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Telephone 0498271370
Qualification Professore ordinario
Scientific sector MAT/08 - NUMERICAL ANALYSIS
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Office hours
Tuesday from 13:30 to 15:30 ufficio (stanza 425, di matematica, Torre Archimede, via Trieste 63) orario di ricevimento per il primo semestre dell'a.a. 2019/20
(updated on 16/09/2019 12:27)

Curriculum Vitae

Born in Venice on October 26, 1961
1st Degree in Mathematics, Univ. of Padova, 1987
Ph.D. in Computational Mathematics, 1992 (consortium: BO-PD-TS-UD), supervisor Prof. R. Spigler
INdAM fellowship (1991-1993)
Ricercatore (Lecturer) of Numerical Analysis at the Faculty of Science, Univ. of Padova (1993-2000)
Associate Professor of Numerical Analysis at the Dept. of Mathematics of the Univ. of Padova (October 2000-present)
National scientific qualification (Abilitazione Scientifica Nazionale) as full professor of Numerical Analysis, Dec. 2013-Dec. 2019
National scientific qualification (Abilitazione Scientifica Nazionale) as full professor of Numerical Analysis, May 2019-May 2025
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Research results

Author of

over 130 mathematical papers in the fields of:
Multivariate Approximation Theory and Algorithms - Numerical Quadrature and Cubature
Numerical Methods for Differential and Integral Equations - Asymptotic Approximations
with 27 co-authors, published in 57 journals/books
several numerical software packages

Coordination and supervision activity

Co-founder of the CAA: Padova-Verona Research Group on Constr. Approx. and Appl. (
Advisor of 3 Ph.D.s in Mathematical Sciences - Univ. of Padova: A. Sommariva 1999, M. Caliari 2002, F. Piazzon 2016
Supervisor of 4 post-docs: A. Sommariva 2000-2004, A. Martinez 2005-2006, M. Caliari 2006-2007, F. Piazzon 2017-2019
Coordinator of 15 local annual projects (years 2005-2019, about 3 kEuros and 3 components per year)
Coordinator of a University Biennial Project (Padova) (2003-2004, funding: 35 kEuro, people: 8)
Local coordinator of a PRIN 2003 (2004-05, national coord. L. Lopez, Bari; funding: 20 kEuro, people: 4)
Coordinator of a national INdAM-GNCS project (2012, funding: 5 kEuro, people: 5)
Scientific Area Committee (2004-2005) and Board of the Doctoral School in Mathematical Sciences (2005-2010 and 2019-) Univ. of Padova
Organizer of 4 international conferences and 9 workshops on Approximation Theory (Canazei, 2006-2018)
Managing Editor of Dolomites Res. Notes on Approx., published by Padova Univ. Press
indexed in: ISI-WoS, MATHSCINET, SCOPUS - Q2 Scimago Journal Ranking 2018-2019

Evaluation activity

Referee selected by 40 international journals
Reviewer for the European Commission FP7 Marie Curie program (2012)
Reviewer for the FWO Research Foundation - Flanders, Belgium (2013-2015)
Reviewer for the NRDI National Research Office of Hungary (2018)
Reviewer for the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) (2018)

Research areas
Multivariate polynomial approximation

Numerical quadrature and cubature


List of taught course units in A.Y. 2019/20
Degree course code (?) Degree course track Course unit code Course unit name Credits Year Period Lang. Teacher in charge
IN0515 COMMON IN18101050 9 1st Year (2019/20) Second
SC1159 COMMON SC06101050 6 2nd Year (2019/20) First
SC1167 COMMON SCP4063208 7 2nd Year (2019/20) Second