I am Associate Professor 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
   
Alex Bisberg Herbert H.C. Chang Emily Chen Bijean Ghafouri Julie Jiang
Alex Bisberg
PhD (CS)
Herbert Chang
PhD (Comm)
Emily Chen
PhD (CS)
Bijean Ghafouri
PhD (PolSci)
Julie Jiang
PhD (CS)
Hsien-Te Kao Akira Matsui Alex Spangher Shen Yan Yilei Zeng
Hsien-Te Kao
PhD (CS)
Akira Matsui
PhD (CS)
Alex Spangher
PhD (CS)
Shen Yan
PhD (CS)
Yilei Zeng
PhD (CS)
Weiwei Zheng
Weiwei Zheng
PhD (Comm)

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
    • Aditya Gupta
    • Adityan Joshi
    • Dhruv Mathew
    • Ankith Mohan (co-supervised with Aiichiro Nakano)
    • Vikram Mudaliar
    • Huy Tran Nghiem
    • Jaimin Patel
    • Vandana Rao
Current Directed Research Students
    • Karishma Sharma (primary advisor: Prof. Yan Liu)
    • Meiqing Zhang (primary advisor: Prof. Patti Riley)

  • Alumni Hall of Fame

    Alessandro Bessi Homa Hosseinmardi Anna Sapienza Zhenxiang Gao
    Alessandro Bessi Homa Hosseinmardi Anna Sapienza Gao Zhenxiang
    In our lab: Postdoc Postdoc Postdoc Postdoc
    Next at: Nextbit AI, AI R&D Director University of Pennsylvania, Research Scientist Denmark Technical University, Research Scientist University of Connecticut, Postdoc
    Adam Badawy Ashok Deb Palash Goyal Samar Haider
    Adam Badawy Ashok Deb Palash Goyal Samar Haider
    In our lab: PhD PhD PhD MSc
    Next: US Army, Lt. Col. Samsung AI Research, Senior AI Research Manager University of Pennsylvania, PhD Student

    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