Alexandre Hannud Abdo

Who's coming? - asks the leaf
It's the wind, blowing you faraway

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XMPP (jabber, gtalk): solstag@member.fsf.org
ICQ: 5148985
MSN: my.real.email.is.another@gmail.com
SIP: solstag@ekiga.net

What keeps me busy

Principal researcher for the project Experimentation and modeling of health care mobilization campaigns, sponsored by a FAPESP postdoctoral scholarship (process 2012/05820-3) at the School of Medicine of the University of Sao Paulo
Researcher in the National Crack Use Survey for Fiocruz/Brazilian Ministry of Justice
Organizer and lecturer of a course on technology, sharing and collaboration at universities and culture centers, with the Lab-escola Imre Simon
Volunteer for Wikimedia Brasil and participant of Wikiversity
Member of the Participatory Democracy working group of the Nossa Sao Paulo network
Guitar Player and practitioner of Yoga and Aikido
Player of Role Playing Games

Some academic interests

Distributed social and economical organization and public policy
(Intertubes, libre software, participatory democracy, wikis, etc.)
Diffusion and contagion in social networks
Dynamical Systems and Chaos
Non-equilibrium Statistical Mechanics
Foundations of Quantum Mechanics
Cognitive Neuroscience


(2009) Doctorate from the Institute of Physics, University of Sao Paulo
in collaboration with the Collective Dynamics Group at Columbia University
Thesis: Relationship between topology and dynamics in processes of growth and contagion in complex networks (pdf, in portuguese except for summary)
Advisor Alessandro Moura

(2003) Bachelor Degree in Molecular Sciences from University of Sao Paulo
Undergraduate research in Chaos Control
Advisor Celso Grebogi


(2011) Concluded the Internet Governance Capacity Building Programme of the Diplo Foundation
with a paper on Remote participation and Internet governance for the final stage of research implementation.

Languages: fluent in Portuguese and English, reasonable in Italian and Spanish, some French and Arabic

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