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Christos Nicolaides

Department of Business and Public Administration
Cyprus University of Technology

Christos Nicolaides


Christos Nicolaides is a Lecturer in Information Systems at the Department of Business and Public Administration at University of Cyprus (UCY) and a Digital Fellow at the Initiative on the Digital Economy at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Before joining UCY, Christos was working as a Postdoctoral Fellow at MIT Sloan School of Management funded by the James McDonnell Foundation. His research focus on applying mathematical, statistical and computational tools to large-scale empirical and data driven research questions with applications in identification of social influence that is mediated, amplified, or directed by interactive technologies. Education: BSc 2008, University of Thessaloniki, Greece MSc 2009, Imperial College London, UK SM 2011, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA PhD 2014, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA

Research Interest

Data Science, Social Networks, Information Systems, Big Data, Visualisations, Causality, Computational Social Science, Human Mobility, Disease Spreading


  • Impact of viscous fingering and permeability heterogeneity on fluid mixing through porous media. C. Nicolaides, B. Jha, L. Cueto-Felgueroso, and R. Juanes, Water Resources Research 51, (2015), doi:10.1002/2014WR015811.

  • Self-organization of network dynamics into local quantized states. C. Nicolaides, R. Juanes and L. Cueto-Felgueroso, Nature Scientific Reports 6, 21360 (2016), doi:10.1038/srep21360.

  • Exercise contagion in a global social network. S. Aral and C. Nicolaides, Nature Communications 8, 14753 (2017), doi:10.1038/ncomms14753.

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