Alberto Facchini was born on July 31, 1954 in Pordenone, Italy. He received his Laurae degree in mathematics and proclaimed Ph.D. degree in mathematics on July 8, 1977. Since 1987, he has been a full professor of algebra. From 1990 to 1992, he has been the Dean of the Faculty of Mathematical, Physical, and Natural Sciences at Udine. From 2004 to 2008, he has been the Department Chair of the Department of Pure and Applied Mathematics. His field of research is ring theory and module theory, in particular Krull-Schmidt theorems and geometric regularity of direct-sum decompositions for objects of an arbitrary additive category. Moreover, he has written almost a hundred research papers. In 1981, he won the Bonavera Prize in Mathematics. He is a Reviewer for Mathematical Reviews. He has delivered scientific communications and lectures in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, China, Colombia, Czech Republic, Egypt, Germany, Hungary, India, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Mexico, Morocco, Oman, Pakistan, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, UK, and USA. He has been one of the editors of the international journal Communications in Algebra for twelve years (1995–2006) and is presently one of the editors of Rendiconti del Seminario Matematico dell’Università di Padova, Journal of Algebra and Number Theory, Journal of Algebra and Its Applications, International Journal of Modern Mathematics, Bollettino dell’Unione Matematica Italiana (Section B), and Commentationes Mathematicae Universitatis Carolinae.
Biography Updated on 29 February 2012