Tamanna Urmi

Network Science PhD Student
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Tamanna is a 3rd year Ph.D. student in Network Science working with Prof. Samuel Scarpino on biological networks and Prof. Mauricio Santillana on network epidemiology. Her research focus is genomics to study diseases in a complex systems approach. She also applies network science for studying the spread of diseases. Tamanna completed her bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering from MIT and went on to work in the renewable energy field for 2 years before realizing her passion in data science and computational research. She spent two years working as a data scientist in large ride-hailing and food delivery start-ups in Bangladesh (Pathao) and Indonesia (Gojek) before returning to academia as a Ph.D. student. She wants to do computational research in the space of biological systems, disease management and prevention.  Apart from that, Tamanna enjoys singing semi-professionally, swimming outdoors, playing boardgames and doing cardio exercises.

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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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