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Personal Information
Date of Birth: 05/09/1949
City, Country of Birth: Florence, Italy
Citizenship: Italian
Languages: Italian, English, Latin, some French


1972 Laurea in Matematica University of Pisa Mathematics
1972 Diploma di licenza Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa Mathematics
1968 Maturit.a Classica Liceo Ginnasio "Michelangelo", Firenze


1984-present - Full Professor University of Pisa Italy
2014- present - Professore distaccato, Academia Nazionale dei Lincei, 
          Centro interdisciplinare "B. Segre" , Italy
2010-2013 Distinguished Fellow King Saud University Saudi Arabia
2004-2007 Director, Dep. of Applied Mathematics,University of Pisa, Italy
1998-2004 Director, Centro Interdipartimentale per lo Studio dei Sistemi Complessi,
          University of Pisa, Italy
1990 Visiting Professor Rutgers University New Jersey, USA
1982-1984 Visiting Professor University of Wisconsin at Madison, Wisconsin, USA
1982-1984 Director, Istituto di Mathematica Applicata, University of Bari, Italy
1980-1984 Full Professor University of Bari Italy
1976-1978 Visiting Professor, CIMS, New York University, New York, USA
1974-1980 Assistent Professor University of Pisa Italy
1972-1974 Postdoc, University of Paris VI and Ecole Normale Superieure of Paris,France


2009 Prize "Wanda e Luigi Amerio", Gold Medal conferred by Istituto Lombardo,
     Accademia di Scienze e Lettere
2006 Commendatore, An honorary title conferred by the President of the Italian Republic
2004 Prize University of Genova
2002 ISI Highly Cited List of the most cited reserchers
1994 Ordine del Cherubino, An honorary title conferred by the University of Pisa
1974 Prize UMI/CNR A prize for young researchers


2003-2011 Gruppo 2003 Founding Member 
Journal of Fixed Point Theory and Applications, Editor-in-Chief
Nonlinear Advanced Studies, Editorial Board
Advances in Nonlinear Analysis, Editorial board
Mediterranean Journal of Mathematics, Editorial Board
Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências, Editorial Board
Boletim da Sociedade Paranaense de Matem.atica (BSPM), Editorial Board
Biology Forum, Advisory Board

Research Interests

. Partial Differential Equations
. Variational and Topological Mehods
. Hamiltonian dynamics
. Lorenzian geometry
. Solitary waves and solitons
. Non Standard Analysis
. Applications of information theory to the study of chaotic dynamics.