Research Scientist and Deputy Head - Training

Aliakbar Akbaritabar

Curriculum Vitae Download (PDF, 111 kByte)

Aliakbar Akbaritabar (Ali) is a computational social scientist with a background in sociology. 

He joined MPIDR from the German Centre for Higher Education Research and Science Studies (DZHW) and the German Competence Network for Bibliometrics where he worked as a postdoctoral research scientist.

Ali holds a PhD in economic sociology and labor studies from the University of Milan, and a PhD in sociology (social welfare) from the Allameh Tabataba'i University of Tehran. His work focuses on themes related (but not limited) to science of science, scholarly migrationsocial networkscollaboration networks, and computational social science. He looks forward to collaborate on research ideas close to these themes, using computational tools and techniques to answer social scientific questions. He is @akbaritabar on Twitter.

Here you could read more on how we re-purpose bibliometric data to answer social science and demographic questions.



Migration and Mobility of Scholars Projects details
Scholarly Migration Database Projects details
Trends and Disparities in Patterns of Scientific Knowledge Production Projects details

MPIDR Publications

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Castro Torres, A. F.; Akbaritabar, A.:
Quantitative Science Studies, 1–32. (2024)    
Abdi Nur, A.; Akbaritabar, A.; Vignau Loria, M.; Coolman, N.; Fan, X.; Curran, S.:
MPIDR Working Paper WP-2023-027. (2023)    
Akbaritabar, A.:
SSRN research paper series 4311832. unpublished. (2023)    
Akbaritabar, A.:
In: 19th International Conference on Scientometrics and Informetrics, ISSI 2023: 2-5 July 2023, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA; proceedings: volume 1, 19–41. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University. (2023)    

Other Publications

Akbaritabar, Aliakbar, Squazzoni, Flaminio:
Science, Technology, & Human Values. (2020)
Akbaritabar, Aliakbar, Traag, A., Vincent, Caimo, Alberto, Squazzoni, Flaminio:
Scientometrics 124, 2361–2382 (2020)
Akbaritabar, Aliakbar, Casnici, Niccolo, Squazzoni, Flaminio:
Scientometrics 114, 859–882 (2018)

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