## 2015

Candidate |
Title |
Advisor |

Matteo Muratori | Weighted functional inequalities and nonlinear diffusions of porous medium type | Gabriele Grillo |

Elisabetta Repossi | On the Mathematical Modeling of a metal foam expansion process | Marco Verani |

Marco Sarti | Efficient solutions techniques for hp-version discontinuous Galerkin approximations of elliptic problems | Paola Antonietti |

Simone Stangalino | Discontinuous Finite Element approximation of Cahn-Hilliard problems | Marco Verani |

## 2014

Candidate |
Title |
Advisor |

Franco Dassi | Advanced techniques for the generation and adaptation of complex surface meshes | Simona Perotto |

Mohammed Abu Ayyash | HNN – Extensions | Alessandra Cherubini |

Alessia Pini | Global and component-wise distribution-free inference for functional data: methods and applications | Simone Vantini |

Viola Pettinati | The role of mechanics in morphogenesis: theory and numerics | Davide Ambrosi |

Matteo Porro | Bio-polymer interfaces for optical cellular stimulation: a computational modelling approach | Riccardo Sacco |

Nadia Bigoni | Mimetic finite difference methods for non-linear and control problems | Paola Antonietti |

Laura Cattaneo | FEM for ODEs with unfitted interfaces: application to flow through heterogeneous media and microcirculation | Paolo Zunino |

Andrea Ghiglietti | Statistical properties of urn models in response-adaptive designs | Anna Maria Paganoni |

Alessandro Mazzetti | Numerical modeling and simulation of combustion processes in hybrid rocket engines | Paolo Barbante |

Raimondo Penta | Multiscale homogenization and its aplication to tumor biology: fluid and drug transport and poro mechanics of growing materials | Davide Ambrosi |

Andrea Cosso | Probabilistic representation of some classes of nonlinear PDEs and connections with stochastic optimal control and stochastic analysis | Marco Fuhrman |

Filippo Dell'Oro | Asymptotic analysis of evolution equations with nonclassical heat conduction | Vittorino Pata |

Alessandro Zilio | On monotonicity formulae, fractional operators and strong competition | Gianmaria Verzini |

Susanna Carcano | Finite element methods and discontinuous Galerkin methods for the numerical modeling of multiphase gas particle flows | Luca Bonaventura |

Mattia Penati | Mathematical and numerical modeling in geodynamic applications | Edie Miglio |

Paolo Zanini | Blind sources separation methods for high dimensional, massive, and complex data | Piercesare Secchi |

Anna Zanzottera | Microstructure evolution in martensitic transformation and crystal plasticity | Paolo Biscari |

Inad Nawajah | Bayesian anallysis of home care congitudinal counts data | Alessandra Guglielmi |

## 2013

Candidate |
Title |
Advisor |

Laura Azzimonti | Blood flow velocity field estimation via spatial regression with PDE penalization | Piercesare Secchi |

Francesca Bonizzoni | Analisys and approximation of moment equations for PDEs with stochastic data | Fabio Nobile |

Gaetano Fileccia | A particle filter approach to parameter estimation in stochastic volatility models with jumps for crude oil market | Carlo Sgarra |

Ilaria Lucardesi | Compliance optimization for thin elastic structures | Ilaria Fragalà |

Giovanni Migliorati | Polynomial approximation by means of the random discrete L2 projection and application to inverse problems for PDE with stochastic data | Fabio Nobile |

Simone Pezzuto | Mechanics of the heart: constitutive issues and numerical experiments | Davide Ambrosi |

Davide Pigoli | Covariance operators as object data: statistical methods and applications | Piercesare Secchi |

Aiman Fadel Nur | HPC simulation of sedimentary basin | Luca Formaggia |

Alessandro Melani | Adjoint-based parameter estimation in human vascular one dimension models | Luca Formaggia |

Stefano Bosia | On some multi-phase problems in continuum mechanics | Maurizio Grasselli |

## 2012

Candidate |
Title |
Advisor |

Alessio Fumagalli | Numerical modelling of flows in fractured porous media by the XFEM method | Luca Formaggia |

Francesca Ieva | Statistical methods for classification in cardiovascular healthcare | Anna Maria Paganoni |

Chiara Lelli | Characterization of delayed after-depolarization in extended FitzHugh-Nagumo models | Paolo Biscari |

Ilario Mazzieri | Non-conforming high order methods for the elastodynamics equation | Alfio Quarteroni, Francesca Rapetti |

Matteo Pischiutta | Mathematical and numerical modelling of the evolution of mixtures of sand in aeolian dunes | Luca Formaggia, Fabio Nobile |

Matteo Pozzoli | Efficient partitioned algorithms for the solution of fluid-structure interaction problems in haemodynamics | Fabio Nobile, Christian Vergara |

Lorenzo Tamellini | Polynomial approximation of PDEs with stochastic coefficients | Fabio Nobile |

Valeria Vitelli | Classification of functional data in the presence of spatial dependence. Methods, algorithms and case studies | Piercesare Secchi |

Oznur Yeldan | A stochastic continuous cellular automata traffic model with fuzzy decision rules | Alberto Colorni |

## 2011

Candidate |
Title |
Advisor |

Paolo Finotelli | Strain-induced defects in nematic elastomers | Paolo Biscari |

Luca Galantucci | Superfluid flows in wall-bounded geometries | Maurizio Quadrio |

Monica Gamba | Study of parameter dependence for hyperbolic systems | Gianni Arioli |

## 2010

Candidate |
Title |
Advisor |

Marco Carnini | A comparison of computational models of gas-surface interaction | Aldo Frezzotti |

Paola Curci | Modellazione e simulazione numerica di onde su domini illimitati | Stefano Micheletti |

Paolo Ferrandi | Wave propagation phenomena in inhomogeneous and anisotropic media | Stefano Micheletti |

Loredana Gaudio | Spectral element discretization of optimal control problems | Alfio Quarteroni |

Gian Pietro Ghiroldi | GPU acceleration of rarefied gas dynamic Simulations | Aldo Frezzotti |

Lucia Mirabella | Numerical methods for cardiovascular problems: computational electrocardiology and fluid dynamics in moving domains | Alessandro Veneziani |

Anna Scotti | A numerical model for generation, retention and expulsion of hydrocarbons from source rock | Luca Formaggia |

## 2009

Candidate |
Title |
Advisor |

Marco Compagnoni | Geometrical aspects of D-Branes in non-compact manifolds | Sergio Cacciatori |

Mariarita De Luca | Mathematical and numerical models for cerebral aneurysms wall mechanics | Alessandro Veneziani, Anne Marie Robertson |

Achille Frigeri | Definability problems in Z and in Zp | Alessandra Cherubini, Christian Choffrut |

Sara Minisini | Mathematical and numerical modeling of controlled drug release | Luca Formaggia, Paolo Zunino |

Andrea Mola | Models for Olympic rowing boats | Luca Formaggia, Muhammad Hajj |

Claudia Nuccio | Word equations on semigroups and monoids | Alessandra Cherubini |

Tiziano Passerini | Computational hemodynamics of the cerebral circulation: Multiscale modeling from the circle of Willis to cerebral aneurysms | Alessandro Veneziani |

Mauro Perego | Mathematical and numerical models for focal cerebral ischemia and electrocardiology | Alessandro Veneziani |

Paola Radrizzani | Game theory and microarray data analysis | Roberto Lucchetti |

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