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Dipartimento di Fisica e Astronomia "Ettore Majorana" and INFN sezione di CataniaUniversità di Catania 

Via S. Sofia 64, 95123 Catania, Italy

Tel.        +39-095-3785408        


Short Bio 

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   and 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.

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 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