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Arbeitsbereich Algorithmik

Dr. Michael A. Bekos

Curriculum Vitae

Personal Data

  • Full name: Michael A. Bekos
  • Date of birth: March 30, 1981
  • Place of birth: Amarousio, Greece
  • Citizenship: Greek
  • Family Status: Married, one child
  • Military obligations: Fulfilled (19/05/2009 - 19/05/2010)


Ph.D in Computer Science and Discrete Mathematics

2004 - 2008, National Technical University of Athens

Department of Mathematics, School of Applied Mathematics and Physical Sciences
Ph.D. Dissertation: Map labeling algorithms with application in graph drawing and cartography
Advisor: Antonios Symvonis, Professor

M.Sc. in Computational Mathematics and Computer Science

2002 - 2004, University of Ioannina

Department of Mathematics
Dissertation Topic: Map Labeling
Advisor: Antonios Symvonis, Professor

B.Sc. in Mathematics

1998 - 2002, University of Ioannina

Graduated with first class Honors
Degree: 7.13/10

Research Interests

My primary research interests concern theoretical aspects of Computer Science, focusing on algorithms and their complexity mostly from the following research areas:

Graph Drawing
Graph Theory
Map Labeling
Information Visualization

Academic Appointments

Postdoctoral Researcher

December 2011 - Today, Arbeitsbereich Algorithmik

Department of Informatics
University of Tübingen, Germany


May 2010 - December 2011, Algorithmics Application Research Group

Department of Mathematics
School of Applied Mathematics and Physical Sciences
National Technical University of Athens

Visiting Lecturer

September 2010 - January 2011, Technological Educational Institute of Athens

Department of Informatics
Faculty of Technological Applications

Research Funding

Drawing Graphs with High Resolution and Applications in Mobile Devices

36 months (2012-2015)

Ministry of Education, Lifelong Learning and Religious Affairs,
General Secretariat of Research and Technology of Greece
through action "Supporting Postdoctoral Researchers"

Label Placement Algorithms under the Boundary Labeling Model

14 months (2009-2010)

National Technical University of Athens
through action "Basic Research Support Program PEBE 2008"

Accommodative Intelligent Educational Environments for Dyslexic Learners

14 months (2008-2009)

European Union Sixth Framework
Information Society Technologies

Label Placement Algorithms with Applications to Graph Drawing and Cartography

36 months (2005-2008)

Ministry of Development
General Secretariat of Research and Technology of Greece
through "PENED research program"

Optimal Graph Drawing Algorithms

12 months (2004-2005)

Ministry of Education
through "Pythagoras research program "

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