Brennan Antone

Graduate Student Researcher

Office: Frances Searle Building, 1-459

Email: brennanantone2017@u.northwestern.edu

Research Interests: Models of selection and influence in social networks. Predictive and prescriptive models for network science. Social influence and decision making. Team assembly.

Keywords:
Social network models, decision making in networks, social influence, team assembly, machine learning in networks.

Brennan is a PhD Candidate in Industrial Engineering and Management Science. He works on the NASA CREWS project, developing an agent-based model for team composition in space.

Education

B.S. in Industrial Engineering and Management Science and Psychology, Northwestern University.

Project Contributions:

    • NASA Crews: Analyzing team composition and social relations within crews for long-duration space exploration.
    • Gates Family Planning: Modeling social influence and communication patterns about modern contraception use in large-scale networks collected from two villages in rural Kenya.
    • Enterprise Social Media: Examining how social media platforms designed for workplace use (ex. Slack) can be used to predict and monitor social relations and collaborations within organizations.