MDI Spotlight Lecture: Modeling and Big Data for Pandemic Responses with Vittoria Colizza, Ph.D.
The Massive Data Institute invites you to the MDI Research Spotlight Lecture. This presentation will be given by Vittoria Colizza, Ph.D., Head of Research at INSERM & Sorbonne Université as well as a Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Georgetown University Department of Biology, the Georgetown Global Health Institute, and the Massive Data Institute in Washington, DC, USA.
About Vittoria Colizza, Ph.D.: Vittoria Colizza is Head of Research at INSERM (French National Institute for Health and Medical Research) & Sorbonne Université, Faculty of Medicine, working in the Pierre Louis Institute of Epidemiology and Public Health. Colizza has been active in the response against COVID-19 pandemic, advising French public health agencies and government authorities, and international agencies. For her work on the pandemic, in 2020 she received her Knighthood of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic by the Italian President Mr. Mattarella; in 2021 she was awarded the prix Irène Joliot Curie–Prix spécial de l’engagement by the French Academy of Sciences and the French Ministry of Research; in 2022 she was nominated Chevalier in the Order of the Légion d’honneur by the French President Mr. Macron. Colizza currently holds a position as Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Georgetown University Dept of Biology, the Georgetown Global Health Institute, and the Massive Data Institute in Washington DC, USA.