National Technical University of Athens
Dimitris Fotakis is a Professor at the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National Technical University of Athens. He graduated from the University of Patras (BEng. 1994, PhD 1999). Before joining NTU Athens in 2009, he had been with the Max-Planck Institute for Informatics (2001 - 2003), the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (2003 - 2004) and the University of Aegean (2004 - 2008). He has been a visiting researcher at the University of Liverpool, a visiting professor at the University of Paris-Dauphine and a senior researcher at Yahoo Research. His research interests lie in the areas of approximation and online algorithms and economics and computation. His results include asymptotically optimal algorithms for online and incremental facility location, a potential function for generalizations of congestion games with linear delays, and best possible approximate truthful mechanisms without payments for facility location.