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Watch our most recent SONIC Speaker – @gvegayon

Watch our most recent SONIC Speaker – @gvegayon

The SONIC Speaker Series presents George G. Vega Yon Department of Preventive Medicine at USC’s Keck School of Medicine Big Problems for Small Networks: Statistical Analysis of Small Networks and Team Performance SONIC Lab is proud to welcome George G. Vega Yon of USC’s Keck School of Medicine. George will speak on... read more »

 

SONIC Speaker – George G. Vega Yon March 20th at 2pm

SONIC Speaker – George G. Vega Yon March 20th at 2pm

Please join the SONIC Lab in Frances Searle Room 1-483 on March 20th at 2pm to welcome SONIC Speaker, George G. Vega Yon of USC’s Keck School of Medicine, who will present his talk “Big Problems for Small Networks: Statistical Analysis of Small Networks and Team Performance.” Followed by a workshop... read more »

 

Press Coverage: IIT Madras hosts the first RBCDSAI ‘Web Science Symposium’

Press Coverage: IIT Madras hosts the first RBCDSAI ‘Web Science Symposium’

Publication:  The Times of IndiaHeadline: IIT-Ms web science symposium to help community exchange ideas  Publication: The New Indian Express (clip attached)Headline:  IIT–Madras hosts web science symposium URL: http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/chennai/2019/feb/26/iit–madras–hosts–web–science–symposium-1943837.html Publication:... read more »

 

Welcoming our latest high school intern – Steven Ding

We are delighted to welcome Steven Ding to SONIC for the next couple of weeks. Steven is originally from Beijing and is currently a junior at St. Andrews High School in Delaware. He is interested in study behavioral economics and the psychology of decision making. While at SONIC, he hopes to learn more about research, handling... read more »

 

Contractor provides keynote to RBC-DSAI at IIT Madras

Contractor provides keynote to RBC-DSAI at IIT Madras

Prof Noshir Contractor, Northwestern University, presents a memento to Prof. Dame Wendy Hall, Executive Director, Web Science Institute.   Keynote Citation: Contractor, N. (February 26, 2019). People Analytics: Understanding and Enabling the Future of Work. Keynote address at the Robert Bosch Center for Data Science... read more »

 

Listen in to Noshir and Leslie’s CBC interview

Contractor and DeChruch speak to Anna Maria Tremonti on CBC Radio One: https://www.cbc.ca/listen/live/radio1/ottawa  read more »

 

Press coverage for Mars Mission research

Press coverage for Mars Mission research

 EurekAlert! – “Northwestern study of analog crews in isolation reveals weak spots for Mission to Mars.”  The Globe and Mail – “NASA experiments suggest problems lie ahead for astronauts during Mars mission.”  Science Daily – “Weak spots for Mission to Mars revealed.”   The... read more »

 

AAAS Press Briefing – “Building a Winning Team for Mission to Mars”

 

My Dream Team paper accepted at CHI 2019

A My Dream Team paper titled “Who Would You Like to Work With? Use of Individual Characteristics and Social Networks in Team Formation Systems,” was accepted at the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems Proceedings (CHI). In this paper, we conducted a field study where 530 participants used a team formation... read more »

 

The SONIC & ATLAS Teams present at NASA HRP IWS

The SONIC & ATLAS Teams present at NASA HRP IWS