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Biography

Alexandre Bovet is an Assistant Professor in Quantitative Network Science at the Department of Mathematics and the Digital Society Initiative.

He studied and received his PhD in Physics in 2015 at EPFL. He held postdoctoral positions at ETH Zurich, the City College of New York, the Université catholique de Louvain and the University of Oxford.

He was awarded the SNSF Early and Advanced Postdoc Mobility Fellowships and the FNRS Senior Postdoctoral Researcher Fellowship.

Alexandre is a member of the Swiss Young Academy and the steering committee of the Winter Workshop on Complex Systems. He is an academic editor for Plos ONE and a program committee member of the Conference on Complex Systems, the Conference on Complex Networks and their Applications, the International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM) and the ACM Web Conference.

Research interests:
Disinformation and Polarization, Clustering Algorithms for Dynamical Data, Complex Systems, Social Networks, Data Science, Dynamic Community Detection, Continuous Time Random Walks and Markov Chains, Information and Opinion Diffusion