Prof. BRUNO BUONOMO
Department of Mathematics and Applications
University of Naples Federico II
Office: No 111, Level 5
Phone: (+39) 081-675630
FAX: (+39) 081-7662106 (Dept.)
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Dynamical Systems, theory and applications.
Specific fields: Mathematics for Biology and Medicine, Mathematical Epidemiology, Population Dynamics, Optimal Control.
Some specific topics: Information dependent epidemic models, Host-vector interactions, Malaria models, Plant-pathogen interactions.
Erdős Number : 5
Education and professional path
1993: Mathematics Degree, University of Naples Federico II
1994-1999: PhD Program ("Dottorato di Ricerca") in Mathematics, University of Naples Federico II
1999-2000: Post-doc grant, University of Glasgow
2000: Permanent position as Assistant professor ("Ricercatore") in Mathematical Physics, University of Naples Federico II
2003: Senior assistant professor ("Ricercatore confermato")
2013: Qualified as Associate professor in Mathematical Physics (
2014: Associate professor in Mathematical Physics, University of Naples Federico II
2017: Qualified as Full professor in Mathematical Physics (
University of Glasgow, United Kingdom. CNR (Italian National Research Council) grant. July 1999 - February 2000
Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, China, October 2004 (Host: Ma Zhien)
Southwest Normal University, Chongqing, China, October 2008 (Host: Wang Wendi)
University of Gulu, Uganda. (
GULUNAP project). February 2009 Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan (UADY), Mexico, September 2012 (Host: E. Avila-Vales)
Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM) September 2012 FARO Project (Host: G. Gomez-Alcaraz)
Fudan University, Shanghai, China, October 2012 (Host: Wu Zongmin)
International Prevention Research Institute, Lyon, France, July 2015 (Host: A. d'Onofrio)
University of Portsmouth, United Kingdom. London Math. Soc. grant. October 2015 (Host: M. Cerasuolo)
University of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. December 2015 (Host: S. M. Kassa)
University of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. December 2018 (Host: S. M. Kassa and T. Abdi)
Istituto per Ricerche di Matematica Applicata (IRMA-CNR), Bari . December 1997 (Host: A. Di Liddo)
UniversitÓ di Bari, March 1999 (Host: M. Maiellaro) and June 2004 (Host: F. Mazzia)
UniversitÓ di Foggia, April 2004 (Host: A. Di Liddo)
Istituto di Matematica Applicata e Tecnologie Informatiche (IMATI-CNR), Milan. March 2012 (Host: S. Pasquali)
UniversitÓ di Trento, March 2013 (Hosts: M. Iannelli, A. Pugliese) and January 2015 (Host: A. Pugliese)
UniversitÓ di Catania, February 2017 (Host: G. Mulone)
UniversitÓ di Parma, February 2017 (Host: M. Groppi)
Mathematical methods and models in Ecology: aquaculture and phytodepuration plants (Principal Investigator), Gruppo Nazionale per la Fisica Matematica (GNFM), 2002-2003
Analysis of two recent methods for global stability and applications to ODE and PDE models in Population Dynamics (Principal Investigator), Gruppo Nazionale per la Fisica Matematica (GNFM), 2007-2008
Dynamics of complex systems and applications in Biology and Economics (Principal Investigator), Gruppo Nazionale per la Fisica Matematica (GNFM), 2009-2010
FARO Funds for Original Research, University of Naples Federico
II (Member), Jan-Dec 2012
Analysis and Control of Diffusion Processes (Principal Investigator), Gruppo Nazionale per la Fisica Matematica (GNFM), 2012-2013
Analysis of complex biological systems (Principal Investigator), Local project, Department of Mathematics, University of Naples Federico II, 2015-2016
Local coordinator of project SIES (Strategic Initiatives for the Environment and Security), the National Institute of Advanced Mathematics (INdAM) in partnership with the National
Institute of Geophisics and Volcanology (INGV), 2017-2019 ("progetto premiale FOE2014" funded by the Italian Ministry of Education, Universities and Research (MIUR)).
Coordinator: Vincenzo Vespri.
Present and past collaborations
(UADY, Yucatan, Mexico)
Eric AVILA-VALES (University of Portsmouth, UK)
Marianna CERASUOLO (Swiss TPH, Basel, Switzerland)
Nakul CHITNIS (University of Parma)
Rossella DELLA MARCA (IRMA-CNR, Bari. Presently at University of Foggia)
Andrea DI LIDDO (Int. Prevention Research Institute, Lyon, France)
Alberto d'ONOFRIO (University of Naples Federico II)
Paolo FERGOLA (National Hydrobiology Laboratory, Rome)
Vincent HULL (Botswana International University of Science)
Semu M. KASSA (University of Cassino and Lazio Meridionale)
Deborah LACITIGNOLA (University of Naples Federico II)
Eleonora MESSINA (University of Naples Federico II)
Salvatore RIONERO (University of Guerrero, Mexico)
Conferences and meetings
1st International Conference on Mathematics and Environment, Naples, 1994
2nd International Conference on Mathematics and Environment, Naples, 1996
3rd International Conference on Mathematics and Environment, Naples, 1998
1st China-Italy colloquium on Applied Mathematics (CICAM), Naples, 2000
Symposium on Trends in the Application of Mathematics to Mechanics (STAMM), Maiori, 2002
New Trends in Mathematical Physics, Naples, 2003
3rd China-Italy colloquium on Applied Mathematics (CICAM), Naples, