (IMC)



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