TNG Team Member

Simona Olmi

Simona Olmi,
TNG


Website:
http://www.isc.cnr.it/staff-members/simona-olmi/

Email:

Phone number:
0039 3384593340



Education and Academic Positions

July 2001 High School Graduate at Liceo Classico F. Cicognini - Prato - Final mark 100/100 ;
October 2001-December 2005 B.Sc. in Physics, at University of Florence, Italy - Final mark 109/110 -
Title of the Dissertation: “Regular and chaotic dynamics in Hamiltonian systems”;
October 2005 - June 2009 M.Sc. in Theoretical Physics, at University of Florence, Italy - Final mark
110/110 cum Laude - Title of the Dissertation: “Dynamics of pulse-coupled diluted neuronal networks”;
November 2009 - January 2010  Research associate at Institute of Complex Systems (ISC) - CNR -
Florence, Italy - Research project: software development and numerical analysis of pulse-coupled diluted
neural networks;
January 2010- December 2012 PhD in “Nonlinear Dynamics and Complex Systems”, Department of
Systems and Informatics at University of Florence, Italy - Final mark excellent - Title od the Dissertation:
“Collective Dynamics in Complex Neural Networks”;
January 2013 - December 2014 Two year postdoctoral position at ISC - CNR - Florence, Italy - Research
project: numerical and analytical study of dynamical models of power grid networks;
February 2015 - January 2016 Fixed term position as Researcher at ISC - CNR - Florence, Italy - Research
project: numerical and analytical study of complex neural networks dynamics

September-November 2015 - Visiting scientist -  Institut de Neurosciences des Systèmes INS - Faculté de Médecine de la Timone - Marseille (France)

Publications
A. Articles in peer reviewed journals
1. S. Olmi, R. Livi, A. Politi, A. Torcini, “Collective oscillations in disordered neural networks", Physical
Review E 81, 046119 (2010)
2. S. Olmi, A. Politi, A. Torcini, “Collective chaos in pulse-coupled neural networks", Europhysics Letters
92, 60007 (2010)
3. L. Tattini, S. Olmi, A. Torcini, “Coherent periodic activity in excitatory Erdös-Renyi neural networks:
the role of network connectivity ", Chaos 22, 023133 (2012)
4. S. Luccioli, S. Olmi, A. Politi, A. Torcini, “Collective dynamics in sparse networks”, Phys. Rev. Lett.
109, 138103 (2012)
5. S. Olmi, A. Politi, A. Torcini, “Stability of the splay state in networks of pulse-coupled neurons", The
Journal of Mathematical Neuroscience 2, 12 (2012) (number of citations ws=3, gs=5 );
6. I. Leyva, I. Sendiña-Nadal, J. A. Almendral, A. Navas, S. Olmi and S. Boccaletti, “Explosive synchronization
in weighted complex networks”, Phys. Rev. E 88, 042808 (2013)
7. S. Olmi and A. Torcini, “Coherent activity in excitatory pulse-coupled networks”, Scholarpedia, 8 (10),
30928 (2013)
8. S. Olmi, A. Politi and A. Torcini, “Linear stability in networks of pulse-coupled neurons”, Frontiers in
Computational Neuroscience 8(8) (2014)
9. S. Olmi, A. Navas, S. Boccaletti, A. Torcini, “Hysteretic transitions in the Kuramoto model with inertia”,
Phys. Rev. E. 90 (4) (2014)
10. S. Olmi, E. A. Martens, S. Thutupalli, A. Torcini, “Intermittent chaotic chimeras for coupled rotators”,
Phys. Rev. E 92(3), 030901(R) (2015)
11. S. Olmi and A. Torcini, “Dynamics of fully coupled rotators with unimodal and bimodal frequency distribution”, to appear as a contributed chapter to the book "Control of Self-Organizing Nonlinear Systems", Springer ed.

B. Peer reviewed conference proceedings
1. S. Olmi, R. Livi, A. Politi, A. Torcini,“Partial synchronization in diluted neural networks"
- Computational Neuroscience Meeting 2009 - Berlin, Germany (July 2009); BMC Neuroscience 2009, 10
(Suppl I), P274 (2009);
2. S. Olmi, A. Politi, A. Torcini, “Collective chaos and chimera states in pulse-coupled neural networks" -
Computational Neuroscience Meeting 2011 - Stockholm, Sweden (July 2011); BMC Neuroscience 2011, 12
(Suppl 1), P336 (2011) (number of citations gs=1 );
3. L. Tattini, S. Olmi, A. Torcini, “Coherent periodic activity in excitatory neural networks: the role of
network connectivity" - Computational Neuroscience Meeting 2011 - Stockholm, Sweden (July 2011); BMC
Neuroscience 2011, 12 (Suppl 1), P242 (2011);
4. S. Luccioli, S. Olmi, A. Politi, A. Torcini, “Critical connectivity for emergence of collective oscillations in
strongly diluted neural networks” - Twenty Second Annual Computational Neuroscience Meeting: CNS*2013
- Paris, France (July 2013); BMC Neuroscience 2013, 14 (Suppl 1), P394 (2013);
5. A. Torcini, S. Olmi, A. Navas, S. Boccaletti, “Hysteretic transitions in the Kuramoto model with inertia”-
APS March Meeting 2015 - San Antonio, Texas (March 2015); Bulletin of the American Physical Society 60,
Vol. 1 (2015).

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