Zeyu Zhu

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M.A. Journalism and Communication, Tsinghua University, 2023
B.A. Journalism, Tsinghua University, 2020
Areas of Interest: 
Complexity in Social Science; Computational Social Science; Agent-Based Modeling; Network Science; Philosophy of (Social) Science


Zeyu Zhu is interested in making social science theories more useful in both explaining and predicting things. This involves both methodological exploration and philosophical clarification. He is also fascinated by the complexity in social science, especially in social network contexts. These interests have led him to study agent-based modeling and its epistemic values.

Before starting his PhD, Zeyu was mostly trained in communication and collaborated heavily with computer scientists in his research.

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