Roland Bouffanais

Roland Bouffanais

University of Ottawa

Roland Bouffanais is associate professor at the University of Ottawa. His research focuses on the interdisciplinary intersections of complexity, network science, control theory, machine learning, and multi-agent systems. He has published over 100 peer-reviewed papers in top scientific journals and conference proceedings. He authored Design and Control of Swarm Dynamics (Springer, 2016). He received his PhD in computational science from École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland, for which he was awarded the ERCOFTAC (European Research Community On Flow, Turbulence and Combustion) Da Vinci Award Silver Medal in 2007 and the IBM Research Prize in Computational Sciences the following year.

Articles by Roland Bouffanais


Confronting Viral Resurgences: Are Lockdowns the Only Solution?

Thursday, September 3, 2020

A more calibrated containment strategy can and should be developed using insights gleaned from big data.


Fighting for Data Dregs – and Losing the Fight Against Digital Violence

Thursday, May 26, 2022

With limited access to data on online content and behavior that could point to remedies, only so much can be done to improve the safety and wellbeing of internet users.


Counting the Costs of US-China Technology Decoupling

Thursday, December 22, 2022

The global implications of the US-China decoupling dispute over technology would be better understood using big-data analytics and artificial intelligence