Studying at the University of Verona

Here you can find information on the organisational aspects of the Programme, lecture timetables, learning activities and useful contact details for your time at the University, from enrolment to graduation.

A.A. 2019/2020

Academic calendar

The academic calendar shows the deadlines and scheduled events that are relevant to students, teaching and technical-administrative staff of the University. Public holidays and University closures are also indicated. The academic year normally begins on 1 October each year and ends on 30 September of the following year.

Academic calendar

Course calendar

The Academic Calendar sets out the degree programme lecture and exam timetables, as well as the relevant university closure dates..

Definition of lesson periods
Period From To
I semestre Oct 1, 2019 Jan 31, 2020
II semestre Mar 2, 2020 Jun 12, 2020
Exam sessions
Session From To
Sessione invernale d'esame Feb 3, 2020 Feb 28, 2020
Sessione estiva d'esame Jun 15, 2020 Jul 31, 2020
Sessione autunnale d'esame Sep 1, 2020 Sep 30, 2020
Degree sessions
Session From To
Sessione di laurea estiva Jul 22, 2020 Jul 22, 2020
Sessione di laurea autunnale Oct 14, 2020 Oct 14, 2020
Sessione di laurea invernale Mar 16, 2021 Mar 16, 2021
Holidays
Period From To
Festa di Ognissanti Nov 1, 2019 Nov 1, 2019
Festa dell'Immacolata Dec 8, 2019 Dec 8, 2019
Vacanze di Natale Dec 23, 2019 Jan 6, 2020
Vacanze di Pasqua Apr 10, 2020 Apr 14, 2020
Festa della Liberazione Apr 25, 2020 Apr 25, 2020
Festa del lavoro May 1, 2020 May 1, 2020
Festa del Santo Patrono May 21, 2020 May 21, 2020
Festa della Repubblica Jun 2, 2020 Jun 2, 2020
Vacanze estive Aug 10, 2020 Aug 23, 2020

Exam calendar

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Exam calendar

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Academic staff

A B C D G L M O R S Z

Albi Giacomo

giacomo.albi@univr.it +39 045 802 7913

Angeleri Lidia

lidia.angeleri@univr.it 045 802 7911

Baldo Sisto

sisto.baldo@univr.it 045 802 7935

Bos Leonard Peter

leonardpeter.bos@univr.it +39 045 802 7987

Boscaini Maurizio

maurizio.boscaini@univr.it

Busato Federico

federico.busato@univr.it

Caliari Marco

marco.caliari@univr.it +39 045 802 7904

Castellini Alberto

alberto.castellini@univr.it +39 045 802 7908

Cordoni Francesco Giuseppe

francescogiuseppe.cordoni@univr.it

Dai Pra Paolo

paolo.daipra@univr.it +39 0458027093

Daldosso Nicola

nicola.daldosso@univr.it +39 045 8027076 - 7828 (laboratorio)

Di Persio Luca

luca.dipersio@univr.it +39 045 802 7968

Gregorio Enrico

Enrico.Gregorio@univr.it 045 802 7937

Liptak Zsuzsanna

zsuzsanna.liptak@univr.it +39 045 802 7032

Mantese Francesca

francesca.mantese@univr.it +39 045 802 7978

Marigonda Antonio

antonio.marigonda@univr.it +39 045 802 7809

Mazzuoccolo Giuseppe

giuseppe.mazzuoccolo@univr.it +39 0458027838

Migliorini Sara

sara.migliorini@univr.it +39 045 802 7908

Monti Francesca

francesca.monti@univr.it 045 802 7910

Orlandi Giandomenico

giandomenico.orlandi at univr.it 045 802 7986

Rizzi Romeo

romeo.rizzi@univr.it +39 045 8027088

Sansonetto Nicola

nicola.sansonetto@univr.it 049-8027932

Schiavi Simona

simona.schiavi@univr.it +39 045 802 7803

Schuster Peter Michael

peter.schuster@univr.it +39 045 802 7029

Solitro Ugo

ugo.solitro@univr.it +39 045 802 7977

Zivcovich Franco

franco.zivcovich@univr.it

Study Plan

The Study Plan includes all modules, teaching and learning activities that each student will need to undertake during their time at the University. Please select your Study Plan based on your enrolment year.

CURRICULUM TIPO:
ModulesCreditsTAFSSD
ModulesCreditsTAFSSD
6
B
(MAT/05)
Final exam
32
E
-

1° Year

ModulesCreditsTAFSSD

2° Year

ModulesCreditsTAFSSD
6
B
(MAT/05)
Final exam
32
E
-
Modules Credits TAF SSD
Between the years: 1°- 2°1 module between the following
Between the years: 1°- 2°1 module between the following
Between the years: 1°- 2°
Between the years: 1°- 2°
Other activities
4
F
-

Legend | Type of training activity (TTA)

TAF (Type of Educational Activity) All courses and activities are classified into different types of educational activities, indicated by a letter.




SPlacements in companies, public or private institutions and professional associations

Teaching code

4S008275

Credits

6

Coordinatore

Giacomo Albi

Also offered in courses

The teaching is organized as follows:

Numerical optimization

Credits

3

Period

I semestre

Academic staff

Giacomo Albi

Modelling seminar

Credits

3

Period

I semestre

Academic staff

Nicola Sansonetto

Learning outcomes

The aim of the first module is to deepen the knowledge and skills especially in the modern theory of dynamical systems and give the student a solid appreciation of the deep connections between mathematics and other scientific disciplines, both in terms of the mathematical problems that they inspire and the important role that mathematics plays in scientific research and industry. Mathematical software tools, and others, will be used to implement algorithms for the solution of the real world problems studied during the course. At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to complete professional and technical tasks of a high level in the context of mathematical modelling and computation, both working alone and in groups. In particular the student will be able to write a model of a real problem, to recognise the effective parameters and analyse the model and its possible implications. The second module wants to provide sufficient theoretical and numerical background for the optimal control of dynamical systems. Such problems will be developed by means of real application examples, and recent research studies. At the end of the course students will be able to decide which numerical method is suitable for the solution of some specific optimal control problems. He/She will be able to provide theoretical results on the controllability and stability of certain optimal control problem and numerical methods. He/She will be able to develop his/her own code, and capable choose the appropriate optimization method for each application shown during the course.

Program

The course presents different differential models with application in biology, economics and robotics.
The analysis of these models will be enached by the study of theoretical aspects, and the development of several computational methods.

PART I: (Numerical Optimization)

* Linear and Nonlinear optimization, KKT conditions, gradient methods, quasi-Newton and Newton methods. Convex optimization.
* Optimal control: direct methods (shooting, collocation), indirect methods (forward-backward) and dynamic programming, Model-Predictive Control.
* Inverse problems and parameters estimation.

Examples and exercise with software ( Matlab/Octave and CVX).


PARTE II: (Modelling)

* Modelling of complex and multi-agent systems (swarming, opinion formaton, Network, and (non-)holonomic systems).
* Bifurcation analysis, and geometric control.

The programme is in accordance with the ECMI standards (European Consortium for Mathematics in Industry, https://ecmiindmath.org/)

Examination Methods

The student is expected to demonstrate the ability to mathematically formalize and solve models used in several scientific discipline, using, adapting and developing the models and advanced methods discussed during the lectures. To that end the final evaluation will consist in a written and oral exam.

Written exam: One question/exercise for each part of the course (Part I and Part II), the solution will possible require the use of computer.

Oral exam: Subject of student choice and discussion of the written exam with questions.

The subject of student choice can be substituted with the development of a small-project to be decided together with the teacher.


Bibliografia

Reference texts
Author Title Publishing house Year ISBN Notes
L. T. Biegler Nonlinear Programming SIAM 2010
Nocedal, Jorge, Stephen Wright Numerical optimization Springer Science & Business Media 2006
Betts, J. Practical Methods for Optimal Control and Estimation Using Nonlinear Programming SIAM 2010
S. Strogatz Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos: With Applications to Physics, Biology, Chemistry, and Engineering Westview Press 2010

Type D and Type F activities

I semestre From 10/1/19 To 1/31/20
years Modules TAF Teacher
1° 2° Python programming language D Maurizio Boscaini (Coordinatore)
1° 2° SageMath F Zsuzsanna Liptak (Coordinatore)
1° 2° History of Modern Physics 2 D Francesca Monti (Coordinatore)
1° 2° History and Didactics of Geology D Guido Gonzato (Coordinatore)
II semestre From 3/2/20 To 6/12/20
years Modules TAF Teacher
1° 2° Advanced topics in financial engineering D Luca Di Persio (Coordinatore)
1° 2° C Programming Language D Sara Migliorini (Coordinatore)
1° 2° C++ Programming Language D Federico Busato (Coordinatore)
1° 2° LaTeX Language D Enrico Gregorio (Coordinatore)
List of courses with unassigned period
years Modules TAF Teacher
1° 2° Axiomatic set theory for mathematical practice F Peter Michael Schuster (Coordinatore)
1° 2° Corso Europrogettazione D Not yet assigned
1° 2° Corso online ARPM bootcamp F Not yet assigned
1° 2° ECMI modelling week F Not yet assigned
1° 2° ESA Summer of code in space (SOCIS) F Not yet assigned
1° 2° Google summer of code (GSOC) F Not yet assigned
1° 2° Higher Categories - Seminar course F Lidia Angeleri (Coordinatore)

Career prospects


Module/Programme news

News for students

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Gestione carriere


Attendance

As stated in point 25 of the Teaching Regulations for the A.Y. 2021/2022, except for specific practical or lab activities, attendance is not mandatory. Regarding these activities, please see the web page of each module for information on the number of hours that must be attended on-site.
Please refer to the Crisis Unit's latest updates for the mode of teaching.

Graduation

Attachments

List of theses and work experience proposals

theses proposals Research area
Controllo di sistemi multiagente Calculus of variations and optimal control; optimization - Hamilton-Jacobi theories, including dynamic programming
Controllo di sistemi multiagente Calculus of variations and optimal control; optimization - Manifolds
Controllo di sistemi multiagente Calculus of variations and optimal control; optimization - Optimality conditions
Formule di rappresentazione per gradienti generalizzati Mathematics - Analysis
Formule di rappresentazione per gradienti generalizzati Mathematics - Mathematics
Mathematics Bachelor and Master thesis titles Various topics
Stage Research area
Internship proposals for students in mathematics Various topics

Alternative learning activities

In order to make the study path more flexible, it is possible to request the substitution of some modules with others of the same course of study in Mathematics at the University of Verona (if the educational objectives of the modules to be substituted have already been achieved in the previous career), or with others of the course of study in Mathematics at the University of Trento.

Attachments


Double degree

The University of Verona, through a network of agreements with foreign universities, offers international courses that enable students to gain a Double/Joint degree at the time of graduation. Indeed, students enrolled in a Double/Joint degree programme will be able to obtain both the degree of the University of Verona and the degree issued by the Partner University abroad - where they are expected to attend part of the programme -, in the time it normally takes to gain a common Master’s degree. The institutions concerned shall ensure that both degrees are recognised in the two countries.

Places on these programmes are limited, and admissions and any applicable grants are subject to applicants being selected in a specific Call for applications.

The latest Call for applications for Double/Joint Degrees at the University of Verona is available now!


Further services

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