THANES (THeory and Application of NEtwork Science) is a joint Brazilian-French research team. It was created in March 2014 and is financially supported for 3 years by Inria (the French institute for research on computer science) and FAPERJ (the Research Support Foundation of the State of Rio de Janeiro).

The team investigates network science problems with a particular focus on Online Social Networks (more on our research here). It counts 11 members: 6 from the Inria project-team Maestro, 4 from Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro and 1 from Carnegie Mellon University.