Maria Giovanna Mora Curriculum Vitae


Degree in Mathematics with full marks and honours at the Università di Parma
Thesis: Nonlocal Approximation of Free Discontinuity Problems
Advisors: Emilio Acerbi (Università di Parma) and Massimo Gobbino (Università di Pisa)

Ph.D. in Mathematics at the Functional Analysis and Applications sector of SISSA
Thesis: The calibration method for free-discontinuity problems on small domains (download)
Advisor: Gianni Dal Maso (SISSA)


2001 - 2003
Post-doc at the Max-Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences, Leipzig (Germany)

2004 - 2011
Assistant Professor (Ricercatore universitario) in Mathematical Analysis at SISSA

Fall Semester 2007
Visiting Professor at the Institute for Mathematics and its Applications, Minneapolis (USA)

2012 - present
Associate Professor in Mathematical Analysis at the Università di Pavia


PI of the Blue Sky Research Project Plasticity at different scales: micro to macro, awarded by the Università di Pavia, 2017-2019 (60,000 EUR)

Ph.D. students

Lucia Scardia, Ph.D. SISSA 2007 (co-supervised with G. Dal Maso), now lecturer at the University of Bath (UK)

Elisa Davoli, Ph.D. SISSA 2012, now Universitätassistentin at the University of Vienna (Austria)

Giovanni Battista Maggiani, Ph.D. Università di Pavia 2017

Visits for scientific collaboration

Max-Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences, Leipzig, Germany (2005, 2006, and 2007); University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA (2008); Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA (2008, 2010, 2012, 2016, and 2017); Université de Paris Nord, France (2009); Courant Institute, New York, USA (2009); Université Paris 6, France (2011); University of Bath, UK (2017).


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