Georgios Smaragdakis is currently a Professor with Technical University (TU) Berlin and a research collaborator with Akamai Technologies. From 2014-2017 he was a Marie Curie fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Computer Science and Artificial Intelligent Laboratory (CSAIL), and from 2016-2018 a research affiliate with the MIT Internet Policy Research Initiative (IPRI). From 2008-2014 he acted as Senior Researcher at Deutsche Telekom Laboratories and at the TU Berlin. 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 understand the state and improve the resilience of the Internet, as well as to enhance Web privacy.
George's research was awarded a European Research Council Starting Grant Award (2015), a Marie Curie International Outgoing Fellowship (2013), and best paper awards at ACM IMC (2018, 2016, and 2011), IEEE INFOCOM (2017), ACM CoNEXT (2015), and an IETF/IRTF Applied Networking Research Prize (2019).
- A 2019 IETF/IRTF Applied Networking Research Prize goes to Florian Streibelt for our paper on BGP Community-based attacks (appeared at ACM IMC 2018).
- Our paper on inferring GDPR compliance of tracking flows received a Distingusihed paper award in ACM IMC 2018.
- I will deliver the keynote on "Networking + X" at the CoNEXT 2018 PhD Student Workshop
- Our paper on fine-grained attack mitigation at IXPs was accepted to ACM CoNEXT 2018.
- Our paper on incremental deployment of SDN in ISP networks, a collaboration with Yale University and Trinity College Dublin, was accepted to IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking.
- Two of our recent works presented by Costas Iordanou and Florian Streibelt at the plenary of RIPE 77.
- Feature article of My Marie Curie project (CDN-H) appeared in the European Commission CORDIS
- My Marie Curie project (CDN-H) was highlighted as a success story in the European Commission Research Headlines
- Please consider submitting your Internet measurement papers to PAM 2018 in Berlin!
- Our paper on inferring BGP blackholing activity in the Internet was accepted to ACM IMC 2017.
- Our paper on detecting critical Internet infrastructure outages was accepted to ACM SIGCOMM 2017.
- Our paper on incremental deployment of SDN in ISP networks received the best paper award in IEEE INFOCOM 2017 [ Yale University, YINS, INFOCOM'17 Announcement ]
- Inauguration of the ERC Starting Grant ResolutioNet. [ Internet Policy Review ]