Evanthia Papadopoulou is associate professor of computer science at the University of Lugano. From 1998 through 2008 she was a research staff memberat the IBM T.J. Watson research center in Yorktown Heights, New York, and from 1996 to 1998 a postdoctoral research fellow at the same center. She has also been a faculty member in the department of computer science at the Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece. Her research interests include the design, analysis, and implementation of algorithms, computational geometry and applications, data structures, and algorithmic aspects of VLSI computer-aided design.
She holds a BS degree in mathematics from University of Athens, Greece, an MS in computer science from University of Illinois at Chicago, and a Ph.D. incomputer science from Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, December1995. Evanthia Papadopoulou has received the IBM outstanding innovationaward, August 2006, and an IBM Research rating of Technical Accomplishment, December 2006, for her work on "Voronoi diagram based VLSI CriticalArea Analysis".