Team @ TUM


Laura Mahrenbach

Laura Mahrenbach

Post-Doc Researcher

Laura's research focuses on issues of international political economy in a changing world context, including the impact and motivations of emerging power states such as Brazil, India, and China and the evolution of global governance and foreign policy decision-making processes to meet today's challenges. One current project: Emerging States and Big Data.

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Katja Mayer

Katja Mayer

Post-Doc Researcher

Katja Mayer was trained as sociologist and works at the intersection of science-technology-society. She studies interactions of social scientific method and its publics. Currently she is looking at epistemic practices in Computational Social Science and Big Data.

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Mirco Schönfeld

Mirco Schönfeld

Post-Doc Researcher

Mirco aims to understand and predict the influence of a network on the behaviour of single agents by developing techniques in network analysis, data science, and machine learning that enable the analysis of structural and contextual conditions of agents' embeddings.

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Nikou Günnemann

Nikou Günnemann

Ph.D. Student

Nikou's primary research interest covers analysing dynamic data and machine learning to detect and describe patterns, trends and relations in data.

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Ashwini Rao

Ashwini Rao

Ph.D. Student

Ashwini is interested in interdisciplinary research than can address challenges in Internet privacy and security domain.

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Maria Mircea

Maria Mircea

Research Assistant

Maria is a mathematician who is interested in understanding and improving network algorithms that measure the status of agents.

Severin Böhmer

Severin Böhmer

Research Assistant

Severin studies political science and he wants to figure out the effects of political opinions on suggested messages and connections on social media.

Martina Drechsel

Administration

Martina handles all administrative issues.
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Team @ CMU


Momin M. Malik

Momin M. Malik

Ph.D. Student

Momin is interested in developing integrated sociological, computational and statistical methodology for the critical analysis of large-scale human networks.

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Hemank Lamba

Hemank Lamba

Ph.D. Student

Hemank's primary research area is data mining with use of machine learning and network science theories to solve problems.

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Former Team Member @ TUM


Robert West

Robert West

Post-Doc Researcher

Bob's research aims to understand, predict, and enhance human behavior in social and information networks by developing techniques in data science, data mining, network analysis, machine learning, and natural language processing.

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Former Team Member @ CMU


Ju-Sung (Juice) Lee

Ju-Sung (Juice) Lee

Post-Doc Researcher

Juice's research interests span social networks analysis, quantitative sociology, agent-based modeling, and game-theoretic applications to social problems.

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Gabriel Ferreira

Gabriel Ferreira

Ph.D. Student

Gabriel is broadly interested in software engineering, particularly in understanding how network science theories can contribute to solving software-related issues.

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Constantine Nakos

Constantine Nakos

Graduate Student

Constantine's research interests include natural language processing, text generation, and their applications.

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Nikou Günnemann

Nikou Günnemann

Research Assistant

Nikou's primary research interest covers analysing dynamic data and social networks to detect and describe patterns, trends and relations in data.

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Ph.D. Thesis Committees


June ZhangTopology and Network Diffusion Process, Defense: 9/1/2015
Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Chair: Jose M. F. Moura
Sarah B. HoptonEvidence of Things Not Seen: A Computer-Assisted Content Analysis of Agent Orange, Defense: 5/4/2015
University of South Florida, Department of English, Chair: Carl Herndl
Peter M. LandwehrLabeling, Analyzing, and Simulating Tweets in Disasters, Proposal: 9/30/2013
Carnegie Mellon University, Institute for Software Research, Chair: Kathleen M. Carley
Laurie A. JonesComputational & Dynamic Network Analysis of Preventive Care Utilization, Proposal: 8/22/2013
Carnegie Mellon University, Institute for Software Research, Chair: Kathleen M. Carley
Michael J. LanhamRapid Mission Assurance Assessment via Socio-Technical Modeling and Simulation, Defense: 5/7/2015
Carnegie Mellon University, Institute for Software Research, Chair: Kathleen M. Carley
Miray KasIncremental Social Centrality Algorithms for Dynamic Networks, Defense: 7/11/2013
Carnegie Mellon University, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Chair: Rick Carley
Marcus LouieFramework for Studying Alliance Dynamics in Intrastate Conflicts, Defense: 4/25/2012
Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Engineering and Public Policy, Chair: Kathleen M. Carley

External Affiliations


University of Vienna

Vienna University

Visiting Professor
I served as Visiting Professor at the Department of Communication at the University of Vienna in Spring 2014.
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Hamburg University

Hamburg University

Visiting Professor
In Winter 2012/2013 and Summer 2013 I spent several weeks at the Center for Globalization and Governments at Hamburg University.
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Karlshochschule International

Karlshochschule International

Adjunct Professor
I teach "Social Networks" every fall semester. This block module is part of the "Management" Master’s program. In this year's project the students accomplished a network analytical study of the cultural and creativity scene of Karlsruhe.
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My Visitors @ TUM


Tayo Fabusuyi

October 2016
Tayo is a researcher working at the Tepper Business School at CMU in Pittsburgh and interested in urban and regional development.
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Philipp Singer

July 2016
Philipp is a post doctoral researcher at the Data Science Group at the Computational Social Science Department at GESIS in Cologne.
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My Visitors @ CMU


Ayush Tomar

June-August 2015
Ayush is a student at the Delhi College of Engineering and winner of the Bose Scholarship, which brought him to CMU.
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Thomas Zorbach

July 2015
Thomas is CEO of vm-people in Berlin, Germany, specialized in viral marketing, transmedia storytelling, and social media management.
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Betina Hollstein

February-March 2015
Betina is a Professor for Qualitative Methods and Micro Sociology at the University of Bremen.
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Cornelia Brantner

August-October 2014
Cornelia works as post-doctoral research associate in the Department of Communication at the University of Vienna.
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Fred Morstatter

June-August 2014
Fred works as graduate research assistant under the supervision of Dr. Huan Liu at the Data Mining and Machine Learning Laboratory at Arizona State University.
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Katja Mayer

October/November 2013
Katja works as post-doctoral research associate to the president of the European Research Council Prof. Helga Nowotny.
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Kerstin Ammann

March/April 2013
Kerstin is a Postdoctoral fellow at the Weizmann Institute of Science in the research group of Uzy Smilansky.
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