Research Area: Mathematical Analysis (MAT/05)  


Dipartimento di INFORMATICA
Ca' Vignal 2
Strada le Grazie, 15
  • 37134 Verona

office: 217
Tel: 045 802 7979
email: virginia.agostiniani<at>

Research interests

Calculus of variations and its applications to materials science, geometric properties of PDEs.

Short vita

December 2004: Bachelor degree in Mathematics, University of Florence, advisor Donato Pertici;

September 2006: Bachelor degree in Piano, Conservatoire G. Puccini (La Spezia), advisor Massimo Caselli;

April 2008: Master degree in Mathematics, University of Florence, advisor Rolando Magnanini;

October 2008 - Sepember 2012: Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics at SISSA 
under the supervision of Gianni Dal Maso and Antonio DeSimone;

October 2012 - September 2014: Postdoctoral Research Associate 
at the Oxford Centre for Nonlinear PDE, Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford, 
ERC project  ``The Mathematics of Solid and Liquid Crystals'', P.I. John Ball;

October 2014 - 14 January 2018: Postdoc at SISSA,
ERC project  ``Micromotility'', P.I. Antonio DeSimone;

15 January 2018 - 28 February  2018: Assistant Professor (RTDa) 
at Department of Mathematics, Università degli Studi di Padova.

1 March 2018 - today: Assistant Professor (RTDb) 
at Department of Computer Science, Università degli Studi di Verona.


V. Agostiniani and R. Magnanini, Discrete Contin. Dyn. Syst. Ser. S 4 n. 4 (2011), 791--800, pdf

V. Agostiniani and R. Magnanini, Ann. Mat. Pura Appl. 190 n. 1 (2011), 21--31, pdf

V. Agostiniani and A. DeSimone, Contin. Mech. Thermodyn. 23 n. 3 (2011), 257--274, pdf

V. Agostiniani, Discrete Contin. Dyn. Syst. 32 n. 4 (2012), 1125--1167, pdf

V. Agostiniani and A. DeSimone, Int. J. Non Linear Mech. 47 (2012), 402--412, pdf

V. Agostiniani, G. Dal Maso, and A. DeSimone, Ann. Inst. H. Poincaré Anal. Non Linéaire 29 n. 5 (2012), 715--735, pdf

V. Agostiniani, T. Blass, and K. Koumatos, Math. Models Methods Appl. Sci. 25 n. 1 (2015), 1--38, pdf

V. Agostiniani, R. Rossi, and G. Savaré, Rend. Circ: Mat. Palermo 64 n. 1 (2015), 101--116, pdf

V. Agostiniani, G. Dal Maso, and A. DeSimone, Proc. Roy. Soc. Edinburgh Sect. A145 (2015), 669--701, pdf

V. Agostiniani and L. Mazzieri, J. Math. Pures Appl. 104 (2015), 561--586, pdf

V. Agostiniani, A. DeSimone and  K. Koumatos, J. Elasticity 127 (2017), 1--24, pdf

V. Agostiniani and L. MazzieriRendiconti Lincei Matematica e Applicazioni 28 (2017), 7--20, pdf
V. Agostiniani and A. DeSimoneMathematics and Mechanics of Solidsdoi: 10.1177/1081286517699991, pdf

V. Agostiniani and L. Mazzieri, Communications in Mathematical Physics 335 (2017), 261-301pdf

V. Agostiniani and R. Rossi, Journal of Differential Equations263 (2017), 7815--7855pdf

V. Agostiniani, A. DeSimone, A. Lucantonio, and D. Lučić, Mathematics in Engineering 1 (2018), 204--223, pdf  

V. Agostiniani, A. Lucantonio, and D. Lučić, ESAIM: COCV, 25 article 24 (2019), pdf 

V. Agostiniani, L. Mazzieri, to appear on Calculus of Variations and Partial Differential Equations, pdf 


V. Agostiniani, M. Fogagnolo, and L. Mazzieri (preprint 2018, submitted). 

V. Agostiniani, M. Fogagnolo, and L. Mazzieri (preprint 2019, submitted). 


- Un problema sovradeterminato relativo all'operatore di Laplace
Master thesis, pdf

Ph. D. thesis.

Other publications

- "Mum and postdoc at SISSA"
Newsletter of the European Mathematical Society  issue 99, March 2016, p. 41.