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Present Position
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March 1st, 2015 ---- Professore II Fascia (Associate Professor)

Settore concorsuale: 02/A2, Fisica Teorica delle interazioni fondamentali
Settore Disciplinare: FIS/02 FISICA TEORICA, MODELLI E METODI MATEMATICI
Università degli Studi di PARMA
Dipartimento di FISICA e Scienze della Terra
Facoltà di SCIENZE MATEMATICHE FISICHE e NATURALI

Previous Accademic Positions
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* April 18th, 2005 - February 28th 2015, Ricercatore Univeristario (Assistant Professor)
Physics Department, Parma University, Parma (Italy) .
* December 16th 2003 –December 15th 2004: Research Associate
Physics Department, Parma University, Parma (Italy) .
* December 1999–November 2003: Post-doctoral Researcher
Physics Department, Parma University, Parma (Italy) .
* February 1999—August 1999: Post-doctoral Researcher
Centre de Physique Théorique, CNRS LUMINY Marseille (France).
* June 1998 – July 1998: Research Associate
Physics Department, Penn State University, University Park, PA (USA)
* September 1997--February 1998: Research Associate
Physics Department, Penn State University, University Park, PA (USA)
* May 1996 – April 1998: Post-doctoral Researcher
Physics Department, Parma University, Parma (Italy).
* October 1995 – December 1995: Visiting Researcher
Physics Department, Pittsburgh University Pittsburgh, PA (USA)
* February 1994 – April 1994: Visiting Researcher
Physics Department, Pittsburgh University Pittsburgh, PA (USA)

Other Positions held
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* November 1993 – August 1995, tenured High School Teacher (Mathematics)
Istituto Professionale di Stato Primo Levi, Parma Italy
* October 1990 – September 1991, Lieutenant
Italian Army Corps of Engineers (Corpo tecnico dell'Esercito)

Education
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* 1990-1994: Doctor Philosophy/ Theoretical Physics
Physics Department, Parma University, November 25th, 1994. Parma (Italy) .
Ph.D. Thesis: ``Teorie Gravitazionali Galileiane e sistemi estesi: una applicazione della metodologia di ``gauge'' a gruppi di simmetria dinamica.'' [Galileian Gravitational Theories and extended system: an application of “gauge” methodology to dynamical symmetry groups]. Advisor: Prof. Massimo Pauri.
* 1984-1990: Laurea / Theoretical Physics
Physics Department, Parma University, February 23rd, 1990. Parma (Italy) .
Laurea Thesis: ``Sistemi estesi relativistici integrabili e loro proprietà di interazione con campi esterni’’ [Extended relativistic system and their interaction properties with external fields]. Advisor: Prof. Massimo Pauri. Co-advisor: Dr. Luca Lusanna.
Degree marks: 110/110 e lode. Obtained with a mark of 30/30 in each exams.
* 1979-1984: “Perito Tecnico Industriale” in Industrial Electronics.
Istituto Tecnico Industriale Statale “Leonardo da Vinci” Parma, Italy. .
Technical High School with extensive training on the design and maintenance of industrial electronic systems. Degree marks: 60/60.

Courses taught (present)
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* Fisica Generale 2 (undergraduate course for Mechanical Engineering)
* Fisica della Gravitazione (graduate course for Theretical Physics)
* Fondamenti di Programmazione (undergraduate graduate course for Physics)
* Laboratorio di Fisica (modulo II) (graduate course for Physics)
* Fisica Generale 2 (undergraduate course for Chemistry)
* Corso integrato di Matematica e Fisica (undergraduate course for "Scienze Gastronomiche")

Other Teaching activities

* June 2014, Two hours lectures on Gravitational Waves at the XXVI SEMINARIO NAZIONALE di FISICA NUCLEARE E SUBNUCLEARE "Francesco Romano" OTRANTO, Serra degli Alimini 1, 4 - 11 giugno 2014
* November 2000, Facoltà di SS.MM.FF.NN., Università di Parma, “Laboratorio di Metodi Computazionali”, for the "Diploma Universitario “Metodologie fisiche”.
* January 1999, UAM-I, UNAM. Mexico City DF, Mexico. "Recoupling Theory in Quantum Gravity and Gauge Theory", two weeks, 16 hours course for doctoral students.

Ph.D. Thesis supervised
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* Francesco Maione. Ph.D candidate: March 2017.
* Luca Franci. Ph.D awarded: March 11th, 2014.
Thesis title:"Dynamical bar-mode instability in magnetized relativistic stars "
* Sebastiano Bernuzzi. Ph.D awarded: February 24th, 2009.
Thesis title:"Numerical simulations of relativistic star oscillations: Gravitational waveforms from perturbative and 3-dimensional codes"
* Giovanni Corvino. Ph.D awarded: February 24th, 2009.
Thesis title:"Numerical Study of Dynamical Instability of Isolated Objects in General Relativity"
* Gian Mario Manca (Universitá diParma). Completed March 2007.
"Dynamical instabilities in rapidly rotating neutron star models".

Degree Thesis supervised (relatore)
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* Mario Zanardi. (Universitá diParma). Completed July 18th 2013
``Il passaggio dalla Relatività Ristretta alla Relatività Generale
* Giovanni Conti. (Universitá diParma). Completed November 17th 2010
``Estrazione del segnale di onde gravitazionali da simulazioni numeriche delle equazioni di Einstein''.
* Marco Bertolini. (Universitá diParma). Completed October 15th 2007.
``Elementi di Matrice dell'operatore volme in gravitá Quantistica''.
* Fabio Sassi (Universitá diParma). Completed April 18th 2007.
``Determinazione nuymerice dei modi quasi normali di oscillazione in relativitá genenerale''
* Lorenza Sarti (Universitá diParma). Completed April 19th 2006.
``Analisi on-line in simulazioni numeriche di stelle di neutroni in relativitá generale''

Grants
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* Principal Investigator of the PRACE project (“14th EU regular PRACE call”): “3BNSdisk -- Unequal mass binary neutron star mergers -
gravitational wave emission and properties of the accretion disk”. To the project has been awarded 30,000,000 core hours on
the HPC system “Marconi - KNL” located at CINECA (Bologna, Italy)

* Principal Investigator of the PRACE project (“6th EU regular PRACE call”): “3DMagRoI : High-resolution 3D study of MRI in relativistic rotating stars”.
To the project has been awarded 25,000,000 core hours on the HPC system “FERMI” located at CINECA (Bologna, Italy)

* € 6900: FIL0719037 (Universitá diParma) Ricerca Scientifica fondi quota EX 60% (FIL).
"Relatività generale e simulazione numerica di sorgenti astrofisiche di onde gravitazionali".

