Renato Spigler received his degree in electronical engineering at the University of Padua, Padua, Italy in 1972, and a specialization in theory and application of computing machines at the University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy in 1975. Since 1994, he has been a Full Professor of numerical analysis at the University of Lecce, Lecce, Italy, and since 1996 of mathematical analysis at the Roma Tre University in Rome, Italy. In 1980-1981, he has been an Honorary Fellow at University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wis, and in 1981-1982 and 1983–1985 he has been a Visiting Member or Associate Research Scientist at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University, New York, NY, USA. Over the years he has been granted EURATOM, CNR, NATO, and Fulbright Scholarships, besides financial supports from a number of universities as VPI, Duke (USA), Roorke, IIT, IISc (India), and Rovira i Virgili (Spain). He has served as an Operating Unit Director for the Italian CNR, Associated Contractor in European Projects (Human Capital and Mobility, 1994–1996; PACE-MAST3, 1996–1999). He acted as an expert evaluator of national and international research projects (of Italy, NATO, Europe, Austria, and Chile). He is the author or coauthor of more than 100 scientific papers, of several university books and of dozens of congress communications. His research interests include the numerical treatment of ordinary, partial, and stochastic differential equations of physical or technological interest, difference equations, and applied mathematics.
Biography Updated on 17 January 2011