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Gianluigi Rozza

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+39 040 3787 451
Special Positions: 
SISSA Director's Delegate for Valorization of Research - Innovation - Knowledge and Technology Transfer - Industrial Cooperation
SISSA HPC Commission
SISSA Technology Transfer Commission
SISSA Website Commission
SISSA SIAM Student Chapter Faculty Advisor
SISSA Library Open Access Commission
Essential Bio: 
  • 2016-present: Principal Investigator of the European Research Council Consolidator Grant AROMA-CFD (H2020 ERC CoG 2015, grant agreement 681447): "Advanced Reduced Order Methods with Applications in Computational Fluid Dynamics"
  • 2014-present: Tenured Associate Professor in Numerical Analysis
  • 2012-2014: SISSA Excellence Grant NOFYSAS, New Opportunities for Young Scientists at SISSA, " Computational and Geometrical Reduction Strategies for the Simulation, Control and Optimization of Complex Problems".
  • Lauream cum Laude, Aerospace Engineering at Politecnico di Milano (2002), Phd in Applied Mathematics at Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (2005). Post-doc research associate at MIT, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Center for Computational Engineering (2006-08).
  • Researcher and Lecturer (Bachelor and Doctoral classes and summer schools) at EPFL (2008-2012).
  • Excellence research grant (NOFYSAS) at SISSA (2012-2014), International School for Advanced Studies, in Trieste with an independent research project in the field of numerical analysis and computational science and engineering.

He is a member of the recently created (2010) SISSA mathLab laboratory. Research Affiliate at MIT since 2008. He is lecturer in the SISSA doctoral program in Mathematical Analysis, Modelling and Applications since 2013, in the SISSA-ICTP master in High Performance Computing and at the master degree in Mathematics of University of Trieste since 2014. Author of more than 90 scientific publications (editor of two books and author of two books). Co-advisor of 14 master thesis since 2004, co-director of 7 PhD theses (4 at EPFL and 3 at Politecnico di Milano) since 2009. PI/coPI of 4 projects at FNS, Swiss National Science Foundation (2006-2012), task coordinator for an ERC project (2009-2013), coordinator of two INDAM-GNCS projects (2015-2016), Principal Investigator of an ERC Consolidator Grant (H2020). Within SISSA mathLab he is responsible of UBE (Under Water Blue Efficiency project, within the technological cluster MARE tc FVG), co-responsible of TRIM project (within the Technological Cluster Trasporti 2020), and industrial projects with local industries, such as Danieli. Winner of the 2004 Bill Morton CFD Prize (Oxford University); MIT fellowship for his research in CFD (2005); ECCOMAS Award 2006 for the best Phd Thesis in applied sciences and engineering. Springer Computational Science and Engineering prize in 2009 for the development of a reduced basis software library for computational mechanics problems (rbMIT), recipient of the 2014 ECCOMAS young investigator Jacques Louis Lions Award in Computational Mathematics for researcher under 40 years old. He has been invited speaker at more than 40 national and international conferences or workshops. He has organized national and international workshops and served in the scientific and organizing committee of some conferences, in particular SIAM CSE13 in Boston, MoRePaS 2015 at SISSA, IACM FEF 2017 in Rome, QUIET 2017 at SISSA. He is in the management committee for EU-MORNET COST (Model Reduction Network, Cooperation in Science and Technology of European Union), representing Italy, and chair of one workgroup (methodological developments). He is associate editor of SIAM/ASA Journal of Uncertainty Quantification since 2013, SIAM Journal of Numerical Analysis since 2015, Computing and Visualization in Science since 2016. 

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