Jean-Philippe Cointet has recently joined Sciences Po médialab where he works on the development of innovative computational sociology methods. Prior to his arrival, he participated in various quali-quantitative research projects including social media analysis (Facebook, public comments), science dynamics (oncology collective thoughts (CIHR project), synthetic biology emergence), political processes (political discourses, climate change negotiations). He also designs the CorText platform. He holds a PhD in Complex Systems and was trained as en engineer at Ecole Polytechnique. He also is an adjunct research scholar at INCITE, Columbia University.