Complexity, Networks and more …

Director: Santo Fortunato
Professor, Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering
Director, Indiana University Network Science Institute (IUNI)



  • Postdoctoral position available! If you are interested in working on the science of science (citation and collaboration dynamics, science evolution, interdisciplinarity, novelty, etc.), send us your application. The ad is here
  • Our book A first course in network science, coauthored with Filippo Menczer and Clayton Davis, is available via Amazon! Possibly the most accessible textbook on the topic, requiring only minimal background in math and programming, it includes almost 200 exercises and Python tutorials (one for each chapter), that will teach students how to play with networks from scratch. It has been ranked number 1 in the list of Amazon’s hot new releases in physics!

PhD Students:

Aditya Tandon

Research topics:

Network science: community detection, modeling, information networks, citation networks, brain networks

Computational social science: opinion dynamics, popularity, collective motion

Science of science: citation dynamics, team science, excellence, novelty, evolution of fields

Climate change: correlations among climate data, climate networks

Recent Selected Papers: