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Electrical and Computer Engineering
2061 Rathbone Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
Phone: (785) 532-5600
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Caterina Scoglio

Caterina Scoglio
 2069 Rathbone Hall
 (785) 532-4646
Research Interests: 
Cascading Failures, Complex Networks, Computational Epidemiology, Network Robustness



Dr. Eng. 1987, University of Rome "La Sapienza", Italy.

Other Courses Taught

ECE511 Circuit Theory 2

ECE841/690 Wide Area Networking

ECE861 Noise Theory

Research Interests

Complex Networks

Computational Epidemiology

Network Robustness

Cascading Failures

Selected Publications

C. Scoglio, C. Bruni, G. Koch, S. Sutrave "Estimation of Traffic Flows from Aggregate Measurements" Mathematical and Computer Modelling, In Press, 2010.


C. Scoglio, W. Schumm, P Schumm, T. Easton, S. Chowdhury, A. Sydney, M. Youssef "Efficient mitigation strategies for epidemics in rural regions" PLoS One, In Press, 2010.


R. Gehring, P. Schumm, M. Youssef, C. Scoglio "A Network-based Approach for Resistance Transmission in Bacterial Populations" Journal of Theoretical Biology, Volume 262, Issue 1, 7 January 2010, pp. 97-106.



Co-Director of K-State "EPICENTER: The Center for Complex Network Approach to Epidemic Modeling and Simulation"

Associate Coordinator Theme 3: Modeling/ Epidemiology of "CEEZAD: Center of Excellence for Emerging and Zoonotic Animal Diseases"

Technical Program Committee Chair for IEEE IPOM 2009, 9th IEEE International Workshop on IP Operations and Management, 2009, Venice, Italy


BWN Lab "2002 Researcher of the Year Award" for outstanding contributions and professional achievements.

"2005 Award of Recognition for Outstanding Leadership" from the Engineering Student Council of the Kansas State University.

"2008 Eta Kappa Nu Distinguished Faculty Award" Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Kansas State University.

Other Notable Achievements

Co-Director for Sunflower Networking Group at Kansas State University.

Principal Investigator in the National Academies Keck Futures Initiative, Project (CS15) "Quality of Care and Network Properties of Outpatient Health Care Delivery in the Veterans Health Administration" (2009-2011).

Investigator in projects sponsored by USDA, ONR, DOE, and NSF.