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 (TU) 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 he acted as Senior Researcher at Deutsche Telekom Laboratories from 2008-2014. 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 security, resilience, state, and performance, as well as to the enhancement of Web privacy.

Selected Awards and Honors
• 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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