Kimon Drakopoulos the Robert R. Dockson Associate Professor in Business Administration at the Data Sciences and Operations department at USC
Marshall School of Business. His research focuses on the operations of complex networked systems, social networks, stochastic modeling, game theory and information economics.
In 2020 he served as the Chief Data Scientist of the Greek National COVID-19 Scientific taskforce and a Data Science and Operations Advisor to the Greek Prime Minister. He has been awarded the Wagner Prize for Excellence in Applied Analytics and the Pierskalla Award for contributions to Healthcare Analytics. Starting July 1st
Areas of Expertise
INSIGHT + ANALYSIS
Quoted: Kimon Drakopoulos on USC Trojan Family
DRAKOPOULOS, associate professor of data sciences and operations, when asked "Will AI Take My Job?" says "Very likely yes, unless you start preparing now."
Quoted: Kimon Drakopoulos on Ethics and AI
Article: We Helped Greece Build an AI System to Make Covid-19 Testing More Efficient. Here's What We Learned.
Professors Kimon Drakopoulos and Vishal Gupta reflect on some of the lessons learned from their pioneering work deploying the first, nation-wide, artificial intelligence system for targeted COVID-19 screening for Entrepreneur.
NEWS + EVENTS
USC Marshall Announces New Joint Undergraduate Degree: AI for Business
The degree continues Marshall’s mission to prepare the next generation of business leaders for a rapidly evolving tech environment.
Dean's Dialogue: How Algorithms Helped Greece Cope with COVID-19 (11/13/2020)
Marshall Dean, Geoff Garrett, talks to Kimon Drakopoulos and Vishal Gupta, two Marshall data science professors, who developed advanced AI algorithms to help the Greek government admit tourists during summer 2020.
RESEARCH + PUBLICATIONS