Intelligent Social Systems Lab

We are an cross-disciplinary lab that focusses on the design of next-generation intelligent systems based on computational models of human behaviour and social dynamics.

We are interested in both investigating foundations and modelling aspects and building real-world systems based on them.

Current Members

Faculty

Postdoctoral Research Associates

Research Assistant

PhD Students

As First Supervisor:

As Second Supervisor:

Previous Members

Graduated PhD Students

  • Theofania (Fani) Tsapeli Thesis Title: “Understanding Real-World Phenomena from Human-Generated Sensor Data”. November 2017. First Supervisor. Now Data Scientist at OpenSignal.
  • Abhinav Mehrotra Thesis title: “A Framework for Intelligent Mobile Notifications”. February 2017. First Supervisor. Now Postdoctoral Research Associate at UCL.
  • Antonio Lima Thesis title: “Digital Traces of Human Mobility and Interaction: Models and Applications”. June 2016. Single Supervisor. Now Data Scientist at Vodafone.

Previous Postdoctoral Research Associates

  • Giovanni Quattrone (Postdoctoral Research Associate in 2015 in the EPSRC-funded MACACO Project, now Lecturer at Middlesex University, United Kingdom).
  • Matthew Williams (Postdoctoral Research Associate in 2014-15 in the EU-funded “LASAGNE” Project, now AI Engineer at Adarga and Research Fellow at the University of Exeter, United Kingdom).
  • Luca Rossi (Postdoctoral Research Associate in 2013-2015 in the EPSRC-funded “The Uncertainty of Identity” Project, now Lecturer at Aston University, United Kingdom)
  • Gillian Sandstrom (Postdoctoral Research Associate in 2015 in the EPSRC-funded “Trajectories of Depression” Project, now Lecturer at the University of Essex, United Kingdom).
  • Luca Canzian (Postdoctoral Research Associate in 2014-15 in the EPSRC-funded “Trajectories of Depression” Project, now Radio Navigation Engineer at Quascom).
  • Veljko Pejovic (Postdoctoral Research Associate in 2012-2014 involved in the EPSRC-funded “UBhave” Project, now Assistant Professor at the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia).
  • Manlio De Domenico (Postdoctoral Research Associate in 2012-2013 involved in the EPSRC-funded “The Uncertainty of Identity” Project, now Research Group Leader at Bruno Kessler Foundation, Trento, Italy).

Previous Visitors and Interns

  • Paolo Bellagente (Visiting PhD Student in Summer 2017 from the University of Brescia, Italy. Now Postdoctoral Research Associate at the University of Brescia, Italy).
  • Didem Gundogdu (Visiting PhD Student from the University of Trento in Summer/Autumn 2017, Italy. Now finishing her degree in Italy).
  • Alessio Pagani (Visiting PhD Student in Summer 2017 from the Politecnico di Milano, Italy. Now Postdoctoral Research Associate at The Alan Turing Institute).
  • Ella Peltonen (Visiting PhD Student in Summer-Autumn 2016 from the University of Helsinki, Finland, now Postdoctoral Research Associate at the University of Cork).
  • Christos Perentis (Visiting PhD Student from the University of Trento in Autumn-Winter 2015 from the University of Trento, now finishing his degree back in Italy).
  • Cristina Segalin (Visiting PhD Student in Autumn-Winter 2014 from the University of Verona, now Postdoctoral Research Associate at California Institute of Technology (Caltech), Pasadena, USA).
  • Victor Darvariu (Undergraduate Summer Intern in Summer 2014, now finishing his degree in Computer Science at the University of Birmingham).
  • James Klee (Undergraduate Summer Intern in Summer 2014, now finishing his degree in Computer Science  at the University of Birmingham).
  • Thiago Silva (Visiting PhD Student in Autumn 2013 from Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais - UFMG, Brazil, now Assistant Professor at the Federal University of Parana, Brazil).
  • Demet Turan (Master Intern in Autumn 2013, now Software Research Engineer at Gent University).
  • Paul Mougel (Visiting Student from INSA Lyon in Summer 2012, France, now CTO at 365Talents).

Joining and Collaborating with the Lab

If you are interested in joining or collaborating with the lab please do not hesitate to contact me. You can find my contact details here.


Last updated: 5 August 2018.