Network Science

3Qs: Global impact of the Ebola outbreak

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With the deadly Ebola outbreak continuing, Professor Alessandro Vespignani discusses the spread of infectious diseases.

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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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Network scientists lead congressional briefing

Alex Vespignani is the Sternberg Distinguished Professor of Physics, Computer Science and Health Sciences.

Net­work sci­ence has the poten­tial to solve major national chal­lenges in health, secu­rity, and sus­tain­ability, said two North­eastern Uni­ver­sity pro­fes­sors in a briefing on Tuesday after­noon in Wash­ington, D.C.

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An up-close look at network science

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Alessandro Vespignani, a world-renowned expert in network science, was a guest on #sciencechat on Wednesday, August 21, 2013.

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Local bioterrorism as a potential global threat

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According to a new com­puter mod­eling research study from North­eastern Uni­ver­sity net­work sci­en­tist Alessandro Vespig­nani, when it comes to bioter­rorist attacks, “dis­eases have no bor­ders.”

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A wiring diagram for disease

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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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Validation for Flu Prediction

Alex Vespignani is the Sternberg Distinguished Professor of Physics, Computer Science and Health Sciences.

As news of the latest outbreak is upon us, Vespignani and his colleagues recently pub­lished an article in the journal BMC Med­i­cine that offers defin­i­tive proof of a strong agree­ment between the pre­dic­tions and the real-​​life sur­veil­lance data col­lected in 2009.

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Northeastern researcher elected president of the Complex Systems Society

Alex Vespignani is the Sternberg Distinguished Professor of Physics, Computer Science and Health Sciences.

The sci­ence of com­plex sys­tems was born in the mid-​​20th cen­tury, but it has only recently begun to mature into a research field with real-​​world rel­e­vance.

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