Eszter Bokányi studied Physics at Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest and Humbolt Universität zu Berlin specializing in statistical physics. She holds a PhD in Physics that she obtained at the Doctoral School of Physics at Eötvös Loránd University. The topic of her thesis is studying how social phenomena can be captured through statistical physical methods by using various digital fingerprints or social networks of individuals.
Eszter joined ANET Lab as a junior research fellow in February 2019, and is currently a research fellow at NETI Lab in the Corvinus Institude for Advanced Studies. Here, she participates multiple different projects modeling the diffusion of innovations through social and spatial networks and establishing a connection between the geography of urban spaces and the social ties of people living together in urban communities.