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  • Fatimah Abdul Razak

    Senior Lecturer

  • patricia abrantes

    Professor at Department of Geography, faculty of Letters, Universidade do Porto


  • Cheryl Abundo


  • Laura Alessandretti

    Assistant Professor at Technical University of Denmark

    I am Assistant Professor at DTU Compute, Technical University of Denmark. Previously, I was a Postdoc at the Copenhagen Center for Social Data Science (SODAS) at the University of Copenhagen. I got my PhD from City, University of London and my Master's in Physics of Complex Systems at Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon. I study aspects of Human Behaviour combining the analysis of large-scale datasets and theoretical modelling. My research interests include human mobility, usage of mobile applications, and digital assets.

  • Ada Altieri

    Postdoctoral fellow at Ecole Normale Supérieure (Paris)

    I achieved the Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics in February 2018 both from the University of Rome Sapienza and the University Paris-Sud XI, under the joined supervision of Giorgio Parisi and Silvio Franz. Then, I moved to Paris for a one-year postdoc working with Francesco Zamponi on the rheology of amorphous solids under shear deformations. Since November 2018 I am a postdoctoral fellow in the team of Giulio Biroli, at École Normale Supérieure in Paris. Part of my project is now focused on the application of advanced disordered system techniques to models of large ecosystems near criticality.

  • G. Ambika

    Professor& Chair of Physics & Coordinator, Academic programs at Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Tirupati

  • Celia Anteneodo

    Associate Professor at PUC-Rio, Department of Physics

    http://complexsystems.fis.puc-rio.br/index.html; Associate editor of CNSNS, and Frontiers in Physics. Member of the editorial board of Physical Review E

  • Alberto Antonioni

    Assistant Professor at Carlos III University of Madrid

    I am an assistant professor at the department of mathematics of the Carlos III University of Madrid (UC3M), Spain. Previously, I was a postdoctoral Juan de la Cierva research fellow affiliated to UC3M. In 2015, I got a PhD degree in Information Systems from the Faculty of Business and Economics at the University of Lausanne (Switzerland) and a PhD degree in Mathematical Engineering from the Department of Mathematics at the Carlos III University of Madrid (Spain). My undergraduate background is in mathematics and computer science, owning a Bachelor's and Master's degree in Mathematics from the University of Turin, Italy. For more information, you can visit my personal webpage: https://sites.google.com/site/antonionialberto/

  • Alex Arenas

    Professor at Universitat Rovira i Virgili

  • Panos Argyrakis

    Professor at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

  • Oriol Artime

    at Fondazione Bruno Kessler

  • Curtis Atkisson

  • Lila Margarita Bada-Carbajal


    PhD in Administrative Sciences and Master of Science with Specialization in Business Administration from the National Polytechnic Institute, México. Degree in Accounting from the Technological Institute of Cerro Azul, Veracruz- México. Member of the National System of Researchers. Currently Professor-Researcher at the Higher Technological Institute of Álamo Temapache, Veracruz-México. Research lines: Productive Chains and Clusters; Competitiveness in MSMEs and Pollution and Alternative Sources of Energy.

  • Jan Baetens

    Assistant professor at Ghent University

    Jan M. Baetens holds an M.Sc. degree in Bioscience Engineering: Land and Forestry Management (2007), and a Ph.D. degree in Applied Biological Sciences (2012). Since October 2017 he is an assistant professor at the Department of Mathematical Modelling, Statistics and Bioinformaics, Ghent University, Belgium, where he is a member of the research unit Knowledge-based Systems (KERMIT). Furthermore, he is an affiliated professor (2009) at the Anton de Kom Universiteit (Suriname) and he is affiliated as visiting professor researcher to the University of São Paulo. He is involved in research in two interlaced research themes, namely the analysis of spatially explicit models and the case-based development of such models. Currently, Jan M. Baetens is supervising eight PhD students who are deploying their activities along the research lines on spatially explicit modelling, he is co-lecturer of two courses at Ghent University (Computational Models and Modelling and Simulation 2), he is lecturer at the Wolfram Science Summer School, and he is author of more than 35 publications in international peer-reviewed journals, 1 book chapter and more than 20 contributions to proceedings of international conferences. He has delivered several lectures at conferences and research institutes, and he has coached more than 20 students at Master level over the years.


    Senior Research Fellow at Department of Physics, Bose Institute, Kolkata, India

    This is Soumya Jyoti Banerjee from Asutosh College, Kolkata, India. I am submitting my Ph.D. thesis in Applied Mathematics under the guidance of Dr. Soumen Roy, Associate Professor, Department of Physics, Bose Institute, Kolkata, India. My working area is the structural aspects of complex networks and their real world applications. As a network science researcher, I have so far analyzed diverse real world complex networks from the point of view of network metrics. I have also published a paper on: Controllability of networks, Edge based network metrics and information retrieval. Now, I am very much enthusiastic to learn and work on the recently emerged topics of multiplex networks and their real world applications to social, transportation, financial, technological and biological systems. I have tried to work on evolutionary game theory on graphs, financial networks and time series to network mapping.I also want to learn the dynamical processes on complex networks. In near future, I want to investigate the topological properties of interdependent networks. ,

  • Sven Banisch


  • Alain Barrat, Vice-President

    Senior researcher at CNRS

    I obtained my PhD in theoretical physics at the university of Paris VI (France) in 1996, under the supervision of M. Mézard. The subject of the thesis was the out-of-equilibrium dynamics of spin glasses. I then spent two years at the Abdus Salam ICTP in Trieste, Italy, as a postdoctoral fellow. In 1998, I entered the National Council for Scientific Research (CNRS) of France with a permanent position as junior researcher. I spent 10 years at the Laboratoire de Physique Théorique at the University of Paris-Sud. I am currently CNRS senior researcher at the Centre de Physique Théorique in Marseille. I am also research scientist at the Institute for Scientific Interchange in Turin, Italy.

  • Ana Isabel Barros

    Principal Scientist at TNO

    A.I. Barros is a principal scientist at TNO, fellow at the UvA- Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) and examiner for the Dutch Police Academy. After completing her Master degree on Operational Research and Statistics, she obtained a PhD degree at the Erasmus University Rotterdam in 1995. Her PhD thesis “Discrete and Fractional Programming Techniques for Location Models” received the INFORMS Best Dissertation on Location Analysis of 1995 award. In the last eighteen years she has been actively involved in international defence, security and logistics projects. As Principal Scientist she is responsible for encouraging innovation and knowledge sharing and ensuring technical quality of projects and research programs in the areas of Operational Analysis and Complex Systems. She is currently a member of the board of the Netherlands Platform for Complex Systems (and chairs one of its committees that aims bridging the gap between complexity scientific research and industrial and societal needs) and chair of the NATO research platform on System Analysis and Studies. She is also active in the scientific field where she has published several papers scientific journals and acts as peer-reviewer for both scientific journals as Dutch grant institutions. Her academic experience also includes supervision of several Master and PhD. students, as well teaching, as part of the regular curriculum at several Universities, the Netherlands Defense Academy, the Dutch Defense Intelligence and Security Institute (DIVI) and the Dutch Police Academy. Her involvement in several international (cooperation) projects and activities, together with her academic experience and strong communication skills facilitate the establishment of links between practice and theory in an international environment.

  • Federico Battiston

    Assistant Professor at Central European University

    Assistant Professor at the Department of Network and Data Science at Central European University in Budapest. I use my background in statistical physics and network science to investigate and try to solve problems in biology, urban systems and the social sciences. Within the broad domains of networks and complexity science, I am particularly interested in higher-order systems, multilayer networks, human behavior, nonlinear dynamics on networks, evolutionary game theory and computational social science. I am an elected member of the council of the Complex Systems Society (October 2015 - ), and a former Chair (October 2016 - October 2017) and elected member of the advisory board of the Young Complex Systems Society (March 2016 - January 2018). I will chair NetSci2023 in Vienna. My previous highly interdisciplinary life (reverse chronological order): Research Fellow at the Department of Network and Data Science at Central European University in Budapest; Research Associate at the Department of Anthropology at University College London; Research Engineer (CNRS) at the Brain and Spine Institute in Paris; PhD Student in Applied Maths at Queen Mary University of London (also part of the Complex Systems and Networks group, under the supervision of Vito Latora, and a member of the EU-FP7 LASAGNE project on the structure and dynamics of multilayer networks); Student in Physics (BSc) and Statistical Physics (MSc) at Sapienza University of Rome.

  • Michael Batty

    Professor and Chairman at University College London

    Michael Batty is Bartlett Professor of Planning at University College London where he is Chair of the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis (CASA). He has worked on computer models of cities and their visualisation since the 1970s and has published several books, such as Fractal Cities (Academic Press, 1994) Cities and Complexity (MIT Press, 2005) which won the Alonso Prize of the Regional Science Association in 2011, and most recently The New Science of Cities (MIT Press, 2013). His blogs www.complexcity.info cover the science underpinning the technology of cities and his posts and lectures on big data and smart cities are at www.spatialcomplexity.info. He is the editor of the journal Environment and Planning B. His research group is working on simulating long term structural change and dynamics in cities as well as their visualisation, as well as urban analytics for smart cities. He is a Fellow of the British Academy (FBA) and a Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS) and was awarded the CBE in the 2004 Queen Birthday Honours List. Most recently he was the 2013 recipient of the Lauréat Prix International de Géographie Vautrin Lud, and in 2015, he received the Founders Gold Medal of the Royal Geographical Society.

  • Robin Berjon

    Executive Director, Implementation and Data Governance at The New York Times Company

    Robin is a versatile technologist, coder, and researcher with a track record of delivering projects, a solid experience in standards and internet governance, and a sustained eagerness to learn.

  • Giulia Bertagnolli

    at Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Trento (IT)

    Maths PhD student @CoMuNe Lab - Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Trento (IT) and @University of Trento (IT). I am interested in the geometry of complex networks (among others).

  • Maria Letizia Bertotti


  • Paul Bilokon

    Visiting Lecturer at Imperial College London

    CEO and Founder of Thalesians Ltd. Previously served as Director and Head of global credit and core e-trading quants at Deutsche Bank, the teams that he helped set up with Jason Batt and Martin Zinkin. Having also worked at Morgan Stanley (in Andrew Hausler‘s and Nicholas Zinn‘s prime brokerage risk), Lehman Brothers (in Anne Sanciaume‘s FX research and Ronan Dowling‘s FX quants), Nomura (in FX e-trading, under Martin Zinkin, Abid Zaidi, and Mark Gardner), and Citigroup (first in FX quants under Sebastian del Bano Rollin, Nigel Khakoo, and Roger Vernon, then in electronic credit and rates trading), Paul pioneered electronic trading in credit with Rob Smith and William Osborn at Citigroup. Paul has graduated from Christ Church, University of Oxford, with a distinction and Best Overall Performance prize. At Oxford he wrote a distinguished project, Bayesian methods for solving estimation and forecasting problems in the high-frequency trading environment, supervised by Daniel Jones. He also graduated twice from Imperial College London. His MSci thesis Visualising the Invisible: Detecting Objects in Quantum Noise Limited Images, supervised by Duncan Fyfe Gillies and Marin van Heel, won him the university’s Donald Davis Prize and the British Computing Society SET Award for Student Making Best Use of IT. Paul’s lectures at Imperial College London in machine learning for MSc students in mathematics and finance and his course consistently achieves top rankings among the students. Paul has made contributions to mathematical logic, domain theory, and stochastic filtering theory, and, with Abbas Edalat, has published a prestigious LICS paper. Paul has co-authored several books: Machine Learning and Big Data with kdb+/q (with Jan Novotny, Aris Galiotos, and Frédéric Délèze, published by Wiley), and Machine Learning in Finance: From Theory to Practice (with Matthew F. Dixon and Igor Halperin, published by Springer). He is currently working on Python, Data Science, and Machine Learning (to be published by World Scientific). Dr Bilokon is a Member of British Computer Society and Institution of Engineering and Technology. Paul is a frequent speaker at premier conferences such as Global Derivatives/QuantMinds, WBS QuanTech, AI, and Quantitative Finance conferences, alphascope, LICS, and Domains.

  • Marián Boguñá

    at Universitat de Barcelona

    Marián Boguñá Espinal (Barcelona, 1967) is an associate professor at the Departament de Física de la Matèria Condensada of the Universitat de Barcelona. He graduated in Physics in 1994 and obtained his PhD also in Physics in 1998. In 1999, he moved to the USA to do a postdoctoral stay with Professor George H. Weiss at the National Institutes of Health, Washington DC. After this period, he moved back to Barcelona where, in 2003, he was awarded a Ramón y Cajal fellowship. He got the tenure position at the end of 2008. During this period, he has also spent several months in the USA as invited guest scientist at Indiana University. M. Boguñá has written over 80 publications in major peer reviewed international scientific journals, book chapters, and conference proceedings. Among those, Nature, Nature Physics, Nature Communications, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences US, Physical Review Letters, and Physical Review X. He was the chair of the international conference BCNetWORKSHOP 2008 Trends and Perspectives in Complex Networks and has served as a program committee member in many international conferences. In January 2008, he obtained the Outstanding Referee award of the American Physical Society. In December 2010 and 2015, he was awarded as ICREA Academia researcher 2010 and 2015, respectively. Since January 2013 he serves as an editorial board member for Scientific Reports.

  • Pierre Borgnat

    Directeur de Recherche at CNRS, ENS de Lyon

    Pierre Borgnat is a CNRS Senior Scientist, at the Laboratory of Physics, ENS de Lyon. Born in France in 1974, he was received at the Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon in 1994 and as a Professeur Agrege ́ in Physical Sciences in 1997. He received the Ph.D. degree in Physics and Signal Processing in 2002. He worked in 2003-2004 at the ISR, IST (Lisbon, Portugal). He was a CNRS Chargé de Recherche from 2004, now Directeur de Recherche since 2016. He was Director of IXXI (Complex System Institute of Rhône-Alpes) from 2014 to 2020. He leads the Signal, System and Physics group at the Laboratory of Physics, ENS de Lyon. His research interests are in statistical signal processing, mainly graph signal processing, complex networks, nonstationary signals or scaling phenomena. He works on several applications of these signal processing methods: Internet traffic model- ing and measurements, fluid mechanics, analysis of social data, transportation studies. Pierre Borgnat has served as an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing and currently is an Area Editor of these Transactions.

  • Federico Botta

    at Department of Computer Science, University of Exeter

    I am a lecturer in data science at the University of Exeter in the Department for Computer Science. My research focuses on complex social systems and is aimed at providing a deeper understanding of how such systems behave. Technological devices, such as smart phones, and technological systems, such as the Internet, provide an unprecedented source of information on human behaviour and my work focuses on investigating how people interact with these systems. These interactions often contribute to create a deeply interconnected structure that can be analysed using tools from network science, a recent interdisciplinary part of complex systems science. Using different tools ranging from network theory to physical and computer sciences, I analyse large data sets to study social systems and human behaviour. Part of my research also focuses on improving current techniques in the analysis of networked systems. I am also a member of the Complex Systems Society and the Young Researchers Networks on Complex Systems. I have presented talks and posters at international conferences and attended various schools for PhD students. Areas of Interest: Structure of real-world networks, data science, computational social sciences, mathematical modelling of real-world systems, urban systems and cities.

  • Alexandre Bovet

    Postdoctoral Research Associate at University of Oxford

    I am a Postdoc working in the field of complex systems. In particular, I am interested in interdisciplinary approaches to answer biological and social questions using tools from physics and data science. I am currently a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Mathematics of Social Systems and Applications to Public Policy at the Mathematical Institute at Oxford University, in the Mathematical Data Science group with Prof. Peter Grindrod. Before that, I was a SNSF Advanced Postdoctoral Fellow at the Mathematical Engineering department (INMA, ICTEAM) of the Université Catholique de Louvain with Prof. Jean-Charles Delvenne and at the Namur Center for Complex Systems/Mathematical Institute of the University of Oxford with Prof. Renaud Lambiotte working on temporal networks. I was also a SNSF Early Postdoctoral Fellow at the Levich Institute of the City College of New York, USA, with Prof. Hernan Makse, working on the diffusion of information and opinion dynamics in social networks. I also investigated the spread of diseases in a contact network of a population of wild mice as well as its social and behavioral organization in collaboration with Prof. Barbara Koenig at the Theoretical Biology lab of Prof. Sebastian Bonhoeffer at the ETHZ, Zurich, Switzerland. I received my PhD in physics from EPFL in Lausanne, Switzerland, where I was working on the transport of particles in turbulent plasmas.

  • Giuseppe Brandi

    at King's College London

    I am a Ph.D. student at King's College London under the supervision of Professor Tiziana Di Matteo working on data analytics problems regarding different aspects of complex systems data, from multifractal time series to multidimensional datasets, passing through network analysis and forecasting. In my previous research life as a Ph.D. student in Italy, I was an econometrician, working on data science and financial data modeling. I hold a second level master's degree in Quantitative Finance from Collegio Carlo Alberto and an MSc in Finance from the University of Siena and the University of Ljubljana. My goal as a researcher is to bridge the gap between the economics and complex systems societies, making them more interconnected than divided.

  • Fernando Buendía

    at Arkansa State University-Campus Querétaro

  • Iulia Martina Bulai

    Research Fellow at University of Basilicata

    I am an Assistant Professor (RTDa) at the University of Basilicata, Department of Mathematics, Informatics and Economics. I was a Post Doc at the University of Padova working under the supervision of Prof. Morten Gram Pedersen, since March 2017. I have completed my PhD in mathematics at the University of Torino in February 2017, under the supervision of Prof. Ezio Venturino. I have participated at several international and national conferences/workshops/summer schools as speaker/ invited speaker or with posters (around 25 in 6 years) and several visiting positions at national and international level . My research area of interest are: Neuroimaging; Graph signal processing on networks; Mathematical models applied to cancer; Modeling electrical activity in endocrine cells; Eco-epidemiological mathematical models; Wastewater bioremediation.

  • Daniel M. Busiello

    Ph.D. Student at University of Padua

    5 January 1991, Salerno (Italy). I am at present a Graduate student in Physics, University of Padua (Italy), supervised by prof. Amos Maritan. 2014: Italian degree similar to a master’s degree in Physics, University of Pisa (Italy), Top grade. 2012: Italian degree similar to a bachelor’s degree in Physics, University of Salerno (Italy), Top grade. 2009: High school leaving qualification in classical studies, Classical Lyceum “Francesco De Sanctis”, Salerno (Italy). Initially the scientific interest has been devoted to quantum information, in particular studying the properties of the entanglement and Von Neumann’s entropy. Successively focused attention to complex systems, like auto-organization phenomena and reaction-diffusion dynamics: in this context Turing patterns formation plays a fundamental role. The latter has been investigated for anisotropic continuous domains, Cartesian product networks and also for multiplex networks. In the last year the interest was on the problem of controllability in complex networks and on the role of interactions in ecosystems. At this moment the research is directed toward the entropy production of out of equilibrium systems and the meaning of its extremum principles. Publications: Phys. Rev. E 90, 042814 (2014); Sci. Rep. 5, 12927 (2015); Eur. Phys. J. B 88:222 (2015)

  • Guido Caldarelli, Vice-President

    Professor at Ca'Foscari

    I am a physicist born in 1967, I obtained my degree in Physics in Rome in 1992 working on fractal properties of fractures. I obtained my PhD at SISSA in 1996 working on Self-Organized Criticality. After that, I have been a postdoc in Manchester (UK) and in TCM group in Cambridge (UK). Since 1998 I have been back in Italy as a research assistant. During this time I have been working in Rome (CNR) and in Lucca (IMT) and I have been a visiting Professor at Ecole Normale in Paris and at ETH Zurich. I work in Complexity and I am a member since its foundation. You can find more information on me on my website http://www.guidocaldarelli.com. I have the honour to serve as the President of the Society for the period 2018-2021

  • Michael Caldera

    Phd Student at CeMM - Research Center for Molecular Medicine of the Austrian Academy of Sciences

  • Emmanuel Calderón Espinosa

    Phd Student at GREDS/EMCONET Grup de Recerca en Desigualtats en Salut/ Employment Conditions Network

  • Chico Camargo

    Postdoctoral Researcher in Data Science at Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford

    I am a Postdoctoral Researcher in Data Science at the Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford. I use tools from complex systems, data science and evolutionary biology to develop new computational approaches to questions in the social sciences, focusing on public opinion dynamics, culture change, and collective human behaviour in general. I am also very interested in using these new methods to investigate how the media environments we inhabit shape the beliefs we hold, the information we spread and the stories we tell.

  • Benjamin Carantino

    PhD Student at Paris School of Economics

    Sep 2015 – Aug 2016 Ecole Normale Supérieure de Paris, Ecole Polytechnique Master of Science, Complex Systems Economics and Cognitive Sciences Paris, France Sep 2014 – Aug 2015 École des Ponts ParisTech Master of Engineering, Economics Paris, France Sep 2011 – Aug 2014 École Polytechnique Master of Science, Physics , France Sep 2009 – Aug 2011 College Stanislas Bachelor of Science, Mathematics Paris Sep 2016 – present PhD Student Ecole d'économie de Paris, Department of Economics Paris, France Sep 2015 – Aug 2016 Research Assistant Institut des Systèmes Complexes, Paris Île-de-France, Paris, France Mar 2014 – Aug 2014 Research Assistant Atomic Energy and Alternative Energies Commission, Institut de Physique Théorique (IPhT) Gif-sur-Yvette, France

  • Timoteo Carletti

    Full Professor at UNamur

    After a Masters degree in Physics (University of Florence, June 1995) Timoteo Carletti continued his doctoral studies in Florence (Italy) and in Paris (France) at IMCEE, and finally defended his doctoral thesis in mathematics in February 2000. After several postdoctoral research stays - including Paris XI, IMPA (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil), “Scuola Normale Superiore” Pisa (Italy), University of Padova (Italy) - he was hired as a "senior researcher" in the framework of the European Project PACE FP6 (University of Venice, Italy). Hence in 2005 he moved to Belgium where he was hired at the University of Namur as a lecturer, then as a professor (September 2008), and finally as a Full Professor (September 2011) in the Department of applied Mathematics. In 2010 he was among the creators of the Namur Center for Complex Systems and since then he assumed the leadership of this research center. He supervised several theses and master theses mainly in mathematics, but also in economics, biology and computer sciences. He actively contributes to the doctoral and postdoctoral training in the field of complex systems in Belgium, through its presidency of the Graduate School FNRS "COMPLEX" since January 2011. He presented more than fifty seminars and he is author of more than fifty publications, in fields as varied as: biology, celestial mechanics, chaos detection, complex networks, control of systems, dynamic systems, economics, particle accelerators, social dynamics. He is a member of numerous scientific boards and reviewer for several journals. He organized several national and international conferences - among which ECCS’12 in Brussels (Belgium) – and he is PI or co-PI of several national – among which the “IAP VIII / 19 DYSCO - Dynamical SYStems Control and Optimization DYSCO” - and international research projects.

