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July 02, 2019

Our collaborative work, recently published in Nature Communications, has been featured in the UCSB Current. 

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June 02, 2019

Four graduate students from the Network Science of Teams MURI will graduate this month.

Erik Duhaime will receive a PhD in Management Science from the Sloan School of Business at MIT. Dr. Duhaime will jump right into the lead role at Centaur Labs, a start-up he co-founded through an incubator program at MIT.

Kartik Bajpai will assume a tenure track position at Essex Business School in the UK. His doctorate comes from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern.

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April 18, 2019

From the UCSB Current (story by Harrison Tasoff):

In recognition of his exemplary research and outstanding service to the community, UC Santa Barbara Professor Francesco Bullo has joined the 2019 class of fellows of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM).

“It’s a great honor to be elected fellow of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics,” he said. “It’s a great recognition by my peers of the work done by my research group over the years.”

February 22, 2019

Purpose: We will present a formal review of our MURI research project on the network science of teams, bringing together program faculty and the ARO program managers.

January 24, 2019

An interview with MURI Co-PI Tom Malone is featured in Deloitte Review, issue 24. The interview, which is the subject of an article written by Jim Guszcza and Jeff Schwartz, explores Professor Malone's work on Superminds and the future of human-machine collective intelligence.

October 10, 2018

The recent publication of a paper in the Public Library of Science journal PLOS ONE by UCSB scientists drew some attention from the UCSB Current. In the article, Harrison Tasoff highlights current research on team performance underway by our MURI, including the deployment of the Platform for Online Group Studies (POGS, v2.0), and points to the successful collaboration among our team. Photo credit: PEOPLEIMAGES.

 

June 04, 2018

We are proud to announce three graduate students have completed their dissertations and will graduate with PhD's this Spring.

Wenjun Mei is now a postdoctoral scientist at ETH Zurich. His dissertation was titled, "Modeling and Analysis of Social Network Dynamics: Propagation, Learning and Structural Balance." He was a Mechanical Engineering student at UCSB, advised by Professor Francesco Bullo.

January 31, 2018

Purpose: We will present a formal review of our MURI research project on the network science of teams, bringing together program faculty and the ARO program managers.

November 21, 2017

MURI Co-PI Noah Friedkin was one of six UCSB faculty to be elected as a fellow to the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) — the world’s largest general scientific society and publisher of numerous prestigious journals, including Science. Professor Friedkin was recognized for his distinguished contributions to mathematical sociology, with special attention to network theory and its diverse sociological and social psychological implications.

October 19, 2017

The Dynamics of Opinion

UCSB scholars develop a mathematical model to clarify how truth wins or loses in social groups

by Jim Medina

 

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