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Filippo Menczer

  • PhD
  • Associate Professor
  • Indiana University Bloomington School of Informatics and Computing
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Filippo Menczer is an associate professor of informatics and computer science, adjunct associate professor of physics, and a member of the cognitive science program at Indiana University, Bloomington. He holds a Laurea in Physics from the University of Rome and a Ph.D. in Computer Science and Cognitive Science from the University of California, San Diego. Dr. Menczer has been the recipient of Fulbright, Rotary Foundation, and NATO fellowships, and a Career Award from the National Science Foundation. He currently serves as division chair in the IUB School of Informatics and Computing, and as associate director of the Center for Complex Networks and Systems Research. He is a Fellow-at-large of the Santa Fe Institute and a Lagrange Senior Fellow at the Institute for Scientific Interchange Foundation in Torino, Italy. His research is supported by the NSF and focuses on Web, text, and data mining, social Web applications, distributed and intelligent Web information systems, and modeling of complex information networks.

Recent publications

  • The DARPA Twitter Bot Challenge

    • Subrahmanian V
    • Azaria A
    • Durst S
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  • How things Work and Fail

    • Jakobsson M
    • Hodges J
    • Steingruebl A
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Professional experience

Associate Professor

Indiana University Bloomington School of Informatics and Computing

July 2003 - Present

Assistant Professor

University of Iowa Department of Management Sciences

August 1998 - June 2003(5 years)


PhD in Computer Science and Cognitive Science

Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of California, San Diego

September 1991 - June 1998(7 years)

Co-authors (207)

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