The CSSLab Team

Duncan Watts

Director
Stevens University Professor

 

Staff

Regina (Jeanne) Ruane

Regina (Jeanne) Ruane

Managing Director

Miguel Rivera-Lanas

Miguel Rivera-Lanas

Data Scientist

Eric Shapiro Headshot

Eric Shapiro

Research Operations Manager

Delphine Gardiner

Senior Communications Specialist

Yuxuan Zhang

Data Scientist

Researchers

Homa Hosseinmardi

Homa Hosseinmardi

Associate Research Scientist

Amir Ghasemian

Amir Ghasemian

Computational Social Science Researcher

Mark Whiting

Mark Whiting

Senior Computational Social Scientist

Jorge Barreras Cortes

Jorge Barreras Cortes

Post-Doctoral Researcher

James Houghton

James Houghton

Post-Doctoral Researcher

Amir Tohidi

Post-Doctoral Researcher

Affiliated Researchers

Abdullah Almaatouq

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Mohammed Alsobay

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

David M. Rothschild

David M. Rothschild

Economist Microsoft Research

Chris Callison-Burch

University of Pennsylvania CIS

Robert West 

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne

Manoel Horta Ribeiro

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne

Jenny Wang

Research Assistant Microsoft Research

Jenny Allen

Massachusetts Institute of Technology 

David Rand

Massachusetts Institute of Technology 

Dean Knox

University of Pennsylvania OID

PhD Students

Timothy Dorr

Timothy Dorr

Ph.D. in Communications

Upasana Dutta

Upasana Dutta

Ph.D. in Computer and Information Science

Linnea Gandhi

Linnea Gandhi

Ph.D. in Operations, Information and Decisions

Samar Haider

Samar Haider

Ph.D. in Computer and Information Science

Baird Howland

Baird Howland

Ph.D. in Communications

Xinlan (Emily) Hu

Xinlan (Emily) Hu

Ph.D. in Operations, Information, and Decisions

Sam Wolken

Sam Wolken

Ph.D. in Communication and Political Science

Bethany Hsiao

Bethany Hsiao

Ph.D. in Operations, Information, and Decisions

Josh Nguyen

Ph.D. in Computer and Information Science

Calvin Isch

Calvin Isch

Ph.D. in Communications

Ajay Patel

Ph.D. in Computer and Information Science

Neil Fasching

Ph.D. in Communications

Sam Wolken

Bryan Li

Ph.D. in Computer and Information Science 

Masters Students

Anna Lamb

Anna Lamb

M.S. in Behavioral and Decision Sciences

Anushka Bhansali

Anushka Bhansali

M.S. in Behavioral and Decision Sciences

Priya DCosta

Priya DCosta

M.C.I.T.

Anoushka Kiyawat

Anoushka Kiyawat

M.S. in Behavioral and Decision Sciences

Mia Shelton

Mia Shelton

M.S. in Behavioral and Decision Sciences

Yang Huang

M.S in Behavioral and Decision Sciences

Ricky Wang

M.S. in Behavioral and Decision Sciences

Aravika Khosla

M.S. in Behavioral and Decision Sciences

Ana Pimienta

M.S. in Behavioral and Decision Sciences

Adil Shahid

Adil Shahid

M.C.I.T.

Liancheng Gong

Liancheng Gong

M.S.E. in Data Science

Undergraduate Students

Jose (Hooverney) Castaño

Jose (Hooverney) Castaño

B.A. in Communications

Bryan Yao

Bryan Yao

B.S.E. in Computer Science

Jason Ren

Jason Ren

B.S.E. in Computer Science

Karan Sampath

Karan Sampath

B.S.E. in Networked and Social Systems Engineering

Kaily Liu

Kaily Liu

B.S.E. in Computer Science

Linnea Gandhi

Alan Qiao

B.A.S. in Computer Science

Norah Rami

Norah Rami

B.A. in Cognitive Science

Maya Gambhir

B.S.E in Networked and Social Systems Engineering

Nikhil Kumar

Nikhil Kumar

B.A. in Mathematical Economics and Computer Science

Kimberly Epstein

Kimberly Epstein

B.A. in Cognitive Science and Computer Science

Millie Gu

B.A. in Cognitive Science and Computer Science

Anna Vazhaeparambil

Anna Vazhaeparambil

B.S.E. in Computer Science and B.A. in Communications

Eda Orakci

Eda Orakci

B.S.E. in Computer Science

Shruti Agarwal

B.S.E. in Computer Science

Mary Xu

B.S. in Statistics and Data Science

Thomas Li

Thomas Li

B.A. in Mathematical Economics and M.S.E. in Data Science

Our Alumni Community

Core Research and Administrative Staff

Lab memberRole
Yashveer Singh SohiYashveer Singh SohiData Scientist
2023
Emma ArsekinSenior Communications Specialist
2021-2023
Tuti GomokaSenior Research Coordinator
2021-2023
Valery YakubovichExecutive Director
2021-2022
Yingquan LiResearch Data Engineer
2021-2022

