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Welcome Alina Lungeanu – Research Assistant Professor

SONIC is pleased to welcome Alina Lungeanu as a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication Studies and affiliated with SONIC and ATLAS. Alina received a Ph.D. in Technology and Social Behavior from Northwestern University in 2016 and was a SONIC member during her graduate studies.  read more »


Jackie Ng – a finalist in the INFORMS Organization Science Dissertation Proposal Competition

SONIC member and Ph.D candidate in Industrial Engineering & Management Scienes,  Jackie Ng, was selected as one of eight finalists in the INFORMS Organization Science Dissertation Proposal Competition, one of the most prestigious competitions available to doctoral students studying organizations. Finalists presented... read more »


SONIC welcomes back Bo Xu, visiting scholar, for a 2-week visit

SONIC is pleased to welcome back Bo Xu, Department of Information Systems, School of Business Administration, Northeastern University, Shenyang, China, for a 2-week visit (Nov 14th to Nov 28th, 2017).  read more »


Noshir Contractor presents at the ETCPS in Iowa City

On November 15th, 2017, Noshir presented at the Educational Technology and Computational Psychometrics Symposium organized by ACTNext: the Research, Development and Business Innovation Center at ACT, Iowa City. Noshir’s talk was titled Some Assembly Required: Collaboration in the 21st Century.  read more »


Noshir Contractor presented at the Case Western Interdepartmental Research Seminar

On October 27th, 2017, Noshir gave a talk at the Case Western Weatherhead School of Management’s Interdepartmental Research Seminar (jointly sponsored by Design & Innovation and Organizational Behavior). He presented on Leveraging Computational Social Science to Address Grand Societal Challenges.    read more »


Noshir Contractor co-chaired a National Academies of Science event

On October 11th, 2017, Noshir co-chaired a National Academies of Science Workshop in Washington, D.C. on Leveraging Advances in Social Network Thinking for National Security.    read more »


Noshir Contractor at ATLC2017: Atlanta Conference on Science and Innovation Policy

On October 10th, Noshir gave a welcome and plenary talk at the ATLC2017: Atlanta conference on science and innovation policy.  read more »


Noshir Contractor gave two talks as an invited speaker at CCS 2017 in Cancun, Mexico

This September, Noshir Contractor was invited to present at the Conference on Complex Systems 2017 in Cancun, Mexico. On September 19th, Noshir presented on Leveraging Computational Social Science to address Grand Societal Challenges ( abstract ) in a session titled “Socio-Ecological Systems (SES) – Social... read more »


Noshir Contractor presented at Sciences Po in Paris, France

On October 18, 2017, Noshir presented at the Sciences Po conference organized by the Centre de Sociologie des Organisations in Paris, France. The title of his talk was Some assembly required: Leveraging computational social science to understand and enable team assembly.  read more »


SONIC and ATLAS members presenting at AOM 2017

On August 5-8 SONIC and ATLAS members with Noshir Contractor and Leslie DeChurch will present at the 77th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (AOM) in Atlanta, GA. The conference theme this year is At the Interface. You can find the complete program and schedule here. To see a distilled schedule of SONIC and... read more »