 Curriculum Vitae
 Teaching
 Appointments
 Research
Born in Piacenza on January, 10th, 1968
STUDIES
Graduated in Computer Science by the University of Milano with the final mark 110/110 cum laude on July, 16th, 1992
Got the Ph.D. in ``Computational Mathematics and Operations Research'', by the University of Milano with final examination by the University of Napoli on September 1997.
POSITIONS
Postdoc grant by the Department of Mathematics at the University of Trier (Germany) in the period April 1997March 1998.
Postdoc grant by the Department of Systems and Computer Science at the University of Firenze in the period September 1998October 1999
Assistant professor of Operations Research by the Department of Computer Science at the University of Torino in the period 02/11/199901/03/2002
Associate professor of Operations Research by the Department of Computer Science at the University of Torino in the period 02/03/200230/09/2009
Associate professor of Operations Research by the Department of Computer Engineering by the University of Parma in the period 01/10/200931/10/2010.
Since 01/11/2010 full professor by the Department of Computer Engineering by the University of Parma
SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITY
The research activity has been concentrated on the solution of Global Optimization problems, i.e., problems where the function to be optimized is characterised by the presence of (possibly many) local optimizers which are not global ones.
According to the different characteristics of the objective function and/or the feasible region of the problems to be solved, different solution techniques can be proposed, exploiting the particular structure of such problems. In what follows the different research subjects that have been considered are listed in chronological order.
1. Global optimization over onedimensional intervals
2. Multistartlike algorithms
3. Concave optimization over polytopes
4. Packing problems
5. Simulated Annealing
6. Molecular conformation problems
7. D.C. (DifferenceofConvex) decompositions
8. Landscape analysis
9. MaxClique problems
10. Convex underestimators and domain reduction
TEACHING
September 1996December 1996: practical part of the Operations Research course for the degree in "Ingegneria Gestionale" at the Politecnico of Milano.
March 1998June 1998: course of Statitics and Probability Calculus for the "Diploma Universitario in Ambiente e Risorse" by the University of Firenze
March 1999June 1999: course of Statitics and Probability Calculus for the "Diploma Universitario in Ambiente e Risorse" by the University of Firenze
December 1998: gave some lessons on Global Optimization for the Ph.D. in "Ingegneria Informatica e dell'Automazione" by the University of Firenze
November 1999June 2001: collaboration with Prof. Cantoni for the courses of Operations Research I and II by the Department of Computer Science of the University of Torino.
In the academic year 20012002 and since 20032004 helds the course of Operations Research I by the Department of Computer Science of the University of Torino.
Since the academic year 20022003 helds the course of Operations Research II by the Department of Computer Science of the University of Torino.
Since the academic year 20032004 helds the course of Operations Research by the Department of Mathematics of the University of Parma
for the degree in Computer Science.
Since 2001 helds the course of Operations Research for the Master Degree in Strategic Sciences by the "Scuola di Applicazione" of Torino.
In 2002 gave a course in Combinatorial Optimization for the Master Degree in Bioinformatics by the University of Torino.
Since the academic year 20092010 helds the course of Operations Research for the degree in Computer Engineering and Telecommunications by the University of Parma.
RESEARCH PROJECTS
 MoSPRAS : "Modelli di Simulazione per la Pianificazione
delle Risorse nelle Aziende Ospedaliere"
 MOST : Metodi per l'Ottimizzazione di Sistemi e Tecnologie
 COSO (COmplex Systems Optimization)
 FIRB project “Ottimizzazione non lineare su larga scala”
 PRIN project "Ottimizzazione Nonlineare, Disequazioni Variazionali, e Problemi di Equilibrio"
INVITATIONS
Inviations to give a seminar by different institutions such as the University of Trier (Germany) in July 1999, University of Wien (November 1997, July 2002, July 2005), CNRIASI (November 2000), European Space Agency (ESA) in the Netherlands (October 2002).
Invited as visiting professor for a month by INSA at the University of Rouen (France) in July 2004.
Invited to contribute with a chapter for the Handbook of Global Optimization Volume 2
ORGANIZATION
Was involved in the organization of the Workshop on Global Optimization, Trier (Germany), August 1997.
Collaborated with Prof. Schoen in the organization of the international conference GO.99, Firenze (Italy), 28/09/199902/10/1999.
REFEREEING ACTIVITY
Wrote reports for many international journals including SIAM Journal on Optimization, Mathematical Programming, Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, Computational Optimization and Applications, Journal of Global Optimization, Naval Research Logistics, Methodology and Computing in Applied Probability, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics.
EDITORIAL ACTIVITY
Collaborated with Prof. Schoen as editor for three special issues of the Journal of Global Optimization in occasion of the international conference GO.99
Is in the Editorial Board of Computational Optimization and Applications since 2005, of the Journal of Global Optimization since 2006, of SN OPerations Research Forum since 2020, of Operations Research Letters since 2024.
AWARDS
Winner (together with B.Addis and F.Schoen) of the Al Zimmermann's Programming Contest on a Circle Packing problem.
One of his students, Daniele Depetrini, won the AIRO award for the best Master Degree thesis in 2007 with a thesis whose title is
"Algoritmi per la risoluzione di problemi di Linear Multiplicative Programming"
Chairman's Recognition of Outstanding Paper for the paper "A dynamical System Prospective on Evolutionary Heuristics Applied to
Space Trajectory Optimization Problems" with M. Vasile and E. Minisci, at "2009 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation"
Best paper 2016 Journal of Global Optimization
Europt fellow 2018.
In 2013 the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) published the book
Global Optimization: Theory, Algorithms, and Applications
coauthored with Prof. F. Schoen.
He published more than 100 papers in international journals
Anno accademico di erogazione: 2024/2025
 Course year: 3  First cycle degree (DM 270)  Computer, Electronic and Communications Engineering  A.Y.: 2022/2023
 Course year: 1  Second cycle degree  COMPUTER ENGINEERING  A.Y.: 2024/2025
Anno accademico di erogazione: 2023/2024
 Course year: 3  First cycle degree (DM 270)  Computer, Electronic and Communications Engineering  A.Y.: 2021/2022
 Course year: 1  Second cycle degree  COMPUTER ENGINEERING  A.Y.: 2023/2024
 Course year: 2  Second cycle degree  Electronic Engineering for Intelligent Vehicles  A.Y.: 2022/2023
Anno accademico di erogazione: 2022/2023
 Course year: 3  First cycle degree (DM 270)  COMPUTER, ELECTRONIC AND COMMUNICATIONS ENGINEERING  A.Y.: 2020/2021
 Course year: 1  Second cycle degree  COMPUTER ENGINEERING  A.Y.: 2022/2023
Anno accademico di erogazione: 2021/2022
 Course year: 3  First cycle degree (DM 270)  COMPUTER, ELECTRONIC AND COMMUNICATIONS ENGINEERING  A.Y.: 2019/2020
 Course year: 1  Second cycle degree  COMPUTER ENGINEERING  A.Y.: 2021/2022
Anno accademico di erogazione: 2020/2021
 Course year: 3  First cycle degree (DM 270)  COMPUTER, ELECTRONIC AND COMMUNICATIONS ENGINEERING  A.Y.: 2018/2019
 Course year: 1  Second cycle degree  COMPUTER ENGINEERING  A.Y.: 2020/2021
Anno accademico di erogazione: 2019/2020
 Course year: 3  First cycle degree (DM 270)  COMPUTER, ELECTRONIC AND COMMUNICATIONS ENGINEERING  A.Y.: 2017/2018
 Course year: 1  Second cycle degree  COMPUTER ENGINEERING  A.Y.: 2019/2020
Anno accademico di erogazione: 2018/2019
 Course year: 3  First cycle degree (DM 270)  COMPUTER, ELECTRONIC AND COMMUNICATIONS ENGINEERING  A.Y.: 2016/2017
 Course year: 1  Second cycle degree  COMPUTER ENGINEERING  A.Y.: 2018/2019
Anno accademico di erogazione: 2017/2018
 Course year: 3  First cycle degree (DM 270)  COMPUTER, ELECTRONIC AND COMMUNICATIONS ENGINEERING  A.Y.: 2015/2016
 Course year: 1  Second cycle degree  COMPUTER ENGINEERING  A.Y.: 2017/2018
Anno accademico di erogazione: 2016/2017
 Course year: 3  First cycle degree (DM 270)  COMPUTER, ELECTRONIC AND COMMUNICATIONS ENGINEERING  A.Y.: 2014/2015
 Course year: 1  Second cycle degree  COMPUTER ENGINEERING  A.Y.: 2016/2017
Anno accademico di erogazione: 2015/2016
 Course year: 3  First cycle degree (DM 270)  COMPUTER, ELECTRONIC AND COMMUNICATIONS ENGINEERING  A.Y.: 2013/2014
 Course year: 1  Second cycle degree  COMPUTER ENGINEERING  A.Y.: 2015/2016
Anno accademico di erogazione: 2014/2015
 Course year: 1  Second cycle degree  COMPUTER ENGINEERING  A.Y.: 2014/2015
Anno accademico di erogazione: 2013/2014
 Course year: 1  Second cycle degree  COMPUTER ENGINEERING  A.Y.: 2013/2014
Professor/Teacher
 First cycle degree (DM 270) Computer, Electronic and Communications Engineering A.Y. 2022/2023
 Second cycle degree COMPUTER ENGINEERING A.Y. 2021/2022
 Second cycle degree COMPUTER ENGINEERING A.Y. 2020/2021
 Second cycle degree COMPUTER ENGINEERING A.Y. 2019/2020
 Second cycle degree COMPUTER ENGINEERING A.Y. 2018/2019
 First cycle degree (DM 270) INFORMATION SYSTEMS ENGINEERING A.Y. 2017/2018
 First cycle degree (DM 270) COMPUTER, ELECTRONIC AND COMMUNICATIONS ENGINEERING A.Y. 2016/2017
 First cycle degree (DM 270) COMPUTER, ELECTRONIC AND COMMUNICATIONS ENGINEERING A.Y. 2015/2016
Publications

Year: 2024Author/s: DI CREDICO Giulia, Consolini Luca, Laurini Mattia, Locatelli Marco, Milanesi Marco, Schiavo Michele, Visioli Antonio

Year: 2024Author/s: Ardizzoni Stefano, Saccani Irene, Consolini Luca, Locatelli Marco, Nebel Bernhard

Year: 2024Author/s: Gallesi F., Praxedes R., Iori M., Locatelli M., Subramanian A.

Year: 2024Author/s: Consolini L., Locatelli M.

Year: 2024Author/s: Ardizzoni S., Consolini L., Locatelli M., Saccani I.