Alexi is a second-year PhD student working with Dr. David Lazer. He is interested in the application of network science and computational methods to social science. Currently, he is working on understanding the social and political impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, through the analysis of survey and twitter data. He received his bachelor degree in Mathematics from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC), and his bachelor degree in Sociology from the University of Barcelona (UB). Before joining Northeastern he worked for two years in the private sector, broadly around Data Science and NLP applications.