Niko currently works on building autonomous systems at Apple. Perviously, he worked on developing algorithms and machine learning models to extract features from satellite imagery at Google. Prior to Google, Niko worked at Skybox Imaging, which was acquired by Google in 2014.
Niko Milonopoulos was a research assistant for CISAC's Co-Director, Professor Siegfried Hecker until August 2013. Niko received his BA in Political Science in 2009 where he graduated with Honors in International Security Studies through CISAC’s Honors Program.
As a Fulbright Scholar, he received his MA in Nonproliferation and International Security in the War Studies Department at King’s College London in 2010. Niko’s research focused on US missile defense policy and E.U. counter-proliferation policy. Prior to starting at CISAC, Niko has worked as a research intern for the International Institute for Strategic Studies in London, the International Centre for Security Analysis, and the U.S. House of Representatives National Security and Foreign Affairs Subcommittee.