About me

Welcome! My name is Diego and I am a Ph.D. candidate in the Technology and Social Behavior program at Northwestern University, which is a joint doctoral program in Computer Science and Communications. Currently, I am working at the SONIC Lab under the supervision of Prof. Noshir S. Contractor. My research interests are Social Networks AnalysisGroup formation, Teams, Nature Language Processing, and Computational Journalism.

I am also a industrial and software engineer. My academic career started at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (PUC), where I am still serving at the School of Communications as Adjunct Assistant Professor. I also lectured classes at the Department of Computer Science. I have given lecture courses on web technologies to engineering, journalism, and literature students. Additionally, I have been part of research projects related to social network analysis, social media, visualization, team formation systems, and computational tools for journalists.

Feel free to contact me! Send me an e-mail at dgomezara[at]u.northwestern.edu