Research Assistants

Lab memberRole
CSSLab Small WorldMichael Li 2023
Trisha NagpalTrisha NagpalGraduate Student (M.S. in Behavioral and Decision Sciences)
2022-2023
Vartika ParasramkaVartika ParasramkaGraduate Student (M.S. in Behavioral and Decision Sciences)
2022-2023
Huifang YeHuifang YeGraduate Student (M.C.I.T. in Computer Science)
2022-2023
Henry Ge HeadshotHenry GeUndergraduate Student (B.A. in Computer Science)
2021-2022
CSSLab Small WorldMaya JamdarUndergraduate Student (B.A. in Economics and Political Science)
2022-2023
Skylar RearickUndergraduate Student (B.A.S. in Computer Science)
2022-2023
Kaelin SuhKaelin SuhUndergraduate Student (B.A. in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics)
2022-2023
Kira WangKira WangUndergraduate Student (B.A. in Political Science and Communication)
2022-2023
Yiwei (Ellen) YanYiwei (Ellen) Yan Undergraduate Student (B.A.S. in Computer Science, B.S. in OIDD)
2022-2023
Yue (Flora) ChenYue (Flora) ChenGraduate Student (M.E. in Data Science)
2021-2023
Yuluan CaoYuluan Cao

Graduate Student (M.S. in Social Policy and Data Analytics)
2022-2023
Karmanya AggarwalKarmanya Aggarwal
Graduate Student (M.S.E. in Data Science)
2022-2023
Chelsey GonzalezGraduate student (M.S. in Behavioral and Decision Sciences)
2022-2023
Elina KonstantinidouGraduate student (M.S. in Behavioral and Decision Sciences)
2022-2023
Jessie Janny ThenariantoGraduate student (M.S. in Behavioral and Decision Sciences)
2022-2023
Joshua KurniawanGraduate student (M.S. in Behavioral and Decision Sciences)
2022-2023
Parimal MehtaGraduate student (M.S.E. in Computer Science)
2022-2023
Shloka KumarGraduate student (Masters in Public Policy)
2022-2023
Shuchen (Zania) ZhangGraduate student (M.S. in Behavioral and Decision Sciences)
2022-2023
Isaac GatenoUndergraduate student (B.A. in Political Science)
2022
Josh LudanJosh LudanUndergraduate student (B.S.E. in Networked and Social Systems Engineering)
2021-2023
Sina ShaikhUndergraduate student (B.S.E. in CIS and B.A in Political Science)
2022-2023
Bharathrushab ManthripragadaBharathrushab ManthripragadaGraduate student (M.S.E. in Systems Engineering)
2022
Grace MoonGrace MoonGraduate student (M.S. in Behavioral and Decision Sciences)
2022
Sarah BattaSarah BattaUndergraduate student (B.S.E. in Networked and Social Systems Engineering)
2022
Arina PaniukhinaArina PaniukhinaUndergraduate student (B.A. in Cognitive Science)
2021-2022
Becca SmithBecca SmithUndergraduate student (B.A. in Philosophy and Computer Science)
2021-2022
Leonardo Ferreira Guilhoto HeadshotLeonardo Ferreira GuilhotoPh.D. student (Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics and Computational Science)
2021-2022
Brooke BernsteinBrooke BernsteinGraduate student (M.S. in Social Policy and Data Analytics)
2021-2022
Keith Golden HeadshotKeith GoldenGraduate student (M.S.E. in Data Science)
2021-2022
Dodge HillDodge HillGraduate student (M.S. in Data Science)
2021-2022
Kailun Li HeadshotKailun LiGraduate student (M.E. in Computer Science)
2021-2022
Bhairavi MuralidharanBhairavi MuralidharanGraduate student (M.S.E. in Data Science)
2021-2022
Tai NguyenTai NguyenGraduate student (M.C.I.T. in Computer Science)
2021-2022
Sumant ShringariSumant ShringariGraduate student (M.C.I.T. in Computer Science)
2021-2022
Sarika Subramaniam HeadshotSarika SubramaniamGraduate student (M.S. in Behavioral and Decision Sciences)
2021-2022
Joyce An-Jie WangJoyce An-Jie WangGraduate student (M.C.I.T.)
2021-2022
Vikram Balasubramanian HeadshotVikram BalasubramanianUndergraduate student (B.S. in Economics (Statistics), B.A. in Philosophy and Science)
2021-2022
Vincent CaiVincent CaiUndergraduate student (B.S.E. in Computer Science)
2021-2022
Vivienne ChenVivienne ChenUndergraduate student (B.A. in Communication)
2021-2022
Vivian DinhVivian DinhUndergraduate student (B.A. in Neuroscience)
2021-2022
Daniel XueDaniel XueUndergraduate student (B.S.E. in Networked and Social Systems Engineering)
2021-2022
Andrew CullenAndrew CullenGraduate student (M.S. in Behavioral and Decision Sciences)
2021
David (Zhangyi) FanZhangyi (David) FanGraduate student (M.S.E. in Data Science)
2021
Xiaonan LiuXiaonan LiuGraduate student (M.S.E. in Data Science)
2021
Nathaniel CunnanNathaniel CunnanUndergraduate student (B.S.E. in Systems Engineering)
2021
Jess MixonJess MixonUndergraduate student (B.A. in Economics)
2021

