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Maksim Kitsak, Ph.D.

Associate Professor (UHD2, tenured)

Faculty of Electrical Engineering,
Mathematics and Computer Science

Delft University of Technology

M.Sc. Program Coordinator
Track: Wireless Communication and Sensing

Editorial Board Member
Nature Scientific Reports
IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering

Dutch Network Science Society

Consultant in Network and Data Sciences

Skype: mkitsak
Office: 09.280

Phone: +1 (857) 869-5102 (Viber and Whatsapp only)
Phone: +31 (0) 687-520-206
E-mail: maksim.kitsak (at) gmail

Delft University of Technology, EEMCS
Mekelweg 4, 09.260
Delft, 2628CD, the Netherlands



    TU Delft Media Team wrote a fantastic cover story for our recent work dedicated to removing reporting delays from epidemic data.
    The paper is published in PNAS Nexus, Open Access DOI.

  • 06/07/2024: Our work "Access to Emergency Services: A New York City Case Study" is now published in Transportation Research Interdisciplinary Perspectives, Open Access DOI.
  • 06/07/2024: Our work "Reporting delays: A widely neglected impact factor in COVID-19 forecasts" is now published in PNAS Nexus, Open Access DOI, CODE , DATA.
  • 05/30/2024: Our paper extending the Random Hyperbolic Graph model to arbitrary dimensionality is now published in Phys. Rev. E,
    "Random Hyperbolic Graphs in d + 1 dimensions", DOI, ArXiv, CODE .
  • 04/17/2024: Congratulations to Dr. Gabriel Budel on the stellar defense of his Ph.D. dissertation!
  • 12/19/2023: Pinqi Guo joins our team to study topological properties of complementarity networks models. Welcome to our family!
  • 08/31/2023: As organizers, we were thrilled to observe a great turn-out at the 2023 Summer Dutch Network Science Symposium.
    Contact me directly for the workshop pictures. To let us know how we did, please fill out the survey!
  • 08/02/2023: Nature Review Physics wrote a wonderful research highlight about our work on finding shortest paths in incomplete networks.
    The research highlight is here. The original article was published in Nature Communications, Open Access DOI.
  • 07/20/2023: Very proud of my students Ying Jin and Gabriel Budel!
    Together, they published a wonderful exploratory work on topological properties of semantic networks in Scientific Reports , My participation in this work was very minor. Open Access DOI, DATA
  • 01/17/2023: Our paper titled "Finding Shortest and Nearly Shortest Paths in Large Substantially Incomplete Networks by Hyperbolic Mapping"
    is now published by Nature Communications, Open Access DOI, CODE, Supplementary DATA
  • 11/01/2022: Elizaveta Evmenova joins our team to study complementarity principles in networks as a Ph.D. student. Elizaveta, welcome to our family!
  • 10/03/2022: I am now a Senior Assistant Professor at TU Delft.
  • 09/29/2022: Congratulations to Ying Jin on a stellar defense of her M.Sc. thesis with a breathtaking grade of 9.0 (out of 10.0)!
  • 05/16/2022: I am now officially tenured in the EEMCS faculty at TU Delft.
  • 03/21/2022: Honored to join the NetSci2022 organizing committee as a School Chair! Tune in for updates!
  • 12/22/2021: My proposal titled "Mathematical Description and Inference of Complementarity Mechanisms in Complex Networks"
    has been selected for funding by the Dutch Research Council (NWO). Tune in for new openings!
  • 11/22/2021: Several TU Delft faculty openings at the intersection of Networks and AI will materialize soon!
    For more details and to express interest feel free to contact me directly!
  • 11/22/2021: Ying Jin joins our team to study semantic networks as a M.Sc. student. Welcome to our family!
  • 11/18/2021: A new paper on the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is now published by PLOS One, Open Access DOI.
  • 11/01/2021: Thrilled to join the board of the Dutch Network Science Society!
  • 01/13/2021: Geometric Representations of Complementarity-Driven Networks:
    On Wednesday, January 20, 2021 I will give a talk @ the NICO webinar at Northwestern University.
    This talk should be of interest to all Network and Data Scientists. NICO webinars are open to public!
  • 12/23/2020: Good news in the end of the year! Together with Sergio Pequito we received seed funding to develop Privacy and Security theory for incomplete dynamic networks.
    Many thanks to the TU Delft Safety and Security Institute!
  • 11/02/2020: Honored to be a coauthor of a paper by Massimo Achterberg et al that is now published by the International Journal of Forecasting, DOI.
  • 10/29/2020: A new paper in collaboration with the DK-lab, TU/e, and Cyprus University of Technology is now published by Physical Reviews Research, Open Access DOI.
  • 10/21/2020: My work titled Link Prediction with Hyperbolic Geometry is now published by the Physical Reviews Research, Open Access DOI, CODE.
  • 10/16/2020: Congratulations to Ivan Voitalov for successfully defending his Ph.D. thesis! I had a pleasure to co-supervise Ivan for 5 years at the DK-lab.
  • 07/07/2020: My Ph.D. student Gabriel Budel successfully passes his Go/noGo qualification evaluation. Congratulations, Gabriel! Looking forward to working with you for another 3 years!
  • 03/14/2020: My work on modeling complementarity with latent geometry is now available on arXiv.

  • 03/01/2020: I am starting a new chapter of my life as a tenure-track Assistant Professor at TU Delft !

Last Updated: January 2022