Photo on 11-13-15 at 5.22 PM #2Professor @ School of Informatics, Computing and Engineering at Indiana University, Bloomington. My background is in Statistical Physics, and my research interests are in the area of Complex Networks and Computational Social Science.


  • July 2016. The Rise of Social Bots is featured on the cover of Communications of the ACM. Joint work with C. Davis, E. Ferrara, F. Menczer, O. Varolrise_of_social_bots
  • May 2016. OSoMe has just been released. It is a platform to help studying online social media.OSoMe
    It is the result oof several years work by many. An account is in OSoMe: The IUNI observatory on social media. by Davis CA, Ciampaglia GL, Aiello LM, Chung K, Conover MD, Ferrara E, Flammini A, Fox GC, Gao X, Gonçalves B, Grabowicz PA, Hong K, Hui P, McCaulay S, McKelvey K, Meiss MR, Patil S, Peli Kankanamalage C, Pentchev V, Qiu J, Ratkiewicz J, Rudnick A, Serrette B, Shiralkar P, Varol O, Weng L, Wu T, Younge AJ, Menczer F. (2016), PeerJ Preprints 4:e2008v1.