Albert-​​László Barabási

Three COS Faculty Honored As “Highly Cited Researchers”

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The faculty members appear on Thomson Reuters’ “Highly Cited Researchers 2014″ list.

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Posted in Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Mathematics, Physics

Brilliant and motivated, but a good hire?

Robert Gray Dodge Chair Installation Ceremony: Laszlo Barabasi

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.

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Researchers use science to predict success

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Like the rest of the aca­d­emic com­mu­nity, physi­cists rely on var­ious quan­ti­ta­tive fac­tors to deter­mine whether a researcher will enjoy long-​​term suc­cess.

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A kid in a network shop

Baruch Barzel

There are some ques­tions that you don’t need to be a sci­en­tist to ask. You need to be a little kid.

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A wiring diagram for disease

Baruch Barzel

The human genome is a vast parts list for the inner works of our biology.

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Northeastern launches nation’s first doctoral program in network science

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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.

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Researchers to explore the ‘Science of Success’

Laszlo Barabasi

We once thought it took a genius to be suc­cessful, but this is simply not the case.

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Complex systems made simple

Laszlo Barabasi

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.

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Posted in Biology, Physics