Stefano Merler
FellowFondazione Bruno Kessler, Italy
Fields Of StudyEpidemiology, Infectious Diseases

Stefano Merler is a mathematical modeller of infectious diseases transmission. He joined Bruno Kessler Foundation (a research center in Trento, Italy) in 1995 and now he leads the Dynamical Systems research unit. He is mainly interested in the analysis of the effects of population heterogeneity (i.e. contact patterns, demographic changes) on the spread and control of infectious diseases. He is coauthor of about 100 academic papers.