Lowell Trott, one of the theory students here at UCI, successfully defended his thesis yesterday. Lowell's Ph.D. advisor is Mike Goodrich, but I've also worked with him on several publications related to both social networks and road networks. (Although the vertices in road networks are not people, the networks still come from a social structure.) Specifically, he:

My understanding is that he has accepted a position at Google, starting in the fall. Congratulations, Lowell!


Thank you for sharing it through arxiv! These papers look quite interesting! I am especially eager to read the first one, with an application to the US roads. :)