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440 Huntington Avenue
208 West Village H
Boston, MA 02115


  • BS in Electrical and Computer Engineering, National Technical University of Athens – Greece

About Me


Giorgos Zirdelis is a PhD student in the Theoretical Computer Science program at Northeastern University’s Khoury College of Computer Sciences, advised by Professors Rajmohan Rajaraman and Daniel Wichs. His main research areas include algorithms and cryptography. He was born and raised in Athens, Greece. Giorgos received his Bachelor of Science degree from the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens with an undergraduate thesis on lattices and cryptography.

What are your research interests?

My research interests lie in the areas of approximation algorithms and cryptography.

What aspect of what you do is most interesting?

The most interesting fact about my research is trying to narrow the gap between theoretical constructions and efficiency.

What are your research or career goals, going forward?

I will probably know after the 4th year of my PhD.