Curriculum Vitae et Studiorum
Elisabetta Rocca
Born in Broni (PV), the August 28, 1976.

Present Position:

November 2018 - present, Full Professor in Mathematical Analysis at the at the Department of Mathematics of the University of Pavia, Italy.

Previous Positions (from 2010):

March 2016 - November 2018, Associate Professor in Mathematical Analysis at the at the Department of Mathematics of the University of Pavia, Italy.
Research fields

Analysis of Partial Differential Equations, Continuum Thermomechanics, Fluid mechanics

Undergraduated and graduated studied and previous working experiences
  • PhD in Mathematics Scientific Calculus the February 19, 2004 with the thesis: ``Some phase field models of Penrose-Fife type'' (download a  PS  or PDF file), advisor Prof. G. Gilardi, at the  University of Pavia.
  • Graduated cum laude in Mathematics at the University of Pavia, the July 1, 1999, with the thesis: ``Analisi asintotica rispetto al parametro di rilassamento in tempo di un modello di campo di fase conservativo con memoria'' (download PS) (advisor Prof. P. Colli).
  • High school degree (scientific oriented), liceo scientifico statale di Broni (PV),  Italy, 1995.

Awards
  • Premio di Laurea Luigi Berzolari biennio 1997/98 e 1998/99, Pavia March 2001.
  • Premio SAFI (Scuola Avanzata di Formazione Integrata) of Pavia, 2001/2002.
  • Premio SAFI (Scuola Avanzata di Formazione Integrata) of Pavia, 2002/2003.

Research Experiences (2007-present)

