Education

- PhD in Mathematics, Scuola Normale Superiore of Pisa, 1998.
- MSc in Mathematics, University of Pisa, 1993.

Employment

- 2017-present - Professor, Center for Scientific Computing and Mathematical Modeling, University of Maryland.
- Fall 2015 - Eisenbud Research Professor, MSRI, Berkeley.
- 2012-present - Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Maryland.
- 2008-2012 - Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Maryland.
- 2001-2008 - Professore Associato, University of Florence.
- 1995-2001 - Ricercatore, University of Florence.

Additional Affiliations

- Applied Mathematics and Scientific Computing Program (AMSC), University of Maryland.

Grants

- NSF Research Grant DMS-1712934 (2017-2020), Analysis of Stochastic Partial Differential Equations with Multiple Scales.
- NSF Grant DMS-024619, Seminar on Stochastic Processes, 2016.
- NSF Research Grant DMS-1407615 (2014-2018), Asymptotic Problems for Stochastic Partial Differential Equations.
- UMD Advance Program Interdisciplinary and Engaged Research Seed Grant (2013), Dynamic models for transportation systems: Properties and theoretical foundations.
- NSF Research Grant DMS-0907295 (2009-2013), Asymptotic Problems for Stochastic Partial Differential Equations.
- Grant from the European TMR network Viscosity solutions and applications, Paris, Spring 1999.

Awards and other recognitions

- Eisenbud Research Professor, MSRI, Fall 2015.
- Winner of the Italian national abilitation to full professor in probability, 2010.
- Perfezionamento fellowship at the Scuola Normale Superiore of Pisa, 1993-1995.

Editorial Work

- Associate Editor of
*Annals of Probability,*January 2015-present. - Associate Editor of
*Stochastics*, February 2015-present. - Associate Editor of
*Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems - Series A*, December 2014-present. - Associate Editor of
*Brazilian Journal of Probability and Statistics*, January 2013-present. - Associate Editor of
*Potential Analysis*, December 2011-present. - Associate Editor of
*Journal of Theoretical Probability*, August 2009-present.

Other Professional Activities

- Panelist and referee for the National Science Foundation, the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences, the Mathematical Sciences Program of the National Security Agency, the Swiss National Science Foundation.
- Member of the scientific committee of the Seminar on Stochastic Processes, 2014- present

Organization/Co-organization of workshops and seminars

- Summer school
*Recent Developments in Stochastic Partial Differential Equations,*in honor of Giuseppe Da Prato, Riemann International School of Mathematics (RISM), Villa Toepliz, Varese, July 23-28 2018. *Seminar on Stochastic Processes 2016*, University of Maryland, College Park, March 15-18 2016.- Special Session
*Stochastic Analysis and SPDEs*at the Spring Northeastern Section AMS Meeting, March 7-8, 2015. - Special Session
*Asymptotic Problems for Stochastic Processes and PDEs*at the Spring Northeastern Section AMS Meeting, March 7-8, 2015. - Special Session
*Many Facets of Probability*at the 2015 AWM Research Symposium, University of Maryland April 11-12, 2015. - Invited Session on
*SPDEs: Analysis and Computations*at the XXXVII International Conference on Stochastic Processes and their Applications (Buenos Aires, June 28th-August 1st 2013), sponsored by the Bernoulli Society for Mathematical Statistics and Probability and the Institute of Mathematical Statistics. - Conference on
*Asymptotic Problems in Stochastic Processes and PDEs*, College Park, MD, May 20-24, 2013. - Workshop on
*Theory and Applications of Stochastic PDEs*, January 14-18, 2013, in the Infinite Dimensional and Stochastic Dynamical Systems and their Applications program at IMA(September 1, 2012 June 30, 2013.) - Invited Session on
*Large deviations for SPDEs*at the XXXV International Conference on Stochastic Processes and their Applications (Mexico, June 2011), sponsored by the Bernoulli Society for Mathematical Statistics and Probability and the Institute of Mathematical Statistics. *Workshop on Stochastic Partial Differential Equations*, Centro de Giorgi, Pisa 3-7 aprile 2006, co-organizer.

Visiting Positions

- Center for Applied Mathematical Sciences, University of Southern California, Fall 1997.
- Laboratoire Analyse, Géométrie et Applications, University of Paris 13, Spring 1999.
- Centre de Recherche de Mathématiques de la Décision (Ceremade), University of Paris 9, Spring 1999.
- Department of Applied Mathematics, Delft University of Technology, Spring 1999, 2000, 2001, Fall 2001, 2004.
- Fakultät für Mathematik, University of Bielefeld, Spring 2000.
- Mathematics Research Centre, University of Warwick, Summer 2001.
- Institut Mittag-Leffler, Djursholm Sweden, Fall 2007.
- Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge UK, Summer 2010.
- Centre Interfacultaire Bernoulli, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Summer 2012.
- Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley, Fall 2015.

Mentoring

Current PhD Students

- Nicholas Paskal, PhD student of the AMSC Program, Department of Mathematics, University of Maryland.
- Yichun Zhu, PhD student of the Mathematics Program, Department of Mathematics, University of Maryland.

Past PhD students

- Scott Smith, University of Maryland, 2016. Currently, postdoc at the Max Plank Institut in Leipzig, Germany.
- Michael Salins, University of Maryland, 2015. Currently, postdoc at Boston University.
- Jong Jun Lee, University of Maryland, 2014. Currently, postdoc at Rochester University.

Past MA Students at the University of Florence

- Matteo Del Vigna, 2008.
- Marco Camagni, 2005.
- Laura Donnini, 2004.
- Giulia Carreras, 2003.