Short Bio
I am Chair of Applied and Computational Mathematics at the School of Mathematics, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh UK and Professor of Numerical Analysis at the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Ferrara, Italy. I received my Ph.D. in Mathematics from the University of Bologna, Italy, and subsequently held visiting professorships at the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA, the University of OrlĂ©ans, France, and the University of Toulouse, France. I served as Department Chair from 2009 to 2018. I was awarded as Nelder Fellow at the Imperial College, London, UK, in 2015, John von Neumann Professor at the Technical University of Munich, Germany, in 2019 and Wolfson Fellow of the Royal Society in 2023.  I am currently member of the steering committee of the Italian Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIMAI), and member of the Committee for Applications and Interdisciplinary Relations (CAIR) of the European Mathematical Society (EMS). I served as associate editor for several international journals among which Multiscale Modeling and Simulation, and SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing. The results of my research activity are reported in more than 200 scientific publications and 5 books. 

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