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Francesca Ratti

PhD student
Guest Student
Genomic Science
Research center

Francesca received her M.Sc. cum laude in Telecommunication Engineering from Politecnico di Milano in 2018 with the thesis "A Computational Approach for Estimating the Information Capacity of an Engineered Cell-To-Cell Molecular Communication Channel". She developed her thesis during a 6 months visiting period at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (USA), in the laboratory of Professor Massimiliano Pierobon. She is currently a Ph.D. student in Information Technology under the supervision of Professor Maurizio Magarini at Politecnico di Milano. 
Between 2019 and 2020, she spent one year as a visiting student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA), in the laboratory of Professor Domitilla Del Vecchio. She collaborates with the Genomic Science Group of the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia and Istituto Europeo Oncologico in Milan. Her research interests include the study of molecular communications by applying and adapting concepts of digital communication and information theory to biological circuits.


Title: Doctor of Philosophy
Institute: Politecnico di Milano
Location: Milan
Country: Italy
From: 2018 To: 2021

Experience External

Title: Visiting PhD student
Institute: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
Country: USA
From: 2019 To: 2020

Title: Visiting Master Student
Institute: University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Location: Lincoln, Nebraska
Country: USA
From: 2018 To: 2018