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Albert-László Barabási

Robert Gray Dodge Professor of Network Science, Northeastern University

Albert-László Barabási is the Robert Gray Dodge Professor of Network Science and a Distinguished University Professor at Northeastern University, where he directs the Center for Complex Network Research, and holds appointments in the Departments of Physics and College of Computer and Information Science, as well as in the Department of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women Hospital in the Channing Division of Network Science and Department of Network and Data Science at Central European University.

A native of Transylvania, Romania, he received his Masters in Theoretical Physics at the Eötvös University in Budapest, Hungary and was awarded a Ph.D. three years later at Boston University.

Barabási's latest book's are "The Formula: The Universal Laws of Success" (Little Brown, 2018) and "Network Science" (Cambridge University Press, 2016).

He has also authored "Linked: The New Science of Networks" (Perseus, 2002), "Bursts: The Hidden Pattern Behind Everything We Do" (Dutton, 2010), available in five languages, and is the co-editor of "Network Medicine" (Harvard University Press, 2017), and "The Structure and Dynamics of Networks" (Princeton, 2005).


  • –present
    Distinguished University Professor, Northeastern University