SONIC attends and presents at SIOP 2018

SONIC attends and presents at SIOP 2018

SONIC members present various projects throughout SIOP 2018: April 19th, Thursday 5:00 – 6:00 pm, Room Chicago 7 – Panel Symposium Life in the Network: From People Analytics to Relational Analytics Prasad Balkundi, Ron Burt, Noshir Contractor, Paul Leonardi, Tracey Rizzuto, Jacqueline Ng April 20, Friday 5:00... read more »


Noshir Contractor presents at the Institute for Policy Research Colloquium

Noshir Contractor presented on “Leveraging Computational Social Science to Address Grand Societal Challenges” on April 16, 2018. The increased access to big data about social phenomena in general, and network data in particular, has been a windfall for social scientists. But these exciting opportunities must... read more »


Diego Gómez-Zará and Silvia Andreoli shared MDT’s results at Radio UBA

Diego Gómez-Zará and Silvia Andreoli shared MDT’s results at Radio UBA

The Ph.D. student, Diego Gómez-Zará, and the CITEP’s Director of Projects, Silvia Andreoli, presented the findings and results of the My Dream Team case study elaborated at the Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina. Both scholars were interviewed in the program “Académicamente” transmitted by the... read more »


SONIC Lab presented the results of My Dream Team case study at CITEP, Argentina.

SONIC Lab presented the results of My Dream Team case study at CITEP, Argentina.

On April 9th, Professor Noshir Contractor and his Ph.D. student Diego Gómez-Zará presented the results of the team assembly case study conducted at the Center for Technological and Pedagogical Innovation (CITEP – Centro de Innovación en Tecnología y Pedagogía). The talk was given at the University of Buenos Aires... read more »


Diego Gómez-Zará presents at INGroup 2018

Diego Gómez-Zará is going to attend the 13th Annual INGRoup Conference on July 18-22, in Washington, DC. He will present one of the My Dream Team project’s publications called “Social Cognition and Team Assembly: Competence, Warmth, or Embeddedness,” co-authored with Jacqueline Ng, Marlon Twyman, Silvia... read more »


Sid Jha and Matt Nicholson present at Northwestern Computational Research Day

Sid Jha will give a lightning talk “A Computational Platform to Evaluate the Ability to Perceive Social Connections” at the 2018 Computational Research Day on April 10, 2018. Moreover, Sid and Matt (both Undergraduate Research Assistants at SONIC) will present their posters then, respectively: Creating a Framework... read more »


Jeremy Foote presents at iConference 2018

Jeremy Foote attended iConference on March 27, 2018 in Sheffield, UK where he presented work on characterizing founders of online peer production communities, coauthored with Noshir Contractor. Foote, J., Contractor, N. The Behavior and Network Position of Peer Production Founders.  read more »


Jackie Ng is going to Harvard’s LISH in Fall 2018

SONIC lab member Jackie Ng has accepted a postdoctoral fellowship with the Laboratory for Innovation Science (LISH) at Harvard University starting in Fall 2018. Congratulations!  read more »


Jacqueline Ng and Diego Gómez-Zará presented at the ATLAS’s Teams Research Incubator Weekend

Jacqueline Ng, Ph.D. candidate, and Diego Gómez-Zará, Ph.D. student, presented their current research at the ATLAS’s Teams Research Incubator for doctoral students and junior faculty, in Evanston, IL On March 17th, Jacqueline presented “Information sharing in online teams: How information processing interventions... read more »


SONIC’s paper published in Communication Methods and Measures

A paper co-authored by SONIC’s Alina Lungeanu, Noshir Contractor, ATLAS’ Leslie DeChurch, and UGA’s Dorothy Carter was published in the journal Communication Methods and Measures. Lungeanu, A., Carter, D. R., DeChurch, L. A., & Contractor, N. S. (2018). How Team Interlock Ecosystems Shape the Assembly of Scientific... read more »