Lomi, Alessandro Update data



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  • +41 58 666 4604 (Office 105)
  • +41 58 666 4455 ext. 2999


  • Blue Building, Office 105 (Level 1)
    Via Buffi 6, 6904 Lugano

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Alessandro Lomi is co-founder and co-director of the InterDisciplinary Institute of Data Science – IDIDS at the Università della Svizzera italiana (USI-University of Lugano) where he is a Professor in Organization Theory and Behavior in the Faculty of Economics and where he directs the SoNAR (Social Network Analysis Research) Center.  In recent years, he has been serving on the Swiss National Science Foundation’s Research Council in the Human and Social Sciences Division, and is currently Vice-Chairperson of the Interdisciplinary Research Commission. He is an elected Life Member of Clare Hall College, University of Cambridge, UK, and an Honorary Fellow in the School of Behavioral Science at the University of Melbourne, Australia. In 2011 he was awarded a Banco Santander Chair of Excellence Professorship at the Universidad Carlos III, Madrid, Spain. In 2008 he was Jemolo Research Fellow at Nuffield College, University of Oxford, UK. In 2002 he was NATO Senior Research Fellow at the Santa Fe Institute, US, where he previously held the position of Research Fellow in the program “Evolution of States and Markets.” In the less recent past he was a Full Professor in the Faculty of Economics of the University of Bologna, Italy, an Assistant Professor at the London Business School, UK, a Visiting Professor at the Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley, US.  He holds a PhD from Cornell University, US.