I completed my PhD at Juanes Research Group in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering at MIT. I have bachelor degree in Physics from University of Thessaloniki and a master degree in Applied Mathematics from Imperial College London. My research interests focus on characterizing dynamical processes in complex networks including physical transport, epidemic spreading and reaction-diffusion systems. Possible real world applications include agents and diseases spreading, the design of optimal mitigation strategies against outbreaks and the analysis and predictability self-organized patterns formation in complex socio-technical systems.
My PhD research mainly funded by the George and Marie Vergottis Foundation.
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1. Is exercise contagious? Peer effects in a global health behavior.
S. Aral and C. Nicolaides, Under Review (2016).
2. Self-organization of networks dynamics into local quantized states.
C. Nicolaides, R. Juanes and L. Cueto-Felgueroso, Nature Scientific Reports, 6, 21360 (2016), doi:10.1038/srep21360 (pdf).
3. Impact of viscous fingering and permeability heterogeneity on fluid mixing in porous media.
4. The price of anarchy in mobility-driven contagion dynamics.
C. Nicolaides, L. Cueto-Felgueroso and R. Juanes, Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 10(87), 20130495 (2013), doi:10.1098/rsif.2013.0495. (read the paper)
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5. A metric of influential spreading during contagion dynamics through the air transportation network.
C. Nicolaides, L. Cueto-Felgueroso, M. C. Gonzalez and R. Juanes, PLoS ONE, 7(7), e40961 (2012). (Link to paper - open access)
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6. Anomalous physical transport in complex networks.
C. Nicolaides, L. Cueto-Felgueroso and R. Juanes, Physical Review E, 82(5), 055101(R) (2010). (read the paper)
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