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Simone Brugiapaglia is Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Statistics at Concordia University since 2019. He studied mathematics at the University of Pisa, where he received his BSc in 2010 and his MSc in 2012 and where he held two scholarships from the Istituto Italiano di Alta Matematica. Dr. Brugiapaglia received his PhD in Mathematical Models and Methods in Engineering from Politecnico di Milano in 2016, where he held a scholarship from the Italian Ministry of Education, Universities and Research. He was a post-doctoral fellow at École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne in Spring 2016 and at Simon Fraser University from 2016 to 2019. He held a Postdoctoral Training Centre in Stochastic Fellowship from the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences from 2016 to 2018. In 2019, he was awarded a Leslie Fox Prize for Numerical Analysis by the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications. In 2023, Dr. Brugiapaglia served as Interim Director of the Applied Math Laboratory of the Centre de Recherches Mathématiques and as Scientific Director of the Winter meeting of the Canadian Mathematical Society. He has co-authored one book and more than twenty scientific publications, including book chapters, peer-reviewed journal articles, and conference proceedings. His work is published in venues such as SIAM Journal on Mathematics of Data Science, Foundations of Computational Mathematics, Mathematics of Computation, Neural Computation, Numerische Mathematik, and IEEE Transactions on Information Theory. His research interests include mathematics of data science, computational mathematics, and numerical analysis.
2019-now: Tenure-track Assistant Professor at Concordia University, Montréal, QC, Canada.
2016-2019: Postdoctoral Fellow at Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada. (Mentors: B. Adcock and P. F. Tupper)
2016: Postdoctoral Fellow at École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland. (Mentor: F. Nobile)
2012-16: Ph.D. - MOX, Politecnico di Milano, Italy. (Advisors: S. Perotto and S. Micheletti)
2010-12: Master's Degree in Mathematics, University of Pisa, Italy. (Advisor: L. Gemignani)
2007-10: Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics, University of Pisa, Italy. (Advisor: D. A. Bini)
Fellowships and Awards
2023: Concordia University Research Award
2019: IMA 19th Leslie Fox Prize for Numerical Analysis (2nd place)
2017: Spotlight talk prize at the SFU Postdoc Research Day 2017
2016–18: Postdoctoral fellowship from the PIMS Postdoctoral Training Center in Stochastics
2012–15: PhD scholarship from the Italian Ministry of Education, Universities and Research.
2010–12: INdAM Scholarship for graduate students (Ranked 2nd on a national level in Italy)
2007–10: INdAM Scholarship for undergraduate students (Ranked 25th on a national level in Italy)