  • Geoffrey Caruso

    Professor at University of Luxembourg and Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research

  • Jorge Alexis Castillo Sepulveda

    PhD student at CICS-UDD

    I'm studying a Phd in social complexity sciences at Centro de Investigación en Complejidad Social (CICS; Center for Research on Social Complexity), Universidad del Desarrollo, Santiago, Chile. I also have a B.sc in Mathematical Engineering obtained in Universidad de Concepción, Concepción, Chile. My research interests are Human Evolution, Complex Networks and Phase Transitions & Paradigm Shifts.

  • Ciro Cattuto

    Professor at University of Turin

  • Costas Cefalas

    Director of Research at National Hellenic Research Foundation, Theoretical and Physical Chemistry Institute

    Prof. Alkiviadis-Constantinos (Costas) Cefalas is a Director of Research at the National Hellenic Research Foundation (NHRF), Theoretical and Physical Chemistry Institute (TPCI), Athens, Greece. He awarded his B.Sc honours degree in Physics from Athens University, the M.Sc degree from the Victorian University of Manchester, UK, and he defended his PhD thesis on laser physics and non-linear optics at the same University. He served as visiting professor at the Postgraduate Schools of the Capodistrian University of Athens, the Technical University of Athens, the Josef Stefan Institute, Department of Nanostructured Materials in Ljubljana, Oxford University, Physics Department Clarendon Laboratory and at the Physics department of Kazan Federal University. He appointed as the National Representative and expert of Greece for Nanotechnology in the European Commission. He is the author of 130 scientific articles in the fields of light-matter interaction, nanoscience, biophysics, interaction and dynamics of bio-systems, non-equilibrium thermodynamics, complexity, nanomedicine, cancer and space sciences including astrobiology. He is the principal investigator of EU, ESA and NATO collaborative research projects.

  • Uzay Cetin

    I am interested in computational social science, data science, artificial intelligence, complex systems and complex networks. Currently I am working on classifying texts based on their co-occurence graphs, I am also working to improve the capabilities of agent-based models in order to use them for prediction just like the standard machine learning algorithms. For more, https://uzay00.github.io/kahve/research.html

  • Abhijit Chakraborty

    Post doctoral researcher at Graduate School of Simulation Studies, University of Hyogo

    I am a Post doctoral researcher at the Graduate School of Simulation Studies, University of Hyogo, Kobe, Japan. My research interests are complex networks, large-scale economic networks and statistical physics. My Ph.D. work was on the statistical mechanical study of complex network done at the Department of Theoretical Physics, Satyendra Nath Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Kolkata (2008-2014). I did postdoctoral research at the Department of Physics, The Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai (2014-2016). I joined as a Post doctoral researcher at the University of Hyogo in November 2016. More at https://sites.google.com/view/abhijitchakraborty/home

  • Cherifi Chantal

    Assistant professor at University of Lyon 2

    Chantal Cherifi received her PhD in Computer Sciences science from Corsica University, France, in 2011. She is currently working as an assistant professor at the DISP laboratory, University of Lyon 2, France. Her main research interests are focused on information systems agility and big data management with applications on enterprise information systems, smart cities, Industry 4.0, using complex networks, ontologies and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) tools. Another topic of interest is the study of complex systems of various domains through the lens of complex networks (Web services, Humanitarian crisis logistics, Air transportation), as well as centrality measures. She acted as Committee member of international conferences (Complex networks, Complenet, PLM, DICTAP); Program committee of Complex networks, Marami, CompletNet, Complexis, ISCRAM-med, CSCESM, SITIS, ICIEIS; Journal referee for Hindawi, APNS, IJCIM, EPL, Scientific Reports – Nature. She participated in EU Erasmus-Plus (DigiHealth, EdenHub, SHYFTE) and Erasmus-Mundus (SmartLink, cLink) program.

  • David Chavalarias

    Permanent CNRS Research fellow at EHESS

    David Chavalarias is the director of the Complex Systems Institute of Paris Ile-de-France (ISC-PIF - http://iscpif.fr) and permanent researcher at the National Center for Scientific Research. He holds a french PhD from the Ecole Polytechnique in cognitive sciences and is graduated from the Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan in Mathematics and Computer Sciences. He studies the social and cognitive dynamics, both from the modeling and data-mining point of view. His research is strongly interdisciplinary and includes : computational social sciences, digital humanities, quantitative epistemology, information visualization, modeling of the cultural dynamics, socio-semantic networks modeling, scientific discovery processes and cognitive economics. He has been involved in the design of several interfaces for mapping knowledge dynamics from large corpora : academic digital repositories, online media or press. Website: http://chavalarias.com David Chavalarias is a former Vice-President of the Complex Systems Society and got the "CSS Service Award" in 2014 for its contributions to the developpement of complex systems science worldwide.

  • hocine cherifi

    at university of burgundy

  • Giulio Cimini

    Research fellow at National Research Council of Italy

    Giulio Cimini is research fellow at the Institute of Complex Systems (ISC) of the National Research Council (CNR) of Italy. His expertise covers statistical physics, complex systems and networks, probability theory, numerical calculus, agent-based simulations and data analysis. His research activity mainly consists of interdisciplinary application of physics to complex systems of social, biological and economic nature. He graduated in Physics at “Sapienza” University of Rome in 2009 and got his doctorate in Physics at University of Fribourg in 2013. He was then awarded an early postdoc mobility grant from the Swiss Natural Science foundation for a research project at Universidad Carlos III in Madrid. Before his current position, he held a post-doc research fellowship at Institute for Complex Systems (ISC-CNR) in Rome, and then he was assistant professor in at IMT Lucca (NETWORKS unit).

  • Nicola Cinardi

    PhD Researcher at University of Catania - Department of Physics

    Nicola Cinardi is a Theoretical Physicist, now PhD researcher in Complex Systems for Physical, Socio-economic and Life Sciences at University of Catania, Italy. He worked on Loop Quantum Gravity at Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands for the Master thesis. During that period (till now) he studied other approaches to quantum gravity such as Shape Dynamics, Causal Dynamical Triangulations, Quantum Graphity etc… Prior to this, and among the others, he took courses on Standard Model of Particle Physics, String Theory, Quantum Field Theory, Magnetohydrodynamics, Graph Theory, Astrophysics, and Biophysics. He is actually working on the construction of a mathematical framework able to explain and describe why spacetime is the way it is: from why it seems to be 4-dimensional to why interactions do exist in our universe. He enjoys travelling, reading, sports (from martial arts to Parkour), photography, singing.

  • Matteo Cinelli

    Post-Doc at ISC-CNR Uos Sapienza

    Post-Doc researcher at ISC-CNR in Rome. I am interested in complex networks with applications to social media and, more in general, to human behaviour. My background is in Industrial Engineering.

  • Ruaridh Clark

    Ruaridh is a Research Associate in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering with a research focus on network analysis, consensus optimisation and swarm engineering. These foundations have found applications in wide variety of networked systems from brain connectomes, to starling flocks and multiple UAV control. His research and studies have always been closely aligned with space technology and applications. Delivering horizon scanning for the UK Space Agency by assessing the potential of future space technology and applications, as well as managing and taking a technical lead in developing an experiment that was launched on a sounding rocket as part of ESA's REXUS programme. Other space related work has included leading the thermal analysis of the UK's first CubeSat and founding a student space organisation at the University of Strathclyde, StrathSEDS. He is currently developing Space Horizons, a fast-paced card game about future space technologies and missions, in association with the UK Space Agency.

  • Pietro Coletti

    Post-doctoral researcher at Hasselt University

    I am currently a post-doctoral researcher at Hasselt University in the group of Prof. Niel Hens. I got my MSc in Theoretical Physics at University of Rome “La Sapienza” in 2010 and my PhD at university of Rome “Roma Tre” in 2014, with a thesis on the dynamics of out of equilibrium systems and metastable behavior. From 2014 to 2016 I held a post-doctoral research fellowship at the ISI foundation, in the computational epidemiology lab, led by Dr. Vittoria Colizza. My research interests focus on infectious disease spreading, in particular on seasonal diseases. In my work I combine methodologies borrowed from complex systems with standard epidemiology tools to analyze epidemiological time series; I then use numerical simulations to further validate the results. My research interests focus on infectious disease spreading, in particular on seasonal diseases. I address this issue combining methodologies borrowed from complex systems with standard epidemiology tools, in order to disentangle the relevant factors in shaping disease dynamics. Then I make use of numerical simulation to further assess the impact of each factor and to produce quantitative predictions on disease spread.

  • Vittoria Colizza

    Research Director at Inserm & Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Faculte de Medecine

    Dr. Vittoria Colizza is a permanent researcher at Inserm (French National Institute of Health and Medical Research) & Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Faculte de Medecine, Paris, France. She completed her undergraduate studies in Physics at the University of Rome Sapienza, Italy, in 2001 and received her PhD in Statistical and Biological Physics at the International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA) in Trieste, Italy, in 2004. She then spent 3 years at the Indiana University School of Informatics in Bloomington, IN, USA, first as a post-doc and then as a Visiting Assistant Professor. In 2007 she joined the ISI Foundation in Turin, Italy, where she started a new lab after being awarded a Starting Independent Career Grant in Life Sciences by the European Research Council Ideas Program. In 2011 Vittoria joined the Inserm in Paris where she now leads the EPIcx lab (Epidemics in complex environments, www.epicx-lab.com) within the Pierre Louis Institute of Epidemiology and Public Health (UMR-S 1136). She also has a joint appointment at ISI Foundation, Turin, Italy. Through her work she has made important contributions to the development of the field of computational epidemiology, based on sophisticated models and massive empirical datasets aimed at producing advances in the surveillance, modeling and prediction of epidemic spread. These research activities are further supported by theoretical approaches integrating methods of complex systems, network science and statistical physics aimed at underpinning the mechanisms behind observed spreading phenomena. Colizza received the ERC Starting Grant in 2007, the Young Talent Award by the Italian Ministry of Youth in 2010, the Prix Louis-Daniel Beauperthuy 2012 (Human biology & Medical sciences) by the French Academy of Sciences, the Young Scientist Award for Socio-Econophysics in 2013. [Update March 2015] She authored 50+ publications in international peer-reviewed journals on epidemic modelling in complex environments; lists 50+ invited talks at International conferences (of which 7 keynotes and 2 plenaries) and 20+ activities of popular science dissemination (invited talks, articles, exhibits, documentaries). She is (was) involved in 4 (6) National & International Grants, 1 (2) of which as coordinator; is supervising (has supervised) 2 (2) PhD students; is Member of the Steering Committee of the Complex Systems Society Conference, Advisory Board Member of the WHO Collaborative Center ‘Complexity Science for Health Systems’ (CS4HS), Advisory Board Member of the AXA Research Funds Funding Program. She served as the Young Advisor to the Vice President of the European Commission Mrs. Neelie Kroes for the new Digital Agenda for Europe in 2011-2014, and as Advisory Board Member of the FET Young Explorer Funding Program for the FP7 Framework of the European Commission.

  • Colm Connaughton

    Director at Centre for Complexity Science, University of Warwick

  • Vassilios Constantoudis

    Senior Researcher at NCSR Demokritos

    Dr. Vassilios Constantoudis studied physics at the Department of Physics of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and since 2017 he is working as a Senior Researcher at the Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (INN) of NCSR Demokritos. His research work focuses mainly on the development of mathematical and computational methods to investigate complexity in nanometrology, nanoelectronics and nanotechnology. In addition, he has been involved in problems such as mass transfer to time dependent nonlinear dynamics and the mathematical description of correlations in natural language texts. During the period 2016-2019, he was responsible of the Greek participation in the European program 3DNano: Traceable Nanometrology, and at the SPIE Advanced Lithography: Metrology, Inspection and Process Control conference the article “Challenges in LER / CDU metrology of DSA structures: placement error and cross- line correlations ”was awarded the Diana Nyyssonen Award for Metrology. In addition, he participates in supporting the ISO system of the Laboratory of Nanotechnology and Microsystems as a quality management officer. For the past two years he has been in charge of INN educational committee and participates in the organization of INN activities for science communication (summer schools, science festivals, researcher nights, school visits, etc.). He is also Associate Editor of Elsevier's Microelectronic Engineering, Micro and Nano Engineering journals and Hindawi's Mathematical Problems in Engineering. Finally, he is the co-founder of the spin-off company Nanometrisis p.c. in which he is responsible for product development. The research work of V. Constantoudis can be summarized as follows: Publications in peer-reviewed journals / proceedings 140 Conference Announcements > 150 References from third party ~ 1800 (Scopus) Invited Speeches / Publications 20 Participation in 16 programs (14 completed + 2 current) h-index 25 (Scopus), 28 (Google Scholar)

  • Juan C. Correa

    at Fundación Universitaria Konrad Lorenz

    I received a Ph.D. in 2015 under the supervision of professor Klaus Jaffe at Universidad Simón Bolívar (Caracas, Venezuela). In my thesis, I developed an agent-based model to estimate the impact of motorcycle lane-sharing on the behavior of road users. Nowadays, I work as a scientific researcher and lecturer in the graduate program of consumer psychology at Fundación Universitaria Konrad Lorenz (Bogotá, Colombia). I love to study sensitive topics of everyday life. Especially those that we can tackle with available data and from an Interdisciplinary approach (i.e., using different theoretical and methodological frameworks). I have a wide variety of academic interests including Complexity and Social Complex Systems, Psychology of Corruption, Ideological Consumerism, Consumer Psychology, Analysis of Natural Language in Politics, Urban Mobility, and Urban Traffic. I also enjoy studying new research methods and techniques such as reproducible research, structural equation modeling, Agent-based simulations, Data and Text Mining, Web Scraping (through R or Python), Montecarlo Simulations, and the family of Multiple Regression Models (e.g., Kernel, Linear, Logistic, Probit, Logit).

  • Wesley Cota

    PhD Student at Universidade Federal de Viçosa

    PhD student at Universidade Federal de Viçosa (Brazil), studying the spreading of epidemics on Complex Networks.

  • Roger Cremades

    at Wageningen University and Research

    Roger’s complex systems research appeared in some of the most important journals of the global change and sustainability arenas, focussed on insurances (Cremades et al., 2018, Nature Climate Change), climate policies (Hasselmann, Cremades et al., 2015, Nature Gesocience), and cities (Cremades and Sommer, 2019, GMD). After 6 years working as climate change economist at the German Climate Service Center, where he moved up the ladder from part-time worker to principal investigator and coordinator of European projects, in 2020 Roger started working at Wageningen University and Research to implement complex systems approaches to the circular economy. He obtained his PhD in Geosciences at the doctoral school of the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology and Universität Hamburg (Germany), studied Environmental Economics (MSc) at Cranfield University (UK), and Forestry Engineering (BSc) and Environmental Science (BSc) at the Technical University of Valencia (Spain), besides two semesters at Padova University and at the Beijing University of Technology. Overall Roger has more than 15 years of experience working on global change related jobs on public administrations, private business and international research institutions. In addition to the topics mentioined above, Roger is introducing complex systems into several corners of the global change and sustainability agendas, such as climate services and the water-energy-land nexus. Recently, he founded the Complexity, Economics and Global Change working group in Future Earth, the largest international global change research program.

  • Aurelie CRETTE

    at XSYS - Institute for Complex Systems Studies

  • Dries Daems

    at Sagalassos Archaeological Research Project - KU Leuven

    I obtained a PhD in Archaeology at University of Leuven, working on social complexity trajectories and urban communities in Anatolia (modern Turkey) in the first millennium BCE. I am currently affiliated with the Sagalassos Archaeological Research Project, working on the relationship between material culture, social complexity formation and urbanization. My research interests include: Social complexity, Agent-based modeling, Social-ecological systems, Material culture, Community formation, Social resilience and sustainability Adaptive cycles, Digital Archaeology.

  • Adam Dalton

    Research Associate at IHMC

    Adam Dalton joined IHMC in 2012 as a Research Associate in cyber security and natural language processing. Prior to joining the team in Ocala, he was the technical lead for Information Architecture development on NASA’s Launch Control System at the Kennedy Space Center (KSC). He also developed simulations to help plan the transition of a skilled workforce from the Space Shuttle Program to next generation space systems. Adam got his Bachelor’s degree in Honours Computer Science from McGill University in Montreal, Canada, and his Master’s in modeling and simulation from the University of Central Florida. He will begin studies for a Ph.D. in Computer Science this fall at the University of Florida. In Ocala he works on a cyber security project focused on understanding the behavior of systems and users to better protect mission-critical systems with high visibility, such as rocket launch control or nuclear power plant operations. Understanding the configurations and interactions of complex networks is crucial to reducing the vulnerability of such targets. A goal is to optimize the strengths of humans and machines so they can cooperate in the pursuit of a more secure system. His NLP project is aimed at the deep and robust analysis and understanding of multi-party conversations—including conversations that are only partially and inaccurately transcribed, and likely to contain obscure and even deceptive language. In particular, his work makes explicit the conversation’s dynamics (e.g., critical topic shifts and other sociolinguistic features of dialogue) through which the interlocutors’ beliefs and intentions as well as those of third parties can be modeled and projected. He and his wife Larissa have three sons, Sam, Ted, and Alex. When he has time outside of work he enjoys reading science fiction, playing Ultimate Frisbee and watching baseball.

  • Phil Davies

    at Open University

    Phil Davies is a Chief Superintendent in Greater Manchester Police and is currently the Programme Director for Information Services Transformation, an ambitious undertaking to replace the organisation’s core operational systems with an integrated software package, along with mobile technology solutions, data warehousing and enterprise architecture to evolve multi-agency data sharing processes. As a strong advocate of evidence-based policing, Phil is GMP’s representative on the OU Police Research & Learning Group, and is undertaking a part-time PhD in the field of complexity science.

  • Cedric de Coning

    Senior Research Fellow at Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI)

    Cedric de Coning (South Africa) is a Senior Research Fellow with the Peace, Conflict and Development Research Group at the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI), where he also co-convenes the NUPI Center on UN and Global Governance and coordinates the Effectiveness of Peace Operations Network (EPON). He is also a Senior Advisor for the African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes (ACCORD). He holds a PhD in Applied Ethics from the Department of Philosophy at the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa. His research is focused on peace and security issues related to the African Union and United Nations. He has a special interest in complexity theory, which he utilises to analyse the design, coherence and effectiveness of peace operations and peacebuilding initiatives. In this context he has introduced the concept of Adaptive Peacebuilding. Co-edited books include the BRICS and coexistence (Routledge, 2015); the future of African peace operations (Zed Books, 2016); UN peacebuilding (Routledge, 2016); complexity and peacebuilding (Palgrave, 2016); UN peace operations doctrine (Routledge, 2017), rising powers and peacebuilding (Palgrave, 2017) and UN peace operations in a changing global order (Palgrave, 2019).

  • Simon DeDeo

    at Indiana University

    Simon DeDeo is a professor of Complex Systems at Indiana University, and external faculty at the Santa Fe Institute. At Indiana he runs the Lab for Social Minds, which studies the present and past of the human species to better understand its future. From the centuries-long timescales of cultural evolution to the second-by-second emergence of social hierarchy, from Wikipedia to the French Revolution to the gas stations of Indiana, the Lab for Social Minds builds mathematical theories and studies historical and contemporary phenomena. Collaborators at the lab come from cognitive science, computer science, physics, economics, animal behavior, anthropology, linguistics and ecology & evolution; we also draw on collaborators in the humanities, in departments of history, english literature, and classics. We release reports relevant to policy-makers, and write for wider audiences in magazines such as Nautilus, New Scientist, and National Public Radio.

  • Manlio De Domenico

    Head of Research Unit at Fondazione Bruno Kessler

    Manlio De Domenico is Head of Complex Multilayer Networks Lab (CoMuNe Lab) at the Center for Information and Communication Technology of Fondazione Bruno Kessler (FBK), leading research institute in Italy. Physicist by training, he started his research activity on Complex Systems within the Laboratory of Complex Systems led by Vito Latora at the University of Catania. He did his postdoctoral work at the School of Computer Science, University of Birmingham (UK) and at School of Computer Science and Mathematics, Universitat Rovira i Virgili (Spain), mentored by Alex Arenas. Granted a Juan de la Cierva senior fellowship, he moved to Trento (Italy), where he leads the FBK "Research Unit for Multilayer Modeling and Analysis of Complex Systems". He was awarded the Junior Scientific Award by Complex Systems Society for "a number of pioneering contributions to the field of multilayer networks" in 2016 and the Prize in Formal Sciences by the Universal Scientific Education and Research Network (USERN) for "Modeling the Complexity of Systems of Systems" in 2017. He has been granted the National Scientific Habilitation for the role of Full Professor in Theoretical Physics of Condensed Matter, the role of Full Professor in Applied Physics and the role of Associate Professor in Theoretical Physics of Fundamental Interactions by Italian Ministry of Education University and Research (MIUR).

  • Alessandro De Gregorio

    at Politecnico di Torino

    Graduated in Mathematics from the University of Bologna, he is currently a PhD student in Pure and Applied Mathematics at Politecnico di Torino. His research interests focus on Topological Data Analysis applied to large graphs and complex networks.

  • Lana Delasanta

    Graduate Assistant at University of Connecticut

  • Christophe Demichelis

    PhD Student at Université Rennes 2

    Holder of a Bachelor 's degree in Biology and General Ecology and a Master's degree in Ecology and Tropical Biodiversity, I am currently preparing my PhD in Geography and Landscape Ecology. Having approached the concept of landscape as a complex system with both social and ecological components, my fields of research are structured around: - Landscape dynamics and evolution: implications of anthropic factors, individual and collective conceptions, conceptual models - Interactions between human beings and environment and consequences on landscape structure in tropical areas: remote sensing, spatial practices, ecosystem services - Governance policy in land management: network of actors, involvement of civil society, exploitation of natural resources and biodiversity conservation - Transdisciplinary approach to landscape: at the interface of societies and natural ecosystems: methods and analytical tools

  • Sarah de Nigris

    PostDoctoral Researcher at WeST Institute - Koblenz-Landau University

  • Carl Dettmann

  • Fabrizio de Vico Fallani

    Researcher at Inria

    Fabrizio De Vico Fallani is an INRIA researcher in the ARAMIS team at the Brain and Spine Institute (ICM) in Paris. Italian born native of Rome, he received his Masters in Computer Science Engineering at the Sapienza University in Rome (2005), and was awarded a Ph.D. in Biophysics three years later at the same University. He currently leads a group working on the analysis and modeling of brain functioning from a system perspective. Theoretical developments are in the field of network theory and signal processing adapted to neuroimaging data. Applications range from the study of brain diseases (eg, stroke, Alzheimer) to the development of brain-computer interfaces.

