A follow up of last year number and stories workshop, with a lens on ethics! Here for the agenda

A workshop between climate scientists and philosophers about future scenarios,


We are hiring to complete the team. I am looking for two post-docs to work on i) climate-economic risks and ii) decision making under uncertainty. Responsibilities include one of the following:

  • Empirical analysis through machine learning to quantify climate change risks on socio-economic systems
  • Development and applications of theories of robust decision making to climate change;
  • Stochastic modelling and optimization with applications to climate change.

The job location is in Milan, Italy. The position will be a joint appointment at Politecnico di Milano and the RFF-CMCC European Institute on Economics and the Environment.

We are looking for a motivated person with the following requirements:

  • PhD in either applied mathematics, data science, economics, decision theory, or related fields;
  • Capacity either in empirical or numerical methods;
  • Fluency in English (Italian not needed), good presentation and writing skills;
  • Willingness to travel to project meetings and to conferences;
  • Ability to work in an interdisciplinary and diverse environment committed to high-quality research.
  • Desirable: Previous experience with climate change research, including climate science.

If interested, write me! massimo dot tavoni at polimi dot it