Rinaldo M. Colombo

Università degli Studi di Brescia, Italy

Rinaldo M. Colombo graduated in mathematics at Milan University (supervisor: L. Galgani). He received an M.S. degree in functional analysis and applications at SISSA, Trieste (supervisor: A. Cellina) and a Ph.D. degree in functional analysis and applications at SISSA, Trieste (supervisor: A. Bressan). In 1991, he served as an Assistant Professor in mathematical analysis at Milan University. In 1998, he held the position of an Associate Professor at Brescia University. Since 2005, he serves as a Full Professor at Brescia University, Faculty of Engineering. He is author of more than 70 papers published in journals or conference proceedings. Moreover, he serves as Invited Lecturer at the HYP2010 meeting in Beijing, as Invited Speaker at the 2009 Summer Program at the IMA (Minneapolis), Plenary Lecturer in the phase transitions session, GAMM 2003 meeting. Invited speaker in two sessions at the SIAM 2002 Meeting, and as Main Speaker in the nonlinear waves session, ISAAC 2001 Meeting. He spent research periods and delivered seminars at Stanford University, Brown University, Max Planck Institute (Leipzig, Germany), Penn State University (State College, Pennsylvania), IWR (Heidelberg, Germany), Ecole Polytechinque (Paris, France), and RWTH (Aachen, Germany). He also delivered seminars at the universities of Crete, Freiburg, Marseille, Maryland (College Park), Nice, Toulon, Wisconsin (Madison), Wuerzburg and L'Aquila, Milano (University, Polytechnic and Bicocca), Padova, Pavia, Roma, Torino, Trento. In additon, he served as a Scientific Coordinator of joint projects with companies, Local Coordinator of national research projects ("PRIN"), Supervisor of postdoctoral fellowships, Organizer of meetings and Summer/Winter schools, in Italy and abroad. Since 1993, his main research interest has been the theory of hyperbolic systems of conservation laws and its applications. His teaching activity covered courses ranging from basic calculus to advanced mathematical/functional analysis at the Ph.D. level.

Biography Updated on 3 March 2011

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