Dispersion as a destabilizing mechanism of ecosystems

Nov. 30, 2020
Ecosystems are one of the paradigmatic examples in complex systems science. A large number of species interact with each other in various ways, either by feeding upon each other, competing for the same resource, or even collaborating. But within an ...

On the usefulness of restricting mobility during pandemics

Nov. 30, 2020
Pandemics caused by infectious diseases hit hardest the big cities with the highest population density. This density implies a greater number of citizens per area and therefore a greater number of contacts between citizens. On the other hand, rural areas ...

Dr. Claudio R. Mirasso, new member of the Royal Academy of Medicine of the Balearic Islands

Nov. 27, 2020
Claudio R. Mirasso, IFISC staff member, Principal Investigator of the IFISC Maria de Maeztu Unit of Excellence and Prof. of Physics of  the University of the Balearic Islands, has joined the Royal Academy of Medicine of the Balearic Islands as ...

IFISC and the CSIC Representation in the Balearic Islands present a podcast for the European Researchers' Night 2020

Nov. 23, 2020
IFISC (UIB-CSIC) and the Institutional Representation of CSIC in the Balearic Islands join forces and create "Voces, CSIC Illes Balears", a monthly podcast for the dissemination of science. Through interviews with scientists working at CSIC's centres in the Balearic ...

Smart Devices to schedule electricity use may prevent blackouts

Nov. 13, 2020
Power plants generate electricity and send it into power lines that distribute energy to nodes, or sites, where it can be used. But if the electricity load is more than the system’s capacity, transmission can fail, leading to a ...

Towards a new concept for energy production, distribution and monitoring for islands

Nov. 9, 2020
Islands energy systems are a particular case characterized by a high investment, insulation costs, low profitability, limited connection to energy market, over-dependence on fossil fuels and high emissions. All these properties make it difficult to move towards a more sustainable ...

IFISC People: Mirko Goldmann, Johann Martínez and Lucas Talandier

Nov. 3, 2020
We are glad to introduce Mirko Goldmann, Johann Martínez and Lucas Talandier to the other IFISC members. Mirko Goldmann studied a Master in Physics at Technische Universitaet Berlin with a Master thesis about deep time delay reservoir computing. At IFISC ...

IFISC (UIB-CSIC) researcher will participate in a webinar on Artificial Intelligence and Digitalization

Nov. 3, 2020
IFISC (UIB-CSIC) researcher Roberta Zambrini will participate next Wednesday November 4th at 18:00 in a public webinar on digitalization and artificial intelligence as an expert in Quantum Complex Systems. The webminar is part of the series "El CSIC da ...

An algorithm to help relieve pressure on the hospital network during the pandemic

Oct. 22, 2020
New research suggests an algorithm could be used to help optimise the sharing of healthcare resources during the Covid-19 pandemic, preventing NHS intensive care units (ICU) from becoming overwhelmed. The study proposes a load-balancing method to transfer critical ICU patients ...

Artificial intelligence systems based on photonic computation inspired by dendritic trees

Oct. 19, 2020

IFISC (UIB-CSIC) starts its work in the European Project ADOPD of the Future and Emerging Technologies Program (Open Domain)

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