Education
  • B.Sc. Mathematics and B.Sc. Computer Science (dual degree) cum laude, 2004 - 2008
    Israel Institute of Technology (Technion)

  • Phd, Computer Science, 2010 - 2014
    University of St Andrews
Experience
  • Assistant Professor of Computer Science, 2017 - present
    Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Wesleyan University 

  • Postdoctoral Scholar, 2014 - 2017
    Department of Mathematics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  • Software Engineer, 2008 - 2010
    Diligent Technologies (acquired by IBM)
Editorial Board Member
  • Nature Scientific Data, Physical Sciences (2016 - present)
Reviewer
  • Chaos: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Nonlinear Science
  • European Physical Journal B (EPJB)
  • Europhysics Letters (EPL)
  • IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I
  • Journal of Complex Networks
  • Journal of the Royal Society Interface
  • Journal of Theoretical Biology
  • Knowledge and Information Systems (KAIS)
  • Nature Communications
  • Nature Scientific Data
  • Physical Review E (PRE)
  • Physical Review Letters (PRL)
  • SIAM Undergraduate Research Online (SIURO)
Program Committee
  • Workshop on Data Science for Human Performance in Social Networks (ACUMEN) at ICDM 2017
  • SIAM Workshop on Network Science (NS17)
Collaborators
  • Marc BarthelemyCEA Institut de Physique Theorique
  • Simon Dobson, School of Computer Science, University of St Andrews
  • Shlomo Havlin, Department of Physics, Bar-Ilan University
  • Dror Y. KenettU.S. Department of the Treasury, Office of Financial Research 
  • Peter J. Mucha, Department of Mathematics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Louis ShekhtmanDepartment of Physics, Bar-Ilan University
  • Natalie Stanley, Department of Mathematics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Emanuele StranoDepartment of Civil & Environmental Engineering, MIT
  • Dane Taylor, Department of Mathematics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Press Coverage
Recent Papers/Preprints
  • June 2017: "The scaling structure of the global road network". E Strano, A Giometto, S Shai, E Bertuzzo, PJ Mucha, A Rinaldo. arXiv:1706.01401
  • May 2017: "Case studies in network community detection". S Shai, N Stanley, C Granell, D Taylor, PJ Mucha. arXiv:1705.02305
  • June 2016: "Enhanced detectability of community structure in multilayer networks through layer aggregation". D Taylor, S Shai, N Stanley, PJ Mucha. PRL 116, 228301
  • April 2016: "Clustering network layers with the strata multilayer stochastic block model". N Stanley, S Shai, D Taylor, PJ Mucha. IEEE TNSE 3, 95-105
Recent Talks
  • January 2017: "Warping the urban space: geometry and dimensionality of urban transportation systems". Contributed talk at NetSciX in Hilton Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • December 2015: "Multiplex Networks in Metropolitan Areas: Generic Features and Local Effects". Contributed talk at the Network Frontier Workshop in Northwestern University. Evanston, IL.
  • March 2016: "Generalized network representations of multimodal transportation systems”. Invited talk at the workshop on Generalized Network Structures and Dynamics in the Mathematical Biosciences Institute (MBI). Columbus, OH.
  • July 2015: "A critical tipping point in modular networks". Contributed talk at the MPI Workshop on “Mathematics and Physics of Multilayer Complex Networks in the Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems. Dresden, Germany.
  • March 2015: "Attacks on modular networks". Invited talk at the Duke Network Analysis Center Seminar in Duke University. Durham, NC.