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IMT Distinctive Features

  • IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca is a research university and graduate school within the Italian public higher education system, focused on the analysis and management of economic, social, technological and cultural systems.
  • IMT offers a multidisciplinary PhD program designed to train a new international professional elite able to face research and professional challenges related to institutions, markets and technologies, in either business or academic career paths. The PhD program is taught exclusively in English.
  • IMT attracts bright students, young researchers and professors through competitive, transparent procedures at an international level, based purely on meritocratic criteria.
  • The campus system and residential services provided by the Lucca Foundation for Higher Education and Research (FLAFR) create a vibrant, close-knit intellectual community.

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IMT obtained a score of 2.83: such results were not achieved by any other university in any of the 14 assessed areas.
IMT's percentage of excellent research products (articles, monographs, proceedings, etc.) is also 4 times higher than the national average.

  • Professor Guido Caldarelli new member of CSS Executive Committee
    Professor Guido Caldarelli has been elected as one of the four new members of the Complex Systems Society (CSS) Executive Committee 2014-2017.

  • Professor Fabio Pammolli appointed associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering
    Prof. Pammolli has also been appointed as an associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering, a new multidisciplinary journal that focuses on the theory and applications of network science, aiming at discovering common principles that govern network structures, network functionalities, and the behavior of networks. The types of networks covered include physical or engineered networks, information networks, biological networks, semantic networks, economic networks, social networks, and ecological networks.

  • Paper by Laura Magazzini, Fabio Pammolli and Massimo Riccaboni among the Thomson Reuters' Highly Cited
    The paper on "The productivity crisis of pharmaceutical R&D" co-authored by Laura Magazzini, Fabio Pammolli and Massimo Riccaboni in "Nature Reviews Drug Discovery" (n. 10, June 2011) has been listed among the ISI-Thomson Reuters' Highly Cited Papers. Highly Cited Papers are defined as those that rank in the top 1% by citations for field and year of publication. These data derive from Essential Science Indicators℠ (ESI). Those researchers who, within an ESI-defined field, published Highly Cited Papers are judged to be influential by Thomson Reuters.

  • Prof. Bemporad has gained the first IMT European funded project under the H2020 programme
    The project “DISIRE - Integrated Process Control based on Distributed In-Situ Sensors into Raw Material and Energy Feedstock”, submitted by the Luleå University of Technology (Sweden) is under Grant Agreement signature. The DISIRE project is a Research and Innovation Action under the call SPIRE 1-2014 - Sustainable Process Industries made by a consortium of 15 partners and awarded a grant of 6.000.000 euro for 3 years. IMT awarded a grant 450k euro for 3 years.

  • IMT takes part in the XII Edition of CoDAU's Annual Meeting
    The present edition of the Permanent Conference of the Administrative Directors and Managers of the Italian Universities is entitled "Do better to do more", a highly proactive and propulsive subject that fits perfectly within a particular historical moment where all institutions are called upon to do better than in the past, and will be held in Sorrento 25 - 27th September.

  • Paper co-authored by S.A. Tsaftaris et al. received the Magna Cum Laude Award
    The paper co-authored by R. Morisi, R. Dharmakumar, S.A. Tsaftaris received the Magna Cum Laude Award of the International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) for the work presented at the last ISMRM Meeting (Milano, May 2014).

  • EUROMECH Colloquium 575 @IMT Lucca
    The EUROpean MECHanics Society has accepted the Colloquium proposal by Prof. Marco Paggi. The Colloquium number 575 "Contact mechanics and coupled problems in surface phenomena" will be held in Lucca, next Spring, cochaired by Prof. Paggi and Prof. David Hills (Oxford, UK). A big opportunity for scientists and engineers from all parts of Europe to meet each other and to discuss their current research.

  • September 29, 2014, 14:30 - 16:00, San Francesco - Cappella Guinigi
    The PageRank Problem in Google: A Systems and Control Viewpoint
    1. Roberto Tempo , CNR-IEIIT Politecnico di Torino
  • October 23, 2014, 17:00 - 19:00, Biblioteca Statale di Lucca - Saloni Monumentali
    Presentazione del libro GALILEO. SCIENZIATO E UMANISTA di John L. Heibron
    1. Marco Paoli, Direttore della Biblioteca Statale di Lucca
    2. Claudio Bartocci, Docente di Fisica Matematica, Università degli Studi di Genova
    3. Andrea Battistini, Docente di Letteratura Italiana, Università di Bologna
    4. Marco Beretta, Docente di Storia della Scienza, Università di Bologna
    5. Germana Ernst, Docente di Storia della Filosofia del Rinascimento, Università degli Studi di Roma Tre
    6. Introduce e coordina
      Stefano Gattei, Ricercatore in Storia e Filosofia della Scienza, IMT Alti Studi Lucca
  • December 10, 2014, 14:30 - 16:00, San Francesco - Cappella Guinigi
    Dual Labour Markets and (lack of) on the Job Training: PIAAC-based Evidence from Spain and other EU Countries
    1. Juan Dolado , European University Institute, Firenze

Martedì 23 Settembre 2014, ore 20.45

Chiesa di San Francesco
Piazza San Francesco, 19

Le nuove frontiere dei Big Data

Con la partecipazione di:

Monica Maggioni
Gianni Riotta
Guido Caldarelli
Stefano Battiston
Claudio Conti
Carlo Jaeger
Stefano Mancuso
Pietro Pietrini
Alessandro Vespignani
Barbara Carfagna

ECCS'14 will be a major international conference and event in the area of complex systems and interdisciplinary science in general.

New deadline for online registration:
September 10th 2014