About the Author

Mark Newman

Mark Newman received a Ph.D. in theoretical physics from the University of Oxford and has held positions at Cornell University, the Santa Fe Institute, and the University of Michigan. He is currently the Anatol Rapoport Distinguished University Professor of Physics at Michigan and a professor in the university’s Center for the Study of Complex Systems. His research focuses on mathematical theory and methodology surrounding the structure and function of empirically-observed networks, such as computer networks, social networks, and biological networks.