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Cycle: 
24 cycle
Tutor: 
Prof. Daniele Del Santo
Curriculum, Annual Report, Thesis: 
Current Position: 

Ph.D. student

Scientific Activity: 

Study of the 3D Navier-Stokes equations in a rotational framework: existence and uniqueness of mild solutions. My studies focus on the analysis of the regularity of initial data that one need to obtain global well posedness for the Navier-Stokes-Coriolis problem in the three dimensional case. So far Ḣ¹/² regularity is known to be sufficient to obtain global solutions: in my thesis I want to prove a similar result in the L³ case and then I will try to generalize to less regular function spaces.

Background: 

BSc in mathematics, october 2008, university of Trieste, thesis: "Unicità del problema di Cauchy per il sistema delle onde termoelastiche" (Uniqueness for the Cauchy problem for the system of thermoelatic waves) mark: 110/110 cum laude. Diploma Sissa for Laurea Specialistica (Diploma assigned on a merit base).

Publications: 
  • M. Pivetta Backward uniqueness for the system of thermoelastic waves with non-lipschitz continuous coefficients Proceedings of the 7th ISAAC Congress, July, 13-18 2009, Imperial College, London, in press.