Anastasios is a Lecturer at the Data Science Institute at Lancaster University, where he leads projects related to location-based technologies, mobile computing and complex social and technological systems. Anastasios completed his PhD in 2013 at the Computer Laboratory in the University of Cambridge. During his PhD he has published at top-tier conferences and journals in the fields of data mining, online social systems. Prior to joining Lancaster University, Anastasios was a Data Scientist at Foursquare Labs in New York and Telefonica Research, Madrid. In 2015 he has teamed up with researchers in Cambridge and Belgium to launch the OpenStreetCab project.