Albert-László Barabasi is a world leader in the emerging field of network science. In his research, Barabasi seeks to understand the properties of various types of systems, be they biological, information-based, technological or even social. “There are some common organizing principles that describe these different types of networks, he says. “In many ways these networks are more similar to each other than they are different.”
When comparing chefs to scientists, most people associate the former with being “creative” and the latter with being “rigorous.” But Samuel Scarpino doesn’t buy it. He’s a scientist with a passion for cooking, and he sees parallels between the two occupations. The fall, he joined the faculty in the College of Science.
- by Allie Nicodemo November 8, 2017