- 博士生导师 硕士生导师
- 教师英文名称：Nikolaos Freris
- 办公地点：Office 515, Diansan Building, West Campus, 443 Huangshan Road, Hefei, Anhui 230027, China
- 联系方式：+86-(0) 551 63601767
- 主要任职：Vice Dean of International College
- 毕业院校：University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
2020-09-01曾获荣誉当选：ACM Senior Member；
2016-09-01曾获荣誉当选：IEEE Senior Member；
2014-09-01曾获荣誉当选：IBM High Value Patent award；
2012-09-01曾获荣誉当选：SDM travel award；
2011-07-08曾获荣誉当选：IBM Invention Achievement award；
2010-07-08曾获荣誉当选：Gerondelis Foundation Scholarship；
2008-07-08曾获荣誉当选：Vodaphone graduate fellowship
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 USTC Alumni Foundation Innovation Scholar award, the IBM High Value Patent award, two IBM invention achievement awards, and the Gerondelis foundation 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.