Curriculum Vitae

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Work Experience

June 2014 to January 2016 – Developer at OpenBet

Developed and maintained software for some of OpenBet’s clients (ToteSport, Paddy Power, Coral, PMU) within agile teams. Gained hands-on experience with TCL, Informix, and Drupal.

2010 to 2014 – Freelance web and mobile developer

Mostly worked with CodeIgniter at the following:

  • Various web development projects and mobile apps in cooperation with and independently (see portfolio section). Web development and mobile apps included work done for Gastronomos magazine at Kathimerini (
  • Designed, developed and maintained ProperMan, a software suite for a property management office. Features included data entry/display, PDF reporting, and iCal syncing.
  • Developed for a client, a custom web portal which included blogging, an RSS feed aggregator, a custom banner system, an editor where users can build custom blogs, sites and e-shops and pay for these services utilizing the PayPal gateway, and a custom referral system whereby resellers accumulate monetary rewards for actualizing purchases.

2008 to 2009 – Scientific Programmer

Worked in the bioinformatics department of the Biomolecular Mass Spectrometry and Proteomics group of Utrecht University in the Netherlands, in cooperation with the Netherlands Proteomics Center (NPC), and the BioAssist program from the Netherlands Bioinformatics Center (NBIC). Study and development of de novo peptide sequencing algorithms. Software development of a proteomics platform using Java and Perl. Implementation of multiple algorithms related to proteomics and mass spectrometry. Gained experience with the Spring framework, and grid computing with the Globus toolkit.


2004 to 2005 – MSc in Bioinformatics at the Imperial College of London.

My dissertation was on the study of interaction networks within the AAA protein family.

2002 to 2003 – MSc course in Advanced Computer Science at the University of Sheffield.

Graduated on September 2003. My dissertation was on devising a computational model and language for rendering plant graphics using generative devices.

1998 to 2002 – BSc qualification in Computer Science at the University of Reading.

My final year project was on evolvable hardware using Genetic Algorithms.

1998 International Baccalaureate program at Athens College.

My extended essay, a requirement for the diploma, was on data compression.

Scientific publications

van Breukelen B, Georgiou A, Drugan MM, Taouatas N, Mohammed S, Heck AJ. LysNDeNovo: an algorithm enabling de novo sequencing of Lys-N generated peptides fragmented by Electron Transfer Dissociation, Proteomics, January 2010

Alexandros Georgiou, Marian Gheorghe, and Francesco Bernardini. Membrane Based Devices Used in Computer Graphics, pages 253–280. Springer-Verlag, 2005.

Generative Devices used in Computer Graphics, a draft paper about my dissertation at Sheffield University. Presented at the MolCoNet Workshop On Membrane Computing (WMC2003) at Tarragona, Spain.

Conferences attended

February 2013 – Attended the BoussiasCloud Computing Conference at Athens, Greece.

March 2009 – Attended the NBIC (Netherlands Bioinformatics Center) conference at Lunteren, Netherlands.

January 2009 – Attended the NPC (Netherlands Proteomics Center) progress meeting at Utrecht, Netherlands.

November 2003 – Attended the 1st South-East European Workshop on Formal Methods (SEEFM’03), a satellite of the 1st Balkan conference in Informatics held at Thessaloniki, Greece by the South-Eastern European Research Center (SEERC).

April 2003 – Attended the 2nd Shared Source CLI (ROTOR) conference held in Pisa, Italy. I presented a poster on a Microsoftsponsored group project at Sheffield University, where I participated in making a compiler for a linear algebra language targeting the .NET platform. The compiler was written in C# and the language was modelled after languages such as Matlab and Haskel.