Nicolò Cangiotti obtained his PhD in Mathematics at the Università di Trento in 2020, with a thesis on a mathematical formulation of Feynman path integrals. His research topics range from pure mathematics to mathematical physics. His investigations include probability, stochastic analysis, general relativity, quantum mechanics, and quantum gravity. He is also interested in the formalization of the mathematical aspects in economic theories, and the associated models developed during the last century.
Diletta De Cristofaro
Diletta De Cristofaro is a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research Fellow working on “Writing the Sleep Crisis”. Diletta is a cultural theorist, researching contemporary culture, crises, and the politics of time. She is an expert in the apocalyptic imagination and the author of The Contemporary Post-Apocalyptic Novel (Bloomsbury, 2020). She has a PhD in American Studies from the University of Nottingham (2015), has held teaching and research positions in several UK Universities, most recently Northumbria University and the University of Birmingham, and has spent research stays at the University of Texas at Austin and Utrecht University.
Pavel Janda received his PhD in philosophy from the University of Bristol in 2018. He works mainly in (formal) epistemology, focusing on accuracy-first epistemology, decision/game theory, philosophy of probability/statistics, and economics. He now works on the project RETURN – Risk and Resilience: Ethical and epistemological aspects of natural risks, focusing on multicriteria decision analysis for risk assessment of natural disasters such as flash floods.
Michele Loi obtained his Laurea in philosophy at Università degli Studi di Cagliari and his Ph.D, in political philosophy at LUISS Guido Carli in Rome. He was postdoctoral researcher in Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele and the University of Minho, and Senior Researcher at the University of Zurich, where he was the Principal Investigator for philosophy on two interdisciplinary projects on fairness in machine learning. Since September 2021 he is Marie Skłodowska Curie Fellow with the project Fair Predictions in Health. Michele Loi’s publications combine political philosophy and science (previously with a focus on biology, now with a focus on statistics).
Marianna Musmeci obtained a PhD in Sociology at the Università di Milano-Bicocca, with a thesis on young people’s representations of the future in the aftermath of disasters. Previously, she completed a MSc in Sociology and Social Research at the Università di Trento and a BA in Communication Studies at the Università di Bologna. Marianna’s main research interests concern social and cultural change, young’s people life courses, identity and everyday life. Currently, she’s involved in a research focused on social process affecting the acceptance of refused scientific knowledge.
Malvina Ongaro obtained her PhD in Philosophy from the Università del Piemonte Orientale, where she worked mainly in decision theory and philosophy of economics. She holds a MSc in philosophy of science from the London School of Economics and has held visiting positions at the TINT Centre for Philosophy of Social Science in Helsinki and at the Erasmus Institute for Philosophy and Economics in Rotterdam. Her current interests include uncertainty and natural risks, multi-criteria decision making, and megaprojects in engineering and architecture.
Francesco Nappo obtained his PhD in Philosophy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2020. His area of specialization is the philosophy of science. In particular, he is interested in the role of analogy in understanding the world. Previously, Francesco completed an M.Phil in Philosophy at the University of St Andrews, Scotland, and a BA in Philosophy at the Università di Pavia. He also spent research periods at the University of Cambridge and at the Australian National University. More recently, he has been involved in several outreach programs and activities, including teaching for prisoners at the correctional education facility in Butner, NC.
Lorenzo Urbano studied Contemporary History at the University of Pisa, and obtained his PhD in Cultural Anthropology at the University of Rome “La Sapienza” in 2020, with a thesis on the ethics of rehabilitation from addiction. His main research interest are focused on the moral and ethical dimensions of medical practices, and on the construction of social identities connected to illness experience. His current research involves the impact of patient activism in the co-production of medical knowledge.
Giacomo Zanotti obtained his PhD in Cognitive Neuroscience and Philosophy of Mind at the University School for Advanced Studies IUSS Pavia. Currently, he is a postdoctoral researcher in the national research project BRIO – Bias, Risk and Opacity in AI (PRIN MUR). In particular, he investigates the epistemic grounds and the normative aspects of the notion of Trustworthy AI.