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Structure Department of Mathematics
Telephone 0498271370
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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 l'a.a. 2019/20
(updated on 21/04/2019 08:55)

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
* personal web page:

Research results

Author of

* 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 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 14 local annual projects (years 2005-2018, 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 the journal Dolomites Res. Notes on Approx., published by Padova Univ. Press and indexed on: ISI, MATHSCINET, SCOPUS

Evaluation activity

* Referee selected by 39 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