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, the International School for Advanced Studies, was founded in 1978 and is a scientific center of excellence within the national and international academic scene. Located in Italy, in the city of Trieste, it features about 65 professors, approximately a 100 post-docs and 250 PhD students. Situated on the scenic Karst upland, the School is surrounded by a 25 acre park, and offers a stunning view of the Gulf of Trieste.
The three main research areas of SISSA are Physics, Neuroscience and Mathematics.
With great sadness we announce the passing of Boris Dubrovin, extraordinary mathematical physicist, a great colleague, and friend, after a protracted illness. Boris Dubrovin, professor of Mathematics at SISSA, died on Tuesday, March 19, 2019, after a long and courageous battle with ALS. He was 68. Boris arrived at SISSA in 1993 as distinguished Professor of Mathematical Physics and he served as director of the Mathematical Physics Group and the Mathematics area for several years.
The global campaign on brain research is back with conferences, round table discussions, science cafés, visits to laboratories and, for the first time, a special radio show.
For more information: https://www.sissa.it/news/brain-awareness-week-2019
SISSA is one of the partners in the project UBE 2 (Underwater Blue Efficiency 2). The project, which started on 1 December 2018, is led by Monte Carlo Yachts S.p.A. Ube 2 is co-founded by Fondo Europeo per lo Sviluppo Regionale. The final goal of the project is to deeply understand the physical vibratory phenomenon in sailing and to develop a ship design method that can mitigate or stop it. The project duration is 30 months with financial support in the amount of 587.127.26 Euros.
SISSA is proud to support the presence of Italian and foreign scientists of renown scientific and cultural level as well as refugee scientists as visiting professors. Through the programme for collaborations of excellence...
Since the set up of the European Research Council in 2007, SISSA has secured 21 ERC grants, thus ranking among the top host institutions in Italy, especially with respect to the small faculty size...
A talk by physicist Paul Fendley of All Souls College, University of Oxford, celebrates Ludwig Eduard Boltzmann on his birthday.
The science journalist Enrica Battifolgia presents Rita Levi Montalcini's scientific biography (ed. Hoepli 2018) at Lovat Bookshop. SISSA Director Stefano Ruffo and journalist Francesco De Filippo recall with the author the personal and scientific path of the most famous italian female scientist.