Alina Lungeanu

Alina Lungeanu

PhD Candidate, Technology and Social Behavior (TSB)
Graduate Student Researcher

Office: Frances Searle Building 1-459C
Email: alina.lungeanu@u.northwestern.edu

Interests: Social network analysis, agent-based modeling, virtual teams in digital-enabled environments such as scientific collaboration, team assembly

Recent Publications

Sullivan, S. D., Lungeanu, A., DeChurch, L. A., & Contractor, N. S. (2015). Space, time, and the development of shared leadership networks in multiteam systems. Network Science, 3(S01), 124-155

Lungeanu, A. & Contractor, N. S. (2015). The Effects of Diversity and Network Ties on Innovations: The Emergence of a New Scientific Field. American Behavioral Scientist, 59(5), 548-564.

Lungeanu, A., Huang, Y., & Contractor, N. S. (2014). Understanding the assembly of interdisciplinary teams and its impact on performance. Journal of Informetrics, 8(1), 59-70.

Recent Conference Papers & Posters

Yun Huang, Chuang Zhang, Maryam Fazel-Zarandi, Hugh Devlin, Alina Lungeanu, Stanley Wasserman, and Noshir Contractor. (2014) “Network Imputation in Predicting Researcher Collaboration”, 5th Annual VIVO Conference, Austin, TX, 2014

Alina Lungeanu, Sophia Sullivan, and Noshir Contractor. “Compositional, relational and ecosystem influences on team assembly in emerging scientific fields”, INSNA / Sunbelt XXXVI, St. Petersburg, FL, 2014, 5th Annual International Science of Team Science Conference (SciTS), Austin, TX, 2014

Sophia Sullivan, Alina Lungeanu, Leslie DeChurch, and Noshir Contractor. “An Agent-Based Model (ABM) of the Emergence of Leadership for Innovation in Multiteam Systems”, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) Annual Conference, Honolulu, HI, 2014

Alina Lungeanu, Sophia Sullivan, and Noshir Contractor. “Formation and evolution of teams in new scientific fields: A hybrid model approach”, INFORMS, Minneapolis, MN, 2013

Sophia Sullivan, Alina Lungeanu, Leslie DeChurch, and Noshir Contractor. “Modeling the emergence of leadership reliance networks”, INFORMS Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, 2013

Alina Lungeanu, Noshir Contractor, Dorothy Carter, and Leslie DeChurch. A hypergraph approach to understanding the assembly of scientific research teams. In D. Carter (chair), Teams on the hyper-edge: Using hypergraph network methodology to understand teams. Symposium conducted at the Interdisciplinary Network for Group Research Conference, Atlanta, GA, 2013

Julie M Birkholz, Alina Lungeanu, Rena Bakhshi, Peter Groenewegen, Maarten van Steen, and Noshir Contractor.  “Methodological specifications for application of the mean-field model for large scale social networks”, INSNA / Sunbelt XXXIII, Hamburg, Germany, 2013.

Alina Lungeanu and Noshir Contractor. “The Effects of Diversity on Collaborative Innovative Networks: The Case of the Oncofertility Scientific Subfield”, Organizational Communication Mini Conference, Norman, OK, 2012 (Poster),  International Communication Association, London, 2013.

Alina Lungeanu, Yun Huang, and Noshir Contractor. “A network perspective on success in collaboration: Stop citing me for our own good?”, Organizational Communication Mini Conference, Columbia, MO, 2011, INSNA / Sunbelt XXXII, Redondo Beach, CA, 2012, and Academy of Management, Boston, MA, 2012.

Mengxiao Zhu, Alina Lungeanu, and Noshir Contractor. “Team assembly in the emergence of a scientific field”, Science of Team Science, Chicago, IL. 2012. (Poster)

Alina Lungeanu, Toshio Murase, Dorothy Carter, and Noshir Contractor. “A hypergraph approach to understanding the assembly of scientific research teams”, INSNA / Sunbelt XXXII, Redondo Beach, CA, 2012.

Mengxiao Zhu, Alina Lungeanu, and Noshir Contractor. “Growth of new scientific fields: The case of oncofertility”, INSNA / Sunbelt XXXII, Redondo Beach, CA, 2012.

Yun Huang, Chuang Zhang, Maryam Fazel-Zarandi, Hugh Devlin, Alina Lungeanu, Stanley Wasserman, and Noshir Contractor. “Comparing efficacy of link prediction models for expert recommender system”, INSNA / Sunbelt XXXII, Redondo Beach, CA, 2012.

Curie Chang, Alina Lungeanu, Brian Keegan, Joe Gilborne, and Noshir Contractor, “Multidimensional networks in crowdsourced collaboration“, INSNA / Sunbelt XXXII, Redondo Beach, CA, 2012.

Recent Workshops

Emerging Results, Critical Research Directions, and Grand Challenges for Understanding Virtual Organizations as Socio-Technical Systems (VOSS), by-invitation NSF-sponsored workshop, Irvine, CA, 2012.

Yun Huang, Alina Lungeanu, Chuang Zhang, Mike Stringer, Jonathan Haynes, Dan McClary, and Xiaohan Zen. “Structured and Relational Information Extraction”, Mining the Digital Traces of Science (MDTS11) International Workshop, France, 2011. Winner of the data pre-processing challenge.

Meikuan Huang, York Yao, Alina Lungeanu, and Noshir Contractor. “Network Data Collection, Analysis, and Visualization via C-IKNOW”, INSNA / Sunbelt XXXI, St. Petersburg, FL, 2011.