Flávio L. Pinheiro is an Assistant Professor in Data Science at Nova IMS. His research interests focus in understanding how the network structure of socio-economic systems impacts the strategic decisions of agents at different scales. At the macro-level, how does the structure of Economic and Innovation systems impacts the success of agents is constrained when they have to take actions over the elements that make up such systems. At the individual scale, how is the evolution of ideas, diseases, opinions, behaviors and knowledge affected by the social network they are part of.
In the past, Flavio was a Postdoctoral Researcher at the MIT Media Lab, he holds a BSc and MSc from the University of Lisbon (Lisboa, Portugal) and a Phd from the University of Minho (Braga, Portugal).