The Multidisciplinary International Symposium on Open Online Media (MISDOOM) aims to bring together researchers and practitioners from communication science, computer science, and economy, as well as journalists and online media professionals to discuss current topics, technical advances and societal challenges in […]
RISE_SMA forms an interdisciplinary, international network combining excellent scholars and practitioners to enable vigorous knowledge sharing and to develop solutions for contemporary challenges for Social Media Analytics (SMA). It the result of a EU H2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research and Innovation […]
The International Conference on Computational Social Science, abbreviated IC²S² 2019, will be held at the University of Amsterdam from July 17 to 20, 2019. Eelke Heemskerk and I are, together with many other organizers, extremely enthusiastic and excited about bringing this […]
Elsevier’s Information Processing and Management Journal will feature a special issue on Social Network Mining. The deadline for submissions is October 15, 2018. Please consider submitting your original work on social network mining to this special issue. More information can […]
The Joint International Workshop on Social Influence Analysis and Mining Actionable Insights from Social Networks (SocInf/MAISoN 2018) will take place in July 2018 in Stockholm, Sweden. The workshop is part of the International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2018), which […]
I work at Leiden University and the University of Amsterdam. I am an assistant professor at LIACS, the Leiden computer science department and researcher in the CORPNET computational social science group in Amsterdam.
My main fundamental research interest is computational network science. I focus on methods and algorithms for knowledge discovery from (social) network data. Through various projects, I also work on real-world applications, e.g., corporate networks, networks in economics, finance, science, infrastructure and online media.