Nitesh Chawla

Nitesh Chawla

Frank M. Freimann Professor of Computer Science and Engineering
Director, DIAL Lab
Director, iCeNSA

Computer Science and Engineering

384 Nieuwland Science Hall


  • Big data
  • Data mining
  • Machine learning
  • Network science and their applications on social networks
  • Health care informatics/analytics
  • Environmental sciences
  • National security

New study unravels the complexity of childhood obesity


To land top jobs, women need different types of networks than men

The friendship effect - how our friends influence our health

New Research Says Your Social Network Can Reveal More About Your Health Than Your Fitness Tracker Does

The Free ‘Fitness Tracker’ That May Be Just As Telling As Your Fitbit

Want to Live Longer? Science Says Having Good, Solid Friendships Is Key


Why Spending Time With Friends Is One of the Best Things You Can Do for Your Health

Your Friends Can Help Predict Your Health Better Than A Fitness Tracker, A New Study Says

Who you surround yourself with could predict your health and well-being

Circle of friends, not the fitness band more predictive of your health

Circle of friends better health indicator than Fitbit reading: Report

Your circle of friends is more predictive of your health, study finds

It’s official: quality beats quantity (for women, anyway)


Ladies, Here's How You Can Network To Attain Leadership Positions

Opinion: Women’s networks are key to leadership success


Why Having An 'Inner Circle' Is The Best Thing For Your Career

Happy Galentine's Day: Having Close Female Friends Could Get You A Better Job


High-ranking women like Michelle Obama and Glamour’s Samantha Barry credit this for their success

A woman's inner circle is how she gets ahead, study says

Fast Company

Women need other women to get ahead in the workplace, says science

Study: Women Benefit From Maintaining Close Network Of Other Women

The New York Times

More women in your circle, more success

Chicago Tribune

Climbing the corporate ladder: Women need a female inner circle, men benefit from networking with everyone, study finds

The Washington Post

Networking like a man isn’t enough. Successful women rely on other women to reach leadership roles, study finds.