Alexios Kotsifakos
Software Engineer at Amazon

Honors & Awards / Achievements


  • Enhanced Graduate Teaching and Research Assistantship at UTA (2011-2016).

  • SIAM Travel Award to attend SDM 2013 and 2014.

  • NSF scholarship to attend Doctoral Consortiums of PETRA 2012 and 2013.

  • "Heraclitus II - Strengthening human research through doctorate research in Universities" of Operational Program for Education and Life Long Learning (2010 - 2013) with honors (grade 9/10), funded by the Greek Ministry of Education within the NSRF (National Strategic Reference Framework).

  • Ranked 1st in M.Sc. (9.74/10).

  • VLDB Travel Fellowship Program to attend VLDB 2009.

  • Ranked 1st in B.Sc. (8.74/10). Thesis included in the book of the best theses of DI&T for 2007.

  • Honors, awards and scholarships for being ranked 1st in the 1st, 2nd and 4th year of B.Sc. (3rd in the 3rd year).

  • Honors and scholarship by Eurobank for being ranked 1st at Highschool (18.77/20) in the Greek Panhellenic Exams (2003).

  • Honors and awards in all classes of Highschool.


  • Diploma in the Violin (2007).

  • Diploma in the Harmony of Music (2001).

  • 3rd prize in the Violin in Panhellenic Music Competition (1998).

  • Leading actor in "The Small Prince" - A.S. Exupery (1995).