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Alexander Volfovsky

Associate Professor of Statistical Science
Statistical Science

Selected Grants


Comparative effectiveness of EEG guided anti-seizure treatment in acute brain injury

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Harvard University · 2023 - 2028

CAREER: Design and analysis of experiments for complex social processes

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2021 - 2026

Increasing the yield of HIV contact tracing for prevention using network models

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2024 - 2026

Building a Harmonized Village Network data resources for realistic disease transmission models

ResearchSignificant Contributor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2024 - 2026

Comparative effectiveness of EEG guided anti-seizure treatment in acute brain injury

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Harvard University · 2023 - 2028

CAREER: Design and analysis of experiments for complex social processes

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2021 - 2026

Increasing the yield of HIV contact tracing for prevention using network models

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2024 - 2026

Building a Harmonized Village Network data resources for realistic disease transmission models

ResearchSignificant Contributor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2024 - 2026

Designing Social Media to Promote Intellectual Humility

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by John Templeton Foundation · 2022 - 2025

FAI: An Interpretable AI Framework for Care of Critically Ill Patients involving Matching and Decision Trees

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2022 - 2025

Meetings of New Researchers in Statistics and Probability

ConferenceCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2020 - 2024

PIPP Phase I

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2022 - 2024

HDR TRIPODS: Innovations in Data Science: Integrating Stochastic Modeling, Data Representation, and Algorithms

ResearchSenior Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2019 - 2023

Meetings of New Researchers in Statistics and Probability

ConferencePrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2019 - 2022

Building Better Teams: A Network Analysis Approach (Research Areas of Interest: 2. Leader Development, 3. Personnel Testing and Performance, and 4. Organizational Effectiveness)

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by U.S. Army Research Inst. for Behavioral and Social Sciences · 2018 - 2022

Collaborative Research: RAPID: Statistical tools to quantify and mitigate the spread of COVID-19

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2020 - 2022

QuBBD: Collaborative Research: Matching Methods for causal inference: big data and networks

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2017 - 2021

Theory and Methods for Community Detection with Heterogeneous Networks

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by North Carolina State University · 2019 - 2019

R13 Conference Grant application for the Institute for Mathematical Statistics New Researchers Conference to be held July 26, 2018

ConferencePrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2018 - 2019

NSF Causal Inference Workshops

ConferencePrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2018 - 2019

External Relationships


  • Amazon, Inc
  • Carnegie Foundation
  • Kettering Foundation
  • Wells Fargo & Co

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