Kimon Drakopoulos

Assistant Professor, USC, Marshall School of Business

Kimon Drakopoulos is an Assistant Professor of Data Sciences and Operations at USC Marshall School of Business, where he researches complex networked systems, control of contagion, information design and information economics. During the Summer of 2020 he served as the Chief Data Scientist of the Greek National COVID-19 Taskforce and Data Science and Operations Advisor to the Greek Prime Minister. He completed his PhD in the Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems at MIT, focusing on the analysis and control of epidemics within networks. His current research revolves around controlling contagion, epidemic or informational as well as the use of information as a lever to improve operational outcomes in the context of testing allocation, fake news propagation and belief polarization.

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