Curriculum Vitae


Northwestern University Evanston, IL        Present

Ph.D. Technology & Social Behaviour

Joint Program in Computer Science & Communication

University of Notre Dame Notre Dame, IN        May 2017

M.A. International Peace Studies, Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies

DePauw University Greencastle, IN        May 2013

B.A. Computer Science & Conflict Studies, Honor Scholar Program

Selected Coursework:  Programming Languages; Algorithms & Data Structures; Graphics; Databases & File Systems; Computer Systems; Software Development; Cyber-Security; Agent-Based Modelling; Computational Discrete Mathematics; Foundations of Computation; Complex Network Analysis; Web Science & Information Retrieval; Statistics and Statistical Programming; Data Science; Machine Learning


Dambanemuya, H.K., Joshi, M., and Horvát, E-Á., 2019. Network-Aware Multi-Agent Simulations of Herder-Farmer Conflicts.  Proceedings of the IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM) (forthcoming).

Dambanemuya, H.K. and Horvát, E-Á., 2019. Harnessing Collective Intelligence in Peer-to-Peer Lending. Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Web Science (forthcoming).

Nigam, A., Dambanemuya, H.K., Joshi, M. and Chawla, N.V., 2017. Harvesting Social Signals to Inform Peace Processes Implementation and Monitoring. Big Data, 5(4), pp.337-355.


Data Scientist        Sep. 2017 – June 2018

Chewy, Inc: Dania Beach, FL 

Research Associate        May 2016 – Sep. 2017

Interdisciplinary Center for Network Science and Applications: Notre Dame, IN        

Software Engineer        May 2014 – June 2015

Liberty Mutual Insurance Company: Dover, NH        

Information Technology Analyst        June 2013 – May 2014

Liberty Mutual Insurance Company: Seattle, WA        

Information Technology Intern        June 2012 – Aug. 2012

Liberty Mutual Insurance Company: Indianapolis, IN

Software Quality Assurance Intern        May 2011 – Nov. 2011

RICS Software: Indianapolis, IN

Technology & Information Systems Intern        May 2010 – Aug. 2010

DePauw University: Indianapolis, IN


Special Adviser        June 2011 – Aug. 2014

The Sentinel Project for Genocide Prevention: Toronto, Canada        

Data Systems Analyst        Sep.2013 – May 2014

Space United Denver, CO

High School Tutor        Sep. 2013 – Dec. 2013

Horn of Africa Services, Seattle, WA

Campaign Organizer        Jan. 2011 – Mar. 2013

Center for American Progress, Washington DC

Co-Founder        Aug. 2010 – May 2011

DePauw E-Waste Recycling Program, Greencastle, IN