New research from Northeastern’s Center for Complex Network Research presents a pioneering approach to understanding European and North American cultural history by mapping out the mobility patterns of notable intellectuals over a 2,000-year span.
The faculty members appear on Thomson Reuters’ “Highly Cited Researchers 2014″ list.
Albert-László Barabási, a world-renowned network scientist and Distinguished University Professor of Physics at Northeastern University, is the inaugural Robert Gray Dodge Professor of Network Science.
Like the rest of the academic community, physicists rely on various quantitative factors to determine whether a researcher will enjoy long-term success.
There are some questions that you don’t need to be a scientist to ask. You need to be a little kid.
The human genome is a vast parts list for the inner works of our biology.
This fall, Northeastern will begin offering the nation’s first interdisciplinary doctoral program in network science, an emerging field that researches the underlying complexity that governs all systems.
We once thought it took a genius to be successful, but this is simply not the case.
Just as the name implies, complex systems are difficult to tease apart. An organism’s genome, a biochemical reaction, or even a social network all contain many interdependent components—and changing any one of them can have pervasive effects on all the others.