CURRICULUM VITAE of GIOVANNI GALLAVOTTI

Universita' degli Studi di Roma, La Sapienza
Dipartimento di Fisica
Piazzale Moro 5
00185 ROMA, ITALIA
email: giovanni@math.rutgers.edu
web: http://math.rutgers.edu/~giovanni/index.html

Piscataway 7 May 2011


Curriculum Vitae

  • 1 - Birthdate 29--December--1941
  • 2 - Laurea cum laude in Physics, Universit\`a di Roma, 1963.
  • 3 - Diploma cum laude of the Scuola di perfezionamento in Fisica, Universit\`a di Firenze, 1965.
  • 4 - Professor without tenure of ``Fisica I'' at the Engineering School, Universit\`a di Firenze, 1964/65.
  • 5 - Professor without tenure of ``Fisica dei neutroni'' at the Facolt\`a di Scienze, Universit\`a di Firenze, 1965/66.
  • 6 - Research Associate in Mathematical Physics at the Institut des Hautes Etudes Scientifiques (I.H.E.S.) Paris, 1966/67 -- 1967/68.
  • 7 - Research Associate at the Mathematics Department of the Rockefeller University, New York, 1968/69 -- 1969/70.
  • 8 - Libero docente (professor without chair) of ``Istituzioni di Fisica Teorica,'' December 1969.
  • 9 - Assistant Professor with tenure of ``Analisi Matematica'' at the Mathematics Department of the U\-niversi\-t\`a di Roma, 1970/71 -- 1971/72.
  • 10 - Associate Professor with tenure of ``Istituzioni di Analisi Superiore'' at the Mathematics Department of the Univer\-si\-t\`a di Roma, 1970/71 -- 1971/72.
  • 11 - Professor of ``Meccanica Razionale,'' November 1971 (this means that I could be legally given a tenured full professorship in Mechanics or related topics).
  • 12 - Professor with tenure of ``Metodi Matematici della Fisica'' at the Physics Department of the Universita` di Napoli, 1972/73 -- 1974/75.
  • 13 - Visiting Professor at the Theoretical Physics Department of the University of Nijmegen, Netherlands, 1973/74.
  • 14 - Editor for Equilibrium Statistical Mechanics for ``Communications in Mathematical Physics,'' October 1973 to October 1976.
  • 15 - Offer of a tenured full professorship in ``Probability Theory'' at the ETH of Z\"urich, Switzerland, 1974 (not accepted)
  • 16 - Transferred to the chair of ``Meccanica Razionale'' of the Isti\-tu\-to di Matema\-ti\-ca of the Univer\-si\-t\`a di Roma, 1--November--1975.
  • 17 - Member of the Editorial Board of the Encyclopedia of Mathematics of Addison-Wesley, since December 1975.
  • 18 - Member of the Editorial Board of the ``Journal of Statistical Phy\-sics,'' October 1976 to 1978.
  • 19 - Transferred to the chair of ``Istituzioni di Fisica Matematica'' of the Istitu\-to Matemati\-co of the Univer\-si\-t\`a di Roma, 1--November--1980.
  • 20 - ``Lefschetz professor'' at the Mathematics Department of Princeton University, 1982
  • 21 - Trasferred to the chair of ``Meccanica Razionale'' of the Mathematics Department of the IId Universita` di Roma, 1--November--1983.
  • 22 - Offer of a tenured full professorship by Rutgers University, 1983.
  • 23 - Member of the Institute for Advanced Study of Princeton 1984/85.
  • 24 - Editor of the Section ``Meccanica Statistica'' of the ``Dizionario di Scienze Fisiche'' of the Enciclopedia Italiana.
  • 25 - Member of the Editorial Advisory Board of rivista ``Acta Applicandae Mathematicae,'' since 1984; of ``Computational Mechanics,'' since 1985; of the board of Editors of ``Il Nuovo Cimento B,'' since 1985, and of ``Meccanica'' since 1987; of ``Forum Mathematicum'' since 1987.
  • 26 - Member of the Advisory Board of the series ``Studies in Statistical Mechanics,'' printed by North Holland, directed by J. Lebowitz, since 1985.
  • 27 - Director of the International Meeting ``Problemi Matematici dalla Meccanica dei Fluidi,'' Accademia dei Lincei, IBM-Italia, CNR in Roma (at the Academy), 6--12 June 1986.
  • 28 - Invited talk at the International Congress of mathematicians, Berkeley, August 1986.
  • 29 - Director of the International School ``Non linear Evolution and Chaotic Phenomena,'' City of Noto, NATO-ASI, Universit\`a di Catania, IBM-Italia e CNR (Noto), 8--19 June 1987.
  • 30- Professor at the ``Centro Interdisciplinare Linceo'' ``Beniamino Segre,'' Academy, Roma, for the years 1986/1989
  • 31 - Trasferred to the Chair of ``Meccanica dei Fluidi'' of the Physics Department of the Universit\`a di Roma, La Sapienza, 1988.
  • 32 - Founding member and member of the Board of ``Chief editors'' of ``Journal of Nonlinear Science,'' since 1988.
  • 33 - Invited to deliver a plenary talk at the "SIAM conference on applications of dynamical systems", October 15- 19, 1992, Snowbird, Utah.
  • 35 - Codirector of I-th Celestial Mechanics National Meeting Aquila, maggio 1993.
  • 36 - Chair of "Meccanica Superiore", november 1994.
  • 37 - Correspondent Member of the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, july 1994.
  • 38 - Nov. 1995, prize for the "best articla on Annales de l' Institut Poincar\'e, Theoretical Physics section for the year 1994" to the paper n. 108 of the publication list
  • 39 - Prize ``Presidente della Repubblica'', at the Natural Sciences Class of the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei
  • 40 - Plenary conference at $M\cap\Phi$, Brisbane, july 1997.
  • 41 - Plenary conference at XX StatPhys, Paris, july 1998.
  • 42 - Plenary conference at ICM98, Berlin, august 1998.
  • 43 - Member of the Scientific Board of I.H.E.S., Paris, january 1998--
  • 44 - Editor of Journal des Math\'ematiques pures et appliqu\'ees, Paris, june 1998--2009.
  • 45 - Organizer of the meeting on ``Separatrix splitting and Arnold diffusion'', I.H.E.S., 5--18 September 1999.
  • 46 Co-organizer Workshop in nonequilibrium statistical mechanics, February-March 1999 e 1-19 February 2001 at ESI, Vienna.
  • 47 Member of the Scientific Board of $M\cap\Phi$, Londra--2000.
  • 48 Member of the Scientific Board of StatPhys, at Mexico--2001.
  • 49 Member of the editorial board of Communications in Mathematical Physics, July 2000--.
  • 50 Member of the Scientific Board of ESI Vienna, January 2000--2006.
  • 51 Member of the Scientific Board of ``Institut Henri Poincar\'e'' Paris, 2000--2005.
  • 52 Corresponding member of Istituto di Studi Romani, 2002.
  • 53 Member of the excutive committee of "International Mathematical Physics Association" 2003-2005.
  • 54 Member of the editorial board of Journal of Mathematical Physics, 2004-.
  • 55 President of the IAMP, International Association for Mathematical Physics, 2006--2008.
  • 56 Member of the organizing committee of "Boltzmann's Legacy" International Symposium, ESI, Vienna, June 7-9, 2006.
  • 57 Plenary talk at the 15-th "Conferencia Nacional de Fisica" of the Portuguese Physical Society, Aveiro, 4-7 Sept. 2006.
  • 58 Award of {\it Boltzmann Medal} 2007 by IUPAP (Intenational Union of Pure and Applied Physics). Remarks on the Boltzmann medalists by M.E.Fisher
  • 59 Member of ''Accademia Europaea'', 2008.
  • 60 Member of the Scientific Board of CIME 2008.
  • 61 National member of Accademia dei Lincei, 2011.

