ACG 150

Dr. Nikolaos Bakas

Assistant Professor


Dr. Nikolaos Bakas is an Assistant Professor at the Information Technology Department, School of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Deree – The American College of Greece.  His research interests comprise the fundamental mathematical modeling of machine learning algorithms, with a significant track record of scientific publications in Machine Learning, Numerical Methods, and High-Performance Computing (HPC). He has also been PI for a variety of specialized machine learning projects in industry and academia, as well as consulting various organizations to adopt AI and HPC algorithms.


[1] P. Bakas, “Numerical Solution for the Extrapolation Problem of Analytic Functions” Research, vol. 2019, pp. 1 {10, May 2019. [Online]. Available:

[2] Bakas, A. Langousis, M. Nicolaou, and S. Chatzichristos, “Gradient free stochastic training of ANNs, with local approximation in partitions” Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, 2021{15, 2023. [Online]. Available:

[3] P. Bakas, V. Plevris, A. Langousis, and S. A. Chatzichristos, “Itso: A novel inverse transform sampling-based optimization algorithm for stochastic search,” Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, 2021. [Online]. Available:

[4] Markou, N. Bakas, S. Chatzichristofis, and M. Papadrakakis, “A general framework of high-performance machine learning algorithms: application in structural mechanics,” Comput. Mech. Accepted August 2023, Available: