

BIANCHI ALESSANDRA
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Proposals for thesis
 Random walks on Random graphs
 Contact Process  Voter model  Branching Brownian Motion  Percolation and Ising model  Large deviations  Metastability and potential theory techniques  Metastability in nonreversible systems  Inclusion process and condensation  Inhomogeneous Markov chains  Relaxation time in Markov processes  Random walk in random scenery  Population models  Random assignment Curriculum Vitae
Alessandra Bianchi was born in Novafeltria (RN), Italy, on the 31/12/1977
° On July 2003 she graduated cum Laude in Mathematics at the University of Bologna. ° On April 2007 she received a PhD in Mathematics from the University of Roma Tre. ° On January 2007 she obtained a threeyears postdoc fellowship in the research team “Interacting random system” of the WIAS of Berlin (Germany). ° From September 2009 to April 2012 she worked as postdoc researcher at the Mathematics Department of Bologna on the project “Selfsimilar processes with longrange dependence”. ° From May 2012 she is Assistant Professor of Probability and Statistics at the Department of Mathematics of Padova. Her research interests concern Probability and Statistical Mechanics. In particular:  Metastability in Markovian processes  Stochastic dynamics and relaxation time  Interacting particle systems on random structures  Random walks on point processes She has published 12 articles on international scientific journals and held about 50 talks to students and experts of the field. She has been participant of 2 PRIN reasearch projects (2011, 2017), of a GNAMPA project (2012), of a "progetto d'Ateneo" (2013), and from 2012 to 2016 she has been PI of the Bologna Unity for the FIRB project "Stochastic Processes and Interacting Particle Systems: duality, metastability and their applications". In the framework of this project she supervised two postdoc fellowships of 3 years. Between 2007 and 2019 she has been visitor of the following research centers: University of Bonn (Germany), EURANDOM (Holland), Technion di Haifa (Israel), BCPR and IMPA of Rio de Janeiro (Brasil), LATP of the Université de Provence (Francia), IHP of Paris (France), ICERM of the Brown University (Providence, USA). She has been coorganizer of the two editions of the ”Summer School in Probability”, held in Bologna in 2009 and 2012, and of the "Winter School in La Habana 2019” , held in La Habana (Cuba) in 2019. She has supervised about 15 thesis of BMS and master in Mathematics, and since 2019 she is coresponsible of a research fellowship based at the Mathematics department of Bologna. Research areas
 Metastability in Markovian processes
 Stochastic dynamics and relaxation time  Interacting particle systems on random structures  Random walks on point processes Publications
(1) A. Bianchi, P. Contucci, C. Giardina (2003). Thermodynamic Limit for MeanField Spin Models. Math. Phys. El. J., 9(6).
(2) A. Bianchi, P. Contucci, A. Knauf (2004). Stochastically Stable Quenched Measures. J. Stat. Phys., 117(5/6), 831844. (3) A. Bianchi (2008). Glauber dynamics on hyperbolic graphs: Boundary conditions and mixing time. Electr. J. Prob., 13, 1980–2012. (4) A. Bianchi, A. Bovier, D. Ioffe (2008). Sharp asymptotics for metastability in the random field CurieWeiss model. Electr. J. Prob., 14, 15411603. (5) A. Bianchi, A. Bovier, D. Ioffe (2011). Pointwise estimates and exponential laws in metastable systems via coupling methods. Annals of Probability, 40(1), 339371. (6) A. Bianchi, M. Campanino, I. Crimaldi (2012). Asymptotic normality of a Hurst parameter estimator based on the modified Allan Variance. International J. of Stochastic Analysis, vol. 2012, 120. (7) A. Bianchi, S. Bregni, I. Crimaldi, M. Ferrari (2012). Analysis of a Hurst parameter estimator based on the modied Allan variance. In: 2012 IEEE Globecom Workshops, p. 17161721, Anaheim, California, USA, 37 December 2012. (8) A. Bianchi, A. Gaudillière (2015). Metastable states, quasistationary and soft measures, mixing time asymptotics via variational principles. STOCHASTIC PROCESSES AND THEIR APPLICATIONS, vol. 126, p. 16221680. (9) A. Bianchi, G. Cristadoro, M. Lenci, M. Ligabò (2016). Random walks in a onedimensional Lévy random environment. JOURNAL OF STATISTICAL PHYSICS, vol. 1, p. 2240. (10) A. Bianchi, S. Dommers, C. Giardinà (2017). Metastability in the reversible inclusion process. ELECTRONIC JOURNAL OF PROBABILITY, vol. 22, p. 134. (11) A. Bianchi, M. Lenci, F. Pène (2019). Continuoustime random walk between Lévyspaced targets in the real line. STOCHASTIC PROCESSES AND THEIR APPLICATIONS, under press. List of taught course units in A.Y. 2019/20


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