News Expert Profile

Yong-Yeol Ahn

School of Informatics and Computing IU Bloomington

(617) 640-9967
919 E. 10th St.
Bloomington, IN

Areas of Expertise

Network science, complex systems, social network, network communities

Expert Bio

Yong-Yeol (YY) Ahn is an assistant professor at Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing and a co-founder of Janys Analytics. He develops and leverages mathematical and computational methods to study complex systems such as cells, the brain, society and culture. His recent contribution includes a new framework to identify pervasively overlapping modules in networks, network-based algorithms to predict viral memes and a new computational approach to study food culture. He is a recipient of several awards including Microsoft Research Faculty Fellowship.