Brennan Antone

Graduate Student Researcher

Office: Frances Searle Building, 1-459


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

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.


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.