Keith Levin

Assistant Professor

College of Letters and Science | Division of Physical Sciences | Department of Statistics

Hometown: Boston, MA

Keith grew up outside of Boston, Massachusetts and attended Northeastern University, where he earned degrees in linguistics and psychology. After working at BBN Technologies as a data analyst, he obtained his Ph.D. in Computer Science at Johns Hopkins University. Prior to joining UW-Madison, he was a postdoctoral research fellow in the Department of Statistics at University of Michigan. In his spare time, Keith enjoys cooking, hiking and playing jazz bass.


Networks: the Science of Interconnected Systems

What do social media, food webs, brains and the highway system all have in common? They are described by networks: systems of interacting entities. In this talk, I will give an overview of the field of network science and discuss some current work in this area happening at UW-Madison.