Archive for the ‘SONIC News’ Category

Paper accepted for publication in the journal “Complexity”

10
Jan

A paper co-authored by SONIC’s Yun Huang and Noshir Contractor was accepted for publication in a special issue of the journal Complexity on “Emerging Applications of Complex Networks.” Sha, Z., Huang, Y., Fu, J.S., Wang, M., Fu, Y., Contractor, N., & Chen, W. (in press). A Network-Based Approach to Modeling and Predicting Product Co-Consideration Relations. Special issue of the journal Complexity on “Emerging Applications of Complex Networks.”

SIOP 2018

21
Dec

ATLAS and SONIC had a 100% acceptance on paper submissions to the upcoming SIOP 2018 Conference, held in Chicago on April 19-21. A synopsis of ATLAS & SONIC research at SIOP 2018.

Welcome Anirban Mukherjee as a SONIC faculty affiliate

01
Dec

SONIC is pleased to welcome Anirban Mukherjee as a faculty affiliate. Professor Mukherjee is a member of the Faculty at the Lee Kong Chian School of Business (marketing area) at Singapore Management University (SMU) and is a research collaborator with SONIC.

Welcome Alina Lungeanu – Research Assistant Professor

29
Nov

SONIC is pleased to welcome Alina Lungeanu as a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication Studies and affiliated with SONIC and ATLAS. Alina received a Ph.D. in Technology and Social Behavior from Northwestern University in 2016 and was a SONIC member during her graduate studies.

Jackie Ng – a finalist in the INFORMS Organization Science Dissertation Proposal Competition

27
Nov

SONIC member and Ph.D candidate in Industrial Engineering & Management Scienes,  Jackie Ng, was selected as one of eight finalists in the INFORMS Organization Science Dissertation Proposal Competition, one of the most prestigious competitions available to doctoral students studying organizations. Finalists presented their dissertation proposals during a workshop on Saturday, October 21st to a panel of judges at the 2017 INFORMS annual conference in Houston.  Jackie’s dissertation proposal is titled Social media and their affordances for effective teamwork.

SONIC welcomes back Bo Xu, visiting scholar, for a 2-week visit

20
Nov

SONIC is pleased to welcome back Bo Xu, Department of Information Systems, School of Business Administration, Northeastern University, Shenyang, China, for a 2-week visit (Nov 14th to Nov 28th, 2017).

Noshir Contractor presents at the ETCPS in Iowa City

15
Nov

On November 15th, 2017, Noshir presented at the Educational Technology and Computational Psychometrics Symposium organized by ACTNext: the Research, Development and Business Innovation Center at ACT, Iowa City. Noshir’s talk was titled Some Assembly Required: Collaboration in the 21st Century.

Noshir Contractor presented at the Case Western Interdepartmental Research Seminar

15
Nov

On October 27th, 2017, Noshir gave a talk at the Case Western Weatherhead School of Management’s Interdepartmental Research Seminar (jointly sponsored by Design & Innovation and Organizational Behavior). He presented on Leveraging Computational Social Science to Address Grand Societal Challenges.  

Noshir Contractor co-chaired a National Academies of Science event

15
Nov

On October 11th, 2017, Noshir co-chaired a National Academies of Science Workshop in Washington, D.C. on Leveraging Advances in Social Network Thinking for National Security.  

Noshir Contractor at ATLC2017: Atlanta Conference on Science and Innovation Policy

15
Nov

On October 10th, Noshir gave a welcome and plenary talk at the ATLC2017: Atlanta conference on science and innovation policy.