Noshir Contractor is on the organizing committee and a chair at IC2S2 2017 in Cologne, Germany

This July 10-13 Noshir is attending the 3rd International Conference on Computational Social ScienceIC2S2 2017 in Cologne, Germany.  He is on the organizing committee of this conference and is also one of the four chairs.

On Wednesday, July 12 Pj Lamberson presents a paper co-authored with Noshir, John Lang, Leslie DeChurch, Brian Uzzi in a Session on Collaboration and Communities. Read the rest

Noshir will address the Web Science Summer School 2017 in St. Petersburg, Russia

On July 1st Noshir Contractor, a cofounder of Web Science Trust, will present at the upcoming WSTNet Web Science Summer School in St. Petersburg, Russia. The title of his keynote address is “Leveraging Computational Social Science to address Grand Societal Challenges.”


Learn more about Web Science Summer School 2017 and its keynotes and speakers here.… Read the rest

Noshir Contractor participates on a panel at the Digital Innovation Networks Forum

On June 27th Noshir Contractor will take part in a one-day Digital Innovation Networks Forum organized by FIRE – Future Internet Research & Experimentation initiative in Brussels, Belgium. He will be participating in a panel titled “How does the process of innovation need to change as a consequence of increased digitisation and connectivity?” This is a live panel debate bringing together experts from around the world (US, Europe), moderated by Michael Boniface (IT Innovation, FIRE Study). … Read the rest

New NASA Grant – Project FUSION

We are very excited to receive a new grant from NASA, on which SONIC’s Noshir Contractor is a Co-Investigator.

Project FUSION: Facilitating Unified Systems of Interdependent Organizational Networks

Project FUSION was among seven proposals, selected by NASA’s Human Research Program to help answer questions about astronaut health and performance during future long-duration missions beyond low-Earth orbit.… Read the rest