  • Albert Diaz-Guilera

    Prof. at Universitat de Barcelona, Institute of Complex systems

    I am Full Professor at the Universitat de Barcelona, my tasks are teaching and research, but also administration, of course. In my website you will find information on theses tasks, some of them more updated than others. The subjects that I teach now and have taught in the past. And some other academic duties, too. If you are curious about my research you can take a look to my research lines, my papers, some seminars in electronic format and the participation in recent events. This information is mainly in English, but some papers and seminars can be in Catalan or Spanish. I got my degree in Physics at Universitat de Barcelona (1983) and a PhD in Science at Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona (1987). Postdoctoral stays in Gorlaeus Laboratories (Leiden, The Netherlands) and “Centre de Physique de Solide” (Sherbrooke, Canada). My research is currently focused on general aspects of complexity, particularly in complex networks. My research lines had been broadening to cover aspects in many different fields: biology, economy, social sciences, computer science, linguistics. Direct collaborations with scientists with different backgrounds have been possible by means of stays in different centers (Mathematics at Imperial College London, Chemical and Biological Engineering at Northwestern University, Ecologia UNAM, Potsdam Institute of Climatogy, Potsdam Psychology, Sociology at ETHZ). Author of more than 100 articles in physics and interdisciplinary journals. I have been the Coordinator of the Catalan Network for the Study of Complex Systems (complexitat.CAT) that organized the Barcelona edition ECCS'13, what a great venue.

  • Alvaro Diaz-Ruelas

    Ph. D Candidate at Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico - Instituto de Fisica

  • Tiziana Di Matteo

    Professor of Econophysics at King's College London

    Tiziana Di Matteo is Professor of Econophysics. A trained physicist, she took her degree and PhD from the University of Salerno in Italy before assuming research roles at universities in Australia and Britain. She works in the Department of Mathematics at KCL in Econophysics, complex systems, complex networks and Data science. She has authored over 100 papers and gave invited and keynote talks at major international conferences in the US, across Europe and Asia, making her one of the world’s leaders in this field. She is member of the External Faculty of the Complexity Science Hub in Vienna, Member of the UCL Centre for Blockchain Technologies, Member of the Board of the Complex System Laboratory, Member of the Council and of the executive committee of the Complex Systems Society. She is Member of the Board of Directors of the Museo Storico della Fisica e Centro Studi e Ricerche “E. Fermi”. She is Editor-in-Chief for the Journal Advances in Mathematical Physics, one of the Main Editors of Physica A, Editor of the European Physical Journal B, Editor of the Artificial Intelligence in Finance journal and Guest Editor of several other volumes. She has been Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Network Theory in Finance. She is Co-founder of the Econophysics Network. She has been consultant for the Financial Services Authority, several hedge funds and companies.

  • Dan-Gheorghe Dimitriu

    Associated Professor at Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi

  • Rudolf R.H. Dittrich

    Entrepreneur, Dr. at RD-AVENUE.com - Research and Development Office for Applied Physics and Engineering

    Personal interests: Modeling and simulation of complex engineering systems, including fracture-mechanical problems; transport processes in physics and the geosciences; and Applied Physics applications; analysis, design and development of embedded system software (mainly in the automobile industry and adjacent sectors); application of numerical methods to the beforementioned areas (finite elements; Monte Carlo simulation; non-linear modeling of feedback and control systems; discrete modeling; etc.); network analysis (industrial applications; industry 4.0; social systems; etc.). Within the CSS community: 1. Council member for the 2012 to 2014 period. 2. Until early 2015, participation in the development and setting up of one of the web sites of the Complex Systems Digital Campus (CS-DC). 3. Member of the Programme Committee of CCS 2016 4. Tutoring industrial customers on complex systems (theory and practical aspects). 5. Member of the Programme Committee of CCS 2019.

  • Colin Dring

    PhD Candidate at University of British Columbia

    I work towards food system justice and sustainability in community with intersectional change makers. I am a community developer, a facilitator, a researcher, a connector, and am inquisitive by nature. Bringing over ten years of experience in the field of community food security, agricultural and food system planning, community development, and agri-food policy I am currently pursuing my doctoral studies at the University of British Columbia. I hold undergraduate degrees in Psychology, French Literature and Soil & Environmental Science (University of British Columbia) and a Master’s of Science in Rural Planning (University of Guelph). I have worked with multiple levels of federal government including Environment Canada’s and Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s as part of the Research Affiliate Program. I currently serve as Chair of the BC Food Systems Network, Secretary of the Sustainable Agricultural Education Association, and was a past member of the Working Group for Food Justice with the Vancouver Food Policy Council. As a doctoral candidate, my academic interests are in how colonial governments, in the unceded, ancestral territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil-Waututh) nations, attempt to shape agricultural futures in contexts of difference, complexity, and unpredictability. I am interested in the role that state planning plays in achieving justice in the food system. Concurrently, I conduct scholarship and educational development on food justice pedagogies with three undergraduate students at UBC as part of a Teaching Learning Enhancement Fund project. This work inspires my studies and actions oriented towards an application of decolonizing, anti-racist, anti-patriarchal, anti-heteronormative framings to advance sustainable and equitable food systems and greater civic engagement through food and agricultural planning.

  • Ana Frances Dumdum

  • Christos Ellinas

    EPSRC Doctoral Prize Fellow at University of Bristol

    I am currently an EPSRC DP Fellow at University of Bristol (UK), and a Visiting Professor at the Stevens Institute of Technology (USA). My current work focuses on the application of network science to project robustness/resilience. More generally, I am interested in the broad application of Network Science and Mathematical Modelling to a variety of engineering challenges, including Project (Risk) Management, Team Performance and Supply Chain Management.

  • Sacha Epskamp

    Assistant Professor at University of Amsterdam

  • Ernesto Estrada

    Prof. and Chair in Complexity Sciences at University of Strathclyde

    Professor Estrada has an internationally leading reputation for shaping and developing the study of complex networks. His expertise ranges in the areas of network structure, algebraic network theory, dynamical systems on networks and the study of random models of networks. He has a distinguished track record of high-quality publications, which has attracted more than 7, 500 citations. His h-index (number of papers with at least h citations) is 51. His publications are in the areas of network theory and its applications to social, ecological, engineering, physical, chemical and biological real-world problems. Professor Estrada has published two text books on network sciences both published by Oxford University Press in 2011 and 2015, respectively. He has demonstrated a continuous international leadership in his field where he has been invited and plenary speaker at the major conferences in network sciences and applied mathematics. Currently he is involved in the following general research areas: • Structural characterisation of complex networks via the use of matrix functions • Development and mathematical analysis of random geometric networks • Study of generalised Laplacian operators for networks • Development of generalised diffusion models for networks • Study of indirect peer pressure over consensus dynamics on networks • Development of generalised classical and quantum random walk models on networks • Applications of network sciences to oil and gas exploration • Characterisation of spatial efficiency of networks • Study of Euclidean geometrical embedding of networks • Application of network theory to study the efficiency of airport transportation networks • Application of network theory to ecology and social sciences • Study of protein-protein interaction networks as potential drug targets • Use of network theory to study structural and physico-chemical properties of proteins • Applications of network theory to material sciences. In 2013 Estrada became the founder and Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Complex Networks published by Oxford University Press. This high quality journal publishes original articles and reviews with a significant contribution to the analysis and understanding of complex networks and its applications in diverse fields. Complex networks are loosely defined as networks with nontrivial topology and dynamics, which appear as the skeletons of complex systems in the real-world. The journal covers everything from the basic mathematical, physical and computational principles needed for studying complex networks to their applications leading to predictive models in molecular, biological, ecological, informational, engineering, social, technological and other systems.

  • Fereydoon Family

    Samuel Candler Dobbs Emeritus Professor of Physics at Emory University

  • Peter Fennell

    PhD candidate at University of Limerick

  • Giovanna Ferraro

    Adjunt professor at Department of Enterprise Engineering - University of Rome Tor Vergata

  • Alessandro Flammini


  • Francesc Font-Clos

    Postdoctoral fellow at University of Milano

  • Morgan Frank

    Assistant Professor at University of Pittsburgh

  • Maria Rita Fumagalli

    Post-doctoral Fellow at Institute of Biophysics CNR - CC&B University of Milan

  • Andrea Gabrielli

    Associate Professor at Università Roma Tre

    I was born in Rome (Italy) on the 18th of February 1970. I am Associate Professor in Physics at the Engineering Department of University Roma Tre. Previously I had a permanent research position at the Institute of Complex Systems (ISC) of the Italian National Research Council (CNR) c/o the Physics Department of the University "Sapienza" in Rome. I am also visiting professor at IMT Institute of High Studies of Lucca (Italy) and visiting scholar of the London Institute of Mathematical Science (LIMS, London, UK). My fields of activity are: out of equilibrium statistical physics, stochastic processes, applications of complex network theory to socio-economic and biological systems. I am author of more than 100 papers on scientific journals with peer-to-peer review system, and of one book for Springer. I developed many collaborations with many national and international institutions among which: Ecole Polytechnique (Palaiseau, France), Boston University (MA, USA), Université Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris, France), University of Geneva (CH). I taught for many years "Theory of Stochastic Process" to undergraduate and graduate students at the Physics Department of the University "Sapienza" in Rome. Now I teach mechanics, thermodynamics and quantum mechanics to first and fourth year undergraduate students.

  • Paola Galdi

    at University of Salerno

    I'm a computer scientist with a strong background in machine learning. My research focuses on data integration, big data analysis and cognitive neuroscience. I'm interested in modelling brain networks from MR imaging to investigate the relationship between the functional/structural organisation of the brain and individual cognitive abilities.

  • Luca Gamberi

    PhD student at King's College London

  • Nadeem Bashir Ganaie

    Sr. Assistant Professor at Govt. College for Women Nawakadal, University of Kashmir

    Currently working as Assistant Professor in Chemistry. Interested in the fields of Nonlinear Chemical Dynamics (Experimental and Theoretical), Coordination, Organometallic, Bio-inorganic Chemistry, Corrosion and related sciences

  • Philip Garnett

    Senior Lecturer in Systems and Organisation at University of York

    My current research interests are focused around applying systems theory, complex systems theory, and network analysis techniques to investigating the operations of organisations and groups of organisations (business, governments etc). I combine modelling and simulation techniques (agent based modelling, and network analysis) with the analysis of information (natural language processing and machine learning/AI) to investigate how organisations and society works, and how interventions can be made. Related to this I am interested in how the culture, memory, and knowledge of an organisation can be theorised as an emergent property of the complex system itself. I am also interested in the power of information and its consequences for our privacy and liberty, and I conduct research on whistleblowers, cyber security, and leaks. I also have a philosophical interest in complexity theory and complex thinking. Including the intellectual origins of the work (Cybernetics and systemic theory), what these techniques say about failure, and the links between complexity and Assemblages and Atmospheres.

  • Vassilios Gavriil


  • Sandip George

    Post doc at University Medical Center Groningen

    I am a post doctoral researcher at the University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG), working on anticipating sudden transitions in psychiatric data. My broad area of interest is in nonlinear time series analysis, specifically in meeting challenges of applying nonlinear time series techniques to real world data. I mostly work on astronomy and psychiatric data. In the former I am interested in variable star data, especially in the dynamics of pulsating and eclipsing variable stars. In the latter I work on physical activity, heart rate and momentary mood state datasets.

  • Carlos Gershenson

    Research Professor

    Carlos Gershenson is a tenured, full time research professor at the computer science department of the Instituto de Investigaciones en Matemáticas Aplicadas y en Sistemas at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), where he leads the Self-organizing Systems Lab. He is also affiliated researcher at the Center for Complexity Sciences at UNAM and a visiting professor at ITMO University (2015-). He was a Visiting Professor at MIT and at Northeastern University (2015-2016). He was a postdoctoral fellow at the New England Complex Systems Institute (2007-2008). He holds a PhD summa cum laude from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium (2002-2007). His thesis was on “Design and Control of Self-organizing Systems”. He holds an MSc degree in Evolutionary and Adaptive Systems, from the University of Sussex (2001-2002), and a BEng degree in Computer Engineering from the Fundación Arturo Rosenblueth, México. (1996-2001). He has been an active researcher since 1997, working at the Chemistry Institute, UNAM, México, and a summer (1999) at the Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel. He has more than a hundred scientific publications in books, journals, and conference proceedings, which have been cited more than four thousand times. He has given more than 200 presentations at conferences and research group seminars. He has a wide variety of academic interests, including complex systems, self-organization, urbanism, artificial life, evolution, cognition, artificial societies, and philosophy. He is Editor-in-Chief of Complexity Digest, Associate Editor for the journals Complexity and Frontiers in Robotics and AI, and member of the Board of Advisors for Scientific American.

  • Fakhteh Ghanbarnejad

    Postdoctoral researcher at Institut für Theoretische Physik, Technische Universität Berlin

  • Mohammad Ghoreishi

  • Raffaele Giammetti

    Ph.D. student at Marche Polytechnic University. Department of Economics and Social Sciences

    I am PhD candidate (3rd year) in Economics at Marche Polytechnic University where I collaborate with the research group on economic complexity lead by prof. Mauro Gallegati. During the 2017 spring term, I was PhD visiting scholar at IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca to study network analysis and programming under the supervision of prof. Guido Caldarelli. Since October 2017 (until April 2018) I am PhD visiting scholar at University of Essex where, under the supervision of prof. Sheri M. Markose, I am analysing the impact of Brexit on the UK and EU with a network perspective

  • Aristotelis Gkiolmas


  • James Gleeson

    Prof. at University of Limerick

  • Sergio Gómez

    Associate Professor at Universitat Rovira i Virgili

  • Jesus Gomez-Gardenes

    Associate Professor at Universidad de Zaragoza

    I am a Associate Professor of the Department of Condensed Matter Physics and the Institute for Biocomputation and Physics of Complex Systems, at the University of Zaragoza (Spain). My interests are widely interdisciplinary, ranging from biological to social systems, but always focused on the use of statistical physics to the study of the emergence of collective phenomena in systems of a large number of interacting elements.

  • Bruno Gonçalves

    Vice-President at JPMorgan Chase & Co.

    Bruno Gonçalves is currently a Vice President in Data Science and Finance at JPMorgan Chase. Previously, we was a Data Science fellow at NYU's Center for Data Science while on leave from a tenured faculty position at Aix-Marseille Université. Since completing his PhD in the Physics of Complex Systems in 2008 he has been pursuing the use of Data Science and Machine Learning to study Human Behavior. Using large datasets from Twitter, Wikipedia, web access logs, and Yahoo! Meme he studied how we can observe both large scale and individual human behavior in an obtrusive and widespread manner. The main applications have been to the study of Computational Linguistics, Information Diffusion, Behavioral Change and Epidemic Spreading. He is the author of 60+ publications with over 6700+ Google Scholar citations and an h-index of 30. In 2015 he was awarded the Complex Systems Society's 2015 Junior Scientific Award for "outstanding contributions in Complex Systems Science" and he is the editor of the book Social Phenomena: From Data Analysis to Models (Springer, 2015).

  • Marta Gonzalez

    Associate Professor at University of California Berkeley

    Dr. Marta Gonzalez is an Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and City and Regional Planning, and Director of the HuMNet Lab at UC Berkeley. She works in the urban science space, focusing on the intersections between people within social networks and the built and natural environments. Her goal is to design urban solutions through new technologies. To that end, she has developed tools that impact transportation research and discovered novel approaches to model human mobility and the adoption of energy technologies. Statistical physics of complex systems and network science informs her scientific approach. Gonzalez’s research includes applying big data to understanding human network behavior, with applications in transportation networks, energy efficiency planning, and disease proliferation. Research Interests: statistical physics of complex systems and network science; spatial ai; digital traces; and environmental data.

  • Arturo González

    Investigador Asociado at Facultad Politécnica - Universidad Nacional de Asunción

    I received the B degree in Computer Programmer from Intercontinental Technological University, Paraguay and received the B. Eng degree in Production Systems Engineering from National University of Asunción, Polytechnic Faculty, Paraguay. I`m currently studying the Master of Science in Electrical Engineering at the Polytechnic Faculty of the National University of Asunción. Currently i work as a Associate Researcher at the Energy Systems Research Group of the Polytechnic Faculty of the National University of Asunción, Paraguay. My research interests include Economic Complexity, multi-criteria decision making and others. I am the author and co-author of several articles published in several magazines, congresses and seminars.

  • Ivan Gonzalez Torre

    Researcher at Vicomtech

    Researcher in speech and natural language technologies at VICOMtech, member of the Basque Research and Technology Alliance (BRTA) and Adjunct Profesor of the MSc in Data Science at Universidad Oberta de Catalunya. I completed my PhD in Physics of Complex Systems at Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, during that time I was Fulbright-Schuman grantee at University of California, DAAD grantee in Zentrüm fur Bioinformatik (Germany) and intern in Telefonica R&D. My current research focuses on the characterization of human voice, speech processing, neural networks and the interaction between social sciences, cognitive sciences and statistical physics.

  • Carlos Gracia-Lázaro

    Post-Doc at University of Zaragoza, Institute for Biocomputation and Physics of Complex Systems

    My work as a researcher began when I did my (physics) Ph.D. at the University of Zaragoza in 2012. I am a member of the Institute for Biocomputation and Physics of Complex Systems (BIFI) of the University of Zaragoza, where currently I work as a researcher in the Complex Systems and Networks Lab (COSNET). My research interests are mainly focused on Evolutionary Game Theory, Social Dynamics, Biophysics and Complex Networks. My recent projects are related to applications of Physics and Mathematics to Social Sciences and Biology and are aimed at uncovering the mechanisms underlying social and economic behavior, including theoretical and experimental studies about cooperation in human communities.

  • Clara Gracio

    Assistant Professor at Department of Mathematics, CIMA-Research Centre for Mathematics and Applications, Universidade de Évora

    I obtained my PhD Mathematics at the University of Lisbon, Instituto Superior Técnico (Portugal), in 2002, under the supervision of José Sousa Ramos. The subject of the thesis was the Sistemas Dinâmicos de Baixa Dimensão e Fluxo Geodésico no Bitoro. I spent one year at the INSA, Toulouse, France, in 1998, during the phD, 4 months in Kings College London in 2010 and 2 months in UCLA, Los Angeles, in 2017. I am also research scientist at the Research Centre for Mathematics and Applications, Portugal.

  • Claudius Graebner

    at Johannes Kepler University Linz

    I am a research associate at the Institute for the Comprehensive Analysis of the Economy (ICAE) at the Johannes Kepler University Linz. I hold an degree in social sciences, economics and law from the University of Erfurt, Germany, and obtained my PhD in economics at the Institute for Institutional and Innovation Economics at the University of Bremen, Germany. The thesis contained several papers on the application of evolutionary and complexity approaches to economics and was entitled „A Systemic Framework for the Computational Analysis of Complex Economies“. It was awarded the price for the best dissertation in economics at the University of Bremen in 2017. My research interests include computational economics, development economics, network theory, game theory and international economics. More generally, I am interested in transdisciplinary approaches to economics, bringing together theory and methods from the social sciences, philosophy and complexity sciences. My research on the evolutionary analysis of social institutions, the methodology of social sciences and the microeconomic effects of free trade agreements has been published in Journals such as Computational Economics, the Journal of Institutional Economics and the Journal of Economic Issues, and was awarded various prizes for young scholars.

  • Rosanna Grassi

    at Department of Statistics and Quantitative Methods

    Rosanna Grassi (PHD, University of Milano-Bicocca) is an Associate Professor of Mathematics for Economics and Finance at the University of Milano - Bicocca, Milan, Italy. Her research interests are in the following fields: mathematical models for economics and finance; network topology and structural indicators, with applications to financial and socio-economic networks. She is author of several scientific publications in international journals.

  • Jelena Grujic

    at Vrije Universiteteit Brussel

    I am a Research Fellow of Research Foundation Flanders (FWO), working at Vrije Universiteit Brussel. Previously, I did a postdoc at Imperial College London, Complexity & Networks Group and my PhD at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. I am working in different aspects of Complex Systems, Game Theory (both experimental and theoretical), Complex Networks and it's application in different disciplines from Economy to Archaeology, as well as the fundamental models of Complex Systems etc.

  • Juan M Guerra

    Associate Professor at University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

    Associate Professor in the Department of Quantitative Methods in Economics and Management, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain. My main field of research focuses on the construction of dynamic models and the application of optimum control techniques to biological and economic phenomena (marine culture, tourism, etc.). Recently, I am applying the complex networks methodology to fishery, tourism and commerce, among others.

  • Roger Guimera

    Roger Guimerà (Barcelona, 1976) graduated in Physics at Universitat de Barcelona in 1998, and obtained a PhD in Chemical Engineering from Universitat Rovira i Virgili in 2003. He then moved to Northwestern University where he worked as a postdoctoral fellow and, later, as a Fulbright Scholar. In 2008 he became a Research Assistant Professor at Northwestern's Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, before accepting his current position at ICREA in 2010. He has been awarded the Premi Nacional de Recerca al Talent Jove (2010), the Erdös-Rényi Prize in Network Science (2012), and the Young Scientist Award for Socio- and Econophysics (2014). Roger's research is devoted to the study of complex systems and, particularly, of the structure of complex networks and the interplay between network structure and dynamics. During his career, he has: (i) made methodological contributions to the study of complex networks, and (ii) used complex network analysis to gain understanding on a number of systems. During the last years, Roger's work has turned to the development of probabilistic models and Bayesian inference approaches to network and non-network problems, at the interface of probability theory, theoretical computer science, and statistical physics.

  • Furkan Gursoy

    at Bogazici University

    I am a PhD Candidate at Bogazici University, Istanbul. My research interests can roughly be categorized under the keywords network science, complex systems, and data science. I am currently focusing on the intersection of machine learning and networks, and applications of machine learning on graph databases.

  • Pietro Hiram Guzzi

    Associate Professor at Magna Graecia University of Catanzaro

    Pietro H. Guzzi is Associate Professor of Computer Engineering at the University “Magna Græcia” of Catanzaro, Italy, since 2016. He received his PhD in Biomedical Engineering in 2008, from Magna Græcia University of Catanzaro. His research interests comprise semantic-based and network-based analysis of biological and clinical data. Pietro is member of ACM, IEEE, BITS and ISMB; he serves the scientific community as reviewer for many conferences. He is editor of SIGBio, newsletter of the ACM SIGBio Special Interest Group. He wrote more than 150 papers and three books.

  • Mirsad Hadzikadic

    Executive Director, Data Science Initiative; Director, Complex Systems Institute at University of North Carolina at Charlotte

    Mirsad has over thirty years of information technology experience combining business and academic environments. Mirsad’s professional career started in Bosnia and Herzegovina where he was a software developer at Rudi Cajavec, and the Vice President for Research and Development at Medical Electronics. Dr. Hadzikadic joined the UNC Charlotte faculty in 1987 after receiving his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Southern Methodist University where he was a Fulbright Scholar. Mirsad has published three edited books and over 40 scientific papers published in journals and conference proceedings. Mirsad has made presentations at national and international conferences, leading information technology firms, and universities. His research activities have been primarily focused on machine learning, data mining, data science, cognitive science, health informatics, and complex adaptive systems. From 1991 to 1997, Mirsad served as the Director of the Department of Medical Informatics and the Department of Orthopedic Informatics at the Carolinas HealthCare System. In 1998, he joined Deloitte and Touche Consulting Group as Manager in the Health Systems Integration Service Line. Mirsad returned full time to the University in January 1999 to assume the Chairmanship of the Department of Computer Science and serve as the Associate Director of the School of Information Technology. Mirsad helped to shepherd the transition from a school in the College of Engineering into an independent College of Computing and Informatics, and served as its Founding Dean. Mirsad is currently serving as a Professor of Software and Information Systems, the Founding Director of the Complex Systems Institute, and the Executive Director of the Data Science Initiative at UNC Charlotte. Mirsad’s service to the profession and community has been exemplified through the following sample engagements: President of the Computational Social Science Society of the Americas, Editor of the Journal of Policy and Complex Systems, Chair of several national and international conferences, Founding President of the Advisory Council for Bosnia and Herzegovina, and the Founding President of the Bosnian-Herzegovinian-American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

  • Mark Hand

    at University of Texas-Austin

    Hi! I'm a PhD student at UT-Austin.