  • Books
  • 1 Meccanica Elementare, ed. P. Boringhieri, Torino, p. 1--501,1980.
  • 2 Aspetti della Teoria ergodica qualitativa e statistica del moto, Quaderno U.M.I., no. 21, ed. Pitagora, Bologna, 1982, p. 1--300.
  • 3 The Elements of Mechanics, Springer--Verlag, p.1--575, New York, 1983. Traduzione della I edizione italiana di 'Meccanica Elementare', riveduta e ampliata.
  • 4 Meccanica Elementare, seconda edizione riveduta, ed. P. Boringhieri, Torino, 1986, p. 1--536.
  • 5 Renormalization group, p. 1--143, Princeton University Press, 1995, (G. Benfatto).
  • 6 Trattatello di Meccanica Statistica, ``Quaderni del CNR-GNFM'', vol. {\bf 50}, p. 1--350, Firenze, 1995.
  • 7 Ipotesi per una introduzione alla Meccanica dei Fluidi, ``Quaderni del CNR-GNFM'', vol. {\bf 52}, p. 1--428, Firenze, 1997.
  • 8 Statistical Mechanics. A short treatise, p. 1-345, Springer--Verlag, Berlin, 1999.
  • 9 Foundations of Fluid Mechanics, Springer--Verlag, p.1--513, 2002, 2005, ISBN: 978-3-540-41415-5.
  • 10 Aspects of the ergodic, qualitative and statistical theory of motion, Springer--Verlag, p.1--434, 2004, (F.Bonetto, G.Gentile).
  • 11 Foundations of Fluid Mechanics, 2a ristampa, corretta, Springer--Verlag, p. 1--519, 2005 (ISSN 0172-5998, ISBN 3-540-41415-0).
  • 12 The Elements of Mechanics, Ipparco Editore, p.1--587, Roma, 2008. II Edizione Inglese, 'Meccanica Elementare', riveduta e ampliata.
  • 13 Nonequilibrium and irreversibility, Preprint, p.XI-247, 2013.


  • From the deatiled curriculum

    Academies
  • - Professor at ``Centro Interdisciplinare Linceo Beniamino Segre'', Accademia Lincei, 86/89
  • - Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei (Correspondent member 1994)
  • - Isttuto nazionale di Studi Romani (2004)
  • - Academia Europaea (2009)
  • - Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei (National member 2011)


    Awards & Special Lectures
  • - Lefschetz professor, Mathematics Dept., Princeton U., 1982
  • - Prize Presidente della Repubblica (1997)
  • - Boltzmann Medal, IUPAP (2007)
  • - Bernoulli Lecture, 2013 (Lausanne, EPF) (Poster)
  • - Lezione Enriques, 2013 (Milano, Universit\`a) (Poster)


  • Grants: PRIN (Italian) and European

  • - PRIN 1994 Scientific Director for Metodi geometrici e probabilistici in fisica matematica
  • - Program Director in the frame of "Human Capital and Mobility" (EU grant: Contract number CHRX-CT94-0460, 1/1/1995 through 31/12/1998, 250,000 ECU)
  • - PRIN 1998 member in the programProprieta` statistiche di sistemi dinamici classici, quantistici e stocastici, (Scientific director Prof. G. Jona-Lasinio). 24 months.
  • - PRIN 2000 member in the programSistemi dinamici classici quantistici e stocastici (Scientific d irector Prof. G. Jona-Lasinio). 24 months.
  • - PRIN 2004 Scientific director of the program Meccanica Classica e Statistica. 24 months.
  • - PRIN 2008 Scientific director of the program Analisi multiscala e metodi probabilistici nello studio di sistemi dinamici classici, quantistici e stocastici. 24 months.

    Seminars, Theses, Organizational activities

  • - Weekly seminar of "Mathematical Physics" at the Mathematics department of the University of Roma 1, 1975--1982
  • - Weekly seminar at the Physics Department, 1989--2012, II semester "Seminario delle Meccaniche"
  • - 18 these of laurea and/or PhD at Sapienza that were afterwards continued into reseach activity of the students.
  • - Directio of a research group in Mathematical Physics. The group dimension varied in the years: besides the undergraduate and PhH students I can count, among those that partecipated for at least three years 12 colleagues which later became professors in Roman, Italian or forigner universities.
  • - Organizer of several scientific mettings in Italy and abroad.

    Scientific Committees

  • - Member of the Scientific Committee for IHES, Paris 1998-2004
  • - Member of the Scientific Committee for $M\cap\Phi$, London--2000
  • - Member of the Scientific Committee for StatPhys, Mexico--2001
  • - Editor of Communications in Mathematical Physics, july 2000--
  • - Member of the Scientific Board of ESI, Vienna, 2000--2006
  • - Member of the Scientific Board of ``Institut Henri Poincar\'e'' di Parigi, 2000--2004
  • - Member of the Scientific Committee of IAMP 2002-2008
  • - President of IAMP "International association for mathematical physics", 2006-2008
  • - Member of the Scientific Committee of CIME (Centro Italiano Matematico Estivo) 2008-2013

    Foundation of Scientific Journals

  • - Journal of Nonlinear Science (Springer) 06/1988 (co-founder)
  • - Mathematical Physics Electronic Journal (http://www.ma.utexas.edu/mpej, co-founder, 1995-1996)

    Editor of journals, series, encyclopediae

  • - Communications in Mathematical Physics 10/1973 10/1976
  • - Encyclopedia of Mathematics (Addison-Wesley), dal 12/1975-12/1977
  • - Communications in Mathematical Physics, 01/2000 2012-...
  • - Journal of Statistical Physics, 10/1976 10/1978
  • - Dizionario delle Scienze Fisiche, Enciclopedia Italiana 01/1986 12/1988 (Sezione di Meccanica Statistica)
  • - Acta Applicandae Mathematicae, 06/1984-12/1985
  • - Collana editoriale "Studies in Statistical Mechanics" (North Holland) 01/1985-12/1986
  • - Computational Mechanics 06/1985 06/1986
  • - Forum Mathematicum. 0/1987-2012...
  • - Mathematical Physics Electronic Journal (0/1995-2012...)
  • - Nuovo Cimento B, 01/1995-12/1999
  • - Meccanica, 01/1987-12/1992
  • - Journal des Mathematiques Pures et Applique's, 01/1997 12/2006
  • - Dynamical Systems (Francis and Taylor) 01/2007-12/2013...
  • - Communications in Contemporary Mathematics 12/01/2006-2013...
  • - Dynamics of PDE (International Press) 01/2004-2013...
  • - Journal of Mathematical Physics (AIP) 01/2004-2013...

    Plenary speaker

  • - Plenary Conference at ``SIAM conference on applications of dynamical systems'', ottobre, 1992, Snowbird, Utah.
  • - Plenary Conference at ICMP (International Conference of Mathematical Physics, ICMP$, Brisbane, luglio 1997
  • - Plenary Conference at XX Convegno StatPhys, Parigi, luglio, 1998
  • - Plenary Conference at "International Conference of Mathematicians", ICM98, Berlino, agosto, 1998
  • - Plenary Conference at 5-th "Conferencia Nacional de Fisica" della Portuguese Physical Society, Aveiro, Sept., 2006

    Participations and invitations to various Congresses and Schools can be desumed from the list of publications.