Dr Lorenzo Pellis

Research Fellow in Applied Mathematics

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Overview

I work in the Applied Mathematics group of the School of Mathematics. My research interests are in the area of mathematical models for infectious disease dynamics, which include both mathematics and statistics. My current fellowship focuses on developing multi-scale methods to study the epidemiological and evolutionary consequences of co-infection (e.g. when two different pathogens, or variants of the same pathogen, interact within the host).

Biography

After a 4-year degree in Mathematics from the Università di Trieste (Italy), I moved to London, for a PhD and postdoc at Imperial College (2005-2012). After another postdoc at the University of Warwick (2012-2017), I was awarded a Sir Henry Dale Fellowship, which I’m now continuing at the University of Manchester.

External positions

Visiting Fellow, Mathematics Institute, University of Warwick

Aug 2017 → …

Visiting Fellow, Zeeman Institute, Systems Biology and Infectious Disease Epidemiology Research (SBIDER), University of Warwick

Aug 2017 → …

Honorary Research Associate, Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College London

Mar 2012 → …

Biology, Medicine and Health (BMH) Domains

Education / academic qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Epidemic models in socially structure populations, Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College London