Loren Kocillari

Post Doc
Postdoctoral Researcher

Research Lines

Neural Computation


CNCS@UniTn Trento


Italian Institute of Technology Center for Neuroscience and Cognitive Systems @ UniTn, Corso Bettini 31, Rovereto (Tn)


Loren Kocillari is a postdoctoral researcher at CNCS@UniTn since March 2019.

In 2018 he received his Ph.D. in interdisciplinary physics from the University of Padua with a thesis on variational principles and optimality in biological systems.

In 2014 he received an M.Sc. in Physics from the University of Padua and in 2012 a B.Sc. in Physics from the University of Ferrara.


Computational Neuroscience Network Neuroscience Information theory Neural coding

IIT Publications

  • 2019
  • Cona G., Kocillari L., Palombit A., Bertoldo A., Maritan A., Corbetta M.

    Archetypes of human cognition defined by time preference for reward and their brain correlates: An evolutionary trade-off approach

    NeuroImage, vol. 185, pp. 322-334
  • 2018
  • Rocha R.P., Kocillari L., Suweis S., Corbetta M., Maritan A.

    Homeostatic plasticity and emergence of functional networks in a whole-brain model at criticality

    Scientific Reports, vol. 8, (no. 1)
  • Kocillari L., Fariselli P., Trovato A., Seno F., Maritan A.

    Signature of Pareto optimization in the Escherichia coli proteome

    Scientific Reports, vol. 8, (no. 1)


Visiting PhD student @UPF (January-July 2018) - Aldo Gini Foundation Grant, Padua, Italy