Curriculum Vitæ


Ph.D. in Mathematics, 1994
International School for Advanced Studies, Trieste, Italy
Master in Mathematical Physics, 1991
International School for Advanced Studies, Trieste, Italy
Laurea in Physics, 1989
Università di Roma "La Sapienza", Roma, Italy


from 2010
Full Professor, Università di Bologna
Associate Professor, Università di Bologna (May 2010: "Idoneità" for Full Professorship)
Ricercatore, Università di Bologna (July 2002: "Idoneità" for Associate Professorship)
Visiting Research Assistant Professor, University of California, Davis.
Instructor, Princeton University
NATO-CNR Advanced Fellow, University of Virginia
before 1995
Visiting Scientist, Technische Universität Berli

Visiting Professor at:
Institut Henri Poincare, Paris, France, January-April 2015
NYU & ECNU, Shanghai, Cina, August-December 2014
UCD, Dublin, Ireland, July-August 2011
Schroedinger Institute, Dublin, Ireland, July 2010
Weierstrass Institute, Berlin, Germany, July-August 2009
Weierstrass Institute, Berlin, Germany, June-July 2008
Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan, July-August 2007

Awards and Honors

Elected Member of the Accademia delle Scienze dell'Istituto di Bologna, 2016.

Culture Award, Mercatello sul Metauro, August 2008

"Looking Back, looking forward: a celebration of Statistical Mechanics"
December 2008

Schloeßmann Award 2000

Memberships and Boards

Member of the Accademia delle Scienze dell'Istituto di Bologna from 2016.

Director of the Bologna Unit of the Istituto Nazionale di Alta Matematica from 2014.

Scientific Committee of the Collegio Superiore (University of Bologna) from 2014.

Scientific Committee of the Istituto Cattaneo from 2011

Editorial Board of Journal of Mathematical Physics from 2014
Editorial Board of Journal of Statistical Physics 2007-2012
Editorial Board of Advances in Mathematical Physics from 2009
Editorial Board of Quality and Quantity from 2010

Local Coordinator of the PRIN Project: Statistical Mechanics of Disordered and Complex Systems. (2013-2016).

Member of the FIRB Project: Stochastic Processes and Interacting Particle Systems. (2012-2015).

Member of the Project: Competition and Cooperation in Biological and Social Systems (from 2010-2015).

Member of the Steering Committee of the project: Random Geometry of Large Interacting Systems and Statistical Physics (2010-2015)

Head of the project: Mathematical Methods in Social and Economical Sciences, (2007-2012)
Progetti Strategici Università di Bologna

Co-responsible with Stefano Ghirlanda of the EU Grant (Italian Node), fixth framework program, 2007-2009: Cultaptation