2023 3nd International Conference on Network Communication and Information Security (ICNCIS2023)
Prof. Nikolaos M. Freris

Prof. Nikolaos M. Freris


Prof. Nikolaos M. Freris

IEEE Senior Member

University of Science and Technology of China (USTC)

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Brief Introduction

Nick Freris is Professor in the School of Computer Science at USTC, and Vice Dean of the  International College. He received the Diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the  National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), Greece, in 2005, and the M.S. degree in  Electrical and Computer Engineering, the M.S. degree in Mathematics, and the Ph.D. degree in  Electrical and Computer Engineering all from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign  (UIUC) in 2007, 2008, and 2010, respectively.  

His research lies in AIoT/CPS/IoT: machine learning, distributed optimization, data mining,  wireless networks, control, and signal processing, with applications in power systems, sensor  networks, transportation, cyber security, and robotics. Dr. Freris has published several papers in  high-profile conferences and journals held by IEEE, ACM, and SIAM and holds three patents.  His research has been sponsored by the Ministry of Science and Technology of China, Anhui  Dept. of Science and Technology, Tencent, and NSF, and was recognized with the National  High-level Talent award, the USTC Alumni Foundation Innovation Scholar award, and the IBMHigh Value Patent award. Previously, he was with the faculty of NYU and, before that, he held  senior researcher and postdoctoral researcher positions at EPFL and IBM Research,  respectively.  Dr. Freris is a Senior Member of ACM and IEEE, and a member of CCF and SIAM.