Dashun Wang

Researching the Science of Science, an emerging interdisciplinary field that relies on big data to unveil the reproducible patterns that govern individual scientific careers and the workings of science.

RADAR THINKER

Thinkers50 Radar Class of 2021. 

FAST FACT

Best 40 Under 40 Professors by Poets & Quants (2019).

FAST FACT

Recipient of the AFOSR Young Investigator award (2016). 

Ideas

A founder of the field of the science of science, using big data and AI to help improve our understanding of innovation. Led to a qualitative shift in the way knowledge is discovered, science is funded, innovators are trained and nurtured, and excellence is recognized and rewarded.

Bio

Associate professor of management and organizations at the Kellogg School of Management. Founding director of the Kellogg Center for Science of Science and Innovation.

 

Content

The Science of Science (with Albert László Barabási); dashunwang.com.

NATIONALITY: Chinese

Media picks

Verdict

“Refreshing ideas on how we think about – and do – science and innovation.”

Stuart Crainer & Des Dearlove, Thinkers50

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