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Marios D. Dikaiakos

Professor
Department of Computer Science
University of Cyprus
Marios Dikaiakos (chinese)

Short Biography

Marios D. Dikaiakos is Professor of Computer Science at the University of Cyprus. Since 2010 he serves as Chairman of the Computer Science Department. He is also the Founding Director of the Laboratory for Internet Computing. Dikaiakos received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Princeton University (1994), an M.A. degree from Princeton (1991), and a Dipl.-Ing. degree from the National Technical University of Athens (summa cum laude, 1988). He was a Research Associate at the University of Washington in Seattle (1994-1995) and has held short-term visiting positions at the Paris Research Lab of Digital Equipment Corporation, the University of Crete, and Rutgers University.

Research Activities

Dikaiakos' research focuses on Internet Computing. Recent research activities focus on Cloud Computing, Online Social Networks, and Vehicular Computing. He has been a principal institutional investigator or principal investigator for 22 projects funded by the European Union and the Research Promotion Foundation of Cyprus, and has published over 130 papers in books, international scientific journals and refereed conference proceedings, and was in charge of the development of several research software systems released internationally. Dikaiakos is currently Training and Deputy Project Manager of the Marie Curie Initial Training Network iSocial and co-Principal Investigator for the Univ. of Cyprus for the CELAR project. More information on ongoing projects, open research positions, past and future events can be found on the Web site of the Laboratory for Internet Computing.

Teaching Activities

In recent years, professor Dikaiakos has taught courses in Web Technologies, Object-Oriented Programming, and Information Retrieval, both at the undergraduate and the postgraduate program of the University of Cyprus. This semester, Prof. Dikaiakos is teaching EPL425: Internet Technologies and EPL699: Special Topics in Computer Science (Online Social Networks).

Service

Professor Dikaiakos is a Senior Member and Distinguished Speaker of ACM, and a founding Chair of the ACM Cyprus chapter. He is a member of the Advisory Committee on the Digital Agenda of the Republic of Cyprus. He established and is the Principal Investigator of the Cyprus Grid Initiative. He was Conference General co-Chair of the 2012 Annual Privacy Forum and Program Chair of the 2nd European Across Grids Conference (2004). He has also served on the program and organizing committees of numerous international scientific conferences, on various advisory committees of the Republic of Cyprus, and on many international and national scientific review panels.

Contact Details

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Postal address:

  • Dept. of Computer Science
  • University of Cyprus
  • PO Box 20537
  • 1678, Nicosia
  • CYPRUS
  • Phone: +357-22892726/22892720
  • Secretary: +357-22892669
  • Fax: +357-22892701
  • mdd_AT_cs.ucy.ac.cy

Office address (for courrier mail):

  • Room 010, Computer Science
  • School of Pure and Applied Sciences, Bld. 1
  • University of Cyprus
  • 1 University Avenue
  • 2109, Aglantzia
  • CYPRUS
  • Phone: +357-22892720

Office hours:

By appointment.