Andrea Baronchelli is a Reader in Mathematics at City, University of London, a research fellow at the UCL Centre for Blockchain Technologies and a fellow at the ISI Foundation in Turin. He currently serves as Associate Editor at EPJ Data Science, PLoS ONE and Frontiers in Blockchain. Prior to joining City in 2013, he was at Northeastern University and at the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC) in Barcelona. He received his BS and MS in Theoretical Physics from the Sapienza University of Rome and his PhD in Physics from the same university.
His research in computational socio-economic science and network science has appeared in a wide range of journals, from Science, PNAS and Nature Human Behaviour to Physical Review Letters and Social Networks, and has been recognized by the 2019 “Young Scientist Award for Socio and Econophysics” of the German Physical Society (DPG). In London, he organise Data Natives and co-organises Databeers London and the Computational Social Science Initiative London.