Kostis Katrioplas

Software engineer

Professional experience

February 19 – now
Software engineer
Research and development on mobile network systems. Involved in projects on development of VNFs incl.:
  • signaling controller (cloud native application design for 5G Core)
  • envoy proxy http filter development
  • workflows automation
  • 4G diameter protocol implementation
June 19 – June 20
Responsible for technology needs to operate as a small company. Main tasks include VPS setup and security, front-end developement, website seo and perfomance. Website: shapes.gr
January 2018 – June 2018
Software engineer
Worked on polygon mesh processing using combinatorics for hole filling, on machine learning based algorithms for space optimization, also on improving functionalities towards finite element mesh repairing and efficient convex hull calculation. Mentor: Sébastien Loriot.
Google summer of code student
May 2017 – August 2017
Contribution to the CGAL project
Implementation of optimization algorithms to perform finite element mesh and shape smoothing. Mentors: Jane Tournois and Pierre Alliez (blog/smoothing-gsocproject).
Zurich MedTech AG.
March 2015 – September 2015
Intern software engineer
Implementation of novel algorithms for pre-processing of FEM meshes, also development of Python scripts to facilitate complex image data visualization. Supervisors: Esra Neufeld and Bryn Lloyd.


Master’s Degree in Computational Physics
Octomber 2013 – February 2015
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
GPA: 9.56/10. Thesis: Finite element image reconstruction in microwave ablation treatment (text). Supervisor: Prof. Theodoros Samaras.
Diploma (Ptychion) in Physics
September 2007 – June 2013
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
GPA: 7.68/10. Thesis: Numerical calculation of the induced currents during TMS on human head model using the impedance method. Supervisor: Prof. Theodoros Samaras.


Certified Kubernetes Application Developer -- Cloud native Linux Foundation (verify cert. id: LF-d183uljn84).

Published work

Katrioplas K., Samaras T., Monitoring of Microwave Ablation treatment with Electrical Impedance Tomography, in Proceedings of 1st World Conference on Biomedical Applications of Electromagnetic Fields (EMF-Med), 2018, Croatia (IEEE Xplore).


  • Open source contributions
  • Smart home automations
  • Tennis
  • Gardening