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Samuel Scarpino

College of Computer Sciences Assistant Professor of Marine and Environmental Sciences

Samuel V. Scarpino, PhD is an assistant professor in the Network Science Institute at Northeastern University and holds academic appointments in marine & environmental sciences, physics, health sciences, the Khoury College of Computer Sciences, and the Roux Institute for graduate education and research in AI.

At Northeastern University, he directs the Emergent Epidemics Lab. Scarpino has 10+ years of experience translating research into decision support and data science/AI tools across diverse sectors from public health and clinical medicine to real estate and energy. From 2017 to 2020, he was Chief Strategy Officer and head of data science at Dharma Platform, a social impact, technology startup. For his contributions to complex systems science, he was made a Fellow of the ISI Foundation in 2017 and an External Faculty member of the Santa Fe Institute in 2020.