  • Maxime Hardy

    PhD student at École Normale Supérieure

    Theoretical physics; physics of complex systems; applications to the energy industry.

  • Laurent Hébert-Dufresne

    Assistant Professor at Vermont Complex Systems Center

    Laurent studies the interaction of structure and dynamics. His research involves network theory, statistical physics and nonlinear dynamics along with their applications in epidemiology, ecology, biology, and sociology. Recent projects include comparing complex networks of different nature, the coevolution of human behavior and infectious diseases, understanding the role of forest shape in determining stability of tropical forests, as well as the impact of echo chambers in political discussions.

  • Torsten Heinrich

    Professor at Chemnitz University of Technology

    Torsten Heinrich studied economics at the Dresden University of Technology, Germany, and the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain. He received his PhD from the University of Bremen, Bremen, Germany, in 2011 with a thesis on technological change and growth patterns with network effects. Having held a post-doc positions at the University of Bremen and at the University of Oxford, he is a Professor (Microeconomics) at the Chemnitz University of Technology (Chemnitz, Germanz). He is also an associate of OMPTEC at INET Oxford at the Oxford Martin School (University of Oxford). His research interests include agent-based modeling, economic complexity, technological change, industrial dynamics, and game theory.

  • Laura Hernandez

    Associate Professor (in French MDC-HC, HDR) at Université de Cergy-Pontoise

    I’m a physicist and since 1993 I'm associate professor at Laboratoire de Physique Théorique et Modélisation (LPTM), a laboratory of CNRS- Cergy Pontoise University. I did my undergraduate studies at Buenos Aires University, I have obtained my PhD in Physics in 1992 at the Institut Nationale des Sciences Appliquées (INSA) Toulouse, France and my HDR (“Habilitation to Conduct Research” French diploma) in 2015, at Cergy Pontoise University. I think that true interdisciplinarity, where specialists of different disciplines put together their expertise in order to create new knowledge, is the key of the understanding of many open problems. For this reason I participate in different organizations that act for development of Complex Systems studies: I’m a councilor of the Complex System Digital Campus (CS-DC Unitwin UNESCO) and member of the Direction Board of the Institute of Complex Systems of Paris-Ile-de-France (ISCpif). I’m interested in the study of Complex Systems not only in my own discipline, but also in other fields like Ecology or Social Sciences, where I apply the point of view of Physics, using the tools and the concepts of Statistical Physics and Dynamical Systems. For instance I work on a complex network approach of Mutualistic Ecosystems, (like plant-pollinators or plant-frugivores networks), and also in problems of Cultural and Opinion Dynamics, both using a data based approach and also a by the study of theoretical models. I work on numerical simulations, using advanced Monte Carlo methods and multi-agent simulations. I’m very concerned about the transmission of this way of working to young students, in this respect, in collaboration with a colleague of LPTM, I have created and co-directed, since 2010 to 2015, the Master in Theoretical Physics and Applications (fully taught in English) of the Cergy Pontoise University, where in particular, I was responsible for the Complex Systems Path of that master program. Keywords: Phase Transitions and Critical Phenomena, Disordered Materials, Complex Networks, Mutualist Ecosystems, Cultural and Opinion Dynamics, Agent-based Model, Monte Carlo Simulations.

  • Enrique Hernandez-Lemus

    Deputy Director of Research, Principal Investigator at National Institute of Genomic Medicine

  • Manuel Herrera

    Research Associate at University of Cambridge

    PhD in Hydraulic Eng., MSc in Statistics. My research interests extend to challenges related to critical infrastructures to support the decision-making process for smart and resilient cities. Right now, I'm working as a Research Associate in Distributed Intelligent Systems at the Institute for Manufacturing at the University of Cambridge. I'm involved in an EPSRC and BT Prosperity Partnership project: Next Generation Converged Digital Infrastructure. My main research is on multi-agent systems and complex networks modelling for optimising the topology configuration and resilience of telecommunication networks.

  • Jaroslav Hlinka

    Head of the Department at Institute of Computer Science, Czech Academy of Sciences

  • Moritz Hoferer

    PhD candidate at ETH Zurich

    I am Moritz Hoferer. I am a PhD student at the Chair of Macroeconomics: Innovation and Policy at ETH Zürich, Switzerland (expected graduation in Fall 2021). I am interested in the use of computational methods for both theoretical modeling and the analysis of data in application on political campaigns on complex networks. As part of my doctorate in the group of Hans Gersbach, I conduct research about opinion formation in the context of political campaigns, to obtain a better understanding how campaigns work. During my Physics (B.Sc. & M.Sc.) studies at Ludwig Maximilian University Munich and at the University of Milan, I worked on projects about Theoretical and Computational Biophysics in the groups of Erwin Frey and Stefano Zapperi. Simultaneously, I gained additional knowledge in the fields of Economics and Dispute Resolution at LMU Munich and completed two internships in different divisions of an international consulting company.

  • Mojtaba HOUBALLAH

    Ph.D studen at IRSTEA

    Ph.D student in complex system modelling

  • Aida Huerta-Barrientos

    Associate Professor at Faculty of Engineering, UNAM

    Aida Huerta Barrientos recived her Ph.D in Operations Research from National Autonomous Mexico University (UNAM), and currently is Associate Professor of the Graduate Department of Systems Engineering at the School of Engineering, UNAM and she is an invited young research at the Center for Complexity Sciences, UNAM, in the Program for Social Complexity.

  • Iacopo Iacopini

    PhD Student at Queen Mary University of London

    I am a physicist with a strong interest in applied sciences. My research deals with Complex Networks and Data Science, with a particular focus on the study and modeling of social and urban systems. I am currently doing a PhD at Queen Mary University of London within the Complex Systems and Networks Research Group under the supervision of Vito Latora (QMUL) and Elsa Arcaute (Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis, UCL). I am also collaborating with the Dynamical Systems and Statistical Physics Group (QMUL). I spent the last year at The Alan Turing Institute (London) as part of the enrichment doctoral scheme. Previously, I worked at the ISI Foundation (Turin, IT) within the Data Science and Mathematics & Foundation of Complex Systems groups. Before, I was a Data Science Intern at the United Nations - Universal Postal Union (Bern, CH).

  • Alejandro Ibáñez-Costa

    Postdoctoral Researcher at Maimónides Institute for Biomedical Research at Córdoba

    Degree in Biology (2006) at the University of Córdoba (UCO, Córdoba, Spain); Biomedical Translational Research Master (2011) at the UCO; PhD in Biomedicine (2015) at the UCO/Maimonides Institute of Biomedical Research of Córdoba (IMIBIC) in Hormones & Cancer group. Predoctoral stays in 2013 at the National Centre for Cancer Research (CNIO, Madrid, Spain) and Università degli Studi di Ferrara (Ferrara, Italy). MSCA-Cofund Postdoctoral researcher (2016-2017) at the William Harvey Research Institute, Queen Mary University of London (London, UK). Juan de la Cierva (Formación) Postdoctoral Researcher (2018-now) at the IMIBIC again (Córdoba, Spain). I started working on cellular and molecular endocrinology/oncology, mainly on splicing variants and defects, I have worked with human primary tumors (pituitary, adrenal, brain and prostate), cell lines, and epigenetics on KO mouse models during my postdoc in the UK. Currently, I am working with leucocytes derived from autoimmune disease patients, focused on splicing and inflammation. In 2020, I will start as Sara Borrell Postdoctoral Researcher back in Hormones and Cancer (IMIBIC), focused on splicing on neuroendocrine tumors and pancreatic cancer. I like communicating science: @avpr1b & @tdeincubacion

  • Gerardo Iñiguez

    Assistant professor at Central European University

    I'm assistant professor at the Department of Network and Data Science of Central European University (CEU), visiting researcher at Aalto University (Finland) & UNAM (Mexico), and CEO & co-founder at Predify (Mexico), a data science consulting startup. I’m also Academic Editor at PLoS ONE, member of the European Humane AI project, and member of the Data Analytics Faculty Group of the Executive MBA program at CEU. My research involves the empirical analysis and mathematical modeling of dynamics of/on networks, including analytical formalisms to describe network dynamics. I’ve worked in information and behavioral spreading over techno-social networks, in the dynamics of rank and hierarchies in complex systems, in conflict emergence and resolution in online collaborative environments, in opinion formation and deception in adaptive social networks, and in the sustainability of urban mobility. Previously I’ve been data scientist in the Finnish gaming industry, research fellow in computational social science (CSS) at UNAM & CIDE (Mexico), and member of the Mexican National System of Researchers (level I). I did a postdoc (by the Academy of Finland) and got my PhD in Computational Science (with distinction) at Aalto University, and both my M.Sc. and B.Sc. in Physics at UNAM. I’ve taught graduate courses in CSS, network science & data science (CEU, UNAM, CIDE, Aalto), supervised students at under- & graduate levels, and received research funding from the World Bank, EU, Conacyt (Mexico) & the Mexican Tax Office. I recently co-edited a Special Issue in CSS at the journal Information, and have been in the organizing and program committees of several editions of CCS, NetSci, ICCS, Complex Networks, and DHN. I also like to write fiction, train martial arts, and co-develop games in our indie studio in Mexico. Find out more on my website at: www.gerardoiniguez.com

  • Antonio Iovanella

    at Department of Enterprise Engineering, University of Rome Tor Vergata

  • Akira Ishii

    full Professor at Tottori University

    Akira Ishii is a professor of Applied Mathematics and Physics at the Tottori University, Japan. He is a member of the Physical Society of Japan and the chairman of the Computational Social Science Japan. He obtained a Ph. D. from Waseda University in Tokyo in 1985. After a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Tukuba in Japan and the Imperial College London, he obtained a tenured research position at Tottori University as a assistant professor of Physics. He has experience to stay Fritz Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society as guest professor. He organized two international conference and workshop on solid state physics, one international workshop in Japan and two international workshops in IEEE BigData on applications of big data analysis to computational social science at 2016 and 2017. He is an expert in the solid state theory and the sociophysics as complex systems. He presented a sociophysics theory "mathematical model for hit phenomena" which can be applied to many social phenomena including the prediction of every year "general election" of AKB48 group (very popular Japanese pop music group having about 300 young girls).

  • Jerry Jacka

    at University of Colorado Boulder

  • Klaus Jaffe

    Emeritus Prof at Universidad Simon Bolivar

    Senior researcher in evolution of societies and bioeconomics

  • Gustavo Jaime-Muñoz

    Complex Systems Data Scientist at Abraxas BioSystems

    I am PhDc in Systems Biology. I'm Physicist interested in complex systems. I began my doctoral work focused on cancer metabolism, but in recent years I have explored topics as marketing for eCommerce, modeling complex systems for logistics, finance, inventory minimization, fraud prevention and recently in Neuroscience and Social physics.

  • Marco Javarone

    Lecturer in Applied Mathematics at Dept of Mathematics, UCL, London, UK

    Lecturer in Applied Math at UCL (London, UK), working on Complex Systems, Evolutionary Game Theory, Theoretical Neuroscience and Physics of Information. Previously, Senior Lecturer in Statistical Physics (Coventry Univ., Coventry, UK), Sr Researcher in Blockchain and Bitcoin for a London startup. "Statistical Physics and Computational Methods for Evolutionary Game Theory, M.A. Javarone, Springer 2018"

  • Arkadiusz Jędrzejewski

    Physicist at Wrocław University of Science and Technology

  • Henrik Jeldtoft Jensen

    Professor at Imperial College London

  • Sabine Jeschonnek

    at The Ohio State University at Lima

  • Hang-Hyun Jo

    at The Catholic University of Korea

    Hang-Hyun Jo is currently an Assistant Professor in Department of Physics, The Catholic University of Korea. He received his MSc (2001) and PhD (2006) in Statistical Physics at Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology. He has previously been a Research Fellow at Korea institute for Advanced Study, a Postdoctoral Researcher at Aalto university in Finland, a Research Assistant Professor at Pohang University of Science and Technology in Republic of Korea, and a Junior Research Group Leader/Assistant Professor at Asia Pacific Center for Theoretical Physics in Republic of Korea. He was awarded Yong-Bong Prize by The Korean Physical Society in 2017 as his achievements in statistical physics were recognized. His research interests cover various topics in statistical physics, complex systems, and computational social science, including complex networks and bursty time series analysis.

  • Jeffrey Johnson

    Professor of Complexity Science and Design at Open University

  • Bertrand Jouve

    Permanent Senior Researcher at CNRS

    I am a Senior Researcher at the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS). I studied pure mathematics and received my PhD in 1999. I conduct both theoretical research in discrete mathematics and applied research for real-world network analysis. From a theoretical point of view, the mathematical tools I have developed have been enriched over time: geometric embedding, combinatorial characterization, spectral analyses, topological deformation, dynamics in graphs and evolving graphs. Concerning the domains of application, over a decade I worked at the boundary of neurosciences and, for 15 years, I have been working at the boundary of Social Sciences and Humanities, especially for Social Network Analysis. I have studied real neuronal networks as well as online social networks or medieval land trade networks. I have a strong expertise in interdisciplinary projects between mathematics/computer science and Social Science and Humanities. I served as Director of CNRS Labs for 8 years, as Scientific Deputy Director at the CNRS SSH Institute for 5 years, then as President of the The National Network of Houses for the Social Sciences and Humanities (RnMSH) for 2 years. I have been a member of several Steering Committees of institutions, foundations, or federative structures in the field of higher education and research. Recently I founded a “Peer Community In Network Science”, which is part of a non-profit scientific organization (“Peer Community in” - PCI) that aims to create specific communities of researchers reviewing and recommending, for free, unpublished preprints in their field.

  • Sneha Kachhara

    Research Scholar at Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Tirupati

    I broadly work in the domain of Nonlinear Dynamics and Network Science as a Ph.D. candidate at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Tirupati, India. I have some experience with Physiological data modeling (ECG) and recurrence based time series analysis, and I am very much interested in Astrophysical data. The focus of my doctoral research is on adaptive networks, to model Power Grids and social networks; in addition to recurrence networks from time series. I plan to explore the field of dynamical networks in the future, with applications to model/analyze real-world complex systems.

  • Kyriaki Kalimeri

    at ISI Foundation

  • Fariba Karimi

    My current research focuses on computational and network approaches for addressing societal challenges such as gender disparities in collaboration and citation networks, visibility of minorities in social and technical systems, algorithmic biases, and sampling hard-to-reach groups. In addition, I focus on variety of social processes using network theoretic approach such as emergence of culture in Wikipedia, spreading of information and norms, and perception biases by using mathematical models, digital traces and online experiments.

  • Márton Karsai

    Associate professor at Central European University

    Márton Karsai, PhD, HDR, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Network and Data Science at the Central European University, member of the IXXI Complex System Institute and fellow of the ISI Foundation in Torino. His research interest falls within human dynamics, computational social science, and data science, especially focusing on heterogeneous temporal dynamics, spatial and temporal networks, socioeconomic systems and social contagion phenomena. His main expertise are in analysing large human interaction datasets and in the development of data-driven models of various social phenomena.

  • Himanshu Kaul

    Postdoctoral Fellow at University of Toronto

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  • Markus Kirkilionis

    Associate Professor at University of Warwick

  • Moses Kiti

    at KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme

    Moses joined KEMRI-WTRP in 2009 as a Research Intern to investigate the spatial and temporal characteristics of the respiratory syncytial virus in Kilifi. In the same year, he became an Assistant Research Officer to lead studies on human social contact patterns and their importance in the spreading of respiratory infections. He has published three papers on social contact and network patterns and their potential impact on vaccination strategies. Currently, he is a PhD student at the Open University. He is leading an exciting new study to further understand how people interact in schools, households and the community using wearable proximity (RFID-based) sensors and GPS tracking devices. He hopes to use this data to design intervention measures such as alternative vaccination plans or social distancing to prevent the spread of respiratory infections. Moses holds a Master of Science degree in Demography and Health (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 2013) sponsored through the Wellcome Trust Masters Fellowship scheme, and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Geomatic Engineering and GIS (Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, 2008). He has also undergone training in human ethics in research, Geodatabase Development in the ArcGIS environment, and is proficient in statistical analysis using STATA and R. He is also a member of the John Snow Society. In his spare time, Moses volunteers his knowledge and skills in youth mentorship programmes and various community-based projects in Kilifi, his home town. He has been a Rotarian since 2009, and became the youngest Rotary President in Kenya, 2014-15. During his tenure, he co-wrote and won a Rotary grant worth USD 40,000.00 to improve water and sanitation facilities in various schools in rural Kilifi. He also led a campaign to provide 130 school girls with free sanitary towels for one year. His Club won an award for garnering a 110% increase in membership. Moses is also a Board Member of the Kilifi Kids.

  • Brennan Klein

  • Florian Klimm

    DPhil Student at University of Oxford

    My background is in Physics with a Bachelor and Master from the Humboldt University Berlin. In 2011/12 I studied at the University of California at Santa Barbara. Currently, I am a PhD student at the University of Oxford and work on the application of multilayer networks on protein interaction data. In the past, I worked on topological data analysis and neuronal networks.

  • Blas Kolic

    PhD candidate at Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford

    Complex networks, dynamical systems, opinion dynamics, social aystems

  • Reihaneh Kouhi

    at Isfahan University of Technology

    I am Reihaneh Kouhi, third year joint Ph.D. student of “physics” and “Transportation Engineering” departments. I am working on traffic data analysis of highways using statistical physics methods such as K-mean clustering algorithm, Kramers-Moyal coefficients, Fokker-Planck equations and Shannon Entropy. These methods enable us to analyze and get information from the data set. I am working on complex system branch since my master duration. My master thesis title was on “synchronization of Kuramoto model in the presence white noise on Regular and Small-World networks.” which causes to a PRE paper. I found complex system fascinating and applicable branch while it studies how parts of a system give rise to the collective behaviors of the system, and how the system interacts with its environment. So I chose my Ph.D. Thesis in this field, studying traffic data analysis of the highway with a goal of predicting traffic jam. My works on this caused to two papers (under submission): Three phase classification of an uninterrupted traffic flow: a k-means clustering study (available on arxiv) and Forecasting traffic states with Fokker-Planck equation.

  • Malgorzata Krawczyk

    at AGH University of Science and Technology

  • Christian Kuehn

    Professor at Technical University of Munich

    2017- now: External Faculty Fellow - Complexity Science Hub Vienna 2016- now: Lichtenberg Professorship - Technical University of Munich 2016- now: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor - Technical University of Munich 2016: Habilitation (Priv.-Doz.) in Applied Mathematics - Vienna University of Technology 2013-2016: APART Fellow - Austrian Academy of Sciences 2013: Leibniz Fellow - Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach (MFO) 2011-2016: Postdoctoral Researcher - Vienna University of Technology 2010-2011: Postdoctoral Researcher - Max Planck Institute PKS 2008-2010: PhD in Applied Mathematics - Cornell University 2006-2008: MSc in Applied Mathematics - Cornell University 2005-2006: CASM / MASt - University of Cambridge 2002-2005: BSc in Mathematics - Jacobs University Bremen

  • Dimitris Kugiumtzis

    Professor at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

    Dimitris Kugiumtzis (BSc in Mathematics at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh), Greece, MSc and PhD in Informatics at the University of Oslo, Norway) is Professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, AUTh, Greece and Director of the Lab of Informatics of the Engineering Faculty, AUTh. He has been member of staff in AUTh since 2001. He was Lecturer B at the Department of Statistics, University of Glasgow, UK (2000-2001) and guest scientist (Postdoc) at the Max Planck Institute for Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden, Germany (1998-1999). His main research area is time series analysis and complex systems and networks, as well as computational statistics and machine learning. Applications extend from neuroscience to climate and finance. He has published 78 journal papers, 24 papers in international proceedings and 29 papers in national proceedings, h-index=23 and 1518 sum of times cited (source: Web of Science, 11 Oct 2020). He is academic editor in two journals and regular reviewer for many journals. He has participated in several national and EU research projects and acted as evaluator in several EU and national research programs. He currently supervises 3 PhDs and 6 MScs and has supervised 6 completed PhDs and over 40 MScs.

  • Lucas Lacasa

    Reader in Applied Mathematics at Queen Mary University of London

    Lucas studied Theoretical Physics at Universidad Complutense (Spain) and graduated with a PhD in Physics of Complex Systems from Technical University of Madrid in 2009. Since 2013 he is a permanent (tenured) faculty member of the School of Mathematical Sciences at Queen Mary University of London, where he currently holds the position of Reader in Applied Mathematics (US equivalent Associate Professor). Additionally he is an EPSRC Early Career Fellow (2017-2020). Before that he was Assistant Professor (2010-2013) at Technical University of Madrid, and he has been a postdoc and/or guest researcher in several institutions including University of Oxford, UCLA, IFISC or University of Catania. His research interests span different areas of Complexity Science, including methodological and theoretical works in nonlinear dynamics, critical phenomena, time series analysis and network science, as well as their application to problems in physics, computational social science and quantitative linguistics.

  • José Lages

    Associate professor at Université Bourgogne Franche-Comté

  • Chandrajit Lahiri

    Associate Professor at Sunway University

  • Renaud Lambiotte

    Associate Professor at University of Oxford

    After a PhD in Physics at ULB, Post-docs at ULg, UCLouvain and Imperial College, and a Professorship in the department of Mathematics of the University of Namur, I am currently Associate Professor in the Mathematical Institute at Oxford University. My recent research includes the development of algorithms to uncover information in large-scale networks, the study of empirical data in social and biological systems, and the mathematical modelling of human mobility and diffusion on networks. I have authored more than 60 publications in peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings, with around 10000 citations (Google Citations). I also act as an academic editor for PLoS One, Advances in Complex Systems, the European Physical Journal B and Network Neuroscience.

  • Francesca Larosa

    PhD Candidate at Ca' Foscari University

    Enthusiastic economist and researcher, Francesca is now pursuing a PhD at Ca' Foscari University in Climate Change Sciences and Management (class 2021). She is graduated in 2015 from Bocconi University (Milan) in MSc Economic and Social Sciences. She nurtured experience in Climate Services in multiple sectors, presenting at international conferences and meetings. Prior to that, she gained 3 year-experience in Impact Evaluation in Agriculture, Economic Research, HHs surveys, data collection and analysis. She worked for international organisations (CIAT and FAO), private consultancy firms (The Economist Intelligence Unit) and research institutions (Bocconi University) in Europe, Africa and Central America. Italian native speaker, fully proficient in English and Spanish, with intermediate knowledge of French.

