Conference/Workshop Co-Chair

  • Quantifying Science, CCS'15 satellite, Tempe Arizona, Oct 1st. 2015.
  • CompleNet, 6th Workshop on Complex Networks, NYC, March 2015.
  • ImBig, CIKM 2014 Workshop on Interactive Mining for Big Data, Shanghai, November 2014.
  • Quantifying Success, ECCS’13, Barcelona, Spain, September 2013.
  • Science of Success Symposia, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, June 2013.
  • SocialD - A Conversation on Social Dynamics, NetSci’13, Copenhagen, Denmark, June 2013.
  • NEMO, Human Behavior in NEtwork and MObility Data, ECML/PKDD 2011. Athens, Greece. September 2011.
  • List of Presentations

    Conferences and Workshops

    • The 10th Chinese Conference on Complex Networks.
      "Quantifying Long-Term Scientific Impact",
      Changsha, China. Oct 17, 2014.

    • The First Alibaba Forum on Complexity.
      "Information Sciences and Technology in the Era of Big Data",
      Alibaba, Hangzhou, China. Oct 15, 2014.

    • NYU Stern, Workshop on Information in Networks (WIN2013).
      "Predicting Scientific Success",
      New York, NY Oct. 4, 2013.

    • NetSci13: International Workshop and Conference on Network Science.
      "The Science of Success",
      Copenhagen, Denmark June 7, 2013.

    • FuturICT Workshop at MIT Media Lab.
      "The Science of Impact",
      Cambridge, MA Feb. 13, 2013.

    • NetSci12: International Workshop and Conference on Network Science.
      "Modeling the Dynamics of Impact",
      Chicago, IL June 20, 2012.
      Best Student Talk

    • American Physical Society March Meeting 2012.
      "Information Spreading in Context",
      Boston, MA Feb. 27, 2012.

    • NYU Stern, Workshop on Information in Networks (WIN2011).
      "Human Mobility and Social Networks",
      New York, NY Oct. 1, 2011.

    • Proc. 17th ACM SIGKDD Intl. Conf. on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD2011).
      "Human Mobility, Social Ties, and Link Prediction",
      Poster, San Diego, CA August 23, 2011

    • NetSci11: International Workshop and Conference on Network Science.
      "Impact of Human Mobility on Social Networks",
      Budapest, Hungary June 9, 2011

    • NetSci11: International Workshop and Conference on Network Science.
      "Determining factors of information spreading processes",
      Budapest, Hungary June 7, 2011

    • MIT LIDS, Interdisciplinary Workshop on Information and Decision in Social Networks (WIDS).
      "Impact of Context on Information Spreading",
      Cambridge, MA May 31, 2011

    • Proc. 20th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2011).
      "Information Spreading in Context",
      Hyderabad, India April 1, 2011.

    • HSCB Focus 2011: Human Social Culture Behavior Modeling Program.
      "Collective Response of Human Populations to Large-scale Emergencies",
      Chantilly, VA February 9, 2011.

    • NetSci10: International Workshop and Conference on Network Science.
      "Localization of social communication",
      Boston, MA May 13, 2010.

    • NetSci10: International Workshop and Conference on Network Science.
      "Response of human populations to large-scale emergencies",
      Poster, Boston, MA May 13, 2010

    • Northeastern University, Research Scholarship EXPO 2010
      "Response of human populations to large-scale emergencies",
      Poster, Boston, MA March 24, 2010.

    • American Physical Society March Meeting 2010
      "Localization of social communication",
      Portland, OR March 15, 2010.

    • NetSci09: International Workshop and Conference on Network Science
      "Social Mobility of the network kind" ,
      Venice, Italy July 3, 2009.

    Colloquia and Seminars

    • University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
      April 28, 2014.

    • Physical Sciences Seminar Series, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY
      April 11, 2014.

    • Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
      Feb. 24, 2014.

    • University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
      Feb. 14, 2014.

    • Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
      Jan. 21, 2014.

    • Services Research Seminar Series, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY
      November 7, 2013.

    • Beijing Jiaotong University, Beijing, China
      May 28, 2013.

    • JointNet Seminar, Northeastern University, Boston MA
      April 11, 2013.

    • IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY
      Dec. 12, 2012.

    • MIT Media Lab, Cambridge, MA
      Nov. 27, 2012.

    • IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY
      Nov. 16, 2012.

    • Professional Interest Community (PIC) of KDD, Mobile, and AI, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, Hawthorne, NY
      "Human Mobility and Social Networks", Sept. 16, 2011.

    • Semantic Analysis and Integration Department, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, Hawthorne, NY
      "A Phase Diagram of Watson", Sept. 14, 2011.

    • Department Seminar, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, Hawthorne, NY
      "Team Performance and A Phase Diagram of Watson", Sept. 7, 2011.

    • CAIDA Invited Seminar, UCSD, San Diego, CA
      "Human Mobility and Social Networks", August 25, 2011.

    • Department of Physics, Northeastern University, Boston, MA
      "Quantifying and Modeling Gladwell's the tipping point", April 6, 2011.

    • Department Seminar, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, Hawthorne, NY
      "Understanding Information Spreading Processes", August 18, 2010.

    • SCNARC Seminar, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, Hawthorne, NY
      "Impact of Human Mobility on Social Networks", May 26, 2010.

    • Department of Physics, Northeastern University, Boston, MA
      "Response of human populations to large-scale emergencies", April 7, 2010. Best Speaker Prize

    • Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
      "Longitudinal Analysis on a large-scale social network", June 24, 2009.

    • Department of Physics, Northeastern University, Boston, MA
      "How many real friends do you have?", April 8, 2009.