Dr Nicola Amoroso
Nicola Amoroso graduated cum laude in Physics at the Università degli Studi di Bari “A. Moro”, Italy in 2010 and obtained also his PhD in Applied Physics. He is currently a researcher at the university. His research activity deals with: (1) Neuroimaging: MRI, DWI analyses, image processing and machine learning applications for pattern recognition; (2) Biomedical Data analysis: data mining, statistics, imaging genetics, co-expression networks, GWAS. Beyond his research activities (including over 30 publications) he enthusiastically gets involved in research projects related to other fields. In particular, he collaborated with the United Nations (UN) Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) for the development and statistical assessment of the e-Government Development Index (EGDI), a collaboration acknowledged by the UN EGDI Survey 2012 and 2014.