Christos Dimitrakakis

Publications Teaching TORCS Beliefbox [Current location: Harvard]

Research interests

  • Decision theory
  • Reinforcement learning and Control
  • Machine learning and Statistics
  • Security and Privacy



Open PhD position in multi-agent AI, mechanism design and differential privacy at Lille [in collaboration with Chalmers and Harvard].

In 2015, we hired Aristide Tossou as a PhD student on Secure and Private Machine Learning and Decision Making.

Contact me for possible collaborations or projects.

Upcoming events


  • At ETHZ December 2016, January 2017.
  • At Harvard September-November 2016. 
  • Workshop in Theory and Practice of Differential Privacy, at ICML 2016.
  • At Harvard May-June 2016. 
  • Swedish Research Council Grant on "Learning, Privacy and the limits of Computation"
  • Chalmers ICT Areas of Advance Big Data Seed project on Automatic Experiment Design with Aikaterini Mitrokotsa and Rebecka Jornsten.
  • Associate professor at INRIA-Lille and Univ-Lille from Oct 15 2015.
  • Also visiting ETHZ periodically in 2016.
  • AI-Sec 2015
  • Harvard University, 14-26 September 2015.
  • David Parkes (Harvard) and Christos Dimitrakakis (Chalmers), obtained a grant from the Future of Life Institute for a project on Mechanism design for AI architectures.
  • Christos Dimitrakakis (Chalmers) and David Parkes (Harvard), obtained a grant for the project Market Mechanisms for Multiple Minds, covering a year-long visit of Dimitrakakis to Harvard.
  • Visiting Professor, Tokyo Institute of Technology May-September 2015.
  • Machine Learning School (14-16 April 2015).
  • Our paper On selecting the nonce length in distance bounding protocols received the Computer Journal Wilkes Award for 2014.
  • AISec 2014[Proceedings]
  • Reinforcement learning tutorial at the MPI summer school on Autonomous Learning.
  • ICML 2014 Workshop on Learning, Security and Priavacy.
  • AISec 2013.

Some recent papers

Christos Dimitrakakis,
Feb 17, 2017, 4:21 AM