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University of Michigan School of Information

Daniel Romero

Daniel Romero

Assistant Professor of Information, School of Information, Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, College of Engineering and Assistant Professor of Complex Systems, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts Email: Phone: 734/764-4096
Office: School of Information/105 S. State St 3340 North Quad Faculty Role: Faculty Potential PhD Faculty Advisor: Yes Personal website


Areas of interest

My main research interest is the empirical and theoretical analysis of Social and Information Networks. I am particularly interested in understanding the mechanisms involved in network evolution, information diffusion, and user interactions on the Web. 


Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics, Cornell University

B.S in Mathematics, Arizona State University


UMSI researchers awarded COVID-19 data science grant to study student mobility patterns

Quan Nguyen, Christopher Brooks and Daniel Romero will receive funding for “Students’ mobility patterns on campus and the implications for the recovery of campus activities post-pandemic."

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'Throwaway' social profiles may have a place on some platforms, with some topics

New research shows that so-called throwaway profiles can be good for adults who need to test the waters on subjects that might cause them shame or pain if they were to share as themselves.

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