Mohamad Hoseini

Mohamad Hoseini

Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik
Saarland Informatics Campus
Campus E1 4
66123 Saarbrücken
E1 4 - Room 509
+49 681 9325 3519
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Personal Information

I am a PhD student at Internet Architecture group at Max Planck Institute for Informatics. My primary research interest is in the area of online social networks with a special focus on investigating, identifying, and analyzing privacy leaks and viral spreading of fake news.


Hoseini, M., Saghafi, F., & Aghayi, E. (2019). A Multidimensional Model of Knowledge Sharing Behavior in Mobile Social Networks. Kybernetes, 48(5). doi:10.1108/K-07-2017-0249
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Previous publications


Fathian, M., Hosseini, M. (2014). Investigating the impact of virtual communities on furtherance of customers’ buying behavior. Journal of information technology management, 6(3), 435-454.

Research Interests

  • Social media analysis
  • Big data analysis on online social networks
  • Computational Social Science


At MPI / UdS:
Winter 2018, Summer 2020: Data Networks (Tutor/Teaching Assistant)

At Kermanshah University of Technology:
September 2012 – February 2018: Information Technology courses

Recent Positions

June 2018 - current
Research Assistant, at Max Planck Institute for Informatics

September 2012 – February 2018
Lecturer at Kermanshah University of Technology


July 2018 - present:
Ph. D. student in Computer Science at the Universität des Saarlandes, Saarbrücken, Germany and the Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik

September 2009 - March 2012:
M.Sc. in Information Technology at Iran University of Science and Technology, Iran.

September 2004 - July 2009:
B.Sc. in Information Technology Engineering at Shiraz University of Technology, Iran.