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Panorama from San Gorgonio Pass Wind Farm, CA, by Gregg M. Erickson.

Click here for a detailed curriculum vitae, or check my profiles on google scholar and linkedin.


I obtained my (5-yr) Diploma, M.Sc., and Ph.D. degrees in 2001, 2003, and 2007, respectively; all in Computer Science and Engineering, from the University of Patras, Greece, and under the supervision of Prof. Kostas Berberidis.

Professional Employment

  • Associste professor, Virginia Tech [2021 - now].
  • Assistant professor, Virginia Tech [2015 - 2021].
  • Visiting researcher, Univ. of Texas at Austin (hosted by R. Baldick) [F'2014].
  • Visiting researcher, Ohio State Univ. (hosted by A.-J. Conejo) [F'2014].
  • Research associate, Univ. of Minnesota (w/ G. B. Giannakis) [2013 - 2014].
  • Marie Curie fellow, Univ. of Minnesota and Patras (w/ G. B. Giannakis and K. Berberidis) [2009 - 2012].
  • PhD student, Univ. of Patras, Greece (advisor K. Berberidis) [2003 - 2007].
  • Teaching assistant, Computer Engnr. and Science Dept., Univ. of Patras [2002 - 2007].
  • Co-founder, ADEN Ltd., Patras, Greece [2001].


Visit my google scholar profile for details.




For details and educational material on courses, see also here.

  • Power Distribution System Analysis
    ECE-6304, Virginia Tech; ~20 students [F'2017, F'2018]
  • Power System Operation and Control
    ECE-5314, Virginia Tech; ~17 students [F'2015, F'2016, F'2019]
  • Introduction to Power Systems
    ECE-3304, Virginia Tech; ~60 students [S'2016, S'2017, S'2018]
  • Signals and Systems
    ECE-2704, Virginia Tech; ~60 students [S'2019]
  • Convex Optimization
    ECE-8231, Un. of Minnesota; ~50 students [S'2015]

Professional Service