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Complex Systems and Networks Group

We are interested in the mathematical description and modelling of the architecture and dynamics of complex systems. Our main goal is to understand how a complex system self-organizes and how various collective behaviours emerge when a large number of units or dynamical systems interact through non-trivial networks. We make use of mathematical tools from graph theory, statistical mechanics and nonlinear dynamics, and large-scale numerical simulations. We are interested in applications to biology, social systems, and man-made networks, where we address both fundamental problems as well as applied research with some industrial collaborators.

Our research group is formed by faculty members, postdoctoral research fellows, PhD students, and some other faculty members from the Dynamical Systems & Statistical Physics group are also affiliated to this group. Additionally, our MSc programme in Network Science enriches our group with enthusiastic MSc students. If you would like to do a PhD with us please see this for QMUL's funding.


Prof. David Arrowsmith Dr. Marina Diakonova Federico Battiston Prof. Christian Beck (DSSP)
Dr. Ginestra Bianconi   Moreno Bonaventura Dr. Rosemary Harris (DSSP)
Dr. Vincenzo Nicosia   Valerio Ciotti Dr. Wolfram Just (DSSP)
Dr. Lucas Lacasa   Ryan Flanagan  
Prof. Vito Latora (Head)   Jacopo Iacovacci  
    Owen Courtney  
    Oliver Williams  
    Daniele Petrone  
    Andrea Santoro  
    Iacopo Iacopini  



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