Welcome to Center for Computational Analysis of Social and Organizational Systems (CASOS)!


Addressing complex real world issues through a combined social-science & computer-science approach, using advanced techniques from network science, text-mining, and agent-based modeling.



  • Leader in network dynamics and linking social networks to other data - geo-spatial, knowledge, tasks etc.
  • Leading analytic tools for network analysis - ORA, AutoMap, Construct
  • University wide center with faculty and students in multiple departments
  • Multi-disciplinary research - working with Academia, Industry, Government
  • Applications related to Law Enforcement, Counter-terrorism, Health, Nuclear Deterrence, Cyber-Security, Social Change, Organizational Design, Insider Threat

Recent News:

  • February 2015 - The 2015 CASOS Summer Institute dates are announced to be July 5-12, 2015. Expect registration to open in late March.
  • November 2014 - Ph.D. student Ghita Mezzour and Prof. Kathleen Carley's research on spam diffusion is featured in Science Daily
  • November 2014 - CASOS Prof. Jürgen Pfeffer's co-authored reseach is highlighted in Science about the bias in social media data.
  • November 2014 - CASOS Prof. Jürgen Pfeffer's Intro to Network Science course hosts a student poster session.

Current Projects