Feng Fu

|Associate Professor
Academic Appointments
  • Associate Professor of Mathematics

  • Steering Committee Member of Quantitative Social Science Program

  • Adjunct Associate Professor of Biomedical Data Science

At Dartmouth, my group's research focuses on:
Evolutionary Game Theory with Applications: Population Structure and Evolution of Cooperation;
- Computational Social Science: Evolutionary Dynamics of Human Behavior and Social Networks;
- Biomedical Data Science: Dynamics of Cancer Evolution and Treatment;
- Public Health Data Science: Behavioral Epidemiology and Network-based Interventions;
- Computational Neuroscience: E/I Imbalance Hypothesis and Neural Synchronization.

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HB 6188


  • Senior postdoc, ETH Zurich, 2012-2015
  • Postoc, Harvard University, 2010-2012
  • Dissertation research, Harvard University, 2007-2010
  • Ph.D. Peking University, 2010
  • B.S. Fudan University, 2004

Selected Publications

  • Matthew I. Jones, Scott D. Pauls, and Feng Fu  (2024). Containing misinformation: Modeling spatial games of fake news. PNAS Nexus, 3: pgae090. https://doi.org/10.1093/pnasnexus/pgae090

  • Xingru Chen, and Feng Fu (2023). Outlearning extortioners: unbending strategies can foster reciprocal fairness and cooperation. PNAS Nexus 2: pgad176.

  • Elizabeth A. Tripp, Feng Fu, and Scott D. Pauls (2022). Evolutionary Kuramoto dynamics. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 289: 20220999. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2022.0999

  • Mark A. McPeek, Sarah J. McPeek, and Feng Fu (2022) Character displacement when natural selection pushes in only one direction. Ecological Monographs 92: e1547. https://doi.org/10.1002/ecm.1547

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