Yifan Qian

Yifan Qian

Research Assistant Professor in Science of Science and Innovation

Northwestern University

I am currently a Research Assistant Professor at the CSSI, Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, United States. My research is broadly concerned with the science of science, and combines theories and methods from network science, machine learning, data science, and sociology. The general goal of my work is to measure and predict innovations in research institutions with large-scale data sets on scientific fundings, publications and their broad impacts on various facets of human society.

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  • Science of science
  • Innovation
  • Computational social science
  • Network science
  • Machine learning
  • Data science
  • PhD in business and management, 2021

    Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom

  • MSc in computer science, 2017

    Beihang University, China

  • Diplôme d'ingénieur, 2017

    Ecole Centrale de Nantes, France

  • BSc in information and computing science, 2014

    Beihang University, China