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His project, titled ‘Generating unstable dynamics in dispersive Hamiltonian fluids’ (GUnDHam), aims to demonstrate the emergence of instability phenomena in certain dispersive Hamiltonian equations governing the dynamics of fluids... Read more
To electronic journal owned by SISSA and IOP publishing, managed and published by SISSA Medialab, is now presenting a Special Issue with a selection of articles published throughout its history.   Read more
An AI-based study  has shown that rats have a small number of neurons that are able to process visual stimuli in a very sophisticated manner, enabling these animals to perceive direction correctly. The research has been published in Science Advances...   Read more
On November 7th, 2023 the first full color images of the cosmos as seen by Euclid were released. These images are razor sharp across a wide and deep fraction of the sky, corresponding to about 2.5 times the area of the Moon and reveal unprecedented views of the Milky Way and structures in Read more



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 2023

All the upcoming Special Lectures and Colloquia organized by SISSA in 2023

SISSA Alumni Society

On the occasion of its 40th Anniversary, the School is pleased to announce the foundation of the SISSA Alumni Society. It is open to all former SISSA students who have completed a PhD course, obtained a MPhil degree, or attended a Master’s degree...


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.

SISSA has entered into an agreement with Trenitalia for Business, which entitles all members of the SISSA community to a 10% discount on the purchase of train tickets

For the 2023/24 Season of I Concerti della Normale, the Scuola Normale Superiore has decided to recognize the application of the reduced rate for the purchase of subscriptions and tickets for students and all categories of academic, research, and administrative staff of

Il Premio Ghislieri viene assegnato annualmente dall’Associazione Alunni del Collegio Ghislieri a un giovane alunno e a un maturo Ghisleriano che si sono distinti nel proprio campo professionale.

Titolo di questa dodicesima edizione è Strutture nascoste.


November 17, 2023 - 09:30 to 13:00
The Orientation Day is back on Friday 17th November from 9.30 am till 1 pm in Room 128-129, first floor. This event is dedicated to SISSA students, with a particular...
November 10, 2023 - 11:00
The opening ceremony will be held in the Aula Magna and will be an opportunity to give a warm welcome to the School's new students. The Lectio Magistralis will be given...
October 18, 2023 - 17:00
The traditional Sciama SISSA Colloquium will be held October 18th, at 5 p.m. in room 128-129
October 3, 2023 - 15:00
Tuesday October 3rd 2023, 16:00  Alexei Verkhratsky - Professor of Neurophysiology, University of Manchester Room 128-129, SISSA Main Building

ERC Projects (since 2007)

PhD Students


Administrative & Technical Staff