I am a research computer scientist in RelationalAI as part of the Query Optimization team, working remotely from Athens, Greece.
Before that, I was a postdoc position at Saarland University and Max Planck Institute for Informatics, generously funded by Karl Bringmann's ERC starting grant
. Before that, I obtained by Ph.D. from Harvard University, advised by Prof. Jelani Nelson
. Even before that, I completed my undergraduate studies at the National Technical University of Athens. You can contact me at vasileios.nakos AT relational.ai .
For general audience: In the theory of Algorithms and Computer Science, the most important venues are conferences and not
journals. The most widely recognized and prestigious conferences in the field are FOCS (Foundations of Computer Science) and STOC (Symposium on the Theory of Computation), while the next most important conference is SODA.