Core Research and Administrative Staff

Lab memberRole
Valery YakubovichExecutive Director
2021-2022
Yingquan LiResearch Data Engineer
2021-2022

Research Assistants

Lab memberRole
Bharathrushab ManthripragadaGraduate student (M.S.E. in Systems Engineering)
2022
Grace MoonGraduate student (M.S. in Behavioral and Decision Sciences)
2022
Sarah BattaUndergraduate student (B.S.E. in Networked and Social Systems Engineering)
2022
Kimberly EpsteinUndergraduate student (B.A. in Cognitive Science and Computer Science)
2022
Bethany HsiaoUndergraduate student (B.S.E. in Computer Science)
2022
Arina PaniukhinaUndergraduate student (B.A. in Cognitive Science)
2021-2022
Becca SmithUndergraduate student (B.A. in Philosophy and Computer Science)
2021-2022
Leonardo Ferreira GuilhotoPh.D. student (Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics and Computational Science)
2021-2022
Bryan LiPh.D. student (Ph.D. in Computer and Information Science)
2021-2022
Brooke BernsteinGraduate student (M.S. in Social Policy and Data Analytics)
2021-2022
Keith GoldenGraduate student (M.S.E. in Data Science)
2021-2022
Dodge HillGraduate student (M.S. in Data Science)
2021-2022
Kailun LiGraduate student (M.E. in Computer Science)
2021-2022
Bhairavi MuralidharanGraduate student (M.S.E. in Data Science)
2021-2022
Tai NguyenGraduate student (M.C.I.T. in Computer Science)
2021-2022
Sumant ShringariGraduate student (M.C.I.T. in Computer Science)
2021-2022
Sarika SubramaniamGraduate student (M.S. in Behavioral and Decision Sciences)
2021-2022
Joyce An-Jie WangGraduate student (M.C.I.T.)
2021-2022
Vikram BalasubramanianUndergraduate student (B.S. in Economics (Statistics), B.A. in Philosophy and Science)
2021-2022
Vincent CaiUndergraduate student (B.S.E. in Computer Science)
2021-2022
Vivienne ChenUndergraduate student (B.A. in Communication)
2021-2022
Vivian DinhUndergraduate student (B.A. in Neuroscience)
2021-2022
Josh LudanUndergraduate student (B.S.E. in Networked and Social Systems Engineering)
2021-2022
Karan SampathUndergraduate student (B.S.E. in Networked and Social Systems Engineering)
2021-2022
Daniel XueUndergraduate student (B.S.E. in Networked and Social Systems Engineering)
2021-2022
Andrew CullenGraduate student (M.S. in Behavioral and Decision Sciences)
2021
Zhangyi (David) FanGraduate student (M.S.E. in Data Science)
2021
Xiaonan LiuGraduate student (M.S.E. in Data Science)
2021
Nathaniel CunnanUndergraduate student (B.S.E. in Systems Engineering)
2021
Jess MixonUndergraduate student (B.A. in Economics)
2021