Spiros Papadimitriou's main interests are data mining for graphs and streaming data, clustering, time series, systems for large-scale data processing, and mobile/embedded applications. He has published more than forty papers on these topics in refereed conferences and journals. He has also written several book chapters and patents. He was a Siebel scholarship recipient in 2005 and received the best paper award in SDM 2008. A long time ago he was a contributor to the Gnome open source project (originally writing the weather and dictionary applets) and he looks forward to contributing to open source again in the future. He obtained his BSc in Computer Science from the University of Crete, Heraclion and his MSc and PhD degrees from Carnegie Mellon University.
Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University; Computer Science