Professor of Data Science
University of Wolverhampton
Mike Thelwall is Professor of Data Science and leader of the Statistical Cybermetrics Research Group at the University of Wolverhampton, which he joined in 1989. He is also Docent at the Department of Information Studies at Åbo Akademi University, and a research associate at the Oxford Internet Institute. His PhD was in Pure Mathematics from the University of Lancaster.
Mike’s current research field includes identifying and analysing web phenomena using quantitative-led research methods, including altmetrics and sentiment analysis, and has pioneered an information science approach to link analysis. He has developed a wide range of tools for gathering and analysing web data, including hyperlink analysis, sentiment analysis and content analysis for Twitter, YouTube, MySpace, blogs and the web in general. His 400+ publications include 340 referred journal articles and two books, including Introduction to Webometrics.
Our steemed journal founder, Prof. Judit Bar-Ilan, recently passed away. Her enthusiasm and joy surrounding this journal will continue to inspire us.
Posted on 13 Nov 2019