• Full Professor in Operations Research (MAT/09) , University of Catania, from October 1st, 2017;
  • Member of the ASN Committee in Operations Research, 2021-2023;
  • Member of the Presidio di Qualità of the University of Catania from March, 2016;
  • Associate Professor in Operations Research (MAT/09) , University of Catania, January 18th, 2005 – September 30th, 2017;
  • President of the Master of Science in Mathematics for the A.Ys. 2015/20, resigned on January 2, 2016;
  • Assistant Professor in Operations Research, University of Catania, October 1st, 2001 – January 17th, 2005;
  • Visiting Scholar for the spring semester from March 1th to May 31th, 2006 at the Division of Engineering and Applied Science (DEAS)Harvard University;
  • Winner of a national competition for an “Assegno di Ricerca” on “Calculus of the Variations and Applications to Equilibrium Problems”, Faculty of Mathematical, Physical, and Natural SciencesUniversity of Catania, November 2nd, 1999 – September 30th, 2001;
  • Professional Adviser for the study of Lagrange Theory, Duality Theory, Minimax Theory related to more general dual formulations of the traffic equilibrium problem, University of Pisa, July-November 1995.

Academic Positions

  • October 2017 Full Professor in Operations Research

  • January 2005 Associate Professor in Operations Research

  • October 2001 Assistant Professor in Operations Research

  • Spring semester 2006 Visiting Scholar at the Division of Engineering and Applied Science (DEAS), Harvard University

Selected Awards

  • Award “Gioacchino Iapichino” for the year 1996, Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei
  • Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center Fellowship, 2003.
  • Visiting Scholarship during the Spring semester 2006 at the Division of Engineering and Applied Science (DEAS), Harvard University.

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Journal of Convex Analysis 25(2), 2018, 339-340.
P. Daniele, F. Giannessi, M. Théra
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