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Sam Scarpino, PhD

Sam is an Assistant Professor in the Network Science Institute at Northeastern University--with appointments in Marine & Environmental Sciences, Physics, and Health Sciences (starting Sept. 2018)--and am the Chief Data Scientist at His research spans a broad range of topics in complex systems and network science, including: infectious disease dynamics, forecasting and predictive modeling, complex network analysis, disease genomics and transcriptomics, outbreak surveillance, social networks, gene network evolution, and decision making under uncertainty. Our group, the Emergent Epidemics Lab, approaches these topics by investigating questions using mathematical and computational methods from biology, statistics, physics, applied mathematics, and computer science.