SHORT CURRICULUM VITAE OF PROF. ROBERTO LIVI
Place and date of birth: Florence (Italy) 8th of July 1953.
Academic career: 1977 degree in physics (summa cum laude) at the University of Florence; from 1977 to 1881 INFN fellow at ICTP in Trieste; from 1981 t0 1983 resarcher at the Department of Physics of the University of Trieste; from 1983 to 1993 researcher at the University of Florence; from 1993 to 1996 associate professor at the University of Bologna; from 1996 to 2003 associate professor at the University of Florence; since 2004 full professor at the University of Florence.
Research fields: foundations of quantum mechanics, equilibrium and nonequilibrium statistical mechanics, theory of dynamical and complex systems.
Research activities: he produced more than a hundred publications in international journals with referee. Invited speaker in several international conferences and meetings.
He collaborates also with many research groups all over the world (EPFL ausanne, CPT Marseille, Weizmann Institute Rehovot, INLS San Diego, ENS Paris, MPIPKS Dresden, etc.)
Teaching activities: he has been teaching courses in all of the domains of Theoretical physics; at present he teaches Statistical Mechanics for undergraduate, master and Ph.D.
Students. He also graduated 12 students and 10 Ph.D.'s. He was also named member of many Thesis Committee in his own and in other italian and foreign Universities.
Research Management: since 1976 he is member of the Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare and since 1987 of the Istituto Nazionale di Fisica della Materia, where he was the national representative for the area of Statistical Mechanics and Complex Systems. In between 1993 and 1996 he was Deputy Director of the Forum of Theoretical Physics of INFM; from 1995 to 1997 he was the general coordinator of the EU Network "Complexity and Chaos" (contract n. ERBCHRXCT940546); form 1999 up to 2004 he was the coordinator of the italian node of the EU Network "LOCNET" (contract n. RTN1-1999-00370).
Since 2007 he is the Director of the CSDC Centro Interdipartimentale per lo studio di Dinamiche Complesse , University of Florence.