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Renzo Luigi Ricca

Renzo Luigi Ricca, Italian mathematician, researcher. Recipient J.T. Knight prize in mathematics, Cambridge University, 1991; fellow Japan Society for the Promotion of Science visiting fellow, Japan, 2001; Research fellow, Association Sviluppo Science e Technology Piemonte, 1989-1992, Polytechnic Turin, 1992-1994, Lagrange senior fellow, Institute of Science Interchange, Turin, since 2007.


  • Ricca, Renzo Luigi was born on January 24, 1960 in Casale Monferrato, Italy. Arrived in England, 1989, naturalised, 1996. Son of Simone and Luciana Teresa (Penna) Ricca.

  • Education

    • Laurea with honors, Polytechnic of Turin, Italy, 1988. Doctor of Philosophy, Cambridge University, England, 1994.


    • Senior research fellow and lecturer applied mathematics University College, London, 1992—2003. Professor department math University Milano-Bicocca, since 2003. Projects reviewer National Science Foundation, Washington, since 1993.

      Program organizer Newton Institute, 2000. Director International Mathematics Summer Center, 2001.


    • Referee JFM, Proceedings of Royal Society, and others. Contributor articles to Physical Review, Physics Fluids, JFM, Journal Physics, and others.


    Member European Mathematics Society, American Mathematics Society, New York Academy of Sciences.



    Mountain climbing, skiing.


    • father: Simone Ricca
    • mother: Luciana Teresa (Penna) Ricca
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    Born January 24, 1960
    (age 57)
    • 1988
      Polytechnic of Turin
    • 1994
      Cambridge University
    • 1992 - 2003
      Senior, research fellow and lecturer applied mathematics University College
      London, Mpumalanga, South Africa
    • 2003
      professor, department math University Milano-Bicocca