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The Ambrosetti Medal to mathematicians Fabio Pusateri and Po-Lam Yung

19 November 2021
Two young mathematicians are the winners of the medal conferred by SISSA and the Pietro Pittini Foundation

"Professor Ambrosetti was one of the first professor at SISSA in 1978, the year of the School foundation, and returned to the institution in the last period of his career. He strongly contributed to shaping SISSA as a centre of excellence" SISSA Director Andrea Romanino says. “I am glad that the School can keep his memory alive through an award for scientists that have opened new frontiers in the field of non-linear analysis as Ambrosetti did. I’d like to congratulate the two young winners and thank the Pietro Pittini Foundation for its contribution”.

The ceremony to confer the medal celebrating Professor Antonio Ambrosetti who passed away in November 2020 took place this morning at SISSA. Fabio Pusateri of the University of Toronto has been awarded for his "contributions in the field of nonlinear partial differential equations" and Po-Lam Yung of the Australian National University "for his work on Sobolev spaces".

SISSA Director Andrea Romanino, the theory Vice director Nicola Gigli, Massimiliano Berti, professor of mathematics at SISSA, Gianluigi Rozza, coordinator of the area of Mathematics of the School and Marina Pittini, President of the Pietro Pittini foundation took part in the event together with family members of prof. Ambrosetti and a group of his friends and colleagues.

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