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Yong-Yeol Ahn

Yong-Yeol (YY) Ahn is an Associate Professor at Indiana University School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering and a Visiting Professor at MIT. Before joining Indiana University, he worked as a postdoctoral research associate at the Center for Complex Network Research at Northeastern University and as a visiting researcher at the Center for Cancer Systems Biology at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute after earning his PhD in Statistical Physics from KAIST in 2008. His research focuses on complex social and biological systems by developing and applying network science and machine learning methods to a wide range of domains, including large-scale social phenomena, health, inequality, neuroscience, culture, and science of science. He is a recipient of several awards including Microsoft Research Faculty Fellowship and LinkedIn Economic Graph Challenge.

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Advisory Council Member
School of Informatics and Computing

Research Areas

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Complex Networks and Systems
  • Health@Luddy - Crosscutting
  • Data Science
  • Ethics and Values in Digital Society
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Biomedical and Health Data Science
  • Data analytics for Graphs
  • Data Science for Applications
  • Data Visualization
  • Data-driven Policy Making
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Social and Ethical Aspects of Data Science
  • Statistical Methods for Data Science
  • Network Science