- Born at Vigevano (Italy)
in September 1958.
- Married, three children.
- Currently Professor
of Mathematical Analysis.
started in 1983
with a researcher position; then he became associate professor in 1992
full professor in 1994.
- The teaching
in Calculus and Advanced Calculus for students of Mathematics,
Engineering, Computer Sciences, and Physics, and courses in Nonlinear
Partial Differential Equations for PhD students.
research activity, he is author or coauthor of more than 100 papers.
The main research subject regards nonlinear evolution problems arising
from differential models in Thermodynamics, Mechanics and Physics, Physiology.
interested in proving
and uniqueness theorems;
other issues are regularity, asymptotic behaviour of the solution
with respect to time or to special parameters, stability and
convergence as well as error estimates for time discretization or for
Colli spent one year in
VI in 1985-86 and visited several foreign universities.
He attended and contributed to a number of congresses and workshops.
- He serves in
the editorial board of
Methods in the Applied Sciences"
(since 1997) and "Advances in
Mathematical Sciences and Applications" (since 2002).