BI Research Centre


The purpose of Simula@BI is to facilitate collaboration on research and teaching in data science between BI Norwegian Business School and Simula Research Laboratory.

Research themes and funding

Research areas of interest include theoretical and applied directions within Computational Social Sciences.


  • Time-series
  • Graph-data, graph modeling, graph constraints
  • Natural Language Processing 

Hybrid modeling (PDEs/ODEs-NN)

High performance computing


Econometric and financial modeling

  • Causality/NLP/time-series

Social sciences

  • Discovering and aggregating quantities of interest from semi-structured data


  • Behavioural modeling

Costumer care

  • Churn/retention modeling

We expect these, and more, research areas to become more tightly defined as Simula@BI matures.