Mark Newman

Professor, University of Michigan

Mark Newman received his PhD in physics from Oxford University in 1991 and conducted postdoctoral research at Cornell University before moving to the Santa Fe Institute, a think-tank in New Mexico devoted to the study of complex systems. In 2002 he left Santa Fe for the University of Michigan, where he is currently the Anatol Rapoport Distinguished University Professor of Physics and a professor in the university's Center for the Study of Complex Systems. Among other honors, Professor Newman is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, a Fellow of the American Physical Society, and a Fellow of the Network Science Society, he has been a Simon's Foundation Fellow and a Guggenheim Fellow, and was winner of the ISI Lagrange Prize in 2014 and the Network Science Society Euler Prize in 2021. He is the author of over 180 scientific publications and seven books, including "Networks", an introduction to the field of network theory, and "The Atlas of the Real World", a popular book on cartography.

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