Claudio Ascione

Claudio Ascione

PhD student

Sorbonne Université


Claudio is a PhD student in Public Health at Sorbonne Université and the Pierre Louis Institute of Epidemiology and Public Health (IPLESP). Physicist by training, his main focus is now on infectious disease epidemiology. He studies the effect that certain climatic events have on the spatial diffusion of certain communicable diseases. Specifically, his main project revolves around quantifying how extreme weather events impact behavioural patterns of the human population and the circulation of pathogens.

  • PhD in epidemiology and public health, ongoing

    Sorbonne Université, Paris, France

  • MSc in physics of complex systems, 2022

    Politecnico di Torino, Italy

  • BSc in physics, 2020

    Università degli Studi di Salerno, Italy