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Curriculum Vitae

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Education

Currently
Ph.D. in Computer Science under the supervision of Yannis Papakonstantinou, Database Group at UC San Diego.
Expanding the FORWARD web application framework and the DELPHI platform.
Master's degree expected from UC San Diego in June 2015.
Current GPA: 3.73

05/13
Diploma in Electronic and Computer Engineering (5 year University Degree Program), Technical University of Crete, Greece.
Graduation grade: 81.5/100
Average grade in Computer Science elective courses taken at ECE: 88/100
Average mark in courses taken in my final year: 90/100
My diploma thesis is in the area of Software Engineering.
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Computer skills


Programming/Scripting Languages
Java, Python, nesC, C/C++

Web Development Languages
HTML, CSS, PHP, javascript, JSP, XSD, XML, Xpath, XSL, XQuery

Web Services
SOAP, WSDL, RESTfull services

Requirements Modeling, Design and Usability Engineering
Use Cases, UML , ICONIX, Storyboarding, Paper Prototyping, Power Point Prototyping, Contextual design, Walkthrough Evaluation, Think Aloud Evaluation, Heuristic Evaluation

Environments & Tools
AngularJS, Java JAX-RS/JAX-WS, TinyOS, Apache Tomcat & Glassfish, PostgreSQL, mySQL & eXist DB, SciDB, HADOOP Map/Reduce, JDBC library, CodeIgniter PHP Framework, Java Spring, Android Framework, GIT, Boost library, WordPress development, LaTeX,

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Research Interests


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Software Engineering

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Web & Mobile Architectures, Applications, and Services

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Database Systems & Big Data Management Systems

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Wireless Sensor Networks

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Honors


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Dean’s List - In all 5 years (2007-2012)

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Top 10% - When accepted by ECE dept

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Work Experience


Annai Systems, Bioinformatics/Data Management
6/14 - 9/14
Internship as DB Engineer & Big Data Analyst.
www.annaisystems.com
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Development of data-mining framework for big genomic data on a cluster

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Integration of SciDB (Array Based DBMS) and iPython notebooks to effectively store & analyze genomic data

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Applying machine learning algorithms and performing Principal component analysis on genomic data to extract meaningful information



Enter Events, Event Organization Company (contracted assignment)
04/13
System Administrator & Web Developer.
enterevents.gr
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Implementation of final product using CodeIgniter PHP Framework

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HCI & specification analysis of the website

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HTML template implementation & CSS fine tuning

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Use of Javascript & jQuery UI widgets




Mobile Developer

10/14
Mobile app providing easy access to my blog available on Google Play.

08/12 - To Date
3 Android Applications (NOT including the part of my Thesis project), all of which will soon be available on this site and on Google Play.






Luben Magazine

11/12 - 07/13
System Administrator & Web Developer.
luben.tv
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Installation, configuration & maintenance of web server, website & mail server
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HCI & specification analysis of the website

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Functional prioritization & delegation of duties

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Supervision of development process & delivery of the final product









nohSYS IT & Engineering Company
7/11 - 9/11
Internship as DB & Web Developer.
www.nohsys.net
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Usage of PHP MVC Framework (CodeIgniter)

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HTML template development & CSS fine tuning

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Form validation using Javascript & jQuery UI widgets

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Both Front-End & Back-End Development





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Languages

Greek
Mother tongue
English
Fluent - TOEFL (109/120) - Certificate in Advanced English (CAE)


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GRADES IN SELECTED COURSES





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Computability and Complexity (CSE200) - Score: A- (UCSD Grad School)
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Data Manag. and Process. in Sensor Networks (COMP 516) - Score: 10/10
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Operating Systems (COMP 301) - Score: 9/10

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Human-Computer Interaction (AIS 502) - Score: 9/10

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Multidimensional Data Management (COMP 416) - Score: 9/10

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Simulation (COMP 501) - Score: 10/10

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Design, Development and Management of Web-Services - Score: 9.5/10

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Computational Theory (COMP 402) - Score: 8/10

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Advanced Topics in Data Bases (COMP 406) - Score: 8/10

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Structured Programming (COMP 111) Score: 8/10

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Object Oriented Programming (COMP 201) Score: 8/10

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Robotics (SYS 502) Score: 9/10

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Data and File Structures (COMP 211) Score: 8/10

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Digital Computers (ACE 201) - Score: 9/10

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Digital Image Processing (TEL 312) - Score: 9/10

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Computer Networks I (TEL 401) - Score: 8.5/10

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Small and Medium Enterprises and Innovation (PMA 433) - Score: 9.5/10

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Optoelectronics (ACE 414) - Score: 9/10

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Telecommunication Systems I (TEL 301) - Score: 10/10

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Interests



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Location

1 Miramar st, mailbox no 929072, San Diego, CA, 92092, USA

Contact Info

e-mail:

zarifis AT cs.ucsd.edu:

Skype:

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