Visiting positions


I have been involved in 9 Italian and two European research projects. Among these:


I have been a lecturer at 5 Nato advanced schools. I have been co-advisor of 7 master thesis and two Ph.D students, The main courses I have given are:

  • [1998-2001] Assistant professor at the physics department of the university of Geneva, for the courses of mechanics and theoretical physics
  • [2007-2009] Professor of astrophysics at the physics department of the university of Brescia (Italy)
  • [2005-2010] Lecturer at the physics department, University on Rome “Sapienza” of the course “Complexity”

Conference organization

I have been in the organizing committee of 11 international conferences and workshops. Recently:

  • Member of the National Advisory Committee of STATPHYS 23, the 23rd International Conference on Statistical Physics of the International Union for Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP)ST23-logo-small
  • Member of the Organizing Commettee of the conference “Dynamics and Thermodynamics of systems with long range interactions: theory and experiments”, satellite conference of STATPHYS 23satlong
  • Member of the Organizing Commettee of the conference “Problems of Practical Cosmology” St.-Petersburg, in the Palace of Russian Geographic Society 2008
  • Member of the Organizing Commettee of the workshop “ New directions in Modern Cosmology Lorentz Center (Leiden, The Netherlands) from 27 Sep 2010 through 1 Oct 2011poster
  • Member of the Organizing Commettee of the workshop “ Si può prevedere il futuro? Ruolo e limiti della scienza SALA MAXXI B.A.S.E., LUNEDI’ 10 DICEMBRE 2012posterprevisioni

Invited talks
Invited talks at 19 international conferences, 28 international workshops, and 9 national meetings. In addition I have given more than 50 invited seminars at institutions in Europe and US, Recently:

  • International Conference ”Complexity and statistical mechanics, 2008 Academia Belgica, Roma, Italy.
  • 6th International Meeting on Relaxations in Complex Systems, (2009).
  • International Workshop on Cosmic Structure and Evolution Bielefeld, Germany, September 23-25, 2009ws2009-1
  • CosmoZsurvey: International Meeting on Cosmology with Redshift Surveys Laboratoire d’Astrophysique de Marseille (LAM), Marseille, April 27-30, 2010
  • Paths In Complexity, Rome 23-24 September 2010 path
  • The secular evolution of self-gravitating systems over cosmic ages secular-poster-700

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