Vangelis Markakis is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Informatics and a member of the Theory Group at the Athens University of Economics and Business in Athens, Greece. He received a Bachelor's degree from the National Technical University of Athens in 2000 and received his Ph.D. in Theoretical Computer Science from Georgia Tech in 2005. After graduation, Prof. Markakis completed postdoc positions at the University of Toronto and CWI, the national research center for math and computer science in Amsterdam. He has been with Athens University since 2009.
Prof. Markakis' research interests lie in the areas of analysis of algorithms, approximation algorithms, game theory, mechanism design and social networks. Over the last few years, his work has focused on algorithmic questions in the context of game theory and economics, such as the computation of equilibria and other solution concepts in cooperative and noncooperative games, as well as on resource allocation and related optimization problems such as allocations of indivisible goods in auctions or fair division contexts.