August 13, 2016

The Center Director, Prof. Boleslaw Szymanski presented an NS CTA Lecture entitled "Optimizing Robustness of Large-Scale Information and Infrastructure Networks" at the ARL, Adelphia, MA on August 9, 2016.

July 28, 2016
A paper entitled "Towards Limited Scale-free Topology with Dynamic Peer Participation," by Xiaoyan Lu, Eyuphan Bulut, and Boleslaw K. Szymanski  has been published in Computer Networks 106, September 2016, pp. 109-121. The paper is available via a link
June 27, 2016
Prof. Boleslaw Szymanski was a panelist at the Editor’s Panel with Science, Science Advances, Nature Human Behavior and American Journal of Sociology Editors at the Second International Conference on Computational Social Science, Evanston, IL on June 25, 2016.
June 27, 2016
Prof. Boleslaw Szymanski presented a talked titled: “Opinion Diversity and the Stability of Social Systems: Implications from a Model of Social Influence,” by W. Pickering, B.K. Szymanski, and C. Lim at the Second International Conference on Computational Social Science, Evanston, IL on June 24, 2016.
June 05, 2016
Congratulations to the following students who received departmental awards: the Hillard B, Huntington Award in physics: Panagiotis Karampourmiotis, advisor Prof. Gyorgy Korniss; the Joaquin B. Diaz Prize in mathematics: William Pickering, advisor Prof. Chjan Lim; the Del and Ruth Karger Dissertation Prize in Industrial and Systems Engineering: Yulia Tyshchuk, advisor Prof. William...
June 04, 2016
The following two talks were presented at the International School and Networks Science Conference, NetSci, a flagship conference of Network Science Society, in Seul, Korea, May 30-June3, 2016: Tao Jia talk on A Simple Model of Research Interest Evolution, co-authors Dashun Wang, and Boleslaw K. Szymanski; Jaroslaw Jankowski talk on Sequential Seeding in Social Networks with the...
June 04, 2016
During the 210th Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Graduation Ceremony the following students received degrees: US Army Col. Thomas Babbitt (May, 2016), Ph.D., advisor Prof. Boleslaw K. Szymanski, thesis title: "Information Assurance in Resource Constraint Networks," Dr. Babbitt joins the US Military Academy at West Point, NY as Academy Assistant Professor; Hao Li (December 2015),...