Geographisches Institut


Overall Interests

  • Mathematical Modelling and Simulations
  • Computational Physics and Engineering


  • Complex Networks
  • Spatial Networks
  • Physics of Complex Systems
  • Dynamical Systems
  • Floods phenomena

Engineering and Life Science

  • Powder Technology
  • Pharmaceutical engineering
  • Discrete Element Method
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Population Balance Modelling
  • Granules Coalescence/Agglomeration and Growth
  • Granules Attrition and Breakage
  • Agglomerates Breakage
  • Fluidized Bed Granulation

Postdoctoral Researcher at the Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research (OCCR) – University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland

  • Topic: Modelling & Simulations of Infrastructure Networks (Interconnectedness) in Presence of Floods.
  • Methods: Complex Networks and Human Mobility Modelling.

Industrial Postdoctoral Researcher at F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG, Basel, Switzerland   

  • Topic: Modelling & Simulations of Fluidized Bed Granulation.
  • Methods: Discrete Element Method (DEM), Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), Population Balance Modelling (PBM), Mass                  and Heat Balance.

Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher (PhD) at the University of Surrey, Guildford, United Kingdom

  • Topic: Modelling & Simulations of Agglomerates Breakage.
  • Methods: Discrete Element Method (DEM), Population Balance Modelling (PBM).

Master in Physics of Complex Systems at IFISC (Institute for Cross-Disciplinary Physics and Complex Systems), Mallorca, Spain

R&D Mechanical Engineer at Bucci Industries, Faenza, Italy

Master in Theoretical Physics at the University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy

Bachelor in Physics at the University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy