Franco Brezzi#


Franco Brezzi
Email:brezzi 'at' imati.cnr.it
Membership Number:4354
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:ITALY
Section:MATHEMATICS
Username:fbrezzi
Homepage: http://arturo.imati.cnr.it/brezzi




Present and Previous Positions
  • 2006 - 2015 Professor of Numerical Analysis at the Istituto Universitario di Studi Superiori (IUSS) of Pavia
  • 1977 - 2006 Professor of Mathematical Analysis at the University of Pavia
  • 1975 - 1977 Professor of Mathematical Analysis at the Polytechnic of Torino
  • 1969 - 1975 Assistant Professor of Numerical Analysis at the University of Pavia
  • 2013 - present Vice-President of EMS (European Mathematical Society )
  • 2006 - 2012 President of U.M.I. (Unione Matematica Italiana) for two terms
  • 2002 - 2012 Director of "Istituto di Matematica Applicata e Tecnologie Informatiche" of Italian CNR
  • 2015 Associate Researcher at IMATI-CNR, Pavia

Fields of Scholarship
  • Boundary value problems for P.D.E. (existence, uniqueness, regularity, etc.)
  • Numerical solution of linear elliptic problems with irregular data
  • Basic properties of finite element methods (in particular, mixed, hybrid, etc.)
  • Behavior of finite dimensional discretizations of bifurcation problems
  • Finite element analysis of plates and shells
  • Stabilization techniques for finite element formulations
  • Residual-free bubbles and subgrid-scale simulations
  • Discontinuous Galerkin finite elements
  • Mimetic finite differences
  • Virtual element methods

Honours and Awards
  • 2016 Ritz-Galerkin Medalby ECCOMAS
  • 2015 SIAM Fellow
  • 2014 Leonhard Euler Medal by ECCOMAS
  • 2014 Invited Plenary Lecturer at the International Congress of Mathematicians
  • 2012 Blaise Pascal Medal for Mathematics by European Academy of Sciences
  • 2010 Gili-Agostinelli Award by Accademia delle Scienze di Torino
  • 2010 R.E. Marker Lecturer, State College (USA)
  • 2009 SIAM Von Neumann Award
  • 2009 - present Member of the European Academy of Sciences
  • 2004 Gauss-Newton Medal by IACM (International Association of Computational Mechanics)
  • 2003 ISI Highly cited Researcher in Mathematics
  • 2002 Fellow of the International Association of Computational Mechanics
  • 2001 -present Member of Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei
  • 2000 T.H.H Pian Medal al ICES'2K
  • 1991-present Member of the Istituto Lombardo, Accademia di Scienze e Lettere

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