CV

Education
  • Ph.D. in Mathematics, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2013 – 2018
  • M.Sc. in Mathematics, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2013 – 2015
  • Non-degree graduate studies at the University of Crete, Greece, 2012 – 2013
  • B.Sc. in Mathematics, University of Crete, Greece, 2008 – 2012

Work/Research experience
  • Lead Research Scientist, Discover Financial Services, October 2021 – Present
  • Senior Modeler, Discover Financial Services, March 2021 – October 2021
  • Modeler, Discover Financial Services, Aug 2019 – March 2021
  • Associate Modeler, Discover Financial Services, Nov 2018 – Aug 2019
  • Research Assistant, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Summer 2016
  • Student Intern, Foundation for Research and Technology – Institute of Applied and Computational Mathematics (FORTH – IACM), Summer 2012

Teaching Experience

Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Mount Holyoke College, 2017

−MATH 102: Calculus II

Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2013 – Present

−MATH 131: Calculus I

−MATH 132: Calculus II (discussion leader)

−MATH 132H: Honors Calculus II (discussion leader)

−MATH 233: Multivariate Calculus

−MATH 331: Ordinary Differential Equations for Scientists and Engineers

−MATH 456: Mathematical Modeling (discussion leader)

−STAT 240: Intro to Statistics (discussion leader & online TA)

−STAT 501: Methods of Applied Statistics (TA)

Department of Mathematics, University of Crete, Greece, 2011 – 2012

−MEM-262: Parametric Statistics (discussion leader)


Contributed Talks
  • WINRS: A Meeting of Mathematical Minds, Brown University, “Asymptotic behavior of the random logistic model”, March 2017
  • Applied Analysis and Computation Seminar, University of Massachusetts Amherst, “Asymptotic behavior of the random logistic model”, November 2016
  • Applied Math Days, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, “Asymptotic behavior of the invariant density of the random logistic model”, April 2016

Additional conferences attended
  • Biostatistics in Practice: Data Sciences for the Life Sciences in a High Performance
    Computing Environment, one-day workshop at MGHPCC, February 2014

Awards and Honors
  • Excellence award, Discover Financial Services, November 2020
  • “STYLIANOS K. PICHORIDES” award, University of Crete, Greece, June 2012
  • Scholarship awarded from the State Scholarship Foundation (IKY), 2009 – 2010

Affiliations

American Mathematical Society (AMS)


Technical Proficiencies

C, C++, Java, FORTRAN, MATLAB, Mathematica, Python and R programming languages


Other Information
  • Dual citizenship (U.S. and Greek)
  • Fluent in English and Greek