Academic degree 1991: Degree in Mathematics with maximum score (110/110 cum laude) at University of Bari, Italy. Research grants and contract research position: 1992 – 1995 : Grants in Numerical Analysis at National Research Council (CNR), IAC- Bari, Italy. Supervisor: Prof. R. Peluso. 1995 - 1997: Contract researcher in Numerical Analysis at National Research Council (CNR), IAC- Bari, Italy. Current positions 1998- today : Permanent Researcher at National Research Council (CNR), IAC- Bari, Italy. Member of the PHD professors board at the Mathematics Department, University of Bari. Course: "One-step methods for ordinary differential equation with Matlab". Member of the editorial board of Journal of Computer Science (Science Publication) and Abstract and Applied Analysis (Hindawi Publishing Corporation). Area of expertise: Geometric numerical integration of differential equations: methods for preserving quadratic invariants, energy-preserving methods, symplectic Runge Kutta methods, symplectic partitioned Runge-Kutta methods, splitting methods, splitting and composition methods. Numerical linear algebra: inverse eigenvalue problems. Recent funded research activities 2008-2010: Research Project leader RSTL id.332 (Ricerca Spontanea a Tema Libero). Area tematica: Scienze matematiche ed informatiche. Titolo del progetto: Numerical algorithms for differential equations with specific qualitative properties. Supervisor of the post-doc grant at IAC (CNR) assigned to dott. Brigida Pace. 2011-2013: Research Project participation: European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme FP7/2007 - 2013, SPA.2010.1.1-04: “Stimulating the development of GMES services in specific area”, under grant agreement 263435, project title: BIOdiversity Multi-Source Monitoring System:from Space To Species (BIOSOS) coordinated by CNR- ISSIA, Bari-Italy (http://www.biosos.eu ). Research activity: "Cyclic population and metapopulation dynamics for the study of habitat fragmentation"
Biography Updated on 4 September 2012