
I am an associate professor at the Computer Science department in the University of Illinois at Chicago, where I am part of the Theory Group.
I did my Ph.D at the
MIT,
advised by
Piotr Indyk.
Funding
NSF HDR TRIPODS: UIC Foundations of Data Science Institute (CCF 1934915)
NSF AF: Small: Approximation Algorithms for Learning Metric Spaces (CCF 1815145)
NSF CAREER: Geometric Frontiers in Algorithm Design (CAREER 1453472)
NSF AF: Small: Approximation Algorithms and Topological Graph Theory (CCF 1423230)
Research
List of publications
by subject
/
chronological.
Software
Learning Lines with Ordinal Constraints (LLOC).
Maintained by Frascesco Sgherzi.
LPtype metric learning (LPTML).
Maintained by Diego Ihara Centurion.
Misc
Outstanding Teaching Award, CSE dept., OSU, 2017.
Students
Francesco Sgherzi
Bohan Fan
Karine Chubarian (coadvised with Gyorgy Turan)
Diego Ihara Centurion
Angelo Straight
Kritika Singhal
Alumni:
Ario Salmasi, PhD, 2019 → Facebook.
PhD thesis: Approximation algorithms for routing and related problems on directed minorfree graphs.
Tim Carpenter, PhD, 2019.
PhD thesis: Algorithms for lowdistortion embeddings into geometrically restricted spaces.
Vijay Sridhar, PhD, 2018 → Mathworks.
PhD thesis: On the effect of asymmetry and dimension on computational geometric problems.
Alfred Rossi, PhD, 2017 (coadvised with Tamal Dey) → Postdoc at OSU.
PhD thesis: Temporal Clustering of Finite Metric Spaces and Spectral kClustering.
Service
Program committee member:
ITCS 2021,
SODA 2020 (Salt Lake City),
FSTTCS 2019 (Bombay),
CANADAM 2019 (Vancouver),
ICALP 2018 (Prague),
SODA 2018 (New Orleans),
FOCS 2015 (Berkeley),
SIMBAD 2015 (Copenhagen),
SoCG 2015 (Eindhoven),
ESA 2015 (Patras),
ESA 2014 (Wroclaw),
WAOA 2013 (Sophia Antipolis),
TAMC 2013 (Hong Kong),
SODA 2012 (Kyoto).
Workshops
Computational Aspects of Learning and Processing Metrical Data, at SoCG 2020.
Algorithms on topologically restricted graphs, at STOC/SoCG 2016. Coorganized with Kenichi Kawarabayashi.
Teaching
Spring 2021, CS 401 Computer Algorithms, at UIC.
Spring 2021, CS 505 Computability and Complexity Theory, at UIC.
Fall 2020, CS 401 Computer Algorithms, at UIC.
Spring 2020, CS 401 Computer Algorithms, at UIC.
Spring 2020, CS 505 Computability and Complexity Theory, at UIC.
Fall 2019, CS 594 Graph Algorithms, at UIC.
Spring 2019, CS 505 Computability and Complexity Theory, at UIC.
Autumn 2018, CS 401 Computer Algorithms, at UIC.
Spring 2018, CS 594 Geometric Algorithms for Data Analysis, at UIC.
Autumn 2017, CS 401 Computer Algorithms, at UIC.
Spring 2017, Math 8500 Algorithmic graph theory, at OSU.
Autumn 2016, CSE 6331 Algorithms, at OSU.
Autumn 2015, CSE 2331 Foundations 2: Data structures and algorithms, at OSU.
Spring 2015, CSE 6332 Advanced algorithms, at OSU.
Autumn 2014, Math 3345 Foundations of higher mathematics, at OSU.
Spring 2014, CSE 5339 Algorithm design under a geometric lens, at OSU.
Spring 2014, CSE 6331 Algorithms, at OSU.
Fall 2010, Computational geometry, at TTIC (with Yury Makarychev).
Links
UIC Theory Seminar
Contact
Email: X@gmail.com (replace X with sidiropo)
Office address: 851 S Morgan St., Room 1240 SEO, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
