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Visiting Scholars

Past Visiting Scholars

Sabine Brunswicker

Visiting Scholar, 2022
Professor for Digital Innovation, Purdue University

Sabine Brunswicker is an internationally recognized scholar with a particular interest in open digital innovation, describing new ways of using information technologies to organize the collective design and use of innovative digital goods. She is a Professor for Digital Innovation, and the Founder and Director of the Research Center for Open Digital Innovation.

Scott Feld

Visiting Scholar, 2010
Professor of Sociology, Purdue University

Scott Feld is Professor of Sociology at Purdue University. He has published over sixty articles, including twelve published in the most prestigious journals in the fields of Sociology and Political Science. His ongoing research interests involve: 1) Causes and consequences of patterns in social networks, 2) Processes of individual and collective decision making, and 3) Applications of sociology, most recently including innovations in marriage and divorce laws (covenant marriage).

Liqiang Huang

Visiting Scholar, 2019-2020
Professor, Zhejiang University

Liqiang Huang is Professor of Information Systems at the Department of Data Science and Engineering Management, Zhejiang University. His main research focus include the digital commerce, human-computer interaction, and cloud computing.

Sonya Lim

Visiting Scholar, 2017
Professor of Finance, DePaul University

Sonya Lim is a professor of finance at the Driehaus College of Business, DePaul University. Her research interests include behavioral finance, investments, household finance and analyst forecasts.

Matthias Leiss

Visiting Scholar, 2014
Senior Business Analyst, Swiss Re

Matthias Leiss is a Data Scientist at Swiss Re. Previously, he was a Post Doctoral Fellow at ETH Zürich. His research focused on financial modeling, risk management, econometrics, and computational social science.

Maria Rita Micheli

Visiting Scholar, 2013
Assistant Professor, Erasmus University

Professor Micheli is an Assistant Professor at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University. Her research areas include: business model innovation, social networks, and knowledge sharing.

Christian Schulz

Visiting Scholar, 2014
Software Engineer, Fision Technologies

Christian Schulz is a software engineer at Fision Technologies. He received his PhD from ETH Zürich in 2018 in Computer and Information Sciences.

Jarrett Spiro

Visiting Scholar, 2012
Lead Data Scientist at Humana

Jarett Spiro is a Lead Data Scientists at Humana. He is a researcher with experience analyzing large, semi-structured and unstructured databases. His research produced several insights, including: how to increase team performance, identify social network structures that foster innovation and creativity, and provide improved frameworks for organizations to make sense of their environment, increasing the organizations’ effectiveness and efficiency. Before joining Humana he was an Assistant Professor at INSEAD.

Balazs Vedres

Visiting Scholar, 2014
Associate Professor, Central European University

Balazs Vedres is a network scientist, director of the Center for Network Science and associate professor at the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology, at Central European University.

Stefan Wuchty

Visiting Scholar, 2022
Associate Professor, University of Miami

Research in Professor Wuchty's group largely revolves around the development and application of bioinfomatics and system biological algorithms that are applied on biological/biomedical problems. Furthermore, his group focuses on the computational analysis of large-scale biological datasets. As for social sciences, research focuses on the analysis and modeling of datasets from social media.

Wen Zhou

Visiting Scholar, 2014-2015
Associate Professor, Shanghai University

Wen Zhou is Associate Professor of Computer Science at School of Computer Engineering and Science at Shanghai University. Zhou's research has covered various subjects of computer science and management science including: data mining algorithms and applications, text mining, innovation, knowledge flow on inter-organization network, and social network analysis. Her work has examined several areas including Chinese automobile industry.
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