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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.
IMT LUCCA RANKED AS THE LEADING ITALIAN UNIVERSITY IN ECONOMICS,
MANAGEMENT AND STATISTICS, WITH A SCORE NEARLY THREE TIMES THE NATIONAL AVERAGE.
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.
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).
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. www.euromech.org
September 29, 2014, 14:30 - 16:00, San Francesco - Cappella Guinigi