As a Doctoral Researcher at the Computer Science Department of Aalto University 🇫🇮, I am working on problems in Network Science. Specifically, I’m interested in modeling pharmaceutical and non-pharmaceutical interventions for epidemics. I also have done some work on bridging the gap between the theory of temporal networks and non-equilibrium phase transition formalism.
I have an MS in Physics of Complex Systems and a BA in Solid State Physics. I’m a science writer and I write at sitpor.org (FA) where I am also the editor-in-chief. Know more about me, See my CV.

Latest Papers

Latest Talks

  • Epidemic Spreading and Contact Tracing On Clique Networks
    CCS 2022 Palma de Mallorca, October — Slides
  • Directed Percolation in Temporal Networks
    Disorder in Complex Systems, Institut Pascal, Jun 14, 2022 — Slides
  • Modeling pharmaceutical and non-pharmaceutical interventions for epidemics
    Random Graph Day, Math Dept., Aalto University, Oct 28, 2022 — Slides
    CS Research Day, Aalto University, Oct 6, 2022 — Slides
    Summer School: Mathematics of Large Networks, Budapest, Jun 03, 2022 — Slides
    CCNSD, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, May 8, 2022 — Slides
    Turku Data Science Group, University of Turku, March 22, 2022 — Slides
    MACSI, Dept. of Math. & Stat., University of Limerick, Feb 22, 2022 — Slides
    Sharif University of Technology, Feb 20, 2022 — Slides
  • Herd Immunity and Epidemic Size in Networks with Vaccination Homophily
    SIAM Workshop on Network Science (NS22), Online, Sept 14, 2022 — Slides
    NordicMathCovid Workshop, Helsinki 24 May 2022 — Slides
    Workshop: Mathematics of Large Networks, Budapest, May 13, 2022 — Slides
    NetPLACE, April 7, 2022 — Slides, Video
    NetSciX 2022 Porto, February — Slides
  • Epidemic Spreading and Digital Contact Tracing: Effects of Heterogeneous Mixing and Quarantine Failures
    CCS 2021 Lyon, October — Slides
    NordicMathCovid Workshop, Sigtuna 22 Sep 2021 — Slides

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We are children of our age,
it’s a political age.

All day long, all through the night,
all affairs—yours, ours, theirs—
are political affairs.

Whether you like it or not,
your genes have a political past,
your skin, a political cast,
your eyes, a political slant.
“It can make quite a difference not just to you but to humanity: the sort of boss you choose, whose dreams you help come true.”

@Kurt_Vonnegut 1985 MIT speech, referring to his brother & the choices available to scientists and the intelligent, to serve humanity, or to betray it. https://t.co/f96JYDJJI1
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Today, my 4th year of PhD begins; May the Force be with me 😀
تنها گناهمان خروش خشمی بود در‌ جواب کین ...

#MahsaAmini https://t.co/kFQ4yKYEzt
لوکوموتیو @Loc0m0
یه اجرای فوق‌العاده زیبا از دانشجویان دانشگاه فرهنگ و هنر تهران! براش زیرنویس فارسی و ترجمه انگلیسی (با توضیحات آبان و زاهدان) گذاشتم.♥️

دست‌به‌دست کنین همه لذت ببرن!

A fabulous performance by the students of Tehran University of Culture and Art. Nov 7, 2022. ♥️

#مهسا_امینی https://t.co/e5CDWjNr3r
“Like most mathematicians, he takes the hopeful biologist to the edge of a pond, points out that a good swim will help his work, and then pushes him in and leaves him to drown.”

C. Elton’s 1935 review on the pioneering mathematical ecology work of Lotka.