Costas (Konstantinos) Sideris 10724 Missouri ave, Los Angeles, 90025 216-650-4066 ksideris at ucla.edu gr.linkedin.com/in/ksideris cs.ucla.edu/~costas EDUCATION Current Fall 2012 June 2010 Ph.D. student University of California, Los Angeles PhD Advisor: Majid Sarrafzadeh Researcher in the Embeddable and reconfigurable systems lab. 3.73 GPA Focus on wireless health, Machine Learning, Graph Databases. Master of Science University of California, Los Angeles 3.77 GPA Advisors: Demetri Terzopoulos, Petros Faloutsos. Computer Science Computer Science Joint Bachelor's / Master’s Computer & Electrical Engineering National Technical University of Athens, Greece. Graduated among the best of my class with 8.62 on a 10.0 scale GPA. Thesis: “Social Media & Networks Analysis and prototype implementation” PUBLICATIONS 2014 2014 2012 2011 “Multiple Model Analytics for Adverse Event Prediction in Remote Health Monitoring Systems”. M. Pourhomayoun, N.Alshurafa, B.Mortazavi, H. Ghasemzadeh, C.Sideris, B.Sadeghi, M.Ong, L.Evangelista, P.Romano, A.Auerbach, A. Kimchi, M. Sarrafzadeh. IEEE Healthcare Innovation Point of Care Technologies Conference (accepted) “Using Electronic Health records to predict severity of condition for congestive heart failure patients”, C.Sideris, B.Shahbazi, M. Pourhomayoun, N. Alshurafa, M. Sarrafzadeh, UbiComp'14 Adjunct: The 2014 ACM Conference on Ubiquitous Computing Adjunct Publication Proceedings. “Using Coronal Depth Maps to Detect Identifiable Surface Features on Structural Head Imaging”, C.Sideris, B.Chapman, Poster, 2012 AMIA Clinical Research Informatics. “Parallelized Incomplete Poisson Preconditioner in Cloth Simulation”, C.Sideris, M.Kapadia, P.Faloutsos 4th International Conference on Motion in Games, 2011 & Intel Software Network, 2011. WORK HISTORY 06/2012 -12/2013 06/2012 -09/2012 06/2011 -08/2011 09/2009 -06/2010 www.vuPad.co (startup), Los Angeles, CA Co-founder, CTO Developed iOS/unity augmented reality application Participated in the first class of UCLA startup accelerator Third place in UCLA’s ITA venture competition. Games Lab, DMA, University of California, Los Angeles Game Developer (part-time) Worked on the augmented reality game flatland Ported game from Maemo to Android Division of Biomedical Informatics, University of California, San Diego. Researcher Designed and developed a prototype in python that detects identifiable facial features and performs minimal removal of those features. Presented to the N.I.H, whose grant supported this research. Decision Support Systems lab (DSS), National Technical University of Athens. Junior researcher Team member of the Padgets Research Group with collaborators such as the Fraunhofer Institute and Google UK. TECHNICAL SKILLS Languages, Platforms: Python, C++/C, Matlab , objective-c, OpenCV, OpenGL, DirectX, unity, iOS, windows 8. AWARDS/ HONORS Honorable mention in the 2012 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program: Research Proposal: “Robust tracking and automatic performance evaluation of laparoscopic training procedures using depth sensors and RGB cameras” Team Leader & Lead Programmer of the N.T.U.A team in the 2009 Microsoft Imagine Cup competition in the software engineering category. Our project “Ai.D” (Artificial Intelligence Doctor – an automatic malaria diagnosis program for remote rural areas) won first place in Greece and our team represented Greece at the worldwide finals in Cairo, Egypt. LANGUAGES SPOKEN Greek, English, French, Spanish.