Simone Bruno

Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Data Science, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

After earning his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the University La Sapienza in Rome, Italy, Simone pursued doctoral studies in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, working in the lab of Domitilla Del Vecchio. Throughout his PhD, Simone developed a profound expertise in various fields, including systems and synthetic biology, mathematics, control theory, and bioengineering. With the knowledge acquired during his PhD, Simone’s current research interests center on exploiting mathematical modeling and stochastic process theory to understand the impact of genetic and epigenetic modifications on cancer evolution.

Curriculum Vitae
Personal Information
Name: Simone Bruno
Nationality: Italian
Address: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, CLS Building, 3 Blackfan Circle, Boston, MA 02115
Email address: simone_bruno [at]
2012 – 2015 Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
2015 – 2017 EMaster of Science, Mechanical Engineering, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
2016 – 2017 Erasmus Exchange Student, Mechanical Engineering Delft University of Technology, Delft, Netherlands
2018 – 2023 PhD, Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Scientific Career
2018 – 2023 Research Assistant, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2022 – 2023 Teaching Assistant, Dynamics and Control, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2023 – present Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Data Science, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute