Selected Publications

For a full list of papers, see my Google Scholar page.

Selected Media Coverage

Weaponizing Disinformation

Transparency in Human-Bot Interaction

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Ethnic diversity & scientific collaborations

Hiding in social networks


AI's 10 to Watch

  • I was selected by IEEE Computer Society as one of AI's 10 to WatchThe list is published every 2 years by IEEE Intelligent Systems in recognition of the 10 most promising, young Artificial Intelligence (AI) researchers in the world.

Meet the Team

We are hiring! If you are interested in joining the team, get in touch. Over the past few years, I was lucky to work with such a diverse group of talented researcher and students whom I am proud to call my team:


Marcin Waniek

My postdoc, working on identifying ways in which private information can be hidden from attribute inference algorithms. His work got published in Nature Human Behaviour; see Marcin's webpage.

Bedoor AlShebli

Formerly my PhD student and my postdoc, now an Assistant Prof. at New York University Abu Dhabi. Her work got published in Nature Communications, PNAS, and Science Advances; see Bedoor's webpage.

Maria Sahakyan

My postdoc, identifying ways in which various techniques from the Explainable AI literature can be used as generic Data Analysis tools.

Fengyuan Liu

Currently my PhD student at New York University Abu Dhabi, focusing on analyzing scientific collaborations and studying the behaviour of journal editors.


Russell Coke

Formerly my capstone student, now working with me as a research engineer, focusing on improving web-access for the developing world.

Mayada Oudah

Formerly my PhD student, and now a Postdoc at New York University Abu Dhabi. Her work on Human-Bot interaction was published in Nature Communications.

Sid Benabderrahmane

My postdoc, using Machine Learning and Data Mining to analyze health-related datasets. See Sid's Google Scholar profile.