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Nikos Karanikolas
Contact info
Voice: +33 781146514
E-mail: nkaranik at ceid dot upatras dot gr, nkaran at gmail dot com
Skype ID: nkaran
Research interests
 Computational Social Choice, Information Visualization, Design and Analysis of Algorithms, Computational Complexity, Approximation Algorithms, Algorithmic Aspects of Communication Networks, Routing algorithms.
Academic Appointments
 Research Engineer (November 2016 – present)
 GraphIK, LIRMM (University of Montpellier) and  INRA, France
 Subject: Argumentation and Computational Social Choice in Agricultural applications
 Research Collaborators:  Research Engineer (HDR qualified Senior Researcher) Patrice Buche, Associate Professor Madalina  Croitoru, Research Scientist Rallou Thomopoulos and Research Scientist Pierre Bisquert

 Postdoctoral Researcher (October 2014 – October 2015)
 Laboratoire d'Informatique de Grenoble, Institut polytechnique de Grenoble, France
 Subject: Interactive visualization of voting procedures
 Supervisors: Assistant Professors Renaud Blanch and Sylvain Bouveret

Education
Department of Computer Engineering and Informatics, University of Patras, Greece

 PhD candidate in Computer Science and Technology (January 2009 – June 2014)
 Thesis: Computational Aspects in Social Choice (in greek)
 Advisor: Professor Christos Kaklamanis

 Msc in Computer Science and Technology (October 2006-December 2008)
 Thesis: Computational Aspects in Social Choice: A study of Dodgson elections
 Advisor: Professor Christos Kaklamanis

 Diploma in Computer Engineering and Informatics (October 2000-July 2006)
Other interests/activities
 Radio producer in the Radio station of the University of Patras, sports, travel, cinema and photography.