Aris Gkoulalas-Divanis  Aris Gkoulalas-Divanis photo       

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Research Scientist, Lead Investigator, Data Privacy
IBM Research - Ireland


Professional Associations

Professional Associations:  ACM  |  ACM SIGIR  |  ACM SIGMOD  |  American Association for the Advancement of Sciences  |  Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI)  |  IEEE   |  IEEE Communications Society  |  IEEE Computer Society  |  Sigma Xi

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Seminars / Invited Talks

  • A. Gkoulalas-Divanis. “Privacy Challenges and Solutions for Data Sharing”. Seminar at University of Cambridge, Computer Lab. Wednesday Seminar Series, Cambridge, UK, 12 February 2013 (
  • A. Gkoulalas-Divanis “Privacy Challenges and Solutions for Medical Data Sharing”. Seminar at the Hamilton Institute, NUI Maynooth. Dublin, Ireland, 8 March, 2012.
  • A. Gkoulalas-Divanis, G. Loukides. “Medical Data Dissemination: Privacy Challenges and Solutions”. Seminar at the School of Computer Science and Informatics, Cardiff University. Cardiff, UK, 17 August, 2011.
  • A. Gkoulalas-Divanis. “Privacy Challenges and Solutions for Data Sharing”. Seminar at IBM Research-Ireland. Dublin, Ireland, 10 November 2011.
  • A. Gkoulalas-Divanis. “Modern Approaches for Association Rule Hiding”, WITHIT Seminar of Computer Science, Departments of Computer Science and Biomedical Informatics, Vanderbilt University, USA. January, 21, 2010.
  • A. Gkoulalas-Divanis. “Anonymizing Diagnoses to Effectively Support Biomedical Analysis”, KAUST University of Science & Technology, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. April 3, 2011.
  • A. Gkoulalas-Divanis. “Preserving Privacy in Medical Data Sharing: Anonymizing Diagnoses to Support Biomedical Analysis”, Institute for the Management of Information Systems (IMIS) – “Athena” Research Institute, Athens, Greece. July 29, 2011.
  • A. Gkoulalas-Divanis. “Privacy Techniques in Data Mining and Location Based Services”, Guest Lecture at ETH, Zurich, for the course of “e-Privacy: Privacy in the Electronic Society” taught by Dr. Jan Camenisch and Dr. Guenter Karjoth. May, 25, 2010.
  • A. Gkoulalas-Divanis. “Privacy Preserving Data Mining: Research Problems and Applications”, IBM Research-Zurich, Switzerland. September, 16, 2009.


  • A. Gkoulalas-Divanis, G. Loukides. “Privacy Preserving Medical Data Sharing”. SIAM Intl. Conference on Data Mining (SDM) Tutorial. Anaheim, California, USA, 26-28 April, 2012.
  • A. Gkoulalas-Divanis, G. Loukides. “Privacy Challenges and Solutions for Medical Data Sharing”. ECML PKDD 2011 Tutorial. Athens, Greece, 5-9 September, 2011.