Category : Academic

Two papers at AINA 2017
7 months ago Comments Off on Two papers at AINA 2017

The following two papers are accepted for publication in the proceedings of the 31st IEEE International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications-AINA-2017, in Taiwan on March 2017: 1. Evangelos Pournaras, Jovan Nikolic, Alex Omerzel, Dirk Helbing Engineering Democratization in Internet of Things Data Analytics 2. Danielle Griego, Varin Buff, Eric Hayoz, Izabela Moise, Evangelos Pournaras Sensing and […]

Supply-demand in information sharing
1 year, 3 months ago Comments Off on Supply-demand in information sharing

I have recently published a new paper that envisions information sharing as a self-regulatory supply-demand system. Citizens are (data) suppliers and third parties requiring access to citizens’ data are (data) consumers. The proposed system regulates the trade-off between privacy of citizens when they share data and accuracy in analytics using citizens’ shared data. Summarization of data […]

Smart Grids for a Smarter Greece
1 year, 7 months ago Comments Off on Smart Grids for a Smarter Greece
Posted in: EPOS, Projects

The energy sector remains a highly under-exploited, though full of flourishing opportunities for Greece and its recovery from the crisis. I have recently presented at the Internet of Things Conference in Athens some key facts and innovations for the energy sector of Greece that require minimal, if none, state interventions. My presentation can be found […]

Interview@ANA-MPA
1 year, 7 months ago Comments Off on Interview@ANA-MPA
Posted in: media

I have recently given an interview at the Athens News Agency, Macedonian Press Agency about digital democracy. The interview in full can be also found here. I outline some of its opportunities and implication in Greek crisis and beyond. The interview is in Greek. More about the topic in English is outlined in the article Build […]

@Nature: Build Digital Democracy
1 year, 8 months ago Comments Off on @Nature: Build Digital Democracy

Building an information society based on Big Data as we know can undermine sustainable development and democracy: Dirk Helbing and Evangelos Pournaras, Build Digital Democracy, Nature, Vol. 527, pp. 33-34, 2015 The Nervousnet project envisions an alternative paradigm: Data-driven techno-socio-economic systems working in a decentralized, collective and synergistic fashion. And all these by design.

IGI Global Award
1 year, 12 months ago 0
Posted in: Academic, AETOS, Honors

My paper `Adaptive Self-organization in Distributed Tree Topologies’, published in the International Journal of Distributed Systems and Technologies, has been selected as the outstanding Computer Science and Information Technology article for 2014, based on the following criteria:        

Plenary talk at ICCSS 2015
2 years, 4 months ago Comments Off on Plenary talk at ICCSS 2015

My paper “Socio-technical Trade-offs in Self-regulating Smart Grids” is one of the 12 papers selected for a plenary talk among 342 accepted papers in the International Conference on Computational Social Science-ICCSS 2015. Several notable keynote speakers are expected to complement to a very constructive interdisciplinary event on computational social science. My paper provides a data-driven evidence and […]

Data-driven Self-regulating Systems
2 years, 5 months ago Comments Off on Data-driven Self-regulating Systems
Posted in: Academic

Together with Izabela Moise, I organize The International Workshop on Data-driven Self-regulating Systems-DSS 2015 on 24-26 of August in Rome, Italy. The workshop is organized in conjunction with the 12th International Conference on Mobile Web and Intelligent Information Systems and the 3rd International Conference on Future Internet of Things and Cloud. Call for Papers The […]

Meeting the Laureates
2 years, 11 months ago Comments Off on Meeting the Laureates
Posted in: Academic, Honors

I have the honor to be among the 200 exceptional young researchers of computer science and mathematics, who were selected to participate at the 2nd Heidelberg Laureate Forum. “The Heidelberg Laureate Forum is an annual meeting bringing together winners of the most prestigious scientific awards in Mathematics (Abel Prize, Fields Medal and Nevanlinna Prize) and Computer Science […]

A New Endeavor
2 years, 11 months ago Comments Off on A New Endeavor

I have recently moved to Zurich in Switzerland, where I have the honor to work together with Prof. Dr. Dirk Helbing at the Chair of Sociology, in particular of Modeling and Simulation of ETH Zurich. Here I will conduct cutting-edge inter-disciplinary research. I focus on designing and building a large-scale, distributed, privacy-preserved data analytics platform […]