Hao Peng (彭浩)

Postdoctoral Fellow @ NICO

Kellogg School of Management hao.peng@kellogg.northwestern.edu
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Hao Peng is a Postdoc at the Kellogg School of Management. He works with Brian Uzzi at the Northwestern Institute on Complex Systems. He is interested in computational social science, social networks, and science of innovation. He studies human factors involved in the production and dissemination of creative ideas. His research aims to generate deep insights that can help organizations leverage the full potential of human capital to accelerate discoveries and breakthroughs. Dr. Peng obtained his Ph.D. from University of Michigan School of Information and a BS in Information Management from Sun Yat-sen University. His work has been published in top venues such as PNAS and Science Advances, and reported by international media outlets including The Washington Post, NPR, Le Monde, and New Scientist. His scholarship has won top awards and prizes from 2019 SciPy Conference and 2021 Annual Meeting of the Association for Information Science and Technology.


Selected Publications

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On my free time, I enjoy workout and travel. I shoot street and portrait photography. I love many kinds of authentic food.