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(Dec 01, 2018) The recent PLOSONE paper published as a result of collaboration of researchers in Dynamo lab with MIT university, has been published in govexec news website: https://www.govexec.com/... more
(Oct 16, 2018) The recent PLOSONE paper published as a result of collaboration of researchers in Dynamo lab with MIT university, has received coverage in a news ... more
(Jun 12, 2018) Committee: Ambuj Singh (Chair), Amr El Abbadi, Xifeng Yan, Charu Aggarwal, Prithwish Basu
Title: Scalable Algorithms for Network Design
Abstract:
Networks (or graphs) are a powerful tool to model complex systems in many real-applications, such as those arising from social media,... more
(Jun 06, 2018) Committee: Ambuj K. Singh (Chair), Francesco Bullo, Noah Friedkin, Xifeng Yan   Title: "Predictive Models for Team Performance"   Abstract:   Designing an optimal team is of interest in many disciplines: recruitment of faculty members to build an effective academic department, matchmaking in... more
(Jun 05, 2018) Committee: Ambuj K. Singh (chair), Francesco Bullo, Noah Friedkin.
Title: Online Learning in Group Decision Making
Abstract:
    A perfect agent acting within a complex environment incorporates all relevant data and uncertainties, both tangible and intangible, when making... more
(May 31, 2018) Victor Amelkin successfully defends his PhD on the topic of "Analysis, Modeling, and Control of Dynamic Processes in Networks". Committee: Ambuj K. Singh (chair), Francesco Bullo, John R. Gilbert, Xifeng Yan Abstract: Dynamic network processes occur in many areas of... more
(Feb 01, 2018) Committee: Ambuj Singh (Chair), Xifeng Yan, Subhash Suri, Ananthram Swami Title: Mining and Modeling Processes on Graphs Abstract: Graphs are a powerful tool for the study of dynamic processes, where a set of interconnected entities change their states according to the time-varying behavior of an... more
(Aug 28, 2017) Victor Amelkin passes his PhD Proposal on "Analysis, Modeling, and Control of Dynamic Processes in Networks" Committee: Ambuj K. Singh (chair), Francesco Bullo, John R. Gilbert, Xifeng Yan Abstract: Dynamic network processes occur in many areas of human life. Information spread... more
(Dec 09, 2016) Haraldur Hallgrímsson passed his Major Area Examination on "What water (and machines) tell us about the brain: Analysis of diffusion MRI".
(Nov 30, 2016) Minh Hoang passed his Ph.D. proposal on "Analyzing, mining, and predicting networked behaviors".
(Jun 13, 2016) Ambuj presents a talk on "Modeling and Measuring Opinion Dynamics" at a workshop on Opinion Dynamics in Austin, Texas.
(Jun 03, 2016) Hongyuan completes his Major Area Examination.
(Jun 01, 2016) Roman Kazarin defends his MS project on the "Analysis of Twitter's Predictive Power in the US Elections."
(Apr 29, 2016) Ambuj presents at the Symposium on "Programming: Logics, Models, Algorithms and Concurrency" at the occasion of Professor Jay Misra's retirement.
(Nov 25, 2015) Sourav completes his Major Area Examination.
(Sep 28, 2015) Network Science of MURI kicks off at UCSB.
(Sep 14, 2015) Arlei completes his Major Area Examination.
(Sep 14, 2015) Bo Zong defends his PhD thesis and joins NEC Labs.
(Sep 14, 2015) A multi-university team led by Professor Singh has been awarded a five-year $6.25 million grant from the Department of Defense’s (DOD) Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI) program. The project  is on developing quantitative network-based models of adaptive team behavior. The PIs ... more
(Sep 01, 2015) Second cohort of students joins the Network Science IGERT program.
(Sep 01, 2014) First cohort of students joins the Network Science IGERT program.
(Aug 01, 2014) Ambuj Singh presents a keynote at the ACM SIGKDD 2014 Workshop Outlier Detection & Description under Data Diversity.
(Jul 01, 2014) Ambuj Singh begins his term as the Chair of the Computer Science Department.
(Jul 01, 2014) Petko Bogdanov will join University at Albany, SUNY as an assistant professor of computer science.
(Jun 01, 2014) Victor Amelkin passed his Major Area Examination on "Information Dynamics in Social Networks".
(Jun 01, 2014) Minh Hoang passed his Major Area Examination on "Scalable Solutions in Graph Mining and Indexing Using Sampling".
(Jun 01, 2014) Nazli completes an MS project on human brain subnetwork biomarkers in fMRI data and joins Ticketmaster.
(Jun 01, 2014) Yilei Wang completes an MS project on fMRI brain data from ADNI and joins Google.
(Aug 01, 2013) UCSB awarded a multidisciplinary IGERT grant on Network Science. [ NSF Description ]
(Jul 01, 2013) Petko Bogdanov and Ambuj K. Singh's Social Genome work received some media coverage from the MIT Technology Review, KGO radio... more
(May 01, 2013) UCSB did a press release about our work on Mapping the Online Landscape which was followed by coverage in the Santa... more