I am Associate Professor (w/out tenure) of Communication (USC Annenberg) and Computer Science (USC Viterbi), Associate Director of Applied Data Science at the USC Department of Computer Science, Research Team Leader at the University of Southern California‘s Information Sciences Institute and Principal Investigator of the Machine Intelligence and Data Science (MINDS) group.

My research core is Networks & Society + Humans & Machines and this is our team:

Emilio Ferrara   Goran Muric    
Emilio Ferrara
PI
Goran Muric
Postdoc
   
Adam Badawy Herbert H.C. Chang Emily Chen Ashok Deb Julie Jiang
Adam Badawy
PhD
Herbert Chang
PhD
Emily Chen
PhD
Ashok Deb
PhD
Julie Jiang
PhD
Hsien-Te Kao Akira Matsui Alex Spangher Shen Yan Yilei Zeng
Hsien-Te Kao
PhD
Akira Matsui
PhD
Alex Spangher
PhD
Shen Yan
PhD
Yilei Zeng
PhD

Summer 2020 Interns

Aparna Ananthasubramaniam Hui Sophie Huang Shawn Huesman Prerna Juneja Danaja Maldeniya Weiwei Zheng Xinyi Zhou
Aparna Anantha- subramaniam Hui Sophie Huang Shawn Huesman Prerna Juneja Danaja Maldeniya Weiwei Zheng Xinyi Zhou
From: University of Michigan Northeastern University Northern Kentucky University Virginia Tech University University of Michigan University of Chicago Syracuse University

Current Undergraduate & Master Students:

    • Divya Choudhary
    • Samar Haider (co-supervised with Nanyun Peng)
    • Adityan Joshi
    • Dhruv Mathew
    • Ankith Mohan (co-supervised with Aiichiro Nakano)
    • Vikram Mudaliar
    • Huy Tran Nghiem
    • Jaimin Patel
    • Vandana Rao

Alumni Hall of Fame

Alessandro Bessi Palash Goyal Homa Hosseinmardi Anna Sapienza Zhenxiang Gao
Alessandro Bessi Palash Goyal Homa Hosseinmardi Anna Sapienza Gao Zhenxiang
In our lab: Postdoc PhD Postdoc Postdoc Postdoc
Next at: Nextbit AI Samsung AI Research University of Pennsylvania Denmark Technical University University of Connecticut

My research falls at the intersection of these fields (my resume):

Network Science Data Science Human-Computer Interaction Computational Social Science


Current Appointments

Currently teaching (Fall 2020): COMM 599 Special Topics: Data Science for Communication and Social Networks (at USC, Los Angeles)

Former Collaborators (students and postdocs)

Research Resources