Johannes Wachs

United States of America
Year of Enrollment: 
2015 to 2019

As a PhD student, Johannes studied public contracting markets using network methods. He was interested in patterns that emerge when actors are corrupt. 

After completing his PhD, Johannes was a postdoc at the Chair of Computational Social Sciences and Humanities at RWTH Aachen, and is now an assistant professor at the Vienna University of Economics and Business. He continues to study social scientific problems using the methods of network science.

Johannes was born in Germany, grew up in the US, and lived in Hungary from 2009 to 2019.

Blog posts by or about Johannes on What's Up at DNDS:

Corruption Risks in Contracting Markets: A Network Science Perspective

Ingredients of Successful Artistic Careers

Fitting Together: New Insights in Biological Network Link Prediction

Patterns of Corruption and Collusion in Public Auctions

Shock Propagation and Regulation of Interacting Economic Networks

Award for First-Year Doctoral Student

Center Has Strong Presence at Flagship Conference on Networks


MSc Mathematics: Central European University 2012
BS Mathematics: Tulane University 2009
BS Economics: Tulane University 2009