Short CV/Education and training

  • Since 2010
    Associate Professor at the Department of Mathematics of the University of Milan

  • 2004 – 2010
    Researcher at the Department of Mathematics of the University of Milan

  • 2004
    PhD in Matematica e Calcolo Scientifico, Università di Pavia

  • 2003
    Postdoc Position (assegno di ricerca) Università di Pavia, sector Analisi Matematica (MAT/05)

  • 2002
    Graduated at the “Scuola Avanzata di Formazione Integrata (SAFI)” with the “Diploma di Formazione Superiore post-laurea”, Università di Pavia

  • 1999
    Laurea in Matematica at Università di Pavia, Italy

Selected publications

  • E. Feireisl, M. Fremond, E. Rocca, G. Schimperna: A new approach to non-isothermal models for nematic liquid crystals, preprint arXiv:1104.1339v1 (2011), 1-21.

  • H. Petzeltova, E. Rocca, G. Schimperna: On the long-time behavior of some mathematical models for nematic liquid crystals, Calc. Var. DOI 10.1007/s00526-012-0496-1, to appear, preprint arXiv:0901.1751v2 (2011), 1-19.

  • P. Colli, P. Krejci, E. Rocca, J. Sprekels: A nonlocal quasilinear multi-phase system with nonconstant specific heat and heat conductivity, J. Differential Equations, 251 (2011), 1354-1387.

  • P. Krejci, E. Rocca, J. Sprekels: A bottle in a freezer, SIAM J. Math. Anal.,41 No. 5 (2009), 1851-1873.

  • E. Feireisl, H. Petzeltova, E. Rocca: Existence of solutions to some models of phase changes with microscopic movements, Math. Meth. Appl. Sci., 32 (2009), 1345-1369.

  • E. Rocca, R. Rossi: Analysis of a nonlinear degenerating PDE system for phase transitions in thermoviscoelastic materials, J. Differential Equations, 245 (2008), 3327-3375.

  • E. Bonetti, M. Frémond, E. Rocca: A new dual approach for a class of phase transitions with memory: existence and long-time behaviour of solutions, J. Math. Pures Appl., 88 (2007), 455-481.

  • P. Krejci, E. Rocca, J. Sprekels: A nonlocal phase-field model with nonconstant specific heat, Interfaces Free Bound., 9 (2007), 285-306.

  • M. Frémond, E. Rocca: Well-posedness of a phase transition model with the possibility of voids, Math. Models Methods Appl. Sci., 16 No. 4 (2006), 559-586.

  • E. Rocca, G. Schimperna: Universal attractor for some singular phase transition systems, Physica D, 192 (2004), 279-307.

Complete list of publications

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

Referee for

  • Advances in Mathematical Sciences and Applications

  • Banach Center Publications

  • Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems

  • Journal of Differential Equations

  • Journal of Evolution Equations

  • Mathematical Methods in the Applied Science

  • Nonlinear Analysis: Modelling and Control

  • Nonlinear Analysis Series A: Theory, Methods & Applications

  • Reviewer per Mathematical Reviews

Additional qualifications

  • Experience in organizing Workshops and Meetings

  • Experience in coordinating Master- and Degree-Theses


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