Pavlos (Paul) Georgiou
Παύλος Γεωργίου

+44 7516 806004

paulgeorgiou.org
veqtrus on GitHub

Skills

Languages (Formal)

  • C# (and VB.NET)
  • Java
  • Python
  • HTML/CSS/JavaScript
  • SQL
  • C and C++
  • Assembly (MIPS)
  • Haskell
  • Pascal

Frameworks

  • .NET and Windows Forms
  • ASP.NET
  • SciPy/NumPy

Languages (Natural)

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

Other

  • Networking equipment
  • Cryptocurrecy technology

Work & Experience

Melior Ltd — Junior Software Engineer/ Intern July 2015 | Limassol, Cyprus

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

Cypriot National Guard — Military Service July 2016 – September 2017 | Cyprus

Served the Artillery with specialization in Handling of Communication Media. My specialization involved handling military radios and telephone switches.

Education

The University of Edinburgh — Informatics (MInf Hons.) 2017 – 2022 (5-year undergraduate Masters Programme) | Edinburgh, UK

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

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

I received public education in Cyprus from primary up to high school and graduated receiving a 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.

I also sat the following A-Level GCEs after attending afternoon lessons at a private institute:

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

Open Source

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

Awards

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.