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Nikolas Melissaris

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Hey. How are you doing? I'm Nikolas. I come from Papagou, a small suburb outside of Athens, Greece. Nice of you to stop by. I like mathematics, especially the kind that can be applied to computer science. I'm an incoming PhD student at the crypto group at Aarhus University. I'm fascinated by all science but my main research interests lie in the areas of theory of computation, cryptography, combinatorics, and privacy preserving techniques in machine learning.

In the past, I graduated with a BSc and MSc in Mathematics from the School of Applied Mathematical and Physical Sciences at the National Technical University of Athens, and got my MSc in Information Technology from the Rutgers Business School. At Rutgers I was very lucky to be advised by Periklis Papakonstantinou and Jaideep Vaidya. In between my degrees I taught several courses at various CUNY schools.

I've worked at Nessos, the Computer Security Lab at UCSB, Columbia University, and MadHive. I've taught about discrete mathematics, computer applications, databases, and web programming,

I live in the wonderful town of Hoboken in New Jersey.

It is my hope that one day we'll create the technology to be able to vote on important governamental decisions from the comfort of our home, bringing society one step closer to true, direct democracy. I love science, adventures, and satire. I dislike intolerance, ignorance, and authoritarianism.

I try to be an adequate basketball player 🏀, punk rock listener 🤘, and stay away from skateboard related injuries ☠️.

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