Departmental Mission and Vision

Shows the confluence of data/information, networks, and human behavior with systems and people foci.

The Department's academic programs, research, and innovation are at the confluence of Data/Information, Networks, and Human Behavior, anchored by both a systems focus and people focus.


To innovate in education and research at the junction of information, networks, and human behavior towards discovery and modeling of new social and technical phenomena


To empower humans and society through modeling and designing systems that are accountable, resilient, trustworthy, sustainable and ethical, and through synthesizing and advancing fundamental science in information, networks, and human behavior