- Professor, Kellogg School of Management & McCormick School of Engineering
- Director, Center for Science of Science and Innovation (CSSI)
Dashun Wang is a Professor at the Kellogg School of Management and McCormick School of Engineering at Northwestern University. At Kellogg, he is the Founding Co-Director of the Ryan Institute on Complexity and the Founding Director of the Center for Science of Science and Innovation (CSSI). He is best known for his contributions to the science of science, a quest to turn scientific methods upon science itself. His research has been published in journals like Nature and Science and has been featured in virtually all major global media outlets, including The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, The Economist, Bloomberg, Financial Times, The Today Show, Harvard Business Review, The Atlantic, World Economic Forum, Forbes, The Guardian, The Washington Post, and The Boston Globe, among others. As a globally recognized leader of his field, Dashun is a recipient of multiple awards for his research and teaching, including the AFOSR Young Investigator award, Poets & Quants Best 40 Under 40 Professors, Complex Systems Society’s Junior Scientific Award, Network Science Society’s Erdos-Renyi Award, Thinkers50 Radar List 2021, and more. His first book, The Science of Science, offers the first cohesive overview of the field.