1989, degree in Physics and Engineering, Univ. of Bucharest; 1991, MSc in Physics, Eotvos Lorand Univ., Budapest; 1994, PhD in Physics, Boston Univ. Since 2007, Distinguished University Professor, Depts of Physics, Biology and Computer and Info. Sciences, and Director, Center for Complex Network Research, Northeastern Univ. Since 2007, Lecturer on Medicine, Dept of Medicine, Harvard. Fellow, American Physical Society. Member: Hungarian Academy of Sciences; Academia Europaea. Recipient of awards, including: Lagrange Prize-CRT Foundation for contributions to complex systems (2011); Doctor Honoris Causa, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid.