Samarth Swarup

  • Research Associate Professor
Samarth Swarup


Samarth Swarup is a research associate professor in the Network Systems Science and Advanced Computing division. Swarup earned his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

  • Resilience and Sustainability: Simulation methods for urban and environmental modeling, disaster response, epidemic mitigation and prevention.

    Computational Social Science: Model-based informatics, racial and economic disparities, social media, big data.

    Simulation Analytics: Social networks and social contagion, causality and sense-making in simulations, AI and machine learning.

  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Computer Science, Ph.D., 2007
    University of Bombay, Computer Engineering, B.E., 1998

Selected Publications
In the News
Epidemic Response

Researchers from UVA’s Biocomplexity Institute and School of Engineering and Applied Science, working with a team of multi-disciplinary scientists from around the world, have spent the last two years developing highly advanced computational models designed to inform policy makers, save lives and prepare for future global epidemics.