Talks
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* Bardonecchia (Italy), September 4th, 1992. X Italian General Relativity Conference, "Galilean Theories of Gravitation”.
* Montepulciano (Italy), May 1993. II Workshop on ``Constraints Theory and Quantization Methods'', "Generalized Newtonian Gravities as ``gauge'' theories of the extended Galilei Group".
* Cambridge (United Kingdom), June 1994. Workshop "Geometry of Constrained Dynamical Systems", "Gauging Kinematical and Internal Symmetry Groups for Extended Systems".
* Santa Margherita, (Italy), September 1996, ``II Meeting on Constrained Dynamics and Quantum Gravity'', "Spin Networks and Recoupling in Loop Quantum Gravity".
* Warsaw, (Poland). November 28th, 1996, Poland. Talk at the Department of Theoretical Physics, "The Volume Operator in Loop Quantum Gravity".
* Jerusalem (Israel), June 1997. 8th Marcell Grossmann Meeting, "The Equivalence between the Connection and the Loop Representation of Quantum Gravity".
* Pittsburgh (USA), University, Pittsburgh PA USA. October 21st, 1997 ``The Matrix elements of the Constraint Operators in Loop Quantum Gravity''.
* Pune (India), 15th International Conference on General Relativity and Gravitation (GR15). ``The Matrix elements of the Constraint Operators in Loop Quantum Gravity''.
* Monopoli (Italy), ൕo Congresso Nazionale di Relatività Generale e Fisica della Gravitazione", September 21st-25th, Plenary talk: "Gravità Quantistica: formulazione canonica, basata sulle variabili di loop, e suo formalismo spazio temporale."
* SISSA, Trieste, (Italy), March 25th, 1998. ``Spin-Networks, decorated graphs and shadows surface in loop quantum gravity''.
* Pavia (Italy), October 23rd, 1998. Physics department, Pavia University: "Gravità Quantistica: formulazione canonica, basata sulle variabili di loop, e suo formalismo spazio temporale."
* Marseille (France), April 1st, 1999. Centre de Physique Théorique, CNRS: "Plebanski action and the Barrett-Crane spin foam model".
* Trieste (Italy), May 13th, 1999. International Center for Theoretical Physics (ICTP). "Canonical quantum gravity: the loop variables approach".
* Budapest (Hungary), May 17th, 1999. KFKI research institute for particle and nuclear physics: "Canonical quantum gravity: the loop variables approach".
* Wien (Austria), May 20th, 1999. Wien University: "Spin-Foam models and Loop Quantum Gravity".
* Parma (Italy), July 23rd, 1999. Dipartimento di Fisica dell’università di Parma: "Modelli di gravità quantistica come teorie di campo su spazio omogeneo".
* Bangalore (India), August 17th, 2000. Lat2000 (Gravity): "Matrix model formulation of four dimensional gravity".
* Vietri (Italia), April 8th, 2001. "Modelli di matrice generalizzati e condizioni di varietà in dimensione quattro".
* Vietri (Italia), March 22th, 2002. "Il progetto Albert100".
* La Jolla, California, ``Computing in High Energy Physics 2003'', 24-28 Mar 2003, ``THE APENEXT PROJECT.'' parallel talk.
* Albert Einstein Institute MPG Golm, Germany, ``Cactus Retreat'', July 17th 2004, ``Study of Bar-mode instability using Whisky: a first step towards''
* Vietri sul mare, Salerno Italy, Workshop Problemi Attuali di Fisica Teorica, March 21st, 2005, ``Loop quantum Gravity and Spin Foam Models''
* Mexico City (Mexico), at CINVAST, Centro de Investication Scientifica de le IPN, May 4th, 2005. Talk: ``Loop quantum Gravity and Spin Foam Models''
* Albert Einstein Institute MPG Golm, Germany, ``2nd Cactus Retreat'', June 7th 2005, ``Study of Bar-mode instability using Whisky''
* Oviedo (Asturias) Spain, XXVIII Spanish Relativity Meeting", September 6-10 2005, "Accurate simulations of the barmode instability in General Relativity", parallel talk.
* Freie Universität Berlin, Eleventh Marcel Grossmann Meeting on General Relativity, July 23 - 29, 2006. "Accurate simulations of the dynamical BAR-mode instability in General relativity"
* Torino, XVII SIGRAV Conference, September 4-7, 2006, "Accurate simulations of the dynamical BAR-mode instability in General relativity", Plenary Talk.
* Vietri sul Mare (Italia), Problemi Attuali di Fisica Teorica, March 30-April 4 2007, ``Dynamical BAR-mode Instability in General Relativity'', plenary talk.
* ICRA Pescara (Italia), 10th Italian-Korean Symposium on Relativistic Astrophysics, June 25-30 2007, ``Numerical 3D simulation of dynamical instabilities of rotating relativistic self gravitating polytropic mater'', plenary talk.
* Sydney (Australia), 18th International Conference on General Relativity and Gravitation (GRG18), July 8-13 2008, ``Dynamical instabilities of rotating relativistic star'', parallel talk.
* Heidelberg (Germany), DELTA 2007 Workshop on QCD, Nonequilibrium Dynamics, Complex Systems, and Simulational Methods, December 14-16 2007, ``Numerical Relativity Overview and a concrete case: Dynamical instabilities of rotating relativistic stars'', plenary talk.
* Black Hole Astrophysics 2008, APCTP Winter School, Daejeon and Pohang 24-29 January 2008. 3 two hours lectures titled: "Relativistic Self-Gravitating Systems";
* Pisa (Italy), "XIX SIGRAV Conference on General Relativity and Gravitational Physics", September 2010, ``Physics from the Drag-Free motion of the LISA constellation''
* Vietri Sul Mare (Italy), Problemi Attuali di Fisica Teorica, March 30-April 4, 2012, ``Numerical Relativity and Astrophysics of compact objects''.
* Vietri Sul Mare (Italy), Problemi Attuali di Fisica Teorica, March 30-April 4 2012, ``Magnetic Field evolution in dynamically unstable differentially rotating relativistic star model''
* Tahiti (Fench Polinesia), "CompStar: the physics and astrophysics of compact stars", June 4-8, 2012, ``Effect of magnetic Field on dynamical instability of Neutron Stars'', parallel talk
Rome (Italy), "TEONGRAV 2014", 4-5 February, Dipartimento di Fisica, "Sapienza" Universit di Roma, `` Numerical studies of dynamical instabilities of isolated stars'', talk.
* Aleessandria (Italy), "XXI Conferenza SIGRAV Relativit Generale e Fisica della Gravitazione", 15-19 September, 2014, Dipartimento di Scienze e Innovazione Tecnologica, Università del Piemonte Orientale, ``The dependence on the stiffness of the Equation of State of the threshold for the onset of the bar-mode instability of Neutron Stars in full General Relativity'', parallel talk.

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2020/2021

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2019/2020

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2018/2019

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2017/2018

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2016/2017

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2015/2016

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2014/2015

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2013/2014

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