Samuel V. Scarpino

Professor of Practice, Institute for Experiential AI
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Professor Samuel Scarpino has returned to Northeastern University from a one-year stint as vice president of pathogen surveillance at The Rockefeller Foundation with the mission of reinforcing Northeastern’s place as a world leader in artificial intelligence and life sciences. Since November 2022, Scarpino has served as director of AI plus Life Sciences in the Institute for Experiential AI at Northeastern. Previously he was assistant professor in the Network Science Institute. Broadly, Sam is a complex systems scientist investigating questions at the intersection of network science and human behavior, whose work spans a broad range of topics, including: infectious disease modeling, forecasting in complex systems, genetic topology of disease, and decision making under uncertainty.

Office location

office location

177 Huntington Ave
New College of the Humanities
Devon House
58 St Katharine’s Way
London, E1W 1LP, UK
Roux Institute
100 Fore St
Portland, ME 04101
Network Science Institute
177 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02115
*Primarily remote
Portland, ME
Boston, MA 02115


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modeling spread of disease and risky behaviors through populations