Reza Zafarani

Assistant Professor,
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science,
Syracuse University
Director, Data Lab



  • Jan 15, 2022

    We will presenting a tutorial on noise enhancement at SDM 2022 and one on interpretable network representations at WWW 2022.

  • Jan 14, 2020

    We will present the first work on modeling the intention of fake news spreaders at WWW 2022.

  • Oct 1, 2020

    Our survey on fake news research (ACM Computing Surveys) is now available online

  • Sep 24, 2020

    Shengmin's paper on graph-based identification and authentication has been accepted to IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE).

  • Aug 24, 2020

    I have received an NSF CAREER awarded

  • Oct 1, 2017

    We have received an NVidia Education Grant

  • Aug 5, 2017

    Shengmin's paper on Emotions in Social Networks is accepted in CIKM' 17. We present the dual of strucutral balance theory in this paper.

  • May 15, 2017

    Shuchang Liu just received the 2017 Outstanding Graduate Student in Computer Science awarded only to one student in the college of engineering.

  • May 5, 2017

    We have received a Google Education grant.

  • May 15, 2016

    Shengmin Jin just received the 2016 Outstanding Graduate Student in Computer Science awarded only to one student in the college of engineering.

  • May 10, 2016

    Souradeep Sinha successfully defended his thesis on gender inequality in online reviews

  • May 1, 2016

    Kandarp Makwana will be joining Microsoft.

  • Nov 20, 2015

    Chinese translation of our textbook, social media mining, is out. See an introduction here and the translation here