Ongoing Collaborations and Research Projects (2015-2017)



Alberto Porta,
Department of Technologies for Health, University of Milano, Italy
Complexity analysis of the cardiovascular control

Daniele Marinazzo,
Department of Data Analysis Faculty of Psychological and Pedagogical Sciences, University of Gent, Belgium
Methodological and computational approaches to the study of brain networks

Plamen Ch. Ivanov,
Department of Physics, Boston University, MA, USA
Information dynamics of the human physiological network during sleep

Michal Javorka,
Department of Physiology, Comenius University, Jessenius Faculty of Medicine, Martin, Slovakia
Multivariate analysis of the fundamental interconnections of the cardiovascular network

Ludovico Minati, Institute of Innovative Research, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan
Information-theory for the study networks of non-linear oscillators

Sebastiano Stramaglia,
Department of Physics, University of Bari, Italy
New measures of redundancy and synergy in complex networks

Gaetano Valenza, Centro E. Piaggio, Bioengineering and Robotics Research Center, Pisa, Italy
Novel measures of information transfer for time-varying dynamic processes

Alessandro Beda, Departamento de Engenharia Eletrônica, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Assessment of the cardiorespiratory control: the effects of ventilation modalities and inter-individual differences

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Dimitris Kugiumtzis,
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Estimation of entropy-based measures of interaction in multivariate dynamical systems

Sabine Van Huffel,
Biomed Group, Department of Electrical Engineering, KU Leuven, Belgium
Analysis of cardiorespiratory interactions in altered physiological conditions

Juan Pablo Martinez, Aragon Institute of Engineering Research, University of Zaragoza, Spain
Granger causality analysis of human cardiac atrial fibrillation

David Simpson, Engineering and the Environment University of Southampton Highfield, Southampton, UK
Moving from characterizing groups to profiling individuals in the assessment of heart rate variability

Gianluca Rossato, Department of Neurology, Sacro Cuore Don Calabria Hospital, Negrar (VR), Italy
Assessment of cardiovascular control mechanisms in neutrally-mediated syncope and sleep

Danuta Makowiec, Institute of Theoretical Physics and Astrophysics, Gdansk University, Poland
Symbolic dynamics and information transfer analysis of cardiovascular oscillations

John P. Florian, US Navy Experimental Diving Unit, Panama City, FL, USA
Quantification of cardiovascular alterations following prolonged water immersion



Past Collaborations


  • 1999-2007: Cardiology and Neurology divisions, S. Chiara Hospital of Trento, Italy (M. Disertori, Dr. D. Orrico)
  • 2000-2005: Laboratorio per l’analisi e la modellizzazione della variabilità cardiorespiratoria, Fondazione S. Maugeri, Istituto Scientifico di Montescano, Italy (G.D. Pinna)
  • 2000-2004: Department of Pre-clinical Science, University of Milano, Italy (M. Pagani, Prof. N. Montano)
  • 2002-2005: ET Medical Devices, Cavareno-Milano, Italy (A. De Giuli)
  • 2007-2012: Department of Biomedical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, MA, USA (Ki H. Chon)
  • 2009-2012: Department of Electrical and Information Technology, University of Lund, Sweden (L. Sörnmo)
  • 2013-2014: Radiation Sciences Group, University of Umea, Sweden (Urban Wiklund)
  • 2013-2015: Department of Psychiatry, Erasmus Academic Hospital of Free University of Brussels, Belgium (Fabrice Jurysta)

Last updated Jul 31, 2017