Albert-László Barabási
Albert-László Barabási studies networks, all kinds of networks, from biological systems to the internet, and everything in between. He’s authored several books on the subject including ”Network Science” (2016) "Bursts: The Hidden Pattern Behind Everything We Do" (2010). He’s Professor of Network Science at Northeastern University, where he directs the Center for Complex Network Research.

A Hungarian born native of Transylvania, Romania, he received his Masters in Theoretical Physics at the Eötvös University in Budapest, Hungary and was awarded a Ph.D. three years later at Boston University.