RICCARDO CAMBINI

- University of Pisa (Italy) -

E-mail: cambric@ec.unipi.it


 

Biographical Notes

  • Born on March 15, 1968.
  • Graduated in Computer Sciences at the University of Pisa on June 14, 1991, discussing a research thesis on Hypergraph Flows.
  • PhD degree in Mathematics Applied to Economics achieved at the University of Trieste on October 27, 1995, discussing a research thesis on Scalar and Vector Generalized Convexity.

 

Curriculum Vitae

  • From April 1, 1993, to September 18, 2012, is a member of the Department of Statistics and Applied Mathematics, Faculty of Economics, University of Pisa. Since September 19, 2012, is a member of the Department of Economics and Management, University of Pisa.
  • Since December 16, 2002, works as a full professor in Mathematics Applied to Economics at the University of Pisa, Faculty of Economics.
  • Worked at the University of Pisa, Faculty of Economics, in the field of Mathematics Applied to Economics as a researcher from April 1, 1993, to October 31, 1998, and as an associate professor from November 1, 1998, to December 15, 2002.

 

Scientific Activities

    Main data
  • Author/coauthor of 38 papers published on international Journals or volumes and 11 papers published on national editions. Regarding to these 49 papers, 37 are online available by means of a DOI, 20 are listed in the ISI Web of Knowledge, 28 in Scopus and 40 in MathSciNet.
  • Attended 19 International Conferences and 26 national ones, presenting some of his research papers.
  • Member of the International Scientific Committee (1997-2000, 2000-2004, 2004-2006, 2006-2009, 2009-2012, 2012-2015) of the Working Group on Generalized Convexity.
  • Associate Editor of the Journal of Information & Optimization Sciences (ISSN: 0252-2667) since 2005 and of the International Journal of Mathematics and Analysis (ISSN: 0973-3604) since 2006.
  • Visiting Professor at the "A. Gary Anderson School of Management", University of California Riverside, May 12-15, 2008, where some lessons on "Linear Fractional Programming and its use in Data Envelopment Analysis" have been taken.
  • Main research fields: Scalar and Vector Generalized Concavity/Convexity, Scalar and Vector Optimization, Scalar and vector Duality, Nonlinear Programming, Quadratic Programming, Fractional Programming, Network Flows, Linear Economic Models, Mathematical Models for Logistics and Energy Markets, Data Envelopment Analysis.
    Research projects
  • Unit scientific coordinator of the PRIN 2006 research programme "Generalized monotonicity: models and applications".
  • Project coordinator of the research "Optimization Methods for Economics, Finance and Industry", supported by CNR (Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche) among the "Progetto GIOVANI - AGENZIA2000".
    Invited talks and lessons
  • International Conference on Optimization Modelling and Applications (OPTIMA-2012), Delhi (India), November 29 - December 1, 2012, organized by the "Operational Research Society of India", where the talk "On the minimization of a class of generalized linear functions on a flow polytope" has been taken.
  • Training Programme on Optimization and Its Applications, Delhi (India), November 26 - December 1, 2012, organized by the "Operational Research Society of India", where some lessons on "Vector Optimization and Duality" have been taken.
  • 40th Annual Convention of Operational Research Society of India, Delhi (India), December 4-6, 2007, where the talk "A parametric approach in global optimization: the optimal level solutions method" has bee taken.
  • ORSI Workshop on Optimization and Its Applications, Delhi (India), November 29 - December 3, 2007, where some lessons on "Vector Optimization" have been taken.
  • INTAS Summer school: Nonlinear analysis with applications in Economics, Energy and Transportation, Bergamo (Italy), June 5-9, 2006, where some lessons on "Multiobjective Problems with Set Constraints: from Necessary Optimality Conditions to Duality Results" have been taken.
    Further activities
  • Reviewer of the Mathematical Reviews (ISSN 0025-5629) since March 2005.
  • Member of the "scientific advisory committee" of:
    • International Conference on Optimization Modelling and Applications (OPTIMA-2012), Delhi (India), November 29 - December 1, 2012.
    • Training Programme on Optimization and Its Applications, Delhi (India), November 26 - December 1, 2012.
    • 40th Annual Convention of Operational Research Society of India, Delhi (India), December 4-6, 2007.
    • ORSI Workshop on Optimization and Its Applications, Delhi (India), November 29 - December 3, 2007.
    • INTAS Summer school: Nonlinear analysis with applications in Economics, Energy and Transportation, Bergamo (Italy), June 5-9, 2006.
  • Member of the "Organizing Committee" of:
    • XXXV Convegno A.M.A.S.E.S., Pisa (Italy), September 15-17, 2011.
    • Workshop di Finanza Matematica, Pisa (Italy), February 1-2, 2001.
    • 6th International Symphosium on Generalized Convexity/Monotonicity, Karlovassi-Samos (Greece), August 30 - September 3, 1999.
  • From July 16 to August 21, 1997, is a visiting research fellow at the “Drake Centre - Department of Management Science” of the “University of Manitoba”, Winnipeg (Manitoba, Canada). Some studies on vector invex and B-vex functions, and their applications to optimization, are carried on with Prof. Bector.
  • Acted as a referee for various international scientific journals (“Optimization”, “Journal of Optimization Theory and Application”, “Journal of Information & Optimization Sciences”, “Journal of Global Optimization”, “Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications”, “Mathematical Methods of Operations Research”, “SIAM Journal of Optimization”).
  • Member of Associazione per la Matematica Applicata alle Scienze Economiche e Sociali (since 1993), Mathematical Programming Society (since 1997), Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (from 1998 to 2000).

 

PhD Theses and Post-Doc Grants Coordinator

  • Coordinator of the Post Doc grant “Mathematical optimization models for logistics” obtained by Dr. Rossana Riccardi from August 2007 up to September 2010.
  • Coordinator, with Dr. Rossana Riccardi, of the PhD thesis “Data envelopment analysis: uncertainty, undesirable outputs and an application to world cement industry” defended by Dr. Roberta Toninelli on June 8, 2011.
  • Coordinator of the PhD thesis “Branch-and-Bound and Branch-and-Reduce approaches for a class of D.C. Programs” defended by Dr. Francesca Salvi on May 31, 2010.
  • Coordinator of the PhD thesis "Optimal fleet size and scheduling: some theoretical results and a real application" defended by Dr. Rossana Riccardi on December 15, 2006.

 

Main Faculty Activities

 

Teaching Duties

  • From 1992/1993 to 1997/1998 collaborates on the following courses:
    • From 1992/1993 to 1997/1998 gives a practice course of "Calculus" at the Faculty of Economics.
    • From 1992/1993 to 1995/1996 collaborates on the course of "Operations Research" at the Faculty of Economics.
    • In 1996/1997 gives a practice course of "Mathematics Applied to Economics" at the Faculty of Economics.
    • In 1996/1997 and 1997/1998 gives a practice course of "Operations Research and Mathematics for Economics", with the use of computers as a practicing tool, at the Faculty of Economics.
  • In 1998/1999 gives a course of "Calculus" and a course of "Mathematics Applied to Economics" at the Faculty of Economics.
  • Since 1999/2000 is member of the PhD program in Mathematics for Economics, University of Pisa.
  • In 1999/2000 gives a course of "Calculus", a course of "Mathematics Applied to Economics" and a course of "Decision Theory" at the Faculty of Economics.
  • Since 2000/2001 is member of the PhD program in Economics, University of Pisa.
  • In 2000/2001 and 2001/2002 gives a course of "Calculus", a course of "Decision Theory" and a course of "Matrix Analysis" at the Faculty of Economics.
  • In 2002/2003, 2003/2004, 2004/2005, 2005/2006, 2006/2007 gives a course of "Calculus", a course of "Decision Theory", a course of "Computational Methods for Economics" and a course of "Matrix Analysis" at the Faculty of Economics.

 

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