Giacomo Como
Giacomo Como
Associate Professor (docent, universitetslektor)
Phone: +46 46 222 87 83
Fax: +46 46 13 81 18

Research Interests

Dynamics, information, and control in networks; game theory; applied probability. Applications to cyber-physical systems, infrastructure networks, socio-economic networks. 

Keywords: large-scale network dynamics; transportation networks; opinion dynamics; evolutionary games; distributed control, estimation, and computation over networks; channel coding with feedback; control with communication constraints; group codes, LDPC and turbo codes

News and events


Some recent publications (complete list)


Research Group

  • Gustav Nilsson, PhD student since August 2013, after a master thesis on multi-commodity dynamic flows in networks. Currently working on adaptive traffic signal control policies 
  • Lorenzo Zino, visiting PhD student from Politecnico di Torino, currently working on control of epidemics in networks
  • Nicolás Bordonaba Mateos, working on a master thesis on optimization and cascading failures in power networks

Past members

  • Wilbert Rossi, Ph.D. thesis defended in March 2015 at Politecnico di Torino, now Post-Doctoral Fellow at the University of Twente (Netherlands)
  • Enrico Lovisari, Post-Doctoral Fellow, now with CNRS (Grenoble, France)
  • Gianluca Breromaster thesis on Local Coordination-Global Congestion Network Dynamics, now Ph.D. student at the University of Zürich (Switzerland)




Some Topics for master theses


Bio Sketch (more in my CV)

Since August 2011: first Assistant, then Associate Professor (docent, universitetslektor) at the Department of Automatic ControlLund University, Sweden.

May 2008 - July 2011: Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Laboratory for Information and Decision SystemsMIT,  supervised by Prof. Munther Dahleh and Prof. Sanjoy Mitter.

Sept. 2006 - May 2007: Visiting Assistant in Research, Yale University, working with Prof. Sekhar Tatikonda.

Jan. 2005 - March 2008: Ph.D. student in Applied Mathematics, Politecnico di Torino, thesis: “Ensembles of codes over Abelian groups”, advisor Prof. Fabio Fagnani.