Jukka-Pekka Onnela

Jukka-Pekka Onnela
Associate Professor of Biostatistics at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Director of the Health Data Science Program.
Lab Alumnus

Jukka-Pekka Onnela is an Associate Professor at the Department of Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health. He is interested in a broad range of theoretical and applied problems in network science. Onnela's current research focuses on statistical and mathematical analysis and modeling of social networks and their connection to human health; development of metrics and methods for network analysis; network theory; and online social systems and social media. Prior to joining Biostatistics, Onnela spent two years as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Harvard Medical School. He was a Fulbright Visiting Scholar at the Harvard Kennedy School from 2008 to 2009, and before that held a Junior Research Fellowship at Oxford University for two years. Onnela obtained his doctorate at the Helsinki University of Technology (now Aalto University) in 2006, where his dissertation received the Dissertation of the Year Award from the university.

Current Lab Members

Director

David Lazer
Director

Senior Research Scientist

Briony Swire Thompson
Senior Research Scientist

Project Manager

Janette Briceno
Project Manager

Research Programmer

Luke Horgan
Research Programmer

Post Doctoral Research Fellow

Jonathan Green
Post Doctoral Research Fellow

PhD Student

Hanyu Chwe
PhD Student
Adina Gitomer
PhD Student
Syed Arefinul Haque
PhD Student
Stefan McCabe
PhD Student
Hong Qu
PhD Student
Ronald Robertson
PhD Student
Matthew Simonson
PhD Student
Ata A. Uslu Ata A. Uslu
PhD Student