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Dashun Wang

Associate Professor of Management & Organizations

When You’re Hot, You’re Hot: Career Successes Come in Clusters

Bursts of brilliance happen for almost everyone. Explore the “hot streaks” of thousands of directors, artists and scientists in our graphic.

Researchers: Lu Liu, Yang Wang, C. Lee Giles, Chaoming Song, Roberta Sinatra and Dashun Wang

July 11, 2018

Innovation

How Innovators Choose Their Next Career Move

There is an overarching pattern in how innovators, like Elon Musk, shift their focus over time.

Researchers: Tao Jia, Dashun Wang and Boleslaw K. Szymanski

August 2, 2017

Careers

Using Cell Phone Data to Predict the Next Epidemic

Whom you call is linked to where you travel, which dictates how viruses spread.

Researchers: Pierre Deville, Chaoming Song, Nathan Eagle, Vincent D. Blondel, Albert-László Barabási and Dashun Wang

Why a Scientist’s Big Break May Be Just Around the Corner

Researchers, have hope: your most successful paper can occur at any point in your career.

Researchers: Roberta Sinatra, Dashun Wang, Pierre Deville, Chaoming Song and Albert-László Barabási

November 2, 2016

Careers

Podcast: Think You Understand Why Ideas Go Viral? Big Data May Change Your Mind

From tweets to scientific discoveries, human behavior is surprisingly predictable.

Researchers: Dashun Wang and Duncan Watts

October 3, 2016

Data Analytics