Organizing Experiences 
  • Meeting on ``Inverse and Direct Problems'', Cortona (June 20--24, 2005).Organized with A. Favini (Bologna), A. Lorenzi,  and F. Messina (Milano).
  • Coordinator (with Stefano Bosia, Michela Eleuteri, and Enrico Valdinoci) of the Spring School on "Rate-independent evolutions and hysteresis modelling" Milano (Italy), May 27 -- 31, 2013.
  • MS13: Coupled Variants of the Cahn-Hilliard Equation of the Equadiff Conference, 2013, Prague, Czech Republic, August 25--31, 2013.
  • RIPE60 -- Rate Independent Processes and Evolution -- Workshop on the occasion of  Pavel Krejci 60th birthday, Mathematical Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague,  June 24 -- 26, 2014. Organized with E. Feireisl (Prague).
  • Special Session ``Variational energy and entropy approaches in non-smooth thermomechanics'' of the 10th-AIMS Conference on Dynamical Systems, Differential Equations and Applications, July 07 - July 11, 2014, Madrid. Organized with E. Bonetti (Pavia).
  • Indam-ERC Workshop  ``Special materials in complex systems'', INDAM, Rome - May 18-22, 2015. Organized with Elena Bonetti (Pavia), Cecilia Cavaterra (Milano), and Riccarda Rossi (Brescia).
  • February 21 2019:  "Decima Giornata di Studio Universita' di Pavia - Politecnico di Milano su Equazioni Differenziali e Calcolo delle Variazioni",
    organizzata con Monica Conti, Giulio Schimperna e Franco Tomarelli.
Selected Invited Talks (More than 60 from 2000 up to now)
  • November 6, 2003: Universal attractor for some singular phase transition systems at Poitiers (France) (download PS).
  • June 10, 2005: A phase transition model with the possibility of voids at the International Meeting ``Free boundary problems: theory and applications'', in Coimbra, Portugal (download a PDF).
  • January 10, 2006: Modelli di transizione di fase non locali at the ``seminario di Matematica Applicata'', IMATI-CNR, Pavia.
  • June 25, 2006: Nonlocal phase field models at ``AIMS' Sixth International Conference on Dynamical Systems, Differential Equations, and Applications'', Poitiers (France) (download a PDF).
  • September 15, 2006: A nonlocal phase-field model with nonconstant specific heat at the meeting ``Recent Advances in Free Boundary Problems and Related Topics'', Levico (Tn) , (Italy) (download a PDF).
  • October 25, 2006: A dual formulation for a class of phase-field systems: existence and long-time behaviour of solutions at the ``Langenbach-Seminar'', at the WIAS in Berlin (download a PDF).
  • December 8, 2006: Formulazione duale per un modellodi transizione di fase: buona positura e comportamento per tempi lunghi, at the ``Colloquium Lagrangianum'', Scilla, Reggio Calabria (Italy) (download a PDF).
  • August 29, 2007: Analysis of a nonlinear degenerating PDE system for phase transitions in thermoviscoelastic materials, at the WIAS, Berlin (download a PDF).
  • October 30, 2007: A new dual approach for a class of phase transitions with memory, at the Workshop ``Fluid-Structure Interactions and Related Topics'', at the Necas Center for Mathematical Modelling, Prague (download a PDF).
  • November 27, 2007: A nonlinear degenerating PDE system for phase transitions in thermoviscoelastic materials, at the ``International Conference on Free Boundary Problems. Nonlinear Phenomena with Energy Dissipation: Mathematical Analysis, Modelling and Simulation'', Chiba, Japan (download a PDF).
  • May 19, 2008: Some results on phase change models with microscopic movements, at the ``AIMS' Seventh International Conference on Dynamical Systems, Differential Equations, and Applications'', Arlington, Texas, USA (download a PDF). 
  • July 2, 2009: A bottle in a freezer, (invited talk) at the Meeting ``EEMMAS Evolution Equation and Mathematical Models in the Applied Sciences'', Taranto (download a PDF).
  • May 27, 2010: Liquid-solid phase transitions in a deformable container, at the ``8th AIMS International Conference on Dyn. Systems, Diff. Equations and Applications'', Dresden (downolad a PDF).
  • December 18, 2010: A non-isothermal model for nematic liquid crystals, at the ``Workshop on the occasion of 5th anniversary of the foundation of Jindrich Necas Center for Mathematical Modeling'', Prague (download a PDF).
  • September 14, 2011: Analysis of a non-isothermal model for nematic liquid crystals, 25th IFIP TC 7 Conference 2011 - System Modeling and Optimization, Berlin (download a PDF).
  • June 15, 2012:  Weak formulations of PDEs in thermomechanics, plenary speaker at the 12th International Conference on Free Boundary Problems Theory and Applications, Chiemsee, Germany (download a PDF).
  • July 1, 2012: Degenerating PDE system for phase transitions and damage, at The 9th AIMS Conference on Dynamical Systems, Differential Equations and Applications, Orlando, Florida, USA, SS2 Nonlinear Evolution PDEs and Interfaces in Applied Sciences (download a PDF).
  • July 5, 2012: Evolution of non-isothermal nematic liquid crystals fows, at The 9th AIMS Conference on Dynamical Systems, Differential Equations and Applications, Orlando, Florida, USA, SS7 Recent Progress in the Mathematical Theory of Compressible and Incompressible Fluid Flows (download a PDF).
  • December 04, 2012: Weak solutions for a degenerating PDE system for phase transitions and damage, at the University of Bath, UK (download a PDF).
  • March 27, 2013: Existence and long-time dynamics  of a nonlocal Cahn-Hilliard-Navier-Stokes system with nonconstant mobility, at the Oberwolfach Workshop  ``Interfaces and Free Boundaries: Analysis, Control and Simulation'', Oberwolfach (Germany) (download a PDF).
  • May 14, 2013: Optimal control of multifrequency induction hardening, at the IFIP TC 7.2 Workshop Electromagnetics ``Modelling, Simulation, Control and Industrial Applications", WIAS (Germany) (download a PDF).
