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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.

  • 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 2, 2014, 14:30 - 16:00
    Three papers in Financial Risk Management
    1. Peter Bell, University of Victoria
  • September 11, 2014, 14:30 - 16:00, San Francesco - Cappella Guinigi
    Graphene-based solar cells
    1. Gianluca Fiori , Università di Pisa
  • September 18, 2014, 17:30 - 19:00, San Francesco - Cappella Guinigi
    Sequential Voting and Agenda Manipulation
    1. Anke Gerber, University of Hamburg
  • 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

Workshop on Embedded Optimization.
Registration free.
Lucca, Complesso di San Francesco
September 8-9, 2014

Registration Deadline:
August 20th 2014

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 1st 2014