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Network Science Society Honors Boleslaw Szymanski

Network Science Society Honors Boleslaw Szymanski



By Mary L. Martialay

July 20, 2021

Social and cognitive network expert Boleslaw Szymanski has been awarded the Network Science Society 2021 Service Award in Network Science. The Network Science Outstanding Service Award is granted for exceptional service to the Network Science Society. The award is for contributions that have sustained positive impact on activities of the society.


Szymanski, the Claire and Roland Schmitt Distinguished Professor at the Department of Computer Science and the director of the Army Research Laboratory Social and Cognitive Networks Academic Research Center at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, was recognized “for his many service contributions to network science, including being a global strategic leader, fundraiser, and hands-on, on-the-ground institution builder.”


The award was presented during the 2021 Network Science Society conference award ceremony held on July 8 in Washington, D.C.



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