B.S. in Informatics and Telecommunications, University of Athens, 2004M.S. in Mathematics, University of Athens, 2007Ph.D. in Mathematical Computer Science, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2013Post-Doc, School of Informatics, The University of Edinburgh, 2013-2015


  • IJCAI-16 Quality Reviewing (1 Blue Ribbon) 2016
  • Chancellor's Graduate Research Fellowship, University of Illinois at Chicago 2010-2011 (maximum 2 years)
  • Teaching Award, University of Illinois at Chicago (MCS 260 - Introduction to Computer Science) Fall 2009
  • Fellowship for Undergraduate Studies (Zossima) 1998-2003

Research Interests

  • Machine Learning
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Data Science
  • Theoretical Computer Science

Selected Publications

  • Adversarial Risk and Robustness: General Definitions and Implications for the Uniform Distribution Dimitrios I. Diochnos, Saeed Mahloujifar, Mohammad Mahmoody. NIPS 2018
  • Learning under p-Tampering Attacks Saeed Mahloujifar, Dimitrios I. Diochnos, Mohammad Mahmoody. ALT 2018
  • SmartOrch: an adaptive orchestration system for human-machine collectives Michael Rovatsos, Dimitrios I. Diochnos, Zhenyu Wen, Sofia Ceppi, Pavlos Andreadis. SAC 2017
  • On the Evolution of Monotone Conjunctions: Drilling for Best Approximations Dimitrios I. Diochnos. ALT 2016
  • On multiple-instance learning of halfspaces Dimitrios I. Diochnos, Robert H. Sloan, György Turán. Information Processing Letters 112(23): 933-936 (2012)
  • Leveling-Up in Heroes of Might and Magic III Dimitrios I. Diochnos. FUN 2010
  • On the asymptotic and practical complexity of solving bivariate systems over the reals Dimitrios I. Diochnos, Ioannis Z. Emiris, Elias P. Tsigaridas. Journal of Symbolic Computation 44(7): 818-835 (2009)
  • On Evolvability: The Swapping Algorithm, Product Distributions, and Covariance Dimitrios I. Diochnos, György Turán. SAGA 2009

Courses Taught

  • CS 3102 - Theory of Computation Fall 2018
  • CS 6501 - Learning Theory Fall 2015, Spring 2017, Spring 2018
  • CS 4710 - Artificial Intelligence Spring 2016, Fall 2016, Fall 2017