1st AWESOME Newsletter

Are you interested in how our AWESOME project is exploring the Water, Energy, Food, Ecosystems (WEFE) nexus? Please check out the first Newsletter here, which summaries the updates about the research carried out during the first year. AWESOME (mAnaging Water, Ecosystems and food across sectors and Scales in the sOuth Read more…

Meet Me Tonight 2021

Sandra Ricart, a postodoc researcher in eiLab, is taking part in Meet Me Tonight 2021 (MMT21) to present its work for the MODFABE project. The MODFABE project deals with modeling the farmers’ behavior in the face of climate change to improve the farmer’s adaptation capacity and increase the robustness of Read more…

Hydroclimatic change challenges the EU planned transition to a carbon neutral electricity system

Hydrological variability and climate change impacts on water for power: can they undermine EU energy transition targets? The results of a collaboration between the eiLab and E3MLab are now avaiable on Environmental Research Letters. We examine changes in generation from water-dependent thermal and hydropower plants in the Iberian Peninsula and Read more…

Ph.D. thesis defense: Paolo Gazzotti

Paolo Gazzotti is an interdipartmental PhD (Magamement Engineering and Information Technology) at Politecnico di Milano supervised by prof. Massimo Tavoni and prof. Andrea Castelletti.  He will defend his Ph.D. thesis “A multi-agent approach for climate change negotiations” on Thursday 23rd September at 10:00.  His work deals with cost-benefit integrated assessment Read more…

A basin-scale approach to estimate river forms resilience to sediment connectivity alterations in data-scarce environments.

EiLab just published a paper on Earth Surface Processes and Landforms (ESPL), which showcases the potential of the CASCADE toolbox to estimate basin-scale river sediment (dis)connectivity, in terms of distributed outputs on sediment delivery and composition. The model was applied on the Vjosa river, one of the last wild river Read more…

We have a new Youtube channel

The team at EiLab has recently lauched his new Youtube channel. On this platform, we plan to publish video documentations on our reseach projects, publications, team, latest updates and more. You can find the channel Here. Subscribe to remain updated on the latest releases from the EILab team.

Aspen Institute Italia Award 2021 Winner

The study “Improved trade-offs of hydropower and sand connectivity by strategic dam planning in the Mekong” by Rafael J.P. Schmitt, Andrea Castelletti, Simone Bizzi and G. Mathias Kondolf, published in Nature Sustainability (2018) won the sixth edition of the Aspen Istitute Italia Award for the collaboration and scientific research between Read more…

eiLab @vEGU21

Here the list of our contributions to the vEGU21 General Assembly: Matteo Giuliani, Putting humans in the loop: coupling behavioral modeling with natural systems’ models | Thu, 22 Apr, HS Division Outstanding ECS Award Lecture 2021 Rafael Schmitt, Matteo Giuliani, Simone Bizzi, Mathias Kondolf, Gretchen Daily, and Andrea Castelletti, Robust Read more…