Pavlos (Paul) Georgiou
Παύλος Γεωργίου

+44 7516 806004
veqtrus on GitHub


Languages (Formal)

  • C and C++
  • C# (and VB.NET)
  • Java
  • Python
  • HTML/CSS/JavaScript
  • SQL
  • Assembly (x86-64, MIPS)
  • Verilog
  • Haskell


  • OpenCL
  • SciPy/NumPy, scikit-learn, tensorflow.keras
  • .NET (Windows Forms and ASP.NET)

Languages (Natural)

  • Greek and Polish (Native/Bilingual)
  • English (Fluent)


  • Networking equipment
  • Cryptocurrency technology
    • Co-head of SigCoin, a Special Interest Group of my university’s technology society (CompSoc)


The University of Edinburgh — Informatics (MInf) 2017 – 2022 (5-year integrated Master’s Programme) | Edinburgh, UK

Courses: Algorithms & Data Structures, Functional and Object-Oriented Programming, Database Systems, Operating Systems, Computer Architecture & Design, Computer Security, Cryptography, Computer Networks, Machine Learning, Blockchains and Distributed Ledgers, Natural Computing, Quantum Computing, Software Engineering, Software Testing, Formal & Natural Language Processing, Logic, Discrete Mathematics, Probability Theory, Linear Algebra, Calculus

Took Physics (1A & 1B) as outside courses in my first year.

Agias Fylaxeos Lyceum/ IMS Private Institute — High School 2013 – 2016 | Limassol, Cyprus

Cypriot Apolytirion with average mark of 19.5/20. As part of my public education I got certified in Cisco CCNA Routing & Switching RS1 & RS2.

A-Level GCEs: Mathematics (C1–4, M1–2): A*, Further Mathematics (FP1–3, M4–5): A, Statistics: A*, Computing: A, Physics: A

Work & Experience

School of Informatics, The University of Edinburgh — Research Intern June 2021 – July 2021 | Edinburgh, UK

Implemented and benchmarked a time-lock encryption scheme with GPU and vector/crypto instructions acceleration.

School of Informatics, The University of Edinburgh — Teaching Support Provider September 2019 – December 2020 | Edinburgh, UK

Tutor for Informatics 1 - Introduction to Computation (Functional Programming) and Informatics 2C - Introduction to Computer Systems.

Melior Ltd — Software Engineering Intern July 2015 | Limassol, Cyprus

Worked mostly on websites using C#/VB.NET, ASP.NET and Microsoft SQL Server.

Open Source

I have contributed to open source projects and open-sourced some of my personal projects, which can be found on my GitHub profile. Most notably I wrote a major patch to P2Pool, a decentralized Bitcoin mining protocol. I have also contributed to, a visualisation of CO2 emissions of electricity consumption.


University Functional Programming competition — Second Place November 2017 | Edinburgh, UK

Organised by the Functional Programming class. Wrote a ray tracer in Haskell.

International Physics Olympiad 2016 — Honourable Mention July 2016 | Zurich, Switzerland

Represented Cyprus as part of a 4-person team after getting the first place in the final stage of the Cypriot Physics Olympiad of that year.