PhD, University of Glasgow


Ioannis Arapakis is a Research Scientist at Telefónica Research, working on Information Retrieval and Data Mining. Ioannis received his M.Sc. degree in Information Technology from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Sweden. He then pursued aa Ph.D. degree at the SoCS of the University of Glasgow, in the area of Information Retrieval. Between 2011-2015 he worked as a Researcher at Yahoo Labs and was a member of the "User Engagement", "Web Retrieval", and "Ad Processing and Retrieval" groups, lead several internal projects, and addressed research problems related to pattern recognition, predictive modelling, multimedia mining and search, social media analysis, and machine learning. He has several publications in top-tier venues and journals, including a SIGIR best paper award, and he is a regular PC member of conference venues like SIGIR, ECIR, CIKM, and WWW.