Meet the Team

Academics and Scientists

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Marian-Andrei Rizoiu

Senior Lecturer
(Assistant Professor)

Artificial Intelligence, Social Data Science, Information Diffusion, Skill-based Job Transitions

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Quyu Kong

Research Associate
(postdoctoral researcher)

Artificial Intelligence, Social Data Science, Information Diffusion

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Emily Booth

Research Assistant

Literature and Diversity, Teenagers’ Reading Practices, Mystery Fiction

PhD Students

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Rohit Ram

PhD student

Social Data Science, Behavioral Diffusion, Discourse Analysis

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Amelie Girard

PhD student

Active Learning, Expainable AI, Representation Bias

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Daniela Elia

PhD student

Ontology-based Information Extraction (OBIE), Graph data structures and algorithms, Natural Language Processing (NLP)

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Dima Galat

PhD student

Seq2seq, Transfer learning, Representation Bias, Biomedical QA and Summarisation, Topic analysis, Startups

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Lanqin (Frankie) Yuan

PhD student

Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Reinforcement Learning, Data Mining, Data Streams

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Pio Calderon

PhD student

Social Data Science, Information Diffusion, Social Media Marketing

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Xian (Elaine) Gong

PhD student

Natural Language Processing (NLP), Social Data Science, Personality Prediction, Artificial Intelligence

Honours Students

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Matthew Ghannoum

Undergraduate Honours student

Social Data Science, Artificial Intelligence, Data Processing, Web Development

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Callum Pastuszak

Undergraduate Honours student

Artificial Intelligence, Disinformation & Fact Checking, Social Data Science

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Thomas Willingham

Undergraduate Honours Student

Social Data Science, Natural Language Processing, High Performance Computing

Alumni

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Alexander Soen

PhD student @ ANU

Information Diffusion, Fairness, Boosting

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Andrew Law

Software Engineer @ Zuora

Machine Learning, Politics, Social Data Science, Software Engineering

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Duy Khuu

Graduate researcher @ Australian Federal Government

Machine Learning, Social Data Science, Artificial Intelligence, Statistics

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Kifan Xiao

Graduate researcher @ Australian Federal Government

Social Data Science, Artificial Intelligence

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Kriti Tripathi

Undergraduate Honours student @ ANU

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Social Data Science, Computational Physics/Astrophysics

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Leanne Dong

Postdoc @ Concordia University, Canada

Stochastic point processes, Copulae models, Generalized Optimal Sparse Tree Optimization

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Nik Dawson

Senior Research Associate @ Faethm AI

Labour market dynamics, Skill shortages, Job transitions, Emerging technology adoption

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Rui Zhang

Quantitative Intern @ Lingjun Invest

Non-parametric Bayesian Estimation, Hawkes Triggering Kernels, Variational inference

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Yaozhong Liu

Undergraduate Honours student @ ANU

Artificial Intelligence, Social Data Science, Natural language processing, Computer vision