Emma Towlson is a Postdoctoral Research Associate and Part-time Lecturer at the Center for Complex Network Research, Northeastern University, USA.
She holds a Masters degree in Mathematics and Physics from the University of Warwick, UK (2011), and received her PhD from the University of Cambridge, UK (2015). Her research expertise lies in the emergent field of “Network Neuroscience”. Specifically, in applying techniques from Network Science, Control Theory, and Statistical Physics to probe the topology of, and organisational principles underlying, brain wiring diagrams of various species, from the nematode C. elegans, to mouse, to human.
Emma has supervised undergraduate courses including Mathematics, Mathematical Biology, and Physics (University of Cambridge; University of Warwick), and currently co-instructs the graduate level course Complex Networks (Northeastern University).