Alessandro Vespignani wins Complex Systems Society Senior Scientific Award & Service Award

ISI Foundation Vice Chair of Scientific Advisory Board Alessandro Vespignani received the 2018 Senior Scientific Award and Service Award, assigned by the Complex Systems Society. The jury of the Senior Scientific Award recognized Vespignani's “outstanding contributions to Complex Systems & Network sciences during the last 25 years, including seminal works on the Statistical Physics of Fracture Processes, Self-Organized and Out-of-Equilibrium Systems, Digital and Network Epidemiology and Computational Social Science”. Vespignani also received the Service Award, “for his many contributions to community-building within Complex Systems Science, including bridging the gap with other specialities like epidemiology and for his outstanding work as the President of the Complex Systems Society during 2012-2015”

Former ISI Foundation scientific director, Alessandro Vespignani is Sternberg Distinguished University Professor at the College of Computer and Information Science, College of Science, Bouvé College of Health Sciences, Northeastern University (USA). Complex Systems Society announced the 2018 awards Friday 28th September, during the CCS2018 – Conference on Complex Systems in Thessaloniki, Greece. Junior Scientific Awards have been assigned to Marton Karsai (Assistant Professor with INRIA chair at the Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon, France, and new ISI Fellow) and Fabrizio De Vico Fallani (INRIA research scientist at the Brain and Spine Institute, Paris, France).