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Mathematical Analysis, Modelling, and Applications

The activity in mathematical analysis is mainly focussed on ordinary and partial differential equations, on dynamical systems, on the calculus of variations, and on control theory. Connections of these topics with differential geometry are also developed.The activity in mathematical modelling is oriented to subjects for which the main technical tools come from mathematical analysis. The present themes are multiscale analysismechanics of materialsmicromagneticsmodelling of biological systems, and problems related to control theory.The applications of mathematics developed in this course are related to the numerical analysis of partial differential equations and of control problems. This activity is organized in collaboration with MathLab for the study of problems coming from the real world, from industrial applications, and from complex systems.

Effective dynamics of the nonlinear Schroedinger equation on large domains

In this minicourse, we will be mainly concerned with the following question: Suppose we consider a nonlinear dispersive or wave equation on a large domain of characteristic size L: What is the effective dynamics when L is very large? This question is relevant for equations that are naturally posed on large domains (like water waves on an ocean), and in turbulence theories for dispersive equations.

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