  • Wilmer Leal

    PhD Student at Leipzig University

  • Eugenio Ledezma

    at UNAM (National Autonomous University of México

    Born and living in México. BS in chemical Industrial Engineering, Universidad de Sonora (1968) MS in Biomedical Electronics, University of Arizona (1985) Worked as Engineer in the Food, Metal Transforming and Water Treament Industries. Had Teaching positions at Universities os Sonora, Baja California and Arizona. Worked for Institute of Astronomy, and the Satelllite Program at UNAM Worked at Administrative -Technical Positions at LMT (Large Millimeter Telescope) and Guillermo Haro Observatory at INAOE (National Institute for Astrophysics, Optics and Electronics) Conacyt, México Now, although retired, getting ready for research in 4E Cognitive Sciences.

  • Sune Lehmann

    Professor at Technical University of Denmark

  • Divya Sindhu Lekha

    Post-Doc Fellow at Cochin University of Science and Technology

    I am a post-doc fellow at Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kerala, India. My PhD in metric graph theory (under the guidance of Dr. Manoj Changat, Professor, University of Kerala) was my motivation to start investigation on application of graph metrics in complex networks and there by in complex systems. My mentor is Dr. Kannan B, Associate Professor, Department of Computer Applications, CUSAT. My project on complex networks is funded by NPDF fellowship of Scientific and Engineering Research Board (SERB), Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India.

  • Eufemia Lella

    Post-doc at Department of Physics, University of Bari

    I'm a post-doc at the Department of Physics, Univeristy of Bari, Italy. I graduated in Physics at the same department. My research interest is in complex networks, machine learning and computational neuroscience. Currently, my research focus is on brain network analysis for an automatized Alzheimer's disease diagnosis and for the recognition of AD-related patterns.

  • Stefanos Leonardos

    Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Singapore University of Technology and Design

    I am a postdoc in cryptoeconomics at the iTrust Center of Singapore University of Technology & Design (SUTD), hosted by Georgios Piliouras. Before coming to Singapore, I earned my PhD in Game Theory (Operations Research) from the Mathematics Department of Athens University where I was advised by Costis Melolidakis. During my studies, I was a fellow of the Onassis Foundation. I hold a Diplom in Mathematics from TU Darmstadt with distinction and a Master’s degree in Statistics & Operations Research from Athens University as valedictorian. My interests are in Game Theory, at the interface of Mathematics, Economics and Computer Science. In my PhD, I studied alternative equilibrium concepts, pricing under stochastic demand and oligopolistic competition. I also worked on voting theory and strategic behavior in queueing systems. Currently, I am using Game Theory to study blockchains and cryptocurrencies.

  • Ruiqi LI

    at Beijing University of Chemical University

  • Francesca Lipari

    Economist by training but complex system research by heart. My research interests are mainly related to understand the role of conventions and social norms in individuals' decision making on economic, social issues and sustainability policy. In order to achieve this understanding I make use of Game Theory, Social Interaction Models, Complex Network and Dynamical Systems and I moved from Rome to Philadelphia to end up in Madrid…cities with different social norms to learn to survive and to study to gain an academic position. I obtained my PhD in Economics Theory and Institution in 2015. I am now affiliated at Carlos III University of Madrid and at GISC as postdoctoral research fellow.

  • Giacomo Livan

    Research Fellow at Department of Computer Science, University College London

    I am a Lecturer with the Financial Computing & Analytics Group at the Department of Computer Science of University College London, with a joint appointment at the Systemic Risk Centre of the London School of Economics and Political Science. I currently hold a 5-year Early Career Fellowship grant from the UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council to fund my ongoing research about reputation and trust in social networks. I graduated in Physics at the University of Pavia (Italy), where I also obtained a PhD in Theoretical Physics. Before joining UCL, I have been a Postdoctoral Fellow for three years at the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics in Trieste (Italy).

  • Angela Lombardi

    Post-doc Researcher at Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare, Bari

    I am currently a post-doc researcher at Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare in Bari. I got my Master Degree in Telecommunications Engineering in 2014 and the PhD in Signal Processing and Computational Neuroscience in January 2018 at Technical University of Bari. My research interests mainly concern Complex Networks, Nonlinear Analysis and Machine Learning Techniques. In particular, currently my work is focused on the analysis of brain dynamics combining nonlinear methods and network modelling.

  • Rui J. Lopes

    Assintant Professor at ISCTE - Instituto Universitário de Lisboa

    Rui J. Lopes teaches Computer Science at the IUL - Lisbon University Institute, where he runs the Doctoral Programmes in Complexity Sciences (http://complexsystemsstudies.eu/). His PhD is in Computer Science from the University of Lancaster, UK. His research interests concern complex networks and graph theory as well as modelling complex social systems through intensive data collection and analysis. He is particularly interested in the analysis and generation models for large-scale communication networks. Webpage: http://home.iscte-iul.pt/~rhcl/

  • Oliver López Corona

    CONACyT Research Fellow at Cátedra CONACyT, CONABIO

    Trained as a physicist, my path has led me to major in Interdisciplinary Physics, Scientific Computing and Applied Mathematics. So my academic interests are broad and include Complex Systems, Game Theory (classical an quantum), out of equilibrium Thermodynamics, Artificial Intelligence, Sustainability Science, Astrophysics and Information Theory.

  • Vittorio Loreto

    Full Professor at Sapienza University of Rome

    Vittorio Loreto is Full Professor of Physics of Complex Systems at Sapienza University of Rome and Faculty of the Complexity Science Hub Vienna. He is presently in leave of absence from Sapienza University to lead the SONY Computer Science Lab in Paris where he also leads the team of "Innovation, Creativity and Artificial Intelligence". His scientific activity is mainly focused on the statistical physics of complex systems and its interdisciplinary applications. He coordinated several project at the EU and Italian level. More recently he coordinated the Templeton-funded KREYON project devoted to unfolding the dynamics of innovation and creativity. Loreto has published over 180 papers in internationally refereed journals and conference proceedings and chaired several workshops and conferences.

  • Jorge Louçã

    Professor at ISCTE-IUL Lisbon University Institute

    Jorge Louçã teaches Computer Science at the IUL - Lisbon University Institute, where he runs the Master and Doctoral Programmes in Complexity Sciences. His PhD is in Artificial Intelligence from the University of Paris-Dauphine and the University of Lisbon. He coordinates The Observatorium research team and his research interests concern modelling complex social systems through intensive data collection and analysis. He is particularly interested by knowledge generation models in large-scale communication networks. He is also concerned by organising the Complex Systems research community, namelly regarding the Conferences in Complex Systems (ECCS and CCS), and the CS Curriculum Working Group of the CSS. Recently he participated in the creation of the UNESCO Unitwin network for the Complex Systems Digital Campus, involving institutions from Africa, Latin America and Europe. Webpage: http://complexsystemsstudies.eu/JorgeL

  • Juniper Lovato

    at The Vermont Complex Systems Center, University of Vermont

    Juniper Lovato is the Director of partnerships and external programs at the Vermont Complex Systems Center at UVM where she organizes Complex Systems programs and thinks about multi-scale data ethics. Previously, she was the Director of Education for the Santa Fe Institute in Santa Fe, New Mexico where she was born and raised (on a rural family compound populated by hippies and Spanish/Swedish folk musicians, yup they had a dance pavilion). In her free time she makes/supports makerspaces. Current Research Interests: Multi-Scale Data Ethics, Distributed Consent, Ethics of Science and Technology, Complex Systems, Data Science, Online Counter-publics

  • Lorenzo Lucchini

    PhD student at Bruno Kessler Foundation (FBK)

    With a background in theoretical and statistical physics I started in 2016 my PhD in Computational Social Sciences and Complex Systems at the University of Trento, Italy. I am working on social influence dynamics using networks. I am a member of the Mobile and Social computing group in FBK (Trento, Italy).

  • Andrea Luppi

    PhD student at University of Cambridge

    I am an Italian neuroscientist with a background in philosophy and cognitive science. I am interested in how the mind arises from the complex interactions between brain systems. For my PhD in Clinical Neurosciences, I work on the application of measures from network science and information theory to study the brain across multiple scales and in a variety of states of altered consciousness – such as anaesthesia and vegetative state, but also sleep and psychedelics. Ultimately, I would like to develop a landscape of altered states of consciousness, and a unified understanding of how consciousness is lost, and how we can promote its recovery in patients.

  • Krzysztof Malarz

    Associate Professor at AGH University of Science and Technology | Faculty of Physics and Applied Computer Science

    Graduated from Faculty of Physics and Nuclear Techniques, University of Mining and Metallurgy, Kraków in 1996. PhD in computational and theoretical physics at Faculty of Physics and Nuclear Techniques, University of Mining and Metallurgy in 2000. DSc in complex systems, computational and theoretical physics at Faculty of Physics and Applied Computer Science, AGH University of Science and Technology, Kraków in 2016. His scientific interests cover studies of the complex systems (dynamics of public opinion, population aging and evolution and modelling of magnetic interactions) by means of computer simulations (including cellular automata technique). He wrote over 60 journal papers. Currently associate professor and deputy dean at Faculty of Physics and Applied Computer Science AGH-UST, senior editor of “Open Physics” and topic editor of “Entropy”. For detailed information please visit https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9980-0363.

  • Ricardo Mansilla

    Full tenure researcher at National Autonomous University of Mexico

  • Johann Martinez

    Postdoctoral post at INSERM Researcher ICM-Institute du Cerveau et de la Moelle Épinière

    He's a physicist with M.Sc in Biomedical Sciences from Universidad de Los Andes, Colombia. He holds a M.Sc degree in Physics and a PhD in Physics of Complex Systems from the Technical University of Madrid, Spain. His interests are related to modeling complex systems. His approaches came from statistical physics, systems biology, theoretical neurosciences, chaos, complexity and network science. He is an active organiser of the Latin American Complex Network conference and Brain Networks Satellite, renowned international forums of brain and complexity. His current work in our lab is aimed at understanding how functional brain networks behave by means of several neural sources (e.g. M/EEG) in different brain conditions. The interplay between dynamics & topology in brain networks, the paradigm of networks of networks, as well as the time-evolving connectivity are part of his current developments.

  • Ángel José Martínez Salinas

    Investigator at Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana unidad Xochimilco

    Areas of Interest: Sociology, Culture, Methodology, Public Policy, Sociocomplexity, Computational simulation in social dynamics, Sustainability, Application of computer equipment in research projects and management of relational databases. Objective To facilitate the acquisition of social, cultural and public policy knowledge to interested persons, through activities that systematize quantitative and qualitative information, with the purpose of increasing skills that solve professional problems generated in both productive work and social coexistence. Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana. Unidad Xochimilco (UAM-X). Title with date 5 October 2012. Degree in Sociology, period 2008-2012, with the presentation of the research work: "The Concept of Power in Norbert Elías". Obtaining the Medal of University Merit for the highest marks obtained during the race. November 22, 2012. Currently pursuing a Master of Science in Complexity. Universidad Autónoma de la Ciudad de México. Plantel Del Valle (UACM). Registration 15-104-0034. Completion of studies Key DGP: 653512, 2015-2017 period. Thesis "Dissemination of Political Culture in Mexico City, agent based study". Honorable Mention for obtaining a degree. November 2017. Participant in the Permanent Seminar on Administration and Sustainability "Evaluation of sustainable development" Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM). Facultad de Contaduría y Administración (FAC) de 2017 a 2020. CV link: https://mx.linkedin.com/in/%C3%A1ngel-jos%C3%A9-mart%C3%ADnez-salinas-909978115 ajmartinez@correo.xoc.uam.mx

  • Luis Alberto Martinez Vaquero

    Postdoctoral fellow at Institute of Cognitive Sciences and Technologies (ISTC-CNR)

    I am postdoctoral researcher with a strong interest in the multidisciplinary study of complex systems and its application to social, ecological, and biological systems. My background is in Physics. I did my PhD in Astrophysics using numerical cosmological simulations. Then I decided to move to Complex Systems and got a postdoctoral fellowship to work on Evolutionary Game Theory at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. We studied, among other things, the emergence of intolerance through reputation-based models of indirect reciprocity. After that I worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), where we studied the emergence of different mechanisms and behaviours (apology, forgiveness, ostracism, reinsertion, etc.) in cooperative agreements. We were also analysing data from different types of dictator game experiments. Currently I am an ERCIM postdoctoral fellow at the Institute of Cognitive Sciences and Technologies (ISTC-CNR) in Rome, where we are studying the emergence of cooperation in swarm-like systems, joining approaches from evolutionary game theory and evolutionary robotics. In spite of most of my work has been theoretical (analytical and numerical analysis and simulations), I am also really interested in working with real data and experiments. I enjoy multidisciplinary environments and collaborating with people from different fields. I have organized the first edition of the Winter Workshop on Complex Systems in 2015 and I am part of the permanent steering committee of the series. The objective of this workshop series is to encourage the collaboration between young researchers through different projects and activities. After its first edition it started to grow fast and now it is sponsored by well-known institutions.

  • Cristina Masoller

  • Emanuele Massaro

    at EPFL

    I am a scientist working at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EFPL). My research interests span the areas of network science, multilayer systems, computational modeling and big data analytics. A common thread in my research is in understanding the theory and quantification of the interplay between physical infrastructures, information and human (social) activity. I received both my Bachelor (2006) and my Master (2009) in Environmental Engineering from the University of Florence. I then received my Ph.D. in Complex Systems and Nonlinear Dynamics in 2014 from the Dept. of Information Engineering and Dept. of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Florence. Throughout my research experience, I have pursued challenging research projects across disciplines. For example, I worked for three years in a Complex Systems and Nonlinear Dynamics Lab in Florence (Italy), and six months at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development (Berlin, Germany) within a team of psychologists and cognitive scientists. The main activity during my PhD was to develop cognitive-inspired models to study both the structure and the dynamics in complex networks. My main contribution was to analyze the interaction between information and epidemic spreading in multiplex networks. After defending my PhD thesis, I joined the Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering Carnegie Mellon University as a Postdoctoral Associate (March 2014), working jointly with the Risk and Decision Science Team of US Army Corps of Engineer. My main contribution was to merge the concept of resilience, as defined in the field of engineering with standard network failure dynamics, with the goal of quantifying the resilience of multilayer networks under stress. During this project, I supervised a team through the project’s simulation and computational modeling phases. In parallel, I also worked on another resilience and network science project, introducing the same definition of resilience in epidemic modeling. From 2014 to 2016 I have been employed as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the SENSEable City Lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In this role, I was focused on fundamental and applied research that relates to quantifying, modelling and predicting human behavior within urban environments. More broadly, I worked in a highly collaborative fashion with the lab’s multidisciplinary team, external research groups and industrial partners on topics including mobility, social interactions, economic activity and epidemic modelling.

  • Rossana Mastrandrea

    Assistant Professor at IMT School of Advanced Studies

    I am a Mathematician from Bari, currently an assistant professort at IMT Institute for Advanced Studies, in Lucca (NETWORKS research unit), where I work on the human functional and structural brain network, with particular attention to its modular organization. I got the PhD in Economics at Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies in Pisa working on the International Trade Network as a complex system under the supervision of Prof. Giorgio Fagiolo. I was a visiting fellow at Lorenz Institute of Theoretical Physics (Leiden, the Netherlands) in the group of Prof. Garlaschelli and part of the INET project “Empirical and theoretical analysis of macroeconomics networks” for two years at Sant'Anna School. From march 2014 to october 2015 I joined the team of Dr. Alain Barrat at the "Centre de Physique Théorique" in Marseille as a post-doc researcher for the project on disease transmission in collaboration with the Hôpital Nord in Marseille. I studied the epidemic spreading on networks focusing on: different social groups and social ties; methods of data detection; problems of data sampling. My main research interests are: social dynamics, complex networks, statistical physics, null models, brain networks, econophysics, epidemics.

  • Alexey Medvedev

    Post-doc at Université catholique de Louvain

    I am a Postdoctoral Researcher at Université catholique de Louvain, in Belgium. My research interest lies in the field of network science, particularly stochastic dynamics on networks. Born in the heart of Siberia, I studied hardcore math in extreme weather conditions. One day I thought I should do something with it and got a PhD position at Central European University in sunny Budapest. There I studied spreading models on networks from both mathematical and empirical perspectives. Simultaneously I carried out research in pure graph theory as a second PhD project. After PhD I found my passion in studying online social networks and working with large-scale datasets of real world data in Belgium. Currently I have a project related to comprehensive study of online discussion forums, one examples of which is Reddit (you might have heard this name). Within this framework I continue my journey and explore new models and methods in complex systems.

  • Jörg Menche

    Principal Investigator at CeMM Research Center for Molecular Medicine of the Austrian Academy of Sciences

    By training I am a theoretical and computational physicist. During my PhD at the Max-Planck-Institute for Colloids and Interfaces in Potsdam (Germany) I specialized in network science and afterwards did a postdoc with Albert-László Barabási at Northeastern University in Boston (USA). Collaborating closely with Joseph Loscalzo from Harvard Medical School and Marc Vidal from Dana Farber Cancer Institute, we tried to lay out the basic theoretical framework for how the interactome can be understood as a map to study human disease. I am now a principal investigator at CeMM in Vienna (Austria), starting to build my own research group in the area of systems- and network-medicine.

  • José Fernando Mendes

    at Professor at Physics Department, University of Aveiro, Portugal

    He hold a degree in Physics from the University of Porto, 1987 and a Ph.D in Physics from the University of Porto, 1995. Since April 2002 he is Professor at University of Aveiro. He is a theoretical physicist working on Statistical Physics. His research, in the last years, focus mainly in the study of complex systems and the structure and the evolution of complex networks. Other interests are related with: granular media, self-organized criticality, non-equilibrium phase transitions, deposition models,etc.

  • Czeslaw Mesjasz

    Associate Professor at Cracow University of Economics

  • Hildegard Meyer-Ortmanns

    Full Professor of Physics at Department of Physics and Earth Sciences

    Since 2002 I consider applications of statistical physics and nonlinear dynamics to complex networks. My current research interests are in statistical physics out-of-equilibrium, in particular in generic trade-offs between cost and precision with applications to biological systems. Moreover, I am analyzing heteroclinic dynamics for transient processes in ecological or neural systems . In general, I am also interested in the role of frustration in dynamical systems and the versatile action of stochastic fluctuations. Currently I study the impact of stochastic fluctuations in relation to the stability of power grids. In much earlier work, after the diploma in general relativity theory, my PhD was on a topic of particle physics, related to the phase structure of quantum chromodynamics and the electroweak part of the standard model. Afterwards I pursued such applictions of lattice gauge theory for some time.

  • Rodrigo Migueles Ramirez

  • Joel Miller

    Senior Lecturer at La Trobe University

    I am a Senior Lecturer at La Trobe University. My research focuses primarily on the spread of infectious diseases through contact networks, though more recently I have been focusing on many other disease-related topics even if there isn't an underlying network that we're focused on. I coauthored a monograph on mathematical models of disease spread in networks (Mathematics of Epidemics on Networks), and I have written an open-source software package (https://epidemicsonnetworks.readthedocs.io/en/latest/) for modeling disease spread in contact networks. I spent a decade co-teaching network-based epidemiology at the Summer Institute in Statistics and Modeling in Infectious Diseases at U Washington. Although I am an applied mathematician, much of my time has been spent working in policy-driven settings. I did my PhD in fluid dynamics at Cambridge. Then I had postdoc at Los Alamos National Laboratory, a postdoc at the University of British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, and another postdoc split between the Harvard School of Public Health and the National Institutes for Health. I then took a faculty position at Penn State University, but following the birth of my daughter decided that living in the same place as my wife (who was in Boston) was a good idea. So we found positions at Monash University in Melbourne. We soon changed our minds on living in the same place (not really), and I began working at the Institute for Disease Modeling in Seattle, while my wife remained in Melbourne. I have now returned to Melbourne and am at La Trobe University.

  • Dina Mistry

    PhD Student at Network Science Institute, Northeastern University

  • Giovanni Modanese

    Name: Giovanni Modanese. Education: Theoretical physicist, PhD in Pisa, 1992. Expertise in the fields of gravitation, quantum fields, superconductivity. Worked at several universities and research institutes in Italy, Germany, USA. Currently researcher at the Free University of Bolzano, Italy, in the field of applied mathematics for complex systems: Author of 50+ scientific papers, most of them indexed by ISI/Scopus and accessible at arXiv: http://arxiv.org/find/all/1/all:+modanese/0/1/0/all/0/1 Citations: http://scholar.google.it/citations?hl=it&user=4hT0F3wAAAAJ Research Gate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/G_Modanese ResearcherID: http://www.researcherid.com/rid/A-9771-2009 Orcid: http://orcid.org/0000-0003-4302-2966 SOME RECENT PUBLICATIONS The Bass diffusion model on networks with correlations and inhomogeneous advertising. ML Bertotti, J Brunner, G Modanese,Chaos, Solitons & Fractals 2016-03 Common origin of power-law tails in income distributions and relativistic gases. G. Modanese, Physics Letters A 2016-01-01 Microscopic Models for Welfare Measures Addressing a Reduction of Economic Inequality. ML Bertotti, G Modanese, Complexity, 2015 Micro to macro models for income distribution in the absence and in the presence of tax evasion. ML Bertotti, G Modanese, Appl. Math. Comput., 2014

  • Eduardo Mojica-Nava

    Associate Professor at Universidad Nacional de Colombia

    He received the B.S. degree in electronics engineering from the Universidad Industrial de Santander in 2002, the M.Sc. degree in electronics and computer science engineering from the Universidad de Los Andes, and the Ph.D. degree in Automatique et Informatique Industrielle from the École des Mines de Nantes, Nantes, France and also Universidad de Los Andes in 2010. From 2011 to 2012, he was a Post-Doctoral Researcher at Universidad de Los Andes. Since 2013 he has been Associate Professor at Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Colombia.

  • Baptiste MOKAS


    I am a student-researcher in cognitive and mathematical bioscience dedicated to the modeling of complex adaptive systems. Centered on affective and behavioral sciences, data science and epistemology, I aspire to develop new cognitive models and mathematical formalisms for understanding human behavior. Focused on various levels of observation, I seek to theorize the integration of information within complex organic and artificial adaptive systems.

  • Matteo Morini

    at University of Turin

  • Esteban Moro

    Associate Professor at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

    Esteban Moro is a researcher, data scientist and professor at Universidad Carlos III (UC3M) in Spain and MIT Medialab. He was previously researcher at University of Oxford. A native from Salamanca (Spain) he holds a PhD in Physics and is an affiliate faculty at Joint Institute UC3M-Santander on Big Data at UC3M and the Joint Institute of Mathematical Sciences (Spain). He has published extensively throughout his career (more than 60 articles) and have led many projects funded by government agencies and/or private companies. Esteban has served as jury in many Data Science and Big Data challenges, is editor of several journals and has advised many PhD students. Esteban's work lies in the intersection of big data and computational social science, with special attention to human dynamics, collective intelligence, social networks and urban mobility in problems like viral marketing, natural disaster management, or economical segregation in cities. Apart from his academic career he has worked closely with companies like Twitter, Telefónica or BBVA in the use of massive datasets to understand problems like how humans communicate, how to political opinion spreads in social networks or building alternative wellbeing indexes. He has received numerous awards for his research, including the “Shared University Award” from IBM in 2007 for his research in modeling viral marketing in social networks and the “Excellence in Research” Awards in 2013 and 2015 from UC3M. Esteban work appeared in major journals including PNAS or Science Advances and is regularly covered by media outlets The Atlantic, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, El País (Spain).

