• New paper on proximity sensors in emergency response

    The paper Wearable Proximity Sensors for Monitoring a Mass Casualty Incident Exercise: Feasibility Study has just been published by the Journal of Medical Internet Research! In this study, we aimed to assess the feasibility of using wearable proximity sensors to measure proximity events during a Mass Casualty Incidence (MCI) simulation....


  • Paper published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research

    According to the World Health Organization, close to 800,000 people die by suicide every year, with 78% of global suicides occurring in low- and middle-income countries. Among them, India is home to 20% of the world’s suicide deaths. In the paper How Search Engine Data Enhance the Understanding of Determinants...


  • Networks in Disease Ecology

    I am organizing the first edition of the meeting Networks in Disease Ecology together with Chiara Poletto (INSERM Paris) and Fakhteh Ghanbarnejad (TU Berlin). The meeting is a Satellite of the NetSci 2018 conference which will be held in Paris, France, on June 11-15 2018. The goal of the meeting...


  • New paper in JMIR Public Health and Surveillance

    JMIR Public Health and Surveillance has recently published the manuscript Combining Participatory Influenza Surveillance with Modeling and Forecasting: Three Alternative Approaches, which is the result of a large collaboration between three teams of mathematical modelers across Italy, the UK and the US. The paper is part of a thematic issue...


  • New paper in Royal Society Open Science

    The paper Assessing the use of mobile phone data to describe recurrent mobility patterns in spatial epidemic models, which I co-authored with Cecilia Panigutti, Paolo Bajardi, Zbigniew Smoreda and Vittoria Colizza, has been published by the Royal Society Open Science. In this study, we extensively tested with numerical simulations to...