Via S. Sofia 64, 95123 Catania, Italy
Andrea Rapisarda is associate professor of theoretical physics at the University of Catania , Italy. He has also the qualification of full professor in theoretical physics of fundamental interactions and in theoretical physics of condensed matter.
He is the coordinator of a PhD program in “Complex systems for Physical, Socio-economic and Life Sciences”.
He is an external faculty member of the Complexity Science Hub Vienna, co-director of the International School on Complexity of the Ettore Majorana Foundation in Erice with A. Zichichi, G. Benedek, M. Gell-mann, C. Tsallis and member of the Council of the Complex Systems Society.
He is coauthor of more than 150 publications in international journals and member of the editorial board of Physica A, Heliyon, Cogent Physics, Frontiers in Physics (Social physics).
His main interests of research are Statistical mechanics, Chaos theory, Complex systems, Networks and Multi-agent models applied to socio-economic systems.
He was also Rector's delegate for internationalization and Erasmus coordinator for the University of Catania in the period march 2013 - november 2016.
The web page at the Department of Physics and Astronomy "Ettore Majorana" of the University of Catania can be found at this link