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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 more than seventy 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 and supervisors of post-doc researchers.

Since 2004 I have been reviewer of papers in kinetic theory for MathSciNet Database and
 for journals of Applied Mathematics and Fluid Dynamics.
I am author of more than eighty research papers on international journals (peer-reviewed) with large diffusion, and I have presented results of my researches in more than 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), Karlstad (Sweden).

Research projects and grants
- Coordinator of one-year junior research grant from GNFM-INDAM (National Group for Mathematical Physics of Italy) in 2002 for research on the detonation problem for a mixture of chemically reacting gases.
- Since 1998, Member of the research unit in Parma of the Research Projects 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.

 - Principal Investigator of a research grant of the University of Parma 2022 "Collective and self-organised dynamics: kinetic and network approaches” (about 57.000 Euro).

- Supervisor of a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Postdoctoral Fellowship (MSCA PF) 2022; project: A Mesoscopic approach to Cross-diffusion Modelling in population dynamics (MesoCroMo)

Member of the Editorial Board of Rivista UMI - Matematica, Cultura e Società, of Rivista di Matematica dell'Università di Parma, of SEMA SIMAI Springer Series.

Member of the Scientific Committee of the Unione Matematica Italiana (UMI) from 2018 to 2021.

Member of the Scientific Council of the National Group of Mathematical Physics (GNFM) - Istituto Nazionale di Alta Matematica INdAM 'F. Severi' since 2021.

Member of the Academic Senate of the University of Parma since 2021.

Member of the Qualification Committee for National Scientific Qualification (art. 16 of the law 30 December 2010, n.240), Academic Recruiment Field 01/A4, Academic Discipline MAT/07 Mathematical Physics -  years 2021/2023.

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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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Campus Scienze e Tecnologie - Padiglione 21 - Plesso di Matematica
Parco Area delle Scienze, 53/A
43124 PARMA