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Filippo Menczer

Professor of Computer Science and Informatics

Director, Center for Complex Networks and Systems Research
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Contact Information

(812) 856-1377
Informatics East, Room 314
Office hours:

By appointment (contact Tara Holbrook at (812) 856-5056) 

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Other Titles and Honors

  • Associate Professor of Cognitive Science
  • Adjunct Associate Professor of Physics


  • Ph.D. in Computer Science and Cognitive Science at University of California, San Diego, 1998
  • Laurea in Physics at Sapienza University, Rome, 1990


Filippo Menczer is a professor of informatics and computer science, adjunct professor of physics, and a member of the cognitive science program at Indiana University, Bloomington. He holds a Laurea in Physics from the University of Rome and a Ph.D. in Computer Science and Cognitive Science from the University of California, San Diego. Dr. Menczer has been the recipient of Fulbright, Rotary Foundation, and NATO fellowships, and a Career Award from the National Science Foundation. He currently serves as director of the Center for Complex Networks and Systems Research. He previously served as division chair in the IUB School of Informatics and Computing, as Fellow-at-large of the Santa Fe Institute, and as Lagrange Senior Fellow at the Institute for Scientific Interchange Foundation in Torino, Italy. His research is supported by the NSF, DARPA, and the McDonnell Foundation. It focuses on Web science, social networks, social media, social computation, Web mining, distributed and intelligent Web applications, and modeling of complex information networks.

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