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Professional background
- Degree in Mathematics (cum laude), University of Parma, Italy, 1992.
- Ph.D. Degree in Computational and Applied Mathematics, University of Milano, Italy, 1996.
Positions held
- One-year research fellow by CNR (National Research Council of Italy) at Department of Mathematics, University of Parma, Italy, 1992 and 1996.
- Ph.D. fellow from 1992 to 1995 at the University of Milano (Italy).

-Assistant Professor of Mathematical Physics, Faculty of Sciences, University of Parma, from 1998 to 2010

- Associate Professor of Mathematical Physics, Faculty of Sciences and Department of Mathematics and Computer Sciences, University of Parma, from 2010 to 2018.

Present position:  Since 31 December 2018, Full Professor of Mathematical Physics, Department of Mathematical, Physical and Computer Sciences, University of Parma.

Teaching and training experiences
- From 1992 to 1998: teaching assistant in various courses of Numerical Analysis and Mathematical Analysis at the University of Parma.
- Since 1998, I have been teaching Rational Mechanics, Applied Mathematics, Models in Mathematical Physics, Calculus at the University of Parma,
- Since 1992, I have been advisor or co-advisor of graduate theses in Mathematics (at University of Parma) in the fields of numerical methods for PDEs, kinetic theory of gases, mathematical models in populations dynamics.

-Since 2007, advisor or co-advisor of 5 PhD Thesis in Applied Mathematics and Mathematical Physics

Since 2004 I have been reviewer of papers in kinetic theory for MathSciNet Database and
reviewers for journals of Applied Mathematics and Fluid Dynamics.
I am author of more than sixty research papers on international journals (peer-reviewed) with large diffusion, and I have presented results of my researches in about thirty international conferences (some of them as invited speaker).

Invited short visits at foreign Universities: Graz (Austria), Northridge (USA), Kyoto (Japan), ENS Cachan (France), Saarbruecken (Germany).

Research projects and grants
- Coordinator of one-year junior research grant from GNFM-INDAM (National Group for Mathematical Physics of Italy) in 2002 for researches on the detonation problem for a mixture of chemically reacting gases.
- Since 1998, Member of the research unit in Parma of the Research Project PRIN MIUR (Ministry for Education, University and Research of the Italian Republic)
- Coordinator of a bilateral project UIF - Galileo Project 2007 between Italy and France.

Member of the Editorial Board of Rivista UMI - Matematica, Cultura e Società, and of Rivista di Matematica dell'Università di Parma.

Member of the Scientific Committee of the Unione Matematica Italiana (UMI) since 2018.

Tuesday 11.30-13.00


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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


Teacher tutor

  • First cycle degree (DM 270) MATHEMATICS A.Y. 2020/2021
  • First cycle degree (DM 270) MATHEMATICS A.Y. 2019/2020
  • First cycle degree (DM 270) MATHEMATICS A.Y. 2018/2019

Lines of research

My primary research activity deals with the kinetic theory of gases, in particular the dynamics of gas mixtures in the presence of non-conservative interactions, like chemical reactions, absorption, generations, inelastic scattering, presence of background host media (extended kinetic theory,generalized integro-differential equations of Boltzmann type). My present research activity includes also mathematical models in biomathematics, in particular the qualitative analysis of differential models in population dynamics and epidemiology (equilibria, stability, limit cycles, bifurcations) and also optimal control problems.





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Dipartimento di Scienze Matematiche, Fisiche e Informatiche
Parco Area delle Scienze, 7/A
43124 PARMA