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The inauguration ceremony of Leonardo, the supercomputer ranked fourth in the Top500 list of the fastest computers in the world, was held today, 24 November, at the Bologna Technopole, in the presence of the President of the Italian Republic Sergio Mattarella... Read more
Two more European Research Council (ERC) grants for SISSA. The projects of researchers Laura Donnay and Katja Reinhard, worth a total of almost two and a half million euros, will start in the coming weeks and will last five years... Read more
The University of Lorraine has recognised the fundamental contribution of Pasquale Calabrese in the fields of theoretical and statistical physics by awarding him an honoris causa doctorate... Read more
The aim of the new SISSA's start up is to make computing methodologies and technologies available to the market for real-time solutions, enabling faster research and development results… Read more
A well-known problem in micro- and nanotechnology is stiction. Friction between tiny parts and surfaces prevents movement and causes issues in utilizing new technologies… Read more
A new technique developed at SISSA, using artificial intelligence and atomic force microscopy, makes it possible to identify membrane proteins thanks to the way they 'unfold' directly from their membrane... Read more


COVID 19: Policies and access at SISSA

The School is starting again part of its activities and a number of procedures have been put in place to guarantee everybody's safety. They are summarised below through some Frequently Asked Questions. 


Since the set up of the European Research Council in 2007, SISSA has secured 30 ERC grants, thus ranking among the top host institutions in Italy, especially with respect to the small faculty size...

SISSA Lectures & Colloquia 2022

Lectures and Colloquia are ongoing at SISSA with some limitations due to the pandemic.


Giulio Regeni was a scientist like us. We hope his cruel death may serve to focus our attention on the need to respect human rights.


Since inception ten years ago, Maker Faire Rome has turned the spotlight on excellence in technology and innovation, involving projects from state universities and public research institutes, both domestic and international

EuroDIG, The European Dialogue on Internet Governance is an open multi-stakeholder platform to exchange views about the Internet and how it is governed. This year's conference will be held in Trieste, hosted by the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (

SISSA CLUB is pleased to announce that, after a 3 years' absence, SISSA GAMES ARE FINALLY BACK!

Stand up from your office's chair and take part in the one and only SISSA sports competition!
Keep up the name of your area and secure its victory in the various


November 22, 2022 to November 24, 2022
From science diplomacy to artificial intelligence, from pandemics to environmental sustainability, the challenges of disseminating and sharing scientific knowledge are...
November 16, 2022 - 11:00 to 12:45
On 16 November, the SISSA Opening Ceremony will celebrate the beginning of the Academic Year 2022-2023. The event will take place in room 128-129 at 11 am. It is...
November 15, 2022 - 16:15 to 18:30
SMACT Competence Center and Confindustria Alto Adriatico present the first series of SMACT talks in the context of the Live Demo "Odyssea 4.0", one of the SMACT hubs...
October 19, 2022 - 17:00
Gravitation and the quantum vacuum - Sciama SISSA Colloquium  Theodor Jacobson, University of Maryland Aula 128-129, 17:00 PM, SISSA  50 years ago Bekenstein introduced...

ERC Projects (since 2007)

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