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Paola Pietra

Role: Research Director
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  • Study of Partial Differential Equations: Mathematical Modeling and Numerical Simulation.   

    • Finite element methods
    • Discontinuous Galerkin methods
    • Stabilization techinques for advection dominated problems
    • Adaptive algorithms

    Application areas

    • Semiconductor devices
    • Nanodevices
    • Filtration problems through porous media
    • Electrostatics                                
  • Education

         1974-1978:   Studies of Mathematics at University of Pavia.

          1998         :  Habilitation in Mathematics, Technische Universitaet Berlin, Germany.

    Professional Career

          since 1991:         Research Director at IMATI

          1982-1991:          Researcher at Istituto di Analisi Numerica CNR (now IMATI)

          1979-1982:          CNR fellow at IAN

          1990-1991:          Visiting Associate Professor at Purdue University, Indiana, USA

          1984-1985:         Post-doctoral position at University of Chicago, Illinois, USA