Institute for Complex Systems - Sapienza - CNR

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ISC Sapienza Irene Giardina
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Irene Giardina
8 years ago


My research activity deals with the Statistical Physics of Disordered and Complex Systems.

For many years I have worked on Spin Glasses, Structural glasses and other disordered models.

More recently, my interests have focused on collective phenomena in biology and, in particular, to self-organized collective behaviour. With my group and my collaborators we study, experimentally and theoretically, flocking behaviour in birds and insect swarming.


Contact Info

Irene Giardina
0039-06 49937460
Associate, Former staff


Istituto Sistemi Complessi, Via dei Taurini 19, 00185 Roma



Dept. of Physics, University of Rome La Sapienza, P.le A. Moro 2, 00185 Roma

Fermi building, ground floor, room 010


These web articles explain my research on simple terms.

21/03/11 12:09:23Art-swarm3823
21/03/11 11:58:22SWARM3345
08/12/10 08:01:16Collective Animal Behaviour: experiments, theory and computational methods3484
05/11/08 10:04:32Field theory for finite dimensional spin glasses5701
05/11/08 10:03:00Metastable states and supersymmetry7400
09/03/08 23:47:07Spin Glasses: a brief introduction8416
06/03/08 19:28:41What is Econophysics ?2372
16/01/08 11:14:53flocks4229