  • June 29, 2013: Solutions to a full model for thermoviscoelastic material, at the Joint International Meeting of the American Mathematical Society and the  Romanian Mathematical Society, Alba Iulia (Romania). (download a PDF).
  • October 11, 2013: On a non-isothermal diffuse interface model for two phase flows of incompressible fluids, at the ERC-Workshop on Energy/Entropy-Driven Systems and Applications, Berlin, Germany. (download a PDF).
  • January 27, 2014: Entropic solutions for systems of PDEs arising in complex fluids dynamics, WIAS Colloquium, WIAS, Berlino, Germany. (download a PDF).
  • February 26, 2014: Non-isothermal two phase flows of incompressible fluids, at the DFG–CNRS Workshop Two-Phase Fluid Flows. Modeling, Analysis, and Computational Methods, Paris, France. (download a PDF).
  • September 9, 2014: ``Entropic'' solutions to a thermodynamically consistent PDE system for phase transitions and damage, at the STAMM 2014 Meeting, Poitiers, France. (download a PDF).
  • March 13, 2015: Optimal control of a nonlocal convective Cahn-Hilliard equation by the velocity, Durham University, UK. (download a PDF).
  • April 13, 2015: Choosing the velocity as control in a nonlocal convective Cahn-Hilliard equation, Workshop on “Control Theory and related topics”, Politecnico of Milano, Italy. (download a PDF).
  • September 22, 2015: On some diffuse interface models of tumour growth, Mini Symposium "Mathematics of fluid interfaces", DMV, Hamburg, Germany. (download a PDF).
  • October 27, 2015: Existence of weak solutions and asymptotics for some diffuse interface models of tumor growth, WIAS, Berlin, Germany. (download a PDF).
  • July 18, 2016: Diffuse interface models in Biology and Mechanics, 7th European Congress of Mathematics, Berlin, Germany (download a PDF).
  • September 14, 2016: Diffuse and sharp interfaces in Biology and Mechanics, SIMAI 2016, Milan Politecnico (download a PDF).
  • October 13, 2016: On some diffuse interface models of multispecies tumor growth, Eleventh Workshop on Mathematical Modelling of Environmental and Life Sciences Problems, Constanta, Romania (download a PDF).
  • January 25, 2017: Candidate@Unipv: esperienze a confronto e progettazione futura, Pavia (download a PDF).
  • March 7, 2017: Diffuse interface models in Biology, Annual Meeting of GAMM - Contributed Session: Applied Analysis, Weimar, Germany (download a PDF).
  • May 4, 2017: Optimal Control in Diffuse Interface Models of Tumor Growth,  WIAS, Berlin, Germany (download a PDF).
  • June 27, 2017: Optimal control in diffuse interface models of tumor growth, 37e'me Colloque de la Socie'te' Francophone de Biologie The'orique, Poitiers, France (download a PDF).
  • August 1, 2017: Entropic solutions arising in complex fluids dynamics and damage phenomena, Implicitly constituted materials: Modeling, Analysis and Computing, Roztoky, Czech Republic (download a PDF).
  • December 5, 2017: Diffuse interface models of tumor growth: optimal control and other issues, First meeting of the French-German-Italian LIA COPDESC on Applied Analysis, Paris, France (download a PDF).
  • December 19, 2017: Diffuse interface models for multiphase tumor growth, Prague Compressible Meeting,  Institute of Mathematics of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague, Czech Republic (download a PDF).
  • April 5, 2018: Dissipative solutions for a hyperbolic system arising in liquid crystals modeling, Workshop on Differential Equations, Central European University, Budapest (download a PDF).
  • May 8, 2018: On a hyperbolic system arising in liquid crystals modeling, Workshop on Mathematical Fluid Dynamics, Bad Boll, Germany (download a PDF).
  • June 28, 2018: Optimal control of treatment time in a diffuse interface model of tumor growth and related issues, MOX, Milano Politecnico (download a PDF).
  • July 4, 2018: On a multi-species Cahn-Hilliard-Darcy tumor growth model, Workshop Asymptotic approach to spatial and dynamical organizations, Paris, France (download a PDF).
  • October 26, 2018: Phase-field Models for Biological Systems, Complex Fluids, and Special Materials, Opening Colloquium PhD programme, University of Regensburg, Germany (download a PDF).
  • November 6, 2018: A rate-independent gradient system in
    damage coupled with plasticity via structured strains, Women in Mathematical Materials Science, University of Regensburg, Germany
    (download a PDF).
  • January 22, 2019: Long-time Dynamics and Optimal Control of Diffuse Interface Models for Tumor Growth, Workshop on Surface, Bulk, and Geometric Partial Differential Equations: Interfacial, stochastic, non-local and discrete structures, Oberwolfach, Germany (download a PDF).
  • February, 2019: On the long time behavior of a tumor growth model, Applied Analysis Session of the Gamm 2019, Vienna, Austria (download a PDF).
  • February 27, 2019: On the long time behavior and optimal control of a tumor growth model, BILBAO WORKSHOP ON THEORETICAL FLUID DYNAMICS, BCAM, Bilbao, Spain (download a PDF).
  • March 25, 2019: Recent results on Additive Manufacturing Graded-material Design based on Phase-field and Topology Optimization, INdAM Workshop on Mathematical modeling and Analysis of degradation and restoration in Cultural Heritage Roma (download a PDF).
  • April 10, 2019: Problemi di controllo ottimo con applicazioni in Biologia e Ingegneria, lesson for the students of the University of  Udine.
  • April  11, 2019: On a sliding mode control for a tumor growth problem, ITALIAN-ROMANIAN COLLOQUIUM ON DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS AND APPLICATIONS, Udine, Italy (download a PDF).
  • May 21, 2019: Recent topics in the modeling and analysis of diffuse interface tumor growth, NSF-CBMS Conference on THE CAHN-HILLIARD EQUATION: RECENT ADVANCES AND APPLICATIONS, Montgomery Bell State Park, Nashville, USA (download a PDF).


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