Raissa D'SouzaProfessor University of California, Davis email: raissa at cse.ucdavis.edu |

Raissa D'Souza is Professor of Computer Science and of Mechanical Engineering at the University of California, Davis, as well as an External Professor at the Santa Fe Institute. She received a PhD in Statistical Physics from MIT in 1999, then was a postdoctoral fellow, first in Fundamental Mathematics and Theoretical Physics at Bell Laboratories, and then in the Theory Group at Microsoft Research. Her interdisciplinary work on network theory and complex systems spans the fields of statistical physics, theoretical computer science and applied math, and has appeared in journals such as