CV

General Information

Full Name Silvio Fanzon
Currently Lecturer in Applied Mathematics
Institution University of Hull, UK
Email S.Fanzon@hull.ac.uk
Website silviofanzon.com
Orcid 0000-0003-1974-1434
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Research Interests

Mathematics Optimization, Inverse Problems, PDEs
Applications Mathematical Imaging, Machine Learning, Materials Science
Other Optimal Transport, Variational methods, Measure theory, Regularity theory, Primal-dual methods, Gradient methods

Education

  • 2018
    PhD in Mathematics
    University of Sussex, UK
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    • Thesis: Geometric patterns and Microstructures in the study of Material Defects and Composites  
    • Advisor: Mariapia Palombaro  
    • Grade: Pass with no corrections
  • 2014
    MSc in Mathematics
    Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
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    • Thesis: A variational approach to topological singularities in two-dimensions  
    • Advisor: Marcello Ponsiglione  
    • Grade: 110/110 Cum Laude
  • 2011
    BSc in Mathematics
    Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
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    • Thesis: The isoperimetric problem  
    • Advisor: Annalisa Malusa  
    • Grade: 110/110 Cum Laude

Academic Positions

  • Since 2023
    Lecturer in Applied Mathematics  
    University of Hull, UK
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    • Research
      • Conducting original research
      • Authoring grant applications
      • Dissemination activity
    • Administrative
      • Taking part in public outreach events
      • Acting as examiner in student Vivas
    • Supervision
      • Designing original thesis projects
      • Supervision of Undergraduate and Master students
      • Supervision of PhD Students
    • Teaching
      • Designing courses and teaching material
      • Delivering in person and online classes
      • Managing online resources
      • Providing Intermediate and final assessment
      • Providing student support through office hours
    • Courses taught
      • Statistical Models (2024)
      • Differential Geometry & Topology (2023)
      • Numbers, Sequences & Series (2023)
  • 2022 - 2023
    Faculty Member
    University of Graz, Austria
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    • Research
      • Conducting original research
      • Co-authoring grant applications
      • Dissemination activity
    • Administrative
      • Organizing seminars for PhD School
      • Providing support for grant applications
    • Teaching
      • Designing courses and teaching material
      • Delivering in person and online classes
      • Managing online resources
      • Providing Intermediate and final assessment
    • Courses taught
      • Analysis 3 (2022)
      • Inverse Problems (2022)
  • 2018 - 2021
    Postdoctoral Researcher
    University of Graz, Austria
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    • Researcher on 3 Austrian Science Fund Projects
      • Contributing to research output
      • Writing intermediate and final reports
      • Dissemination activity
    • Administrative
      • Organizing department seminars
      • Providing support for grant applications
    • Teaching
      • Designing courses and teaching material
      • Delivering in person and online classes
      • Managing online resources
      • Providing Intermediate and final assessment
    • Courses taught
      • Calculus of Variations (2021)
      • Advanced Functional Analysis (2019)
  • 2014 - 2018
    Associate Tutor
    University of Sussex, UK
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    • Roles
      • Facilitating exercitation classes of 30 students
      • Marking assignments
      • Offering office hours
      • Invigilating tests
    • Courses taught
      • Mathematics Demystified (2016)
      • Analysis 1 (2017)
      • Geometry 1 (2017)
      • Probability and Statistics (2015, 2016)
      • Introduction to Probability (2015, 2016)

Publications

  • I have authored
    • 1 Preprint
    • 9 Peer-reviewed Journal Articles
    • 1 Book
    • 3 Theses
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Research Impact

  • 2020 - 2021
    Project: Regularization Graphs for Variational Imaging
    Funder: Austrian Science Fund (FWF)
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    • My role
      • Major contribution to research output
      • Contributed to dissemination activity
    • Project details
      • Principal investigator Kristian Bredies  
      • Project description  
      • FWF Project Webpage  
      • Funding €231k
  • 2019 - 2021
    Project: Solving bilinear inverse problems by tensorial lifting
    Funder: Austrian Science Fund (FWF)
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    • My role
      • Major contribution to research output
      • Contributed to dissemination activity
    • Project details
      • Principal investigator Kristian Bredies  
      • Project description  
      • FWF Project Webpage  
      • Funding €221k
  • 2018 - 2020
    Project: Mathematical methods for motion-aware medical imaging
    Funder: Austrian Science Fund (FWF)
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    • My role
      • Major contribution to research output
      • Contributed to dissemination activity
      • Contribued to intermediate and final reports
    • Project details
      • Principal investigator Kristian Bredies  
      • Project description  
      • FWF Project Webpage  
      • Funding €234k
  • 2014 - 2018
    PhD Studentship: Rigidity problems and Microstructures in Materials Science
    Funder: University of Sussex, UK
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    • Full-time Salary for 3.5 Years (£49k)
    • Fees Waiver for 3.5 Years (£14k)
    • Travel and research grant (£5.8k)
  • 2014 - 2017
    Travel support
    Funder: The insitutions below (total £4k)
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    • Oxford University, UK
    • Warwick University, UK
    • Carnegie Mellon University, US
    • National Research Council, Italy
    • SISSA, Italy

Teaching Experience

  • I have taught 15 courses, including
    • 7 Courses as Lecurer
    • 8 Courses as Teaching Assistant
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Supervision

  • I have supervised 2 students, including
    • 1 Master student
    • 1 Undergraduate students
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Qualifications & Memberships

  • Member of the Inverse Problems International Association (IPIA)
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice (PCAP)
    • Enrolled in PCAP programme at the University of Hull
    • Starting date September 2023
    • Will lead to Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)  

Technical Skills

Coding Python, Matlab, Mathematica, R, C
Teaching LaTex, Quarto, Canvas, Panopto, MS Office, MS Teams, Moodle
Web Git, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Jekyll, Liquid, YAML, Markdown

Reviewer Activity

  • I reviewed for the following Journals
    • SIAM Journal on Mathematical Analysis  
    • SIAM Journal on Imaging Sciences  
    • Numerische Mathematik  
    • Inverse Problems and Imaging  
    • Mathematics in Engineering  

Communication

  • I have given 15 presentations, including
    • 12 oral presentations (11 invited)
    • 3 poster presentations (1 invited)
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