Johannes Langguth supervises and coordinates the efforts to gather and analyze social media data in the DDMAC project. He is a Research Scientist at Simula Research Laboratory and an Associate Professor II in Computer Science at the University of Bergen in Norway. Prior to joining Simula in 2012, he worked as a postdoc at ENS Lyon, France and he is associated with the Department of Data Science and Analytics at BI Norwegian Business School.
His research focuses on graph algorithms, artificial intelligence, combinatorial scientific computing and computational social science. He has led interdisciplinary NFR (Research Council of Norway) funded projects on fake news and digital wildfires, with the goal of studying misinformation both from the technical and the psychological point of view.