Georgios-Alex Dimakis

Georgios-Alex  Dimakis
Professor, Chandra Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Phone: +1 510 388 1905

Alex Dimakis is a UT Austin professor and the co-director of the National AI Institute on the Foundations of Machine Learning. He received his Ph.D. from UC Berkeley and the Diploma degree from NTU in Athens, Greece. He has published more than 150 papers and received several awards including the James Massey Award, NSF Career, a Google research award, the UC Berkeley Eli Jury dissertation award, and several best paper awards. He served as an Associate Editor for several journals, as an Area Chair for major Machine Learning conferences (NeurIPS, ICML, AAAI) and as the chair of the Technical Committee for MLSys 2021. He is an IEEE Fellow for contributions to distributed coding and learning. His research interests include Information Theory and Machine Learning.