SONIC News

Marlon Twyman presents two posters at NetSci 2017

SONIC graduate student, Marlon Twyman, presented two posters at the International School and Conference on Network Science (NetSci) 2017 held in Indianapolis, Indiana on June 19-23, 2017. One poster explores the integration of shared cognition, dynamic task networks, and agent-based modeling when studying collaboration... read more »

 

Diego Gomez-Zara presented two posters at NetSci 2017

On June 23rd, SONIC’s Ph.D. student Diego Gómez-Zará is going to present his research on social movements at the International School and Conference on Network Science (NetSci). This year, the conference will be hosted in Indianapolis, USA. Diego will present two posters “The role of social movement organizations... read more »

 

New NASA Grant – Project FUSION

We are very excited to receive a new grant from NASA, on which SONIC’s Noshir Contractor is a Co-Investigator. Project FUSION: Facilitating Unified Systems of Interdependent Organizational Networks Project FUSION was among seven proposals, selected by NASA’s Human Research Program to help answer questions... read more »

 

Noshir Contractor was a plenary speaker at the Collective Intelligence Conference

Noshir Contractor gave a plenary talk in a session titled “Organizing and Organizations” at the Collective Intelligence Conference. CI is the fifth annual interdisciplinary conference dedicated to advancing our understanding of collective intelligence and the workings of groups. The conference took place at... read more »

 

Congratulations to Brennan Antone for graduating with a BS and starting the Ph.D. program !!!

Congratulations to Brennan Antone for graduating with a BS and starting the Ph.D. program !!!

Congratulations to Brennan Antone for graduating with a BS in Industrial Engineering & Management Sciences (IEMS) and a minor in Psychology at Northwestern and joining the Ph.D. program in IEMS at Northwestern this Fall. Welcome back!!!    read more »

 

Congratulations to Dr. Aaron Schecter for graduating and starting a faculty position!

Congratulations to Dr. Aaron Schecter for graduating and starting a faculty position!

Congratulations to SONIC member, Dr. Aaron Schecter for graduating with a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering & Management Sciences at Northwestern and starting as an assistant professor in the Department of Management Information Systems at the Terry College of Business, University of Georgia!!! Dr. Aaron Schecter at... read more »

 

Noshir conducted a workshop at the 2017 SciTS Conference

Noshir Contractor was a lead facilitator of a workshop at the Science of Team Science (SciTS) Conference in Clearwater Beach, FL, held on June 12-14, 2017. Network Perspectives to Understand and Enable Team Science  Description: In this workshop, attendees will be introduced to the basics of social network theories,... read more »

 

Congratulations to Sophia Fu, Michelle Shumate, and Noshir Contractor for a top paper award!

One of the SONIC papers, presented at the 67th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association (ICA) on May 25-29 in San Diego, CA., received a Top 4 Paper Award in the Organizational Communication Division. Fu, Sophia, Shumate, Michelle, & Contractor, Noshir. Collective Innovation Adoption across Interorganizational... read more »

 

SONIC papers presented at the XXXVII Sunbelt Conference in Beijing, China.

Four SONIC papers were presented at the XXXVII Sunbelt Conference of the International Network for Social Network Analysis (INSNA), held on May 30th, 2017 – June 4th, 2017 in Beijing, China.   Title: Higher Visibility, Better Performance: Peer Pressure Enabled by Enterprise Social Media. Authors: Hui Li (Fudan University),... read more »

 

Nebula – a finalist for the IMS Global Consortium Learning Impact Award

Nebula was selected as a finalist for the IMS Global Consortium Learning Impact Award that was held on May 16-19 2017. Most of the competition was professional educational tech applications. See the full list of Winners of the 2017 Learning Impact Awards here, where Nebula is listed among the 2017 Honorable Mentions. Congratulations... read more »