  • Sotiris Moschoyiannis

    Senior Lecturer in Complex Systems at University of Surrey

  • Cliff moser

    at stanford healthcare

    Healthcare architect, working for Stanford Healthcare at Stanford University. Complexity Science PhD student at ISCTE

  • Adilson Motter

    Chair Professor at Northwestern University, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences

    Adilson E. Motter is the Charles E. and Emma H. Morrison Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Northwestern University, in Evanston, Illinois, USA. Prior to joining the Northwestern faculty in March 2006, he held positions as Guest Scientist at the Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems and as Director's Funded Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for Nonlinear Studies at Los Alamos National Laboratory. Awards received by Prof. Motter include the Sloan Research Fellowship, the NSF CAREER Award, the Erdős-Rényi Prize in Network Science, and the Simons Foundation Fellowship in Theoretical Physics. He is a Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS) and of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). He is also a member of the Science Board of the Santa Fe Institute and serves in the Editorial Board of Physical Review X, among other journals. He is a former Chair of the APS Topical Group on Statistical & Nonlinear Physics (GSNP) and is the current Vice President and Secretary of the Network Science Society. Prof. Motter's research is focused on the dynamical behavior of complex systems and networks and is inherently interdisciplinary, cutting across physics, mathematics, engineering, and life sciences.

  • Chrystopher Nehaniv

    at University of Waterloo

    Chrystopher Nehaniv is a Mathematician, Computer Scientist, Complex Adaptive Systems Researcher, and, since August 2018, Full Professor in the Departments of Systems Design Engineering and of Electrical & Computer Engineering at the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada. He is also affiliated with the University of Hertfordshire in the United Kingdom, where he served as Director of the Centre for Computer Science & Informatics Research prior to coming to Canada, leading research in the Algorithms, Adaptive Systems, and Wolfson Royal Society Biocomputation Research Groups there as Professor of Mathematical and Evolutionary Computer Sciences. Previously, he held positions as full professor at the University of Aizu in Japan, and visiting professor in Mathematics at Ibaraki National University, Japan, and at the Institute for Mathematics & Informatics at the University of Debrecen in Hungary, as well as post-doctoral research fellow and lecturer in Mathematics at the University of California, Berkeley. He is founder of the Waterloo Algebraic Intelligence & Computation Laboratory (WAICL), and with Prof. Kerstin Dautenhahn, a co-founder of the University of Waterloo's Social and Intelligent Robotics Research Laboratory (SIRRL). Professor Nehaniv is also a member of the Waterloo AI Institute and the steering committee of the Waterloo Institute for Complexity and Innovation (WICI). He serves as Associate Editor for the journals BioSystems, IEEE Transactions on Cognitive and Developmental Systems, and Interaction Studies, and as Topic Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems for the topics of AI Robotics and Human-Machine/Robot Interaction, and has served on the IEEE Task Force for Artificial Life and Complex Adaptive Systems since its founding in 2003, as Chair (2012-2018), Vice Chair (2018-), and on the IEEE Cognitive and Developmental Systems Technical Committee (2019-) of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society. He teaches a variety of complex systems related courses including Topics in Mathematics: Algebraic Structure of Discrete Dynamical Systems, Artificial Life: Biology & Computation, and Embodied Intelligence. SYDE/ECE 750: Artificial Life: Embodied Intelligence (Fall 2019)

  • Kenric Nelson

    Research Professor at Boston University

    Dr. Kenric Nelson is a Senior Principal Engineer with Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems and Research Professor with Boston University Electrical & Computer Engineering. At Raytheon he leads projects on sensor management, tracking, discrimination, and debris mitigation. At Boston University he is developing a novel approach to information theory for complex systems. He has multiple inventions applying non-additive information theory to improve the robustness of radar processing and enable efficient probabilistic computation. His academic training is in electrical engineering including a B.S. degree Summa Cum Laude from Tulane University, a M.S. degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and a Ph.D. degree from Boston University. His training in Program Management includes an Executive Certificate from MIT Sloan and certification with the Program Management Institute. His research interests include machine learning, complex adaptive signals and systems, and sensor systems.

  • Leila Niamir

    PhD Candidate at University of Twente

  • José R. Nicolás-Carlock

    Postdoctoral Researcher at Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM)

    I’m a physicist working in fundamental and applied problems in complex systems. My research includes the study of fractal growth in nature, via computational and mathematical modelling. Currently, I’m working on the application of network theory to the study of documented cases of corruption in Mexico at the Observatory of Corruption and Impunity (OCI-UNAM). My research interests include the physics of living systems, collective phenomena, and networks, from the natural to the social sciences.

  • Takashi Nishikawa

    Research Professor at Northwestern University

  • Géza Ódor

    Scientific Advisor, Head of Department at Res. Inst. of Technical Phys. and Materials Science, Centre for Energy Research

    Studied electrical engineering and MSc from TU of Budapest (1984), University of Illinois at Chicago (1991-1993) MSc in Physics, PhD in Statistical Physics at Eotvos Univ. 1996., Doctor of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences 2004. Senior Scientific Adviser and Head of Department of Complex Systems in the Institute for Technical Physics and Materials Science, Budapest

  • Gabriele Oliva

    Assistant Professor at University Campus Bio Medico

    Gabriele Oliva received the Laurea degree and the Ph.D in Computer Science and Automation Engineering in 2008 and 2012, respectively, both at University Roma Tre of Rome, Italy. He is currently assistant professor in Automatic Control at the University Campus Bio-Medico of Rome, Italy. His main research interests include distributed systems, distributed optimization, and applications of graph theory in technological and biological systems.

  • Zbigniew Omiotek

    Assistant Professor at Lublin University of Technology

    His scientific activity focuses on methods for signal and image processing, analysis and recognition. He uses machine learning methods, fractal and multifractal analysis to support diagnostics in technology and medicine.

  • Elisa Omodei

    at World Food Programme

    I currently work at the World Food Programme, where I explore applications of Complexity and Data Science for development and humanitarian response. Previously, I was at UNICEF's Office of Innovation. Physicist by training, I obtained my PhD in Applied Mathematics for the Social Sciences from the École Normale Supérieure of Paris in 2014. Before joining the United Nations, I was a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Rovira i Virgili University in Tarragona, Spain. My research focuses on complex networks, with a special interest in socio-technological systems, from human mobility to online and offline social interactions.

  • Yuliia Orlova

    at University of Amsterdam

  • Osman Ortega Parada

    at Universidad de Pamplona


    Head of Engineering Management Division at Instituto Tecnológico Superior de Álamo Veracruz

    Degree in computer sciences, by Technological Institute of Apizaco, Master of Science in Administration, Master in Virtual Education by the Universidad Veracruzana, professor of the Higher Technological Institute of Álamo Temapache since 2000, currently Head of the Career Division of Engineering Management, PhD student in Management Sciences, Higher School of Commerce and Administration of the Instituto Politecnico Nacional, whose research topic is: Evolution of the competitiveness of corn producers in Chicontepec Veracruz, using agent-based modeling, participation in Acacia: Analysis of the context the production of corn from the factors: social, economic, cultural and environmental in Chicontepec de Tejeda, Veracruz (2016); Situational analysis of the production of corn from the factors: sociocultural, economic, political and environmental in Chicontepec de Tejeda, Veracruz (2017); Competitiveness evaluation of corn producers in Chicontepec Veracruz, using agent-based modeling (poster 2017).

  • Miguel Angel Ospina Usaquen

    Phd student at Engineering at Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas

    Industrial Engineer, with specialization studies in production and logistics engineering, MBA, PMP - Project Management Professional and KM - Knowledge Manager and Consultant in Incubation and Business acceleration. I am currently studying for a PhD. Academic and professional interests in the modeling of complex organizational systems, in the incorporation and implementation of digital transformation and in the adoption of modern tools of organizational management in business processes. My current research interests focus on the application of free-scale network models in the measurement of knowledge management in universities.

  • Leonardo Pacciani Mori

    PhD student at University of Padova

  • Petr Pajer


    Professor and Researcher at Universidade de São Paulo

    Francisco Carlos Paletta, Professor and Researcher - School of Communications and Arts of the University of São Paulo. PhD. in Science from University of São Paulo. Postdoctoral research in the Nuclear and Energy Research Institute. MCs in Production Engineering, MBA in Marketing, Post-Graduation in Materials Science, Post-Graduation in Strategy and Geopolitics. B.S. in Electronic Engineering. Advanced Program for Managers in Strategic Planning from the University of Minnesota School of Management. Professional Education in Industrial Automation from the Automation College, Phoenix, Arizona. Master in Domótica y Hogar Digital – Universidad Politécnica de Madrid. Master Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier III Domaine: Sciences Humaines et Sociales. Mention: Information et Communication Spécialité: Gestion de l ‘Information et de la Connaissance. Postdoctoral research at the University of Porto in the field of Information Science. Former CEO at Novell do Brasil, a market leader in network software, web service and secure identity solutions. Before that, former Novell’s Business Director, and Services Manager for Latin America. Former CEO of Altiris Inc subsidiary in Brazil, a company specialized in management solutions for IT assets throughout their lifecycle. Former Services Director for Sun Microsystems Brazil. Responsible for the business and application engineering areas of the Instrumentation and Industrial Process Control Division, as well as the Homes & Buildings Division at Honeywell do Brazil. Former Services Director for Manufacturing, Energy and Global Accounts at EDS, both for Brazil and Latin America. Former Dean of the Computer Science College and the Engineering College at Fundação Armando Alvares Penteado – São Paulo, Brazil.

  • Filippo Palombi

    Staff Research Scientist at ENEA - Italian Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Economic Development

    Dec 2012 - present, Staff Research Scientist, ENEA · Frascati Research Centre, Frascati (Italy) --- Mar 2011 - Feb 2012, Lecturer (Professore a contratto), Sapienza University of Rome · Faculty of Engineering; Department of Statistical Sciences, Rome (Italy) --- Sep 2010 - Dec 2012, Researcher, Italian National Institute of Statistics, Rome (Italy) --- Mar 2009 - Aug 2010, Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellow (IEF-FP7), CERN · Theoretical Physics Unit (TH), Geneve (Switzerland) --- Sep 2007 - Feb 2009, Postdoctoral Fellow, CERN · Theoretical Physics Unit (TH), Geneve (Switzerland) --- May 2007 - Aug 2007, Postdoctoral Fellow, Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron, Zeuthen, Germany · Theory Unit, Zeuthen (Germany) --- Jun 2006 - Apr 2007, Alexander von Humboldt Postdoctoral Fellow, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz · Institute of Nuclear Physics, Mainz (Germany) --- Mar 2005 - May 2006, Alexander von Humboldt Postdoctoral Fellow, Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron · DESY - T Theory Group, Hmburg (Germany) --- Jan 2000 - Feb 2005, Computer Scientist, "E. Fermi" Research Center, Rome (Italy) --- Sep 1999 - Dec 1999, Research Grantholder, INFN - Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare - Rome II, Rome (Italy) --- EDUCATION: Oct 1999 - Mar 2003, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Physics Ph.D., Rome (Italy) --- Oct 1992 - Oct 1998, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Physics Laurea, Rome (Italy)

  • Evelyn Panagakou

    at Lynch School of Education, Boston College

    My name is Evelyn (Evangelia) Panagakou and I am pursuing a second PhD degree, this time in Applied Developmental and Educational Psychology, at the Lynch School of Education, Boston College, USA. Until July 2018, I was a postdoctoral research associate at Northeastern University (Boston), at the Network Science Institute, at the MOBS Lab lead by Prof. Alex Vespignani. Earlier I had been a postdoctoral researcher at Brandeis University, at the Nonlinear Dynamics Lab lead by Prof. Irving Epstein. My work there was related to pattern formation in reaction-diffusion systems and on coupled chemical oscillators. I had also been a visiting research fellow at the Open University (UK) as a member of the Etoile team lead by Prof. Jeff Johnson. I hold a PhD in Physics from the University of Athens (Greece) and I had been a member of the laboratory of Statistical Physics and Complex Dynamical Systems (National Center for Scientific Research "Demokritos", Athens, Greece) where I worked on synchronization phenomena in lattices of coupled oscillators under the supervision of Dr. Astero Provata, Prof. F. Diakonos and Prof. D. J. Franzeskakis. I also hold a M.S. in Applied Mathematics (University of Massachusetts in Amherst, MA, USA) and a B.S in Physics (University of Athens, Greece).

  • Marco Pangallo

  • Maria Pantelidou

    PhD Student at Universidad Rovira i Virgili

  • Daniela Paolotti

    Research Leader at ISI Foundation

  • Luca Pappalardo

    Postdoc at CNR

  • Jaehyuk Park

  • Valdirene Pascoal

    Undergraduate student of Philosophy at UNESP - São Paulo State University - Faculty of Philosophy and Science

  • Juan Carlos Pascual

    Proffesor at Centro Universitario Incarnate Word (CIW), México

    Physist and Chemical Engineeer as ungraduate, with posgradute studies in MBA and Complexity In México, Spain and UK. With more than 25 years in the Business arena as ejecutive positions now back into the Academic and Research comunity. Focus in Economic and Social application of Complex Science in bussines and goverment. Begining to form a Complexity Studies lab in the Incarnate Word University in México and promote the studies in this fields in the spanish speaking comunity. ------------------------------------------------For this year elections in the CCS Council, i would like to participate since i have been partipating in the last 3 year Conference and wouls like to help in the 2017 Mexico Conference. I would like to represent the view of the business and goverment and active pomote in Latin America the Complex Systems Society, and make a ware of the impact for the business, social, economic, and environmental problems we are facing in the Latin region and how Complexity Science could be the path to follow in this century

  • Muhammad Qasim Pasta

    Assistant Professor at Usman Institute of Technology

    I am associated with Usman Institute of Technology as an Assistant Professor. My research interest primarily in Social Network Analysis and Social Computing. I am especially interested in the study of dynamics behind the formation of different social networks.

  • Alice Patania

    Assistant research scientist at Indiana University

    I am an assistant research scientist at the Indiana University Network Science Institute (IUNI) in Bloomington. I completed my PhD in Applied Mathematics at Politecnico di Torino in 2017 while working at the ISI Foundation. Her research interests include topological data analysis, computational topology and random models applied mainly to brain data and biomedicine. My current researches focus on developing new topological approaches to complex networks and their underlying geometry, combining analysis of experimental data and theoretical modelling.

  • Martina Patone

    PhD Candidate at University of Southampton

  • Nicola Pedreschi

    PhD Student at Aix-Marseille Université

    I was born in Barga (Lucca, Italy) on 1 January 1992, and I grew up in Pisa where I accomplished most of my studies. I lived in Boston, MA, for a year in 2009-2010 and I spent six months in Paris as an ERASMUS student in 2016. I have a solid scientific and humanistic background due to the scientific lyceum I attended for five years (regular high-school duration in Italy). I spent my fourth high-school year in Boston, Massachusetts, at Brookline High School: this experience allowed me to achieve a solid competence in spoken and written English language. In 2011 I applied to study physics at King’s College, in London, where I was admitted to the Bachelor Physics programme. Eventually I opted for the University of Pisa, where, during my three years of Bachelor degree, I developed strong mathematical modeling and problem solving skills. I was introduced to the main different research fields and topics that physicists have challenged themselves with in the past century. I then decided to focus my graduate studies on the broad field of Statistical Physics and its applications to disordered and complex systems. Complexity therefore became more and more the core of my scientific interests, so I decided to move to Paris for a semester, in order to attend some dedicated courses at UPMC (Paris VI). The interdisciplinary nature of this area of statistical physics is what really fascinates me: applying the same tools and reasoning framework to so many different areas of natural and social sciences, from disordered physical systems to information theory, from molecular dynamics to economics, is a thrilling and challenging possibility. For these reasons I am decided to continue my academic education with a PhD that will allow me to deepen and strengthen my understanding of the theory of complex systems.

  • Tiago Peixoto

    Associate Professor at Central European University

    Tiago P. Peixoto is an Associate Professor at the Department of Network and Data Science at the Central European University in Budapest, and researcher at the ISI Foundation, Turin. He obtained his PhD at the University of São Paulo, and his Habilitation in Theoretical Physics at the University of Bremen. He was a Humboldt Foundation fellow, and the recipient of the Erdős-Rényi Prize (2019) awarded by the Network Science Society. His research focuses on characterizing, identifying and explaining large-scale patterns found in the structure and function of complex network systems — representing diverse phenomena with physical, biological, technological, or social origins — using principled approaches from statistical physics, nonlinear dynamics and Bayesian inference.

  • Josep Perelló

    Associate Professor at Universitat de Barcelona

    PhD in Physics (2000). Associate Professor at the Department of Fundamental Physics at the UB. Member of the steering committe of Complexitat.cat. Currently, secretary of the dean of the Faculty of Physics. I have been studying the financial markets from complex systems perspective. Both theoretically and empirically, I work in the statistical analysis of market data and its modeling through stochastic differential equations or random walks. Recently, I also have focused on analyzing human behavior of non-expert investors, modeling cooperation in humans and human mobility. In 2013 I conceive OpenSystems-UB, a research group that run scientific research based on citizen participation and artistic practices. I work with Barcelona Lab, a project promoted by the Institute of Culture of Barcelona City Council, cementing citizen science in the city and creating the Citizen Science Office. I am participating in citizen science experiments on human mobility (Bee-Path, Festival de Ciència, Tecnologia i Innovació 2012 and 2013), human behaviour and decision taking (Board Games Festival DAU Barcelona 2012 and 2013) and the development of a community of urban beekeeping (Urban Bees 2012 and 2013). I have been responsible for Science Area at Arts Santa Mònica in Barcelona on behalf of the UB (2009-2012) . The results include seven exhibition projects in the Laboratory space. In 2012, the Laboratory of Arts Santa Monica was awarded the Antoni Caparros being the best knowledge transfer project of UB. I have curated the art-science and citizen science sections of the Festival de Ciència, Tecnologia i Innovació 2014. I also coordinate Sistemes Oberts, a teacher training program in Arts and Science in collaboration with MACBA (2012-2014).

  • Giovanni Petri

    Research Leader at ISI Foundation

    For the past years, I have been a researcher in the “Mathematics & Foundation of Complex Systems” of ISI Foundation in Turin where, I dabble some would say with remarkable luck and a pinch of skill in network science and algebraic topology approaches to complex systems, especially the brain. In particular, I am now a Research Leader for both the "Topological Neuroscience" and "Foundations of Complex Systems" groups at ISI Foundation. Previously, I received my PhD from Imperial College London working on the interplay between information and dynamics on complex networks and —pretty much in a previous life— I got my MSc in Theoretical Physics (with capitals, because my MSc thesis was about the time when the Universe went kaboom).

  • Nadine Peyrieras

    Principal investigator at CNRS

    Current Position: CNRS research director, director Laboratory BioEmergences, USR3695 Selected Publications: A cell-based computational model of early embryogenesis coupling mechanical behaviour and gene regulation. Delile J, Herrmann M, Peyriéras N, Doursat R. Nat Commun. 2017 Jan 23;8:13929. doi: 10.1038/ncomms13929. An integrated modelling framework from cells to organism based on a cohort of digital embryos. Villoutreix P, Delile J, Rizzi B, Duloquin L, Savy T, Bourgine P, Doursat R, Peyriéras N. Sci Rep. 2016 Dec 2;6:37438. doi: 10.1038/srep37438. A workflow to process 3D+time microscopy images of developing organisms and reconstruct their cell lineage. Faure E, Savy T, Rizzi B, Melani C, Stašová O, Fabrèges D, Špir R, Hammons M, Čúnderlík R, Recher G, Lombardot B, Duloquin L, Colin I, Kollár J, Desnoulez S, Affaticati P, Maury B, Boyreau A, Nief JY, Calvat P, Vernier P, Frain M, Lutfalla G, Kergosien Y, Suret P, Remešíková M, Doursat R, Sarti A, Mikula K, Peyriéras N, Bourgine P. Nat Commun. 2016 Feb 25;7:8674. doi: 10.1038/ncomms9674 A digital framework to build, visualize and analyze a gene expression atlas with cellular resolution in zebrafish early embryogenesis. Castro-González C, Luengo-Oroz MA, Duloquin L, Savy T, Rizzi B, Desnoulez S, Doursat R, Kergosien YL, Ledesma-Carbayo MJ, Bourgine P, Peyriéras N, Santos A. PLoS Comput Biol. 2014 Jun 19;10(6):e1003670. doi: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1003670. eCollection 2014 Jun. Towards 3D in silico modeling of the sea urchin embryonic development. Rizzi B, Peyrieras N. J Chem Biol. 2013 Sep 13;7(1):17-28. doi: 10.1007/s12154-013-0101-x. Review. Automated processing of zebrafish imaging data: a survey. Mikut R, Dickmeis T, Driever W, Geurts P, Hamprecht FA, Kausler BX, Ledesma-Carbayo MJ, Marée R, Mikula K, Pantazis P, Ronneberger O, Santos A, Stotzka R, Strähle U, Peyriéras N. Zebrafish. 2013 Sep;10(3):401-21. doi: 10.1089/zeb.2013.0886. Epub 2013 Jun 12. Review. Wavelet-based image fusion in multi-view three-dimensional microscopy. Rubio-Guivernau JL, Gurchenkov V, Luengo-Oroz MA, Duloquin L, Bourgine P, Santos A, Peyrieras N, Ledesma-Carbayo MJ. Bioinformatics. 2012 Jan 15;28(2):238-45. doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btr609. Epub 2011 Nov 9. Cell lineage reconstruction of early zebrafish embryos using label-free nonlinear microscopy. Olivier N, Luengo-Oroz MA, Duloquin L, Faure E, Savy T, Veilleux I, Solinas X, Débarre D, Bourgine P, Santos A, Peyriéras N, Beaurepaire E. Science. 2010 Aug 20;329(5994):967-71. doi: 10.1126/science.1189428. Cursus: 2002 Habilitation Paris XI University (Paris) 1990-1991 Graduate in Epistemology and History of Sciences: Paris VII University (Paris) 1984-1986 PhD in BioChemistry (PhD director: François Jacob, Institut Pasteur): Paris VI University (Paris) 1983-1984 Graduate in BioChemistry, Major: “Structure and Fonction des Protéines” Paris VI University (Paris) 1982-1983 Master in BioChemistry: Paris VII University (Paris) 1979-1982 Bachelor in BioChemistry: Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan (Paris) 1977-1979 “Classes préparatoires” Lycée Saint Louis (Paris, France)

  • Carlos Piña García

    Researcher at Universidad Veracruzana

    I am a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Computer Sciences Department of the Instituto de Investigaciones en Matemáticas Aplicadas y en Sistemas (IIMAS) of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM). My research involves gathering social media information and the quantitative analysis of data in social networks. This research is carried out together with Carlos Gershenson and Jesús Siqueiros. We are especially interested in regional and global activity in terms of tweets and the development of new methods for collecting and analyzing data. I hold a Ph.D. in Computer Science from University of Essex at the School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering. My Thesis: "Sampling Online Social Networks through Random Walks" was supervised by Professor Dongbing Gu. During my Ph.D. studies, I was an exchange student at the Beijing Institute of Technology ( 北京理工大学).

