Farnaz Zamani Esfahlani

I am currently a Ph.D. candidate in Systems Science program at the State University of New York at Binghamton. The combination of my academic training in science and engineering has prepared me to conduct interdisciplinary projects in various fields and exchange ideas proactively with researchers from different disciplines.

  • Ph.D. in Systems Science, State University of New York (SUNY) at Binghamton, Binghamton, United States
    • Advanced Graduate Certificate in Complex Systems Science and Engineering (2015)
  • M.S. in Biomedical Engineering, State University of New York (SUNY) at Binghamton, Binghamton, United States (2015)
  • B.A. in Clinical Psychology, University of Tabriz, Tabriz, Iran ( 2012)
Professional Experience:
  • Graduate Research Assistant,  Collective Dynamics of Complex Systems (CoCo) Research Lab (Spring 2015 - Now)
  • Teaching Assistant, State University of New York at Binghamton, Department of Systems Science and Industrial Engineering 
    (Fall 2016, Winter 2017, Summer 2017)
  • Research Assistant, UHS Hospitals, Binghamton, United States (Fall 2013)
  • Researcher, Bozorgmehr Psychiatric Clinic, Tabriz, Iran (June 2011 - September 2011)
  • Trainee, Pouyesh School ( for Children with Autism) , Tabriz, Iran (May 2011 - June 2011 )
  • Trainee, Razi Mental Health Hospital, Tabriz, Iran (March 2011 - June 2011 )
Honors and Awards:
  • Graduate student excellence award in research, Binghamton University (December 2017)
  • Member of Alpha Phi Mu Industrial Engineering Honor Society (March 2017) 
  • Netsci travel award, International School and Conference on Network Science (April 2017)
  • Klir scholarship for graduate excellence in systems science, Binghamton University  (February 2017) 
  • Third Place in Poster Competition, INFORMS Annual Meeting (November 2016)
  • Tuition Scholarship by Office of the Dean, Thomas J. Watson School of Engineering and Applied Science (Fall 2015)
  • Second Runner Up for a Theoretical Paper Award, International Conference of Complex Adaptive Systems at Washington D.C. (November 2012)
  • Admitted to National Organization for the Development of Exceptional Talents (NODET), Tabriz, Iran (2003)
Professional Memberships:
  • Member of International School and Conference on Network Science (NetSci)
  • Graduate Student Member of Society for Neuroscience (SfN) 
  • Graduate Student Member of American Psychological Association (APA)   
  • Student Member of Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) 


Dept. of Systems Science and Industrial Engineering, State University of New York (SUNY) at Binghamton, Binghamton NY-13902

fzamani1 AT binghamton DOT edu

My CoCo Talk:

Schizophrenia As a Complex System: Insights from Network Science