Giulio Cimini is Assistant Professor in Quantitative Analysis and Modeling of Complex Economical and Financial Systems at IMT Lucca (NETWORKS unit). His main expertise includes statistical physics, theory of complex networks, numerical simulations and data analysis. He mainly works on interdisciplinary applications of physics, with particular focus on economic and financial systems, but he also worked on social and biological networks. Born in 1984, he graduated in Physics at “Sapienza” University of Rome in 2009 and got his doctorate in Physics at University of Fribourg in 2013. He was then awarded a grant from the Swiss Natural Science foundation for a research project at Universidad Carlos III in Madrid. Before his current position, he held a post-doc research fellowship at Institute for Complex Systems (ISC-CNR) in Rome.