Dr. Giuliano Punzo

University of Sheffield

With an aerospace engineering background, Dr. Punzo pursues academic research in the broad area of control theory and complex systems. His current research aims at understanding complex dynamics at the interface between social and technical systems. These include the use of public services such as transportation or water systems, how these impact the demographic and the resilience of both the infrastructure and the community they serve.

The University of Sheffield is a public research university in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England. It received its royal charter in 1905 as successor to the University College of Sheffield, which was established in 1897 by the merger of Sheffield Medical School (founded in 1828), Firth College (1879) and Sheffield Technical School (1884).


 02 Oct. 2019

13:30 to 15:30

Session 1: Physical Infrastructure

What changes will impact on transport and logistics infrastructures in Africa? How will these affect humanitarian and development supply networks?