Kimon Drakopoulos

Robert R. Dockson Assistant Professor in Business Administration & Assistant Professor of Data Sciences and Operations
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BRI
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Ph.D., MIT

Kimon Drakopoulos the Robert R. Dockson Assistant Professor in Business Administration at the Data Sciences and Operations department at USC
Marshall School of Business. His research focuses on the operations of complex networked systems,
social networks, stochastic modeling, game theory and information economics. In 2020 he served as the Chief Data Scientist of the Greek National COVID-19 Scientific taskforce and a Data Science and Operations Advisor to the Greek Prime Minister. He has been awarded the Wagner Prize for Excellence in Applied Analytics and the Pierskalla Award for contributions to Healthcare Analytics.
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Hamsa Bastani, Kimon Drakopoulos, Vishal Gupta, Ioannis Vlachogiannis, Christos, Pagona Lagiou, Gkikas Magiorkinis, Dimitrios Paraskevis, Sotirios Tsiodras () "Interpretable Operations Research for High Stakes Decision-Making: Designing the Greek COVID-19 Testing System ,"  Informs Journal on Applied Analytics.
Hamsa Bastani, Kimon Drakopoulos, Vishal Gupta, Ioannis Vlachogiannis, Christos Hadjicristodoulou, Pagona Lagiou, Gkikas Magiorkinis, Dimitrios Paraskevis, Sotirios Tsiodras () "Efficient and targeted COVID-19 border testing via reinforcement learning ,"  Nature  599, 108–113.
Kimon Drakopoulos, Hamsa Bastani, Vishal Gupta () "Efficient and targeted COVID-19 border testing via reinforcement learning ,"  Nature  599, 108-113.
Gad Allon, Kimon Drakopoulos, Vahideh Manshadi () "Information Inundation on Platforms and Implications ,"  Operations Research  69, ii-iv, 1651-1959, C2-C3.
Kimon Drakopoulos, Ramandeep Randhawa () "Why Perfect Tests May Not Be Worth Waiting For: Information as a Commodity ,"  Management Science  67.
Kimon Drakopoulos, Ozan Candogan () "Optimal Signaling of Content Accuracy: Engagement vs. Misinformation ,"  Operations Research/Informs  68.
Kimon Drakopoulos, Shobhit Jain, Ramandeep Randhawa () "Persuading Customers to Buy Early: The Value of Personalized Information Provisioning ,"  Management Science  67, 828-853.
Christos Sakaridis, Kimon Drakopoulos, Petros Maragos () "Theoretical Analysis of Active Contours on Graphs ,"  SIAM JOURNAL ON IMAGING SCIENCES  10, 1475-1510.
Kimon Drakopoulos, Asuman Ozdaglar, John Tsitsiklis () "When Is a Network Epidemic Hard to Eliminate? ,"  MATHEMATICS OF OPERATIONS RESEARCH  42, 1-14.
Kimon Drakopoulos, Asuman Ozdaglar, John Tsitsiklis () "An efficient policy for epidemics on graphs ,"  IEEE Transactions of Network Science and Engineering  1.
Louis Kim, Mark Abramson, Kimon Drakopoulos, Stephan Kolitz, Asu Ozdaglar () "Estimating social network structure and propagation dynamics for an infectious disease ,"  International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling, and Prediction  Springer, 85–93.
Kimon Drakopoulos, Asuman Ozdaglar, John Tsitsiklis () "On Learning with Finite Memory ,"  IEEE Transactions of Information Theory  59.
Kimon Drakopoulos, Petros Maragos () "Active contours on graphs: multiscale morphology and graphcuts ,"  IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing  6, 780–794.