Dr. Georgos Siganos

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Senior Scientist
Distributed Systems
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QCRI offers a world-class research environment in a unique and exciting city like Doha.

Research Focus at QCRI

At QCRI, Georgos is focusing on next generation Big Data Systems with an emphasis on Graph processing systems, and Cloud Computing. Additionally, his research interests include Small Data Architectures and Peer-to-Peer Systems.

Previous Experience

Previous to joining QCRI, Georgos was a Researcher at Telefonica Research in Barcelona, Spain working on Peer to Peer and Big Data Systems where among others things he bootstrapped the Grafos.ml open-source project, and worked on a number of telecommunications focused products. While completing his PhD at the University of California, Riverside, Georgos worked on Inter-domain routing problems and the Internet topology.

Professional Experience

  • Research Scientist Telefonica Research, Barcelona 2009 — now
  • Associate Research Scientist Telefonica Research, Barcelona 2007 — 2009
  • Greek Army 2006 - 2007

Professional Associations and Awards


Education

  • PhD. In Computer Science, University of California Riverside, USA, 2005
  • Diploma in Electronic and Computer Engineering (5 years), Technical University of Crete, 1999

Selected Research

  •   Carlos T. H. Teixeira, Alex J. Fonseca, Marco Serafini, Georgos Siganos, Mohammed J. Zaki, Ashraf Aboulnaga, "Arabesque: A System for Distributed Graph Mining". ACM Symp. on Operating Systems Principles (SOSP) 2015
  • Yazan Boshmaf, Dionysios Logothetis, Georgos Siganos, Jorge Lería, Jose Lorenzo, Matei Ripeanu, and Konstantin Beznosov. Íntegro: Leveraging victim prediction for robust fake account detection in OSNs. In Proceedings of the International Symposium on Network and Distributed System Security (NDSS), 2015.
  •  Spinner:  Scalable Graph Partioning for the Cloud", C Martella, D Logothetis, G Siganos, reprint 2014
  • On Blind Mice and the Elephant -- Understanding the Network Impact of a Large Distributed System", J. Otto, M. Sanchez, D. Choffnes, F. Bustamante, G. Siganos, ACM/SIGCOMM 2011
  • Deep Diving into BitTorrent Locality", R. Cuevas, N. Laoutaris, X. Yang, G. Siganos, P. Rodriguez, IEEE INFOCOM 2011
  • The Little Engine(s) that Could: Scaling Online Social Networks", Pujol, J.M., Erramilli, V., Siganos G., Yang, X., Laoutaris, N., Chhabra, P. and Rodriguez P., ACM/SIGCOMM 2011

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2018

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QCRI's Creative Space to hold free app inventor workshop

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QCRI is to offer an introduction to mobile app development workshop for boys and girls aged 13-16. Students will learn the basics of mobile app development using the App Inventor platform. The ...

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2017

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QCRI's Creative Space launches free after-school computing courses for teenagers

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We offer an App Inventor Course in Arabic for students aged 13-15 and an Arduino Programming Course in English for students aged 14-18. Courses are free. Please register quickly as places are limited.

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QCRI conducts first summer computing camps for kids

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Children and teenagers have been given a rare chance to develop their computing skills with world-class computing scientists at the first summer computing camp conducted by the Qatar Computing ...

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