Scale-free networks, fractal growth, self-organised criticality, statistical mechanics, sys. biology
Caldarelli studied physics at the University of Rome ‘Sapienza’ and did a PhD in statistical physics at SISSA/ISAS in Trieste working on self-organized criticality. He did postdocs in Manchester and Cambridge. Caldarelli is now associate professor of physics at IMT Lucca and the Italian CNR, and has been a visiting professor at Ecole Normale Superieure and in Barcelona.