Onur Varol is a postdoctoral research associate at CCNR. He completed his PhD in Informatics at Indiana University Bloomington. He worked on the detection of persuasion campaigns and social bots using the tools of machine learning, data mining, and network analysis. Prior to studying at IU, Onur received BSc degrees in Electronics and Physics engineering from Istanbul Technical University and an MSc in Computer Science from Koc University in Turkey. He is interested in modeling user interactions, leveraging online data across multiple platforms to understand conscious and unconscious behaviors.
Research interests: Complex Systems, Network Science, Machine Learning, Data Science, Computational Social Science