  • Miguel Pineda

    at University College London

  • Alessandro Pluchino

    Associate Professor at Dipartimento di Fisica e Astronomia "Ettore Majorana"

    Alessandro Pluchino is Associate Professor of Theoretical Physics at University of Catania (Italy). He has also the qualification of Full Professor in Theoretical Physics of Fundamental Interactions and he is Charge of Research at the INFN Section of Catania. Author of more than 100 publications and several books, his research interests concern complex systems, statistical mechanics and chaos, complex networks, agent based simulations of biological and socio-economics systems, bio-inspired optimization algorithms, ether-drift experiments and objective randomness.

  • Chiara Poletto

    Post-Doc at Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale, Unité Mixte de Recherche en Santé 1136

    I am researcher at the National Institute of Health and Medical Research (INSERM) in Paris, France. My interest is in the spreading of infectious diseases seen as a complex system phenomenon. I received a PhD in physics at the University of Padova (Italy) in 2009 with a thesis on physics of biopolymers. I was then a Post Doc at the Computational Epidemiology Laboratory, ISI Foundation, Torino (Italy), before joining the INSERM in 2012. My current research work applies network theory and computational programming to epidemiological problems. My theoretical works focus on the role of contact and spatial networks on epidemic threshold and multi-pathogen interaction. I also do applied research studying outbreaks caused by emerging pathogens - such as Ebola and Zika -, with the goal of providing basic biological understandings and epidemic forecast.

  • Federico Polito

    Associate Professor at Mathematics Department "G. Peano" - University of Torino

  • Verónica Ponce

    P.I. at Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social

    Born in Mexico, studied in Mexico, work in Mexico, some years out of Mexico, family in and from Mexico, fun mostly in Mexico.....nothing complex in here. Cancer is the stuff that keeps me interested, really complex and really ugly by the way. Would like to code, or more precisely would like to have the time to learn how to code, but you can not have everything... or can you? looks like fun.

  • Adarsh Prabhakaran

    at The University of Edinburgh

  • Marialaura Previti

    Ph.D. student at Università degli Studi di Catania

    Marialaura Previti is a student of Ph.D. in Systems, Energy, Computer and Telecommunication Engineering in Department of Electrical, Electronics and Computer Engineering (DIEEI) at Università degli Studi di Catania. After honours master's degree in computer engineering obtained in January 2015, she worked in DIEEI as consultant for a regional funded research project called "S.M.I.T. - Sistemi di Monitoraggio Integrato per il Turismo", whose purpose was to analyze the Italian tourist network in order to identify its strengths and weaknesses. In academic year 2016/2017 second semester, she worked as teaching assistant for the "Fondamenti di informatica" course in DIEEI at Università degli Studi di Catania. In November 2016, she started Ph.D. course deepening knowledge about epidemic models to exploit the epidemic spreading processes in online social networks context. In the last year, she proposed some models representing user behaviours into social network and currently use a raw twitter dataset to build a real acquaintance network in order to validate the models.

  • Andreas Psimopoulos

    PhD Student in Complexity Economics at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

    2012-2016: BSc in Economics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki; specialization: General Economic Theory and Policy. Best student of the class, among 125 graduates. 2016-2018: MSc in Statistics, ETH Zurich; specialization: Data Science. My postgraduate studies were funded by a full scholarship (tuition & living costs) from John S. Latsis Public Benefit Foundation. Moreover, my Master's Thesis was awarded the best possible grade (6.0). Since October 2018, I am a member of the Complexity Economics Working Group of the Institute for New Economic Thinking community "Young Scholars Initiative" and a member of the SingularityU Athens Chapter of the Singularity University Global Community. Now I am a PhD student in Complexity Economics at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and, in parallel, I work at the Ministry of Development and Investments of Hellenic Republic. My interests are mainly focused on Econophysics, Sociophysics, Sociocybernetics and Computational Social Science. My work so far seeks for policy-oriented applications. What I want to do now is to investigate the potential of broadly adopting a complex systems approach on economic policymaking. My vision as a scientist is to contribute to the transformation of "how we do Economics". A paradigm shift is already on the way and I am looking forward to be part of it. More info about me: gr.linkedin.com/in/antreps

  • Denise Pumain

    Professor at Université PARIS 1

  • Or Rabani

    Ph.D student at Departmnt of Psychology and Institute for Information Processing and Decision Making (IIPDM), University of Haifa

    I am a Ph.D student, doing experimental neuropsychology. I am member of the Evolutionary Cognitive Neuroscience lab (ENC), supervised by Dr. Shai Gabay at the Institute for Information Processing and Decision Making (IIPDM) and the Department of Psychology at the University of Haifa, Israel. My main research interest is distributed decision making by communities of biological agents under evolutionary pressures, such as neurons in the brain. I am formally trained in biology, psychology and (soon to be) licensed Clinical Neuropsychologist, and have studied the topic of complex systems for several years now, for my thesis and for my interest in the field.

  • Tomasz Raducha

    post-doc at Faculty of Physics University of Warsaw

    I am currently a post-doc at Institute for Cross-Disciplinary Physics and Complex Systems (IFISC) in Spain. I obtained my PhD in physics at Faculty of Physics University of Warsaw in Poland. My scientific work focuses on coevolving network models with applications in social sciences. I am also interested in econophysics, epidemic modeling, phase transitions in network models, and systemic risk modeling. During my studies, I spent one year at a scientific internship at the IFISC. Before my doctoral studies I have obtained a bachelor’s (inflationary cosmology) and master’s (econophyscis) degree in physics. I co-organized Econophysics Colloquium 2017, Winter Workshop on Complex Systems 2019 in Zakopane, the Warm Up before CCS 2019, and recently the Warm Up before CCS 2020. I have a professional experience in software development. I am a member of the Advisory Board of the yrCSS, a member of the CSS Council, and of the Steering Committee of the Winter Workshop on Complex Systems.

  • Amanah Ramadiah

    PhD student at University College London, Dept. Computer Science

  • Jose Ramasco

    Researcher at IFISC (CSIC-UIB)

    Jose obtained the PhD in Physics at the University of Cantabria, Santander, Spain in 2002. He then held two postdoctoral positions at the University of Oporto (Portugal) and Emory University, Atlanta, USA. Afterwards, he has worked as researcher at the ISI Foundation in Turin, Italy, for four years, and is now a CSIC staff researcher at IFISC in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. His interests lie in the application of concepts and theories from complexity to social systems. This includes the analysis of new sources of ICT data to characterize and model communication, mobility, information and disease spreading and land use patterns in geographically extended systems. He has authored 90 publications in peer-reviewed journals and conferences and is academic editor for PLoS ONE and Scientific Report.

  • Juan Manuel Eugenio Ramirez de Arellano Niño Rincon

    at Tecnologico de Monterrey

  • Gabriel Ramos-Fernandez

    Professor at Instituto Politecnico Nacional

    Interested in animal social behavior, using complex systems theory to understand how social structure emerges from individual behavior and interactions.

  • Andrea Rapisarda

    Professor of Theoretical Physics at the University of Catania, Italy

    Andrea Rapisarda is associate professor of theoretical physics at the University of Catania, Italy. He has also the qualification of full professor in theoretical physics of fundamental interactions and in theoretical physics of condensed matter. He is also coordinator of a PhD course in “Complex systems for Physical, Socio-economic and Life Sciences”. He is an external faculty member of the Complex Science Hub Vienna (http://csh.ac.at/ ) . He is coauthor of more than 145 publications in international journals and member of the editorial board of Physica A, Heliyon, Cogent Physics, Frontiers in Physics (Social physics). His main interests of research are Statistical mechanics, Complex networks and Multi-agent models applied to socio-economic systems. He was also Rector's delegate for internationalization and Erasmus coordinator for the University of Catania in the period march 2013 - november 2016.

  • Xiaolong Ren

    PhD Student at ETH Zurich

    My name is Xiaolong Ren (任晓龙). I am currently a PhD student at Computational Social Science (COSS), ETH Zurich. My supervisor is Dirk Helbing. Before joining COSS, I received my master degree from Hangzhou Normal University supervised by Prof. Linyuan Lü, joint training with the University of Fribourg supervised by Prof. Yi-Cheng Zhang. My research interests lie in Network Science and Computational Social Science, including: -> Identifying influential users in social networks (aka “node centrality” in complex networks), -> Information spreading (such as prediction, acceleration, suppression, and competition, etc.) in social networks.

  • Valerio Restocchi

    Lecturer (Assistant Professor) at University of Edinburgh

    Hi, I'm Valerio, and I am a lecturer (assistant professor) at University of Edinburgh. I work on complex socio-economic systems, and currently my research focusses on opinion dynamics. In particular, I study how social influence propagates and how to maximise its spread across the network, and I'm trying to tackle real-world problems such as high uncertainty and competition for attention. My background is quite interdisciplinary, and it includes Physics, Engineering, Mathematics, and Computer Science. Even now, my work is carried out with three different research groups, from finance to computer science. Before starting the PhD I was working as a financial modelling consultant, and I still enjoy getting my hands dirty by taking projects from industry, either as a consultant or as part of a research project. Beside work, I can't miss a Juventus game and need to eat pasta everyday. For more details, please visit my webpage www.valerio.rest

  • Bernard Ricca

    at St. John Fisher College

  • Juan Rocha

    Postdoctoral researcher at Stockholm Resilience Centre

    Juan's research questions are oriented towards understanding emergent patterns, from critical transitions in ecological systems to collective action in society. He studies cascading effects of regime shifts, that is, whether the occurence of a regime shift in a particular ecosystem will change the likelihood of other regime shifts in far away ecosystems. He is also interested in developing methods to identify resilience surrogates. Juan is ecologist by training and holds a PhD in Sustainability Science. Juan is a postdoctoral researcher at the Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics (Swedish Royal Academy of Science) and the Stockholm Resilience Centre (Stockholm University). He is also visiting scholar at Levin's lab at Princeton University and in the Collective Learning group at Media Lab in MIT.

  • Luis E C Rocha

    Professor in Econophysics and Social Physics at Ghent University

    I am Professor in Econophysics and Social Physics in the department of economics at Ghent University, Belgium. I do interdisciplinary research, organise events, and teach topics on complex systems and network and data science applied to socio-economic and health systems. I am particularly interested in social and sexual networks, network analytics, agent-based models, computational simulations, dynamic or temporal networks, opinion dynamics, epidemics, random walks, sampling hard-to-reach populations, among other topics. My research focuses on computational modelling and simulations but I also frequently collaborate with a variety of colleagues on more theoretical (e.g. toy models) or more empirical (e.g. data collection) studies.

  • Vincent Rodin

    Full Professor at Université de Bretagne Occidentale (UBO)

    Vincent Rodin is a full professor of computer science at the University of Western Brittany in Brest (France) since 2006. His research interests include image processing, multi-agent systems, and biological processes simulation. He received his Ph.D in Computer Science in 1993 from INP-ENSEEIHT at Toulouse and his HDR in 2004 from University of Rennes I.

  • Emanuelly Rodrigues

    Undergraduate student of Philosophy at UNESP - São Paulo State University -

    I am an undergraduate student of Philosophy and my main interest is the study of emotional states in an interdisciplinary perspective. My topic of research is the concept of empathy and the study of the phenomenon of emotional contagion of empathic conduct in the social media from the complex systems perspective.

  • Ana Lucia Rodriguez

    Doctoral Student at Florida International University

    I am currently enrolled in Florida International University’s Department of Psychology Doctoral Program. I hold a B.A. in Political Science and two Master Degrees: one in Development and Culture (from Universidad Tecnológica de Bolívar in Colombia) and a second in Political and Social Sciences - Sociology and Demography Specialization (from Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Spain). My inter-disciplinary background has served as a foundation for my emerging methodological skills in Network Analysis (NA). Through the application of network sciences and social network analysis I am developing a program of research that seeks to identify the psychological and social impacts of health inequalities, inclusion/exclusion dynamics, and violence in intimate relationships.

  • Daniele Romanini

    Research Assistant at Aalto University

  • Iza Romanowska

    Senior Researcher at Barcelona Supercomputing Center

    I specialise in applications of agent-based modelling in archaeological context. I have received an MA in Prehistoric Archaeology from the Jagiellonian University, Poland before undertaking an Msc and PhD in complex systems simulation at the University of Southampton, UK. My thesis 'Modelling hominin dispersals with agent-based modelling' focused on evolutionary dynamics between climate change, hominin population dynamics and migration. In 2017 I have joined the Barcelona Supercomputing Center to work on the EPNet project concerned with modelling the trade and commerce in Ancient Rome.

  • Fernando Rosas

    Marie Curie Research Fellow at Imperial College London

    I am a Marie-Słodowska Curie Fellow at Imperial College London, based at the Centre of Complexity Science and affiliated both in the Departments of Mathematics and the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering. My current work is focused in the development of tools to enable a deeper understanding of the interdependencies that can take place in systems composed of many interacting agents. I am interested in the most fundamental and theoretical aspects of this problem, and also in the consequences and applications in diverse contexts, related to basic sciences, engineering and arts.

  • Liudmila Rozanova

    at University of Barcelona

    Starting from my master's degree, my research interests were aligned with complex systems and networks modeling, numerical experiments and simulations design. My master's thesis included the construction of difference schemes for nonlinear singular perturbed equations with nonlinear boundary conditions, as well as proofs of their convergence. This continued with my PhD thesis on modeling social dynamics in small groups (identifying well established conflict dynamic and lock-in patterns, describing them in terms of phase transitions and attractors). My research experience continued with introduction to network science problems: I have obtained a Marie Curie research grant on data dissemination in opportunistic networks, and worked in the group of Professor Marco Conti at the Institute of Informatics and Telematics CNR in Pisa, Italy, where I developed novel content-centric routing algorithms and data dissemination models. One year after I worked as a postdoctoral researcher in Denmark Technical University (crowd behavioral dynamics modeling), where I used Lennard-Johnes potential to approximate repulsion and attraction "social forces" (as per Helbing's model), which agreed well with the experimental data. Finally, during my last postdoc at University of Barcelona I have been working in the group of Professor Marián Boguñá — steering back to network science. There I have constructed a compartmentalized voter model on complex networks and showed (both analytically and numerically) that herding, consensus oscillations, opinion polarization and other related behaviors emerge spontaneously in this model under strong separation of time scales (published in Phys. Rev. E).

  • Celine Rozenblat


    "Céline Rozenblat researches are widely directed on the relations between evolutions of powers and values and networks dynamics into systems of territories. In order to develop these topics in a comparative point of view, she built many large database on European cities and on networks since 1987. In particular, the question of comparizon was extremely delicate for European cities and she produced with Pumain and St-Julien, Cattan """"the concept of cities in Europe"""" for Eurostat (1991). She built since 1990 representative database on located multinational firms networks leading her to deal with territorial dynamics and actors' strategies in the same time. This duality obliged her to rethink multi-level approaches in geography, largely inspired by sociology of networks and physics. Diachronical and dynamic studies supply materials to develop spatial and dynamic models, simulations and vizualisations."

  • Silvia Salinas Ayaviri

    research associate at Adolfo Ibañez University

    I am a Ph.D. candidate at Adolfo Ibañez University at Chile in Doctoral Program in Complex Systems Engineering. Also I am an Adjunct Instructor of undergraduate courses for engineering, and sometimes work as a freelance designing some engineering solutions based on machine learning algorithms, for some institutions. My research is focuses on economic complex networks, risk assessment and predictive modeling. I am mostly interested in innovative methods in time series prediction considering effects of spatial dynamics and I work on it at the Center of Territorial Intelligence. Before my doctoral studies I have obtained a bachelor’s in Industrial Engineering and master’s degree in Supply Chain Management (adaptive complex systems). I am a Complex System passionate, I am an elected member of the council of Complex Systems Society (CSS) helping as a volunteer, Complexity Digest and CSS Newsletter .

  • Antonio Sanfilippo

    Research Director at Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Qatar Foundation

    As the lead for the Smart Grid research program at Qatar Environment & Energy Research Institute, my focus is on grid integration, solar resource mapping and forecasting, demand-side management, and energy policy and economics. From 2003 to 2014, I was Chief Scientist at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), in the US. While at PNNL, I led research grants on security and emergency response (Department of Homeland Security, DHS), modeling the scientific workforce (National Institutes of Health, NIH), gene network prediction in stroke (NIH), and science of science and innovation policy (National Science Foundation). From 2007 through 2011, I directed a four-year advanced research program at PNNL on predictive analytics focused on security, energy and environmental applications. In 2004-2005, I headed a consortium of five national laboratories that established the Motivation and Intent thrust area at DHS and led the PNNL team in this effort through 2009. Prior to joining PNNL, I worked as R&D Director in the private sector, providing strategic vision, competitive intelligence and leading the development of new products. From 1998 to 2000, I served as a senior consultant at the European Commission, overseeing research consortia and organizing promotion, consultation and dissemination events. While at SHARP Laboratories of Europe from 1992 to 1998, I led the development of new products in the area of Machine Translation and Information Management, and was principal investigator on several projects funded by the European Union. Prior to 1992, I worked as a Research Associate at the Centre for Cognitive Science (University of Edinburgh, UK) and the Computer Laboratory (University of Cambridge, UK), doing applied research in Computational Linguistics.

  • Maxi San Miguel

    Prof. at Universitat Illes Balears

  • Andrea Santoro

    PhD Student at Queen Mary University of London

  • Josue Sauri

    at Autonomous University of Mexico City

    Actuarian from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) and Master on Complexity Science from the Autonomous University of Mexico City (UACM). My profesional career has focused on data analysis to measure and evaluate government policies, specially regarding children's rights.

  • Hiroki Sayama

    Professor at Binghamton University, State University of New York

    Hiroki Sayama is a Professor in the Department of Systems Science and Industrial Engineering, and the Director of the Center for Collective Dynamics of Complex Systems (CoCo), at Binghamton University, State University of New York. He received his B.Sc., M.Sc. and D.Sc. in Information Science, all from the University of Tokyo, Japan. He did his postdoctoral work at the New England Complex Systems Institute in Cambridge, Massachusetts. His research interests include complex dynamical networks, human and social dynamics, collective behaviors, artificial life/chemistry, and interactive systems, among others. He is an expert of mathematical/computational modeling and analysis of various complex systems. He has published more than 120 peer-reviewed journal articles and conference proceedings papers and has edited ten books and conference proceedings about complex systems related topics. He is the author of "Introduction to the Modeling and Analysis of Complex Systems" (Open SUNY Textbooks, 2015), a free e-textbook on complex systems modeling and analysis.

  • Antonio Scala

    Research fellow at CNR

    Antonio Scala holds a Master degree in Physics and Computer Science at the University of Napoli "Federico II" and a PhD in condensed matter Physics at the Boston University. He is now research professor of physics in the CNR Institute for Complex Systems at the University of Roma "La Sapienza", associate professor at IMT Alti Studi Lucca and research Fellow at LIMS the London Institute for Mathematical Sciences. His main skills are Statistical Physics and Computational Physics; he has published papers on percolation, disordered systems, pattern formation, metastable liquids, glassy systems, energy landscapes, protein folding, complex networks, event-driven algorithms, Brownian simulations for hard-bodies, complexity in economics, network medicine, power grids, self-healing networks. His current research topics are complex infrastructural networks and computational social science.

  • silvia scarpetta

    ricercatore a tempo indeterminato at Universita di Salerno, Dipartimento di Fisica

    1995: I graduated in Physics in 12/7/1995 in University "Federico II" of Napoli, with a thesis on Statistical Mechanics titled "Lattice Gas Frustrated Percolation Model of Glass transition", with 110/100 cum laude, supervisor prof A Coniglio. 1999:I obtained a PhD in Physics in 17/2/1999 in Salerno University, with a thesis on Statistical Mechanics of Artificial Neural Networks "On-line Learning in Neural Networks", with supervisor prof Maria Marinaro. Research Fellowship at Aston University (UK) from January 1999 to March 1999, in NCRG lab of prof David Saad. Research visitor in Gatsby UCL many times in 2002 Research Fellowship at University College of London (UK) in 2003, in the Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit of UCL. "Borsa di studio post-dottorato cofinanziata Comunità Europea (EU-funded)" University of Salerno, from April 1999 to November 1999. Assegno di Ricerca University of Salerno, from November 1999 to November 2002 Since 1/12/2002 I am a Researcher (ricercatore) in Physics at University of Salerno. Current funded Projects: - local coordinator of INFN-BIOPHYS “Application of Theoretical Physics Methods to Biology” Teaching: Course "Complex Systems and critical phenomena" in Master Degree in Physics of Unisa https://www.fisica.unisa.it/silvia.scarpetta/bookmarks/index-did2.html

  • Silvia scarpetta

  • Maxmilian Schich

    ERA Chair holder & Professor for Cultural Data Analytics at Tallinn University

    Maximilian Schich (maximilian@schich.info) currently holds the CUDAN ERA chair as professor for Cultural Data Analytics at Tallinn University (cf. http://cudan.tlu.ee). Max collaborates to understand the nature of cultural interaction via a systematic multidisciplinary combination of quantification, computation, qualitative inquiry, and aesthetics. Ongoing research emerges from and builds on a background in art history, complex network science, computational social science, and an applied experience as a “database pathologist”. The PhD monograph pioneered network analysis in art research, focusing on "antique reception and visual citation". "A Network Framework of Cultural History" in Science Magazine and the Nature video "Charting Culture" made global impact in the press. In recent years, Max has focused on an upcoming book titled Cultural Interaction, which will outline a systematic science of art and culture based on two decades of work.

  • Martin Schmidt

    Consultant at World Bank

    2015 Ph.D. Economics University of Maryland, College Park Specialization: institutional economics, political economy, behavioral economics, computational economics 2010 Santa Fe Institute Complex Systems Summer School 2007 M.A. in Economics Central European University Specialization: institutional economics, classical and evolutionary game theory 2000 M.Sc. Interdisciplinary Natural Sciences Department ETH Zurich Specialization: physics, chemistry, philosophy of science and science studies

  • Niloofar Shadab

    Graduate Research Assistant at Virginia Tech

    I'm a Ph.D. student in Systems Engineering at Virginia Tech doing my research in the theory of Systems Engineering and System Science. I also worked for about 2 years in the Aviation Industry as a Systems Engineer working on real-world problems. My main research was on the impact of weather-related events on the US and international air traffic management and the risk mitigation of negative consequences of such events. I worked with several organizations such as NASA, FAA, American Airlines among others. ​ With a great understanding of both industry as well as academia, I cherish the true value of doing research that benefits the world in both application and theory. I want to tackle one of the biggest challenges of our time which is the insufficiency of reductionist methods in scientific and engineering efforts by leveraging different methods and theories such as Systems Theory, Probability Theory, Complexity Theory, Set Theory, Data Analysis, Risk Analysis as well as Network Science.

  • Kiran Sharma

    Senior Research Fellow at Jawaharlal Nehru University

  • Andrey Shovkoplyas

    Executive MBA Student at MIT Sloan School of Management

  • Juliana Silva

    Post Doctoral Student at University of São Paulo (USP)

    PhD in Computer Science, conducting research in the following areas: Biodiversity Informatics, Social Network Analysis, Interaction Networks and Bioinformatics. CV: http://lattes.cnpq.br/1572277575298913

  • Roberta Sinatra

    at IT University of Copenhagen

    Roberta Sinatra is Assistant Professor at IT University of Copenhagen, and holds visiting positions at ISI (Turin, Italy) and Complexity Science Hub (Vienna, Austria). Her research is at the forefront of network science, data science and computational social science. Currently, she spends particular attention on the analysis and modeling of dynamics that lead to the collective phenomenon of success, with focus on science and art. Roberta completed her undergraduate and graduate studies in Physics at the University of Catania, Italy, and was first a postdoctoral fellow, then a research faculty at the Center for Complex Network Research of Northeastern University (Boston MA, USA). Her research has been published in general audience journals such as Nature and Science, and has been featured in The New York Times, Forbes, The Economist, The Guardian, The Washington Post, among other major media outlets.

  • Michael Small

  • Sara Sottile

    PhD student at University of Trento

    PhD student in Mathematics at University of Trento, working on models of epidemics in complex networks.

  • Sandro Sousa

    PhD Student at Queen Mary University of London

    I am a PhD Research Student at the School of Mathematical Sciences at Queen Mary University of London working in the field of Complex Networks. I’m particularly Interested in emergent phenomena in complex systems, collective behaviour, segregation dynamics, spatial heterogeneity and cities as well as their characterization by networks, computational modelling and data analysis.

  • Tiziano Squartini

    Assistant Professor (RTD-A) at IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca

    Tiziano Squartini is a physicist, working from November 2015 as an Assistant Professor at IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca (within the NETWORKS Research Unit). He was born in 1983 in Siena, where he graduated in 2008 with a Master's Degree in Physics and defended his PhD thesis ("Information-theoretic approach to the analysis of complex networks") in 2011. During the biennium 2012-2013 he was Postdoctoral Researcher at the Lorentz-Institute for Theoretical Physics (Leiden, NL) under the supervision of Diego Garlaschelli. From January 2014 to October 2015 he was Postodoctoral Researcher at the Institute for Complex Systems UOS Sapienza in Rome, under the supervision of Luciano Pietronero. His research activity focuses on both the theoretical and the applied side of complex networks theory (e.g. network reconstruction, network validation, link prediction, early-warning signals detection in economic and financial systems). He currently collaborates with the Supervisory Policy Division of the Dutch National Bank and the Bank of England. Other research interests concern statistics, statistical mechanics, brain networks and neural networks.

  • Michele Starnini

    at Universitat de Barcelona

    I am currently starting a position as McDonnell postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Barcelona (Spain). I received a PhD in Physics at the Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya (Spain) in October 2014, defending the thesis "Time-varying networks approach to social dynamics: from individual to collective behavior", under the supervision of Prof. Romualdo Pastor-Satorras. I hold a Master degree in theoretical physics, completed at the University of Pisa (Italy), in October 2010. I am interested in the analysis and modelling of empirical data of social dynamics, and the study of dynamical processes unfolding on time-varying networks. I also studied the emerging of collective phenomena in static networks.

  • Massimo Stella

    Permanent Lecturer (Assistant Professor) at University of Exeter

    My current position is a permanent lectureship in Computer Science (Assistant Professor in the US system) and my research focuses on cognitive data science and complex networks. More in detail, I work on knowledge representations and language modelling through approaches that combine and develop tools from quantitative areas like complex networks, machine learning and social media mining. In my data-driven investigations, I am guided by theoretical models from computational cognitive science, neuroscience and psycholinguistics. I find the synergy of cognitive theory, i.e. how cognition works, and quantitative tools from AI and data science a fascinating research area, where I would be glad to supervise and work with prospective students. I have a PhD and an integrated MSc in Complex Systems Simulation from the ECS, University of Southampton, UK (2014 and 2017, respectively). I also hold an MSc and a BSc in Physics (from Università del Salento). Before joining the Department of Computer Science at the University of Exeter I worked as a research data scientist and founded my own business for scientific consulting, Complex Science Consulting, which collaborated with several international partners and innovative startups. I am a member of the Institute of Physics, served as Council Member for the Complex Systems Society between 2016 and 2019 and as Steering Committee Member for the Winter Workshop on Complex Systems series in the same time window. I served as Organiser for the Network Science and Education series of outreach and research endeavours bringing network science and data literacy across high schools and am also an alumnus of the Santa Fe Institute.

  • Veronika Stolbova

    PostDoctoral Researcher at University of Zurich, Department of Banking and Finance

    Veronika Stolbova is a postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Banking and Finance of the University of Zurich and holds a PhD in theoretical physics. Her expertise lies in the empirical and theoretical analysis of climate variability, climate risks and treatment of big data applications. Her current research focuses on the application of network theory to interactions among institutions and the impacts of climate change on the financial system and market players. This work applies a climate stress test framework to analysis of the impact of climate change on the financial system. She is also contributing to the H2020 program ISIGrowth, related to social and economic dynamics and policy implications, and the Carbon Bubble project, aimed at estimating climate-related risks for the euro area economy.

  • Samir Suweis

    Research Scientist at Dipartimento di Fisica e Astronomia "G. Galilei", University of Padova

    I am assistant professor (RTD-A) at the University of Padova, @LIPh_Lab. My work focuses on research at the interface of ecology and complex systems under an theoretical framework provided by statistical mechanics. It addresses a wide range of related topics, including ecological networks, stochastic modelling of ecosystems dynamics, biodiversity, and macro biomes. I like to look for any ubiquitous patterns or universal scaling behavior in real systems, that are signals of emergent order despite the variety and complexity of the systems involved. Recently I have started to collaborate in the Padova Neuroscience Center (http://cnc.unipd.it). I urgently need to work on as many topics as my brain allows:-) I'm among the organisers of the CCS satellites series "Robustness and Adaptability in Living Systems". My Scoop.it page is https://www.scoop.it/t/ecolophysics and you can follow me @SamirSuweis.

  • Anshuman Swain

    PhD Candidate at University of Maryland, College Park

    I am a PhD Candidate in the Department of Biology at the University of Maryland (College Park, USA) in Bill Fagan's Lab. I use a complex systems perspective to explore interesting problems in ecology and evolution. I am interested in how micro-scale processes and interactions in ecological/biological systems can cause emergent behaviors, phase transitions or origin of innovations at different spatio-temporal scales.

  • Trevor Swanson

    Graduate Researcher at University of Kansas

  • Andreia Sofia Teixeira

    Postdoctoral Researcher at Indiana University

    I am a Postdoctoral Researcher at Indiana University Bloomington, in the Center for Social and BioMedical Complexity and a Fellow at IU Network Science Institute (IUNI). I am also a member of the advisory board of yrCSS, a member of the Local Committee and the Social Media Chair of The 8th International Conference on Complex Networks and Their Applications and one of the organisers of the Workshop Complexity72h 2020. In 2019 I finish a PhD in Information Systems and Computer Engineering, that was done under the supervision of Alexandre P. Francisco and Francisco C. Santos, from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering of Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), Universidade de Lisboa (Portugal). My research interests are: Graph Theory / Algorithms on Graphs , Network Science / Complex Systems , Computational Social Sciences , Computational Biology , Evolutionary Game Theory / Modelling Human Behaviour. My research work is focused on the development of metrics, computational models and simulation frameworks to understand collective dynamics, specifically in what concerns the evolution of biological and social systems.

  • Ana Teixeira de Melo

    Researcher at Centre for Social Studies- University of Coimbra

    Ana Teixeira de Melo is a researcher at the Centre for Social Studies, University of Coimbra. She was awarded a PhD in Clinical Psychology, by the University of Coimbra, and the title of Specialist in Clinical Psychology, with Advanced Specialty in Community Psychology, by the Portuguese Order of Psychologists. Her main research focus is on processes of human flourishing and well-being, positive change and development and resilience, in Families and Communities. Her research especially targets contexts of multiple risks and challenges, including those emerging from cumulative social disadvantages as well as contexts of child protection and promotion. She adopts a Systems and Complexity-Informed approach to the study of Family Processes. She has made key contributions to theory and methodological developments and conducts action-based and applied research studies, in a close relationship with 'real-world' contexts. Her research studies target the development, implementation and evaluation of models, resources and tools for family assessment and intervention. She is interested in the field of Complexity studies from a theoretical, methodological and applied point of view, in particular in relation to the investigation of processes of change in complex systems. She conducts research focused on the development and evaluation of theoretical models, resources and strategies for the practice of 'Complex Thinking' applied to the understanding and management of change in the 'real-world', namely social human systems, in the coupling with their environments. Additionally, her work encompasses themes related to Interdisciplinary Methodologies and Methods and Inter/Transdisciplinary processes, namely in relation to abductive modes of knowing, and other themes of the Philosophy of Sciences (e.g. Epistemologies). She is an Associate, since 2016, of York Cross-Disciplinary Centre for Systems Analysis, where she was a visiting academic (2016-2018). Other websites: https://ces.uc.pt/en/ces/pessoas/investigadoras-es/ana-teixeira-de-melo https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Ana_Teixeira_De_Melo

  • Santa Elena Tellez Flores

    PHD Student

  • Marijn ten Thij

  • Michele Tizzoni

    Research Leader at Institute for the Scientific Interchange (ISI) Foundation

    Michele Tizzoni is Research Leader at the ISI Foundation in Turin (Italy) where he leads some of the research activities of the Digital Epidemiology and the Data for Social Impact laboratories. He is also Adjunct Professor at the University of Turin for the Master's Degree in Physics of Complex Systems. His research interests revolve around the general field of infectious disease epidemiology with a special focus on mathematical modeling and the application of interdisciplinary methods, such as network theory and novel digital approaches, to the field. More recently, Michele has been working on several projects in the "Data for Good" domain, collaborating with non-profit organizations in the field of social innovation, philanthropy, international development and humanitarian action. Michele received his Ph.D. in Physics from the Polytechnic of Turin in 2012 and he was then post-doctoral fellow at the BC Center for Disease Control in Vancouver, BC, Canada. In 2010, he was visiting Research Scholar at the Center for Complex Networks and Systems Research of Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA. He is serving as a member of the Editorial Board of the journals PLOS ONE and Scientific Data.

  • Guglielmo Trupiano

    Head of LUPT at University fo Naples Federico II

    1985, he is the Director of the LUPT Interdepartmental Research Centre. Within the LUPT Centre he is the head of Smart and Green cities research unit, co-manages the CRIS Cluster di Ricerca sull’Innovazione Sostenibile, leads the Europe Direct Information Centre established under the funding of EU DG Comm and the High Observatory on the Policies of Europe (HOPE). He has managed relevant national projects (e.g. OR.C.HE.S.T.R.A. - ORganization of Cultural HEritage and Smart Tourism and Real-time Accessibility; COMMUNISTATION -System for integrated and collaborative communication during environmental emergencies) and European projects, such as SURE SEARCH - Structured empirical analysis for convergence regions: identifying success factors for consolidated growth (ESPON 2013 Programme Priority 2) and HIDDEN - Hidden Innovation Initiatives for SMEs (Programme MED Priority Axe 1: Strengthening innovation capacities Objective 1.2). He promotes several international agreements, among these are: MoU with UN-Habitat (World Urban Forum 6; AGGI Gender Unit), Spanish Government, AlexBank (Egypt).

  • Constantino Tsallis



    PHD STUDENT at Institute of Nanoscience & Nanotechnology, NCSR "Demokritos"

  • Efstathios Tsoutsoumanos

  • Elpida Tzafestas

    Associate Professor at University of Athens, Dept. of History and Philosophy of Science

  • Marios Valavanides

    Associate Professor at University of W. Attica

  • Eugenio Valdano

    postdoc at INSERM, Sorbonne Université

    I was born in Torino, Italy, on February 13 1988. I got my MSc in theoretical physics from the University of Torino in 2012, and then move to Paris, France for my PhD at Vittoria Colizza's lab, at the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research. Then, I did a postdoc at the Rovira i Virgili University in Tarragona, Spain, under the direction of Prof. Alex Arenas. I then worked at at the School of Medicine of the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). I am currently at the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research (INSERM), Paris, France. @eugeValdano

  • Sergi Valverde

    Tenured Scientist at CSIC

    I am a CSIC Tenured Scientist at the Institute of Evolutionary Biology (IBE), where I lead the Evolution of Technology Lab. I am also visiting professor in the Degree of Biomedical Engineering at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF), from the Department of Experimental and Health Sciences (DCEXS) and member of the Complex Systems Lab. I hold a Degree in Informatics Engineering and a PhD in Applied Physics by the Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya (UPC). My long-term research goal is to understand the design principles and evolutionary dynamics of living and artificial systems. I have 15-years of expertise in the areas of complex systems and computer simulation and I have published more than 48 peer-review related articles in network science, systems biology, collective intelligence and technological and cultural evolution. Recently I was elected member of the Complex Systems Society (CSS) Council (2016-2018). I was involved in the three major IST FET FP6 projects in Complex Systems (PACE, ECAgents and DELIS). I am currently coordinating the project CLUSTECH (Detecting Emerging Technologies in Innovation Networks), funded by the Spanish Agency of Science and Technology.

  • Greg van Anders

    Assistant Professor at Queen's University

    My group works uses statistical physics to study design problems in complex (and non-complex) systems. In problems ranging from materials science to technosocial systems, we develop quantitative frameworks to provide designers with answers to "why" questions that give a richer understanding of the structure of design problems than the "what" answers that typify optimization-based approaches to design.

  • Jan van der Kamp

    at retired

    Director of a public Health Region in the Netherlands in retirement, experiencing with Complexity Science for use in Public Health. Author chapter The Health System Quartet: Four Basic Systems--Cure, Care, Heal and Deal--To Foster the Co-procuction of Sustained Health by Jan van der Kamp and Thomas Plochg, in Embracing Complexity in Health, The Transformation of Science, Practice and Policy, Springer 2019

  • Jeroen van Lidth de Jeude

    PhD student in Economic Networks at IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca

    Economic Networks @ IMT lucca (before I was at the center for complexity science at Warwick University) imtlucca.it/jeroen.vanlidth

  • Thomas Varley

    at Indiana University

    Dual PhD student in Complex Networks & Systems and Computational Neurosciences at Indiana University MPhil in Clinical Medicine (Neurosciences) from the University of Cambridge B.A. in Molecular and Systems Neuroscience from Hampshire College Interested in the brain because it's the coolest complex system. Specific Interests: - Critical dynamics in the brain - State-detection and state-transition analysis - Molecular and systems correlates of learning - Computational psychiatry - Consciousness science - Psychedelic science - Disorders of consciousness, clinical neurosciences. - Fire eating

  • Manoj Varma

    Associate Professor at Indian Institute of Science

    My lab is interested in the general area of biological complexity. Specifically, how living entities, from cells to complete organisms, sense complex environments and guide their motion in response to the sensory information. We are currently looking at large bacterial swarms as well as chemotactic search by mobile robots as model systems to understand some of the issues connected to this topic.

  • Vaiva Vasiliauskaite

    PhD at Imperial College London

  • Carlos J. Vega

    PhD student at CINVESTAV-IPN Unidad Guadalajara

  • Julian Vicens

  • Aymeric Vié

    at University of Paris 1

  • Elizabeth von Briesen

    PhD Student at UNC Charlotte

  • Karoline Wiesner

    Associate Professor at University of Bristol

    Associate Professor of Complexity Sciences, School of Mathematics, University of Bristol; PhD: Physics, Uppsala University; Uppsala, Sweden (2004). Title: Core-Hole Dynamics and Eletronic Structure of Ozone. Postdoctoral Fellow: Santa Fe Institute; Santa Fe, NM (2004), University of California Davis; Davis, CA (2004-2006), Visiting Research Professor, Lund University (2010); Assistant Professor of Complexity Sciences (2007 - 2016), University of Bristol

  • Florian Wodlei

    Researcher at Living Systems Research

    I am a physical chemist working in the field of nonlinear dynamics and self organization. I work with systems like the Belousov Zhabotinsky reaction, which is the example of a self-organized chemical reaction, a drop of dichloromethane on a surfactant solution, which shows impressive periodic pattern formation and the swarm behavior of social insects and what we can learn from them to improve the interaction of swarms of robotors.

  • Sarah Wolf

    Senior Researcher at Global Climate Forum

    Sarah Wolf has a background in mathematics, with a focus on probability. At the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK), she used mathematics as a language to clarify concepts, and with this interdisciplinary work she has obtained a PhD in mathematics from Freie Universität Berlin (Thesis: From Vulnerability Formalization to Finitely Additive Probability Monads). Since 2009, she works on agent-based modelling – first at PIK in the Lagom modelling group, now at the Global Climate Forum (GCF), an association based in Berlin that initiates and performs innovative research on climate change and related global challenges. Sarah's main research interest in terms of methods is a better understanding of the dynamics of agent-based models. Content-wise, she is most interested in understanding green growth mechanics, that is, in finding a parsimonious economic model about how a recoordination of agents’ expectations can lead to win-win situations for climate and the economy. With her work, she intends to contribute to the field of Global Systems Science, that combines complexity with stakeholder involvement in the research process, to address global challenges.

  • David Wolpert

  • G. Cigdem Yalcin

    Associate Professor at Istanbul University, Physics Department

    She is an Associate Professor of Physics at Istanbul University. She obtained her Ph.D in physics from Istanbul University in 2010. Her research fields are based on nonlinear dynamics, and statistical physics of complex systems, including mathematical modelling of complex systems and interdisciplinary applications. She had a chance to work with Prof.Dr. Murray Gell-Mann. She is co-author of research papers in journals including PNAS and Scientific Reports. She is the scientific coordinator of the Nonlinear Science Working Group in Turkey.( www.non-linearscience.org ) She has accepted a position at the Santa Fe Institute’s Complex Systems Summer School in 2017. She is an academic visitor at the Santa Fe Institute and Queen Mary University of London for research colloborations. She is member of Asian Network of Complexity Scientists, Complexity Institute, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. For more information: www.complexityscience.net

  • Mario Yanez

    PhD Student at University Institute of Lisbon

    Mario Yanez is dedicated to envisioning and inspiring a transition toward life-sustaining, regenerative human communities. He has an academic background in finance, information systems and ecology. He has several decades of experience applying systems thinking to developing and funding cutting-edge interventions supportive of a much-needed cultural evolution. As a whole-systems designer, he is working globally at various scales, implementing productive landscapes and ecosocial systems. As a scholar-practitioner, he is researching pathways toward cultivating wholeness. Mario is native to the Greater Everglades bioregion.

  • Taha Yasseri

    Associate Professor at School of Sociology, University College Dublin

    Taha Yasseri is an Associate Professor at the School of Sociology of University College Dublin, Ireland. Formerly he was a Senior Research Fellow in Computational Social Science at the University of Oxford, a Turing Fellow at the Alan Turing Institute for Data Science, and a Research Fellow in Humanities and Social Sciences at Wolfson College, University of Oxford. He obtained his PhD in Physics of Complex Systems from University of Göttingen, Germany in 2010. He has interests in analysis of large-scale transactional data and digital experiments to understand human dynamics and social contagion, online political behaviour, mass collaboration and collective intelligence, information and opinion dynamics, collective behaviour, and online dating.

  • Stefano Zapperi

    Full professor at University of Milano

    Stefano Zapperi is a professor of theoretical physics at the University of Milano. He is group leader at the ISI foundation in Torino and recipient of an Advanced Grant from the European Research Council. He obtained a Ph. D. from Boston University in 1998. After a postdoctoral fellow at ESPCI, Paris, he obtained a tenured research position at the University of Roma “La Sapienza” and then at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia. He is member of the editorial board of JSTAT. He organized nine international workshops and symposia on applications of complex systems to materials science and biomedicine and was invited to be part of the scientific committee of several international conferences. In 2007, he acted as the secretary of the International Conference on Statistical Physics (STATPHYS 23). In 2004 he received the Marie Curie Excellence award. He is an expert in the statistical mechanics of non-equilibrium complex systems and has worked in fracture, plasticity, friction, magnetism and quantitative biology. In 2014, he has been named Finland Distinguished Professor by the Academy of Finland.

  • Xiuxiu Zhan

    at Delft University of Technology

  • Qi Zhang

    at Leiden University

  • Yimin Zhou

  • Asim Zia

    Professor of Public Policy & Computer Science at University of Vermont

    Dr. Asim Zia is serving as a Professor of Public Policy and Computer Science in the Department of Community Development and Applied Economics, with a secondary appointment in the Department of Computer Science, at the University of Vermont. His scholarship, research and public service activities have focused on advancing the interdisciplinary fields of complex systems modeling, computational policy analysis, governance network analysis, coupled natural and human systems and social ecological systems. He has served on scientific review committee of national socio-environmental synthesis center (SESYNC) (2014-17), acts as an academic editor for PLOS One (since 2013), and associate editor of Complexity, Governance and Networks. He has a Ph.D. in Public Policy from the Georgia Institute of Technology; recipient of 2004-2005 best dissertation award from the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management, a post-doctoral fellowship from the National Center for Atmospheric Research (2004-2006), a fellow at the Gund Institute for Environment (since 2011), a senior research fellow for the Earth System Governance project (since 2012) and a senior fellow for Global Change Impact Studies Center (since 2017).

  • Antoine Ziller

    Research and Teaching Assistant at Université des Antilles

    In the past 5 years, I dedicated my works to the study of metallothionein diversity, microbial ecotoxicology, science popularization and decompartmentalization of science disciplines. Doctor es sciences since 2017 (Lyon1 University), with Laurence Fraissinet-Tachet as supervisor, I participated to the desription of a new metallothionein family and the reconceptualization of these proteins at the light of system biology. Now, I'm working and the integration of environmental and human sciences into the anthropocene research field.

  • Andreas Paul Zischg

    Assistant professor at University of Bern

    Assistant professor for human-environment-systems modelling at the Institute of Geography, University of Bern, Switzerland. Principal investigator of the Mobiliar Lab for Natural Risks at the Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research. Geographer by training, interested in spatial complexity. My research aims at understanding the complexity of coupled human and natural systems. Foci are spatio-temporal dynamics of flood risk, hydrogeomorphology, and climate change impacts. My research group is developing methods for modelling and analysing bidirectional feedback processes between society (values at risk and vulnerability) and environment (hazards and ecohydrology) as well as for evaluating the long-term sustainability of flood risk management options in the era of the Anthropocene. The group is studying the drivers of flood risk change by means of model experiments and data science approaches.

  • Martin Zumaya

    at Center for Complexity Science

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