Prof. Dr. Claudio J. Tessone

Claudio Tessone



Assistant Professor in Network Science

URPP Social Networks

Institute of Business Administration
Andreasstrasse 15

CH-8050 Zürich

Phone: +41 44 634 92 61



"To think is to forget differences, to generalise, to abstract. In his overly replete world, there were nothing but details."

Funes the memorious. Jorge Luis Borges

Research Focus

  • Collective effects induced by heterogeneity in social and economic systems
  • Network formation processes
  • Effects of network topology in global dynamics
  • Topology and effects of temporal networks
  • Complex socio-, economic and technical systems
  • Blockchain-based systems

The position is funded by (and affiliated with) the University Research Priority Programme (URPP) on Social Networks.

2014 Habilitation on "Complex socio-economic systems"
Department of Management, Technology and Economics, ETH Zurich (CH)
Thesis: Agent-based modelling of socio-economic systems: Social influence and network interactions
2006 PhD in Physics

Institut Mediterrani d’Estudis Avançats. U. de les Illes Balears (ES)
Thesis: Synchronisation and Collective Effects in Extended Stochastic Systems
1999 Degree in Physics

Instituto Balseiro, Universidad Nacional de Cuyo (AR)

Thesis: Stochastic Resonance. New Control Parameters and Coupled Systems