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Prof. Davide La Torre

A Unit of University of Dubai

Prof. Davide La Torre

Prof. Davide La Torre
Email ID: dlatorre@udv.ud.ac.ae
Contact Number: : +971 55 28 16 402
Linkedin: https://linkedin.com/in/davide-la-torre-636a315
Professional Summary
A highly talented and skilled Researcher, Data Scientist and Quantitative Analyst with extensive experience in formulating and applying mathematical and statistical modeling and other computer-based optimizing methods to analyze, develop and interpret information that assists management with decision making, policy formulation, and other managerial functions.
Consulting Niche – Areas of Expertise

  • Big Data Analytics
  • Business Intelligence
  • Economic and Financial Modeling and Analysis
  • Financial Portfolio Management
  • Marketing Intelligence
  • Mathematical and Statistical Modeling
  • Operations Management
Professional Certifications

  • Online Professional Certificate in Supply Chain Analytics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA (2017)
  • Online Professional Certificate in Big Data and Social Analytics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA (2017)
  • PhD in Computational Mathematics and Operations Research, University of Milan, Italy (2002)
  • Laurea (combined BSc+MSc) in Applied and Industrial Mathematics, University of Milan, Italy (1997).
Professional Body Membership

  • Member of the Scientific Committee for several international conferences including The 8th International Conference on Modeling, Simulation, and Applied Optimization  (ICMSAO’19), April 15-17, 2019, Bahrain, Kingdom of Bahrain http://icmsao.uob.edu.bh/scientific-committee/, The International Conference on Multidimensional Finance, Insurance and Investment (ICMFII2018), May 10-12, 2018, Chania, Crete, Greece, http://icmfii.com/?page_id=410, The International Conference on Multiple Objective Programming and Goal Programming (MOPGP2017), Metz, France, October 2017, http://mopgp.org/?page_id=23
  • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), the Chile National Fund for Scientific and Technological Development (Fondecyt), the Austrian Science Fund (FWF), and the American University of Sharjah (UAE).
  • MathSciNet (AMS), and many international journals including Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation, Computers and Mathematics with Applications, Discrete Dynamics in Nature and Society, Economic Modeling, European Journal of Operations Research, International Journal of Multi-criteria Decision Making, International Transaction in Operations Research, Journal of Multi-criteria Decision Analysis, Journal of Economics, Numerical Algorithms, Omega, SIAM Journal on Optimization.
List of Public Sectors or Private Companies/Corporate / Research Organizations in which you had been part of as employee / as Advisor / Consultant / Researcher  

  • Consultant for several organizations working in different sectors including banking, finance, operations, supply chain.
List of Different Countries / Regions 
Worked in several Universities including University of Dubai, Nazarbayev University (KZ), Khalifa University (UAE), University of Milan (Italy), University of Waterloo (Canada), University of Guelph (Canada), Laurentian University (Canada), Australian National University (Australia), University of York (UK), University of Granada (Spain).
List your Top 10 Research Publications / White Papers

  • Research Scholarship, University of Granada, Spain, 2017.
  • Nazarbayev University Research Grant, Nazarbayev University, Astana, Kazakhstan, 2017.
  • Faculty Excellence Award 2015 for Outstanding Research, Khalifa University, UAE, 2015.
  • Khalifa University KUIRF Level 2 (co-principal investigator), Khalifa University, UAE, 2013.
  • GENIL (Granada Excellence Network of Innovation Laboratories) Scholarship, University of Granada, Granada, Spain, 2012.
  • Research Scholarship, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia, 2012.
  • Financial Contagion and Economic Development: an Epidemiological Approach (2019) – accepted – Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization (with A. Bucci, D. Liuzzi, S.Marsiglio).
  • A Note on Optimal Debt Reduction Policies (2019) – accepted – Macroeconomic Dynamics (with S.Marsiglio).
  • A stochastic dynamic multiobjective model for sustainable decision making (2018) – in press – Annals of Operations Research (with F.Ben Abdelaziz, C.Colapinto, D.Liuzzi), 10.1007/s10479-018-2897-9.
  • Fractal Attractors in Economic Growth Models with Random Pollution Externalities (2018) – 28, 5, 055916 – Chaos (with S.Marsiglio, F.Privileggi).
  • Economic Growth and Abatement Activities in a Stochastic Environment: a Multi-Objective Approach (2018) – 267, 321-334 – Annals of Operations Research (with S. Marsiglio).
  • Portfolio optimization under partial uncertainty and incomplete information: a probability multimeasure-based approach (2018) – 267, 267-279 – Annals of Operations Research (with F.Mendivil).
  • Multi-criteria model for sustainable development using goal programming applied to the United Arab Emirates (2015) – 87, 447-454 – Energy Policy (with R. Jayaraman, C. Colapinto, T. Malik).
  • Optimal bayesian sequential sampling rules for the economic evaluation of health technologies (2014) – 177, 2, 419-438 – Journal of the Royal Statistical Society A (with M. Forster, P. Pertile).
  • Portfolio Management through Goal Programming: State-of-the-art (2014) – 234, 2, 536-545 – European Journal of Operations Research (with B. Aouni, C. Colapinto).