Francesco Tonini

PhD, Alumnus

Dr. Francesco Tonini



  • PhD, Geomatics Concentration, University of Florida, 2014
    • Dissertation Title:  Modeling the spread and geographic distribution of invasive termites in Florida
  • MS, Statistics for Biomedicine, the Environment, and Technology, University of Rome -La Sapienza (Italy), 2010
  • BS, Statistics and Information Systems, University of Florence (Italy), 2007

Research Interests

Spatial Analysis & Statistics, Dynamic Simulation Modeling, Extreme Value Analysis, Natural Hazards, Species Distribution Modeling


  • Graduate Fellowship Award (2010-2014)
  • Grinter Fellowship Award (2010-2011)
  • 3rd place PhD competition at the Florida Entomological Society conference (July 2011)
  • Certificate of Outstanding Achievement for 4.0 GPA (Fall 2010)

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