People

Dynamic thematic network 

Presented here is the dynamic thematic network in which ECLT's network composed of fellows and instiutional members, is displayed.
Each node and connection corresponds to specific research theme, discipline and scientific contexts in which the selected member operates.

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is composed of three Directors that must be members of the Science Board from different institutions; it must include one member from the Host Institution and one representative whose research profile is focused in the area of Living Technology.

Rudolf Marcel Fuchslin
Professor for Applied Complex Systems Sciences, Zurich University of Applied Sciences

Achille Giacometti
Full Professor of Condensed matter physics at Ca' Foscari University of Venice

Norman Packard
Founder of ProtoLife and chaos theory physicist 

Science Board

The Science Board is composed of 10-12 members elected by the General Assembly. Main functions include:

  • developing the Centre's annual program of activities;
  • realization and coordination of the plan of activities;
  • assisting the Board of Directors in the management of the Centre.

Guido Caldarelli
Full Professor of Physics at Ca' Foscari and a LIMS Fellow, President of the Complex Systems Society

Beatrice De Gelder
Professor in the Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, Maastricht University (Netherlands)

Rudolf Marcel Fuchslin
Professor for Applied Complex Systems Sciences, Zurich University of Applied Sciences

Achille Giacometti
Full Professor of Condensed matter physics at Ca' Foscari University of Venice

Doron Lancet
Full Professor at the Department of Molecular Genetics at Weizmann Insitute of Science

Bernd Mayer
Co-founder and Managing Partner of Emergentec Biodevelopment GmbH and Computational Biology Expert

John McCaskill
Professor of Theoretical Biochemistry (D.Phil. Oxford, 1982 in Theoretical Chemistry)  

Norman Packard
Founder of ProtoLife and chaos theory physicist

Marcello Pelillo
Full Professor of Computer Science at Ca’ Foscari University, Venice

Irene Poli

Research Professor of Statistics at the European Centre for Living Technology

 

 

Steen Rasmussen
Chair of the Science Board
Professor in physics at University of Southern Denmark and Director of the Center for Fundamental Living Technology (FLinT)

Roberto Serra
Full professor of Complex Systems at the Department of Physics, Informatics and Mathematics - Unimore

Ricard Solè
ICREA research professor at Pompeu Fabra University (UPF)

Luc Steels
ICREA research professor at the Institute for Evolutionary Biology (CSIC,UPF)

Academic Assembly

The Centre's Academic Assembly has the following functions:

  • supporting the Centre's activities through participation of its Members;
  • establishing the bylaws by voting on changes proposed by the Science Board;
  • voting on the requests for new membership in the Centre that are approved by the Science Board.

Mark Bedau
Reed College, USA

Liohai Chen (individual member)
Argonne National Laboratories, USA

Rudolf Marcel Fuchslin
Zurich University of Applied Sciences

Vygintas Gontis
Vilnius University, Lithuania

Natalio Krasnogor
University of Nottingham, UK

Doron Lancet
Weizmann Institute, Israel

Kristian Lindgren
Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden

Peter E. Nielsen
University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Norman Packard
ProtoLife s.r.l., Italy

Marcello Pelillo
Ca' Foscari University of Venice, Italy

Irene Poli
Ca' Foscari University of Venice, Italy

Steen Rasmussen (individual member)
Los Alamos National Laboratories, USA

Gregor Schöner
Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany

Roberto Serra
University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy

Ricard Solé
Pompeu Fabra University, Spain

General Assembly

The Centre's General Assembly is composed of Members of the Centre and Fellows of the Centre. The General Assembly has the following functions:

  • providing suggestions for the development of the Centre;
  • electing members of the Science Board;
  • electing Fellows of the Centre;
  • approving the provisional budget for the following year and the final budget of the previous year.

Mark Bedau
Professor of Philosophy and Humanities at Reed College

Pierpaolo Campostrini
Managing Director at Corila Consortium

Liohai Chen
Argonne National Laboratories, USA

Rudolf Marcel Fuchslin
Professor of Applied Complex Systems at Zurich University of Applied Sciences

Vygintas Gontis
Research Professor at Vilnius University, Institute of Theoretical Physics and Astronomy, the head of Group Complexity of Physical and Social Systems

Doron Lancet
Professor, Dept. Molecular Genetics, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel

Kristian Lindgren
Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden

Peter E. Nielsen
Professor at the Department of Cellular & Molecular Medicine, University of Copenhagen

Norman Packard
Cofounder and CEO of ProtoLife

Marcello Pelillo
Full Professor of Computer Science at Ca’ Foscari University, Venice

Irene Poli
Research Professor of Statistics at the European Centre for Living Technology

Steen Rasmussen
Professor and Center Director at the Center for Fundamental Living Technology, University of Southern Denmark

Gregor Schöner
Professor at the Ruhr-University Bochum, holder of the Chair for Theory of Cognitive Systems, director of the Institute for Neural Computation

Ricars Solé
ICREA Research professor, Universitat Pompeu Fabra

Marco Villani
Associate Professor, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia

Advisory Board

The Advisory Board oversees and advises the Board of Directors on all activities of the Centre and on its organization and its financial state, mostly by promoting cooperation with academic and private sectors to promote the Centre’s research.

Tiziana Lippiello
Rector, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice

Michele Bugliesi
President of Fondazione di Venezia

Andrea Castellin
General Manager - Brenta

Patrice Garnier
Chef Executive Officer - Amabiotics SAS

Paolo Gurisatti
Industrial economist and local development agent

Fellows

Irene Poli
Research Professor of Statistics at the European Centre for Living Technology

Susanne Still
Professor of Information and Computer Sciences
at the University of Hawai`i

Pierre-Alain Monnard
Adjunct Associate Professor at the Dept of Physics, Chemistry and Pharmacy
Faculty of Science, University of Southern Denmark
CEO and co-founder of Acthera Therapeutics Ltd

Raffaella Burioni
Professor of Theoretical Physics of Matter
Department of Physics at the University of Parma

Stefano Ruffo
Professor of condensed matter physics and Director of SISSA, Trieste (Italy)

Nathaniel Virgo
Specially appointed assistant professor, Earth-Life Science Institute (ELSI), Tokyo

Xue Desheng
Professor, School of Geography and Planning, Sun Yat-sen University, China

Andrea Roli
Assistant professor at Department of Computer Science and Engineering (DISI)
Campus of Cesena, Alma Mater Studiorum Università di Bologna

Denise Pumain
Emeritus Professor, University Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, member of the CNRS UMR Géographie-cités

Peter M.A. Sloot
Professor of Complex Adaptive Systems. Scientific
Director of the Institute for Advanced Study, University of Amsterdam

Thilo Stadelmann
Scientific Director of ZHAW Digital and Professor of Computer Science at ZHAW School of Engineering 

Ali Shokoufandeh
Professor of Computer Science and Senior Associate Dean for Research
College of Computing and Informatics, Drexel University

Bernd Mayer
Co-founder and Managing Partner of Emergentec Biodevelopment GmbH and Computational Biology Expert

Claes Andersson
Associate Professor at Chalmers University of Technology

Dario Floreano
Director of the Laboratory of Intelligent Systems at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne

Felipe Cucker
Chair Professor of Mathematics, City University of Hong Kong

Guido Caldarelli
Full Professor of Physics at Ca' Foscari and a LIMS Fellow, President of the Complex Systems Society

Harold Fellermann
Senior Research Associate at the Interdisciplinary Computing and Complex Biosystems Research group, Newcastle University, England

Ivan Gladich
Permanent Scientist, Qatar Environmental and Energy Research Institute/ Hamad Bin Khalifa University

John McCaskill
Professor (Theoretical Biochemistry), Multidisciplinary Research Consultant and pioneer of Electronic Chemical Cells

Luc Steels
ICREA research professor at the Institute for Evolutionary Biology (CSIC,UPF)

Marco Villani
Associate professor, Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia

Martin Hanczyc
Principal Investigator at the University of Trento Trento, Italy

Metin Sitti
Director, Physical Intelligence Department, Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, Stuttgart, Germany
Professor, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA

Richard Walker
Senior Research Associate, Blue Brain Project, EPFL, Switzerland

Roberto Serra
Professor of Complex Systems at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia

Robert Shaw
Visiting Researcher at Max-Planck-Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization

Sergi Valverde
Full-time lecturer at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra

Researchers

Achille Giacometti
Full Professor of Condensed matter physics at Ca' Foscari University of Venice

Alessandro Angelini
Associate professor at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice

Alessandro Torcinovich
PhD Student in Computer Science at Ca' Foscari University of Venice

Alvise Benedetti
Professor of Physicalchemistry at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice

Andrea Roli
Assistant professor at Department of Computer Science and Engineering (DISI)
Campus of Cesena, Alma Mater Studiorum Università di Bologna

Antonio Camurri
Full professor at DIBRIS, Polytechnic School, University of Genoa

Antonio Emanuele Cinà
PhD Student in Computer Science at Ca' Foscari University of Venice

Antonio Magnani
Research grant holder at ECLT - Ca’ Foscari University of Venice

Arno Lukas
Co-founder and Managing Partner of emergentec biodevelopment

Beatrice De Gelder
Professor, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Maastricht University, the Netherlands

Carlo Semenza
Full Professor of Neuropsychology in the Department of Neurosciences at the University of Padova and in the Padova Neuroscience Centre

Claudio Lucchese
Associate Professor at Ca' Foscari University of Venice

Claudio Silvestri
Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the Department of Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics

Dante Mantini
Scientific Director, IRCCS San Camillo Hospital, Venice (Italy)

Debora Slanzi
Researcher at the Department of Management, Ca' Foscari University of Venice

Diego Pilutti
Research grant holder at ECLT - Ca' Foscari University of Venice

Enrico Bertuzzo
Associate Professor of Hydrology at Ca' Foscari University of Venice

Federico Polo
Researcher Department of Molecular Sciences and Nanosystems at Ca' Foscari University of Venice

Flavio Rizzolio
Associate professor in the Department of Molecular Sciences and Nanosystems at Ca' Foscari University of Venice

Flavio Romano
Associate Professor in Physics at Ca' Foscari  University of Venice

Francesca Foffano
Research grant holder at ECLT - Ca' Foscari University of Venice

Gianluca Lebani
Research Fellow at the Department of Linguistics and Comparative Cultural Studies of the Ca' Foscari University of Venice

Irene Poli
Research Professor of Statistics at the European Centre for Living Technology

Ismail Elezi
PhD Candidate in Computer Science at Ca' Foscari University of Venice

Leulseged Tesfaye Alemu
PhD Candidate in Computer Science at Ca' Foscari University of Venice

Luca Bonatti
Professor of Developmental psychology at Ca' Foscari

Marcello Pelillo
Full Professor of Computer Science at Ca’ Foscari University, Venice

Marco Villani
Associate Professor, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia

Maria Mannone
Research grant holder at ECLT - Ca' Foscari University of Venice

Marina Khoroshiltseva
PhD Student in Computer Science at Ca' Foscari University of Venice

Marta Simeoni
Assistant Professor at Ca' Foscari University of Venice.

Michele Braccini
Research grant holder at ECLT - Ca' Foscari University of Venice

Mohamed Hebatallah Atef Ibrrahim
Research grant holder at ECLT - Ca' Foscari University of Venice

Monica Billio
Professor of Econometrics at the University Ca’ Foscari of Venice

Philip J. Brown
Emeritus Professor at University of Kent

Pietro Riello
Director of the Department of Molecular Sciences and Nanosystems at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice.

Roberto Casarin
Professor of Econometrics at University Ca' Foscari of Venice

Roberto Serra
Professor of Complex Systems at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia

Salvatore Orlando
Professor at Ca' Foscari University, Venice

Sebastiano Vascon
Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Ca' Foscari University of Venice

Sinem Aslan
Post Doctoral Researcher in Computer Science at Ca' Foscari University of Venice

Teresa Scantamburlo
Post Doctoral Researcher at ECLT - Ca' Foscari University of Venice

Veronica Distefano
Post Doctoral Researcher at the European Centre for Living Technology, Ca' Foscari University of Venice

Walter Quattrociocchi
Head of the Laboratory of Data and Complexity at Ca' Foscari University of Venice

Administrative staff

The Administrative Office provides support in the elaboration and submission of research proposals funded by international institutions and European funding programs. The staff managing the funded projects also coordinates all the Center’s administrative and financial tasks. The office manages a variety of academic events and disseminates ECLT’s activities to a wide and diverse audience through social media, web development and graphic design.

Roberta D'Argenio
Executive financial officer

Alessandra Bonesso
Research facilitator

Giulia Brolese
Communication

Beatriz Barbado Gutierrez
Administrative staff