Ilias Tagkopoulos

Ilias Tagkopoulos

Position Title
Associate Professor

Unit
Department of Computer Science, College of Engineering
Genome Center

3063 Kemper Hall
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Research Interests

Microbial Evolution

laboratory microbial evolution, identification of genetic/epigenetic basis of microbial adaptation, evolution and dynamics of associative memory in bacteria, predictive modeling of gene regulatory and biochemical networks, large-scale simulations of microbial evolution

Synthetic Biology

Synthetic gene circuits for biotechnological applications, computational tools for synthetic biology, computer-aided design and optimization of synthetic constructs

Systems Biology

Biological networks, computational models of biological systems, integration and analysis of high-dimensional data.

Applied machine learning and optimization

Data integration and prediction analytics for medical, biological and agricultural data. Development and application of optimization and machine learning algorithms. Data-driven, HPC modeling and simulation of complex systems.

Grad Group Affiliations

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biophysics
  • Computer Science
  • Designated Emphasis in Biotechnology Program
  • Microbiology

Specialties / Focus

  • Dynamics and Biophysical Engineering

Honors and Awards

  • NSF CAREER Award
  • Burroughs Wellcome Fellowship

    Professional Societies

    • IEEE, ACM

    Degrees

    • 2003 M.Sc. Electrical and Computer Engineering Columbia University
    • 2008 Ph.D. Electrical and Computer Engineering Princeton University
    • 2001 Diploma Electrical and Computer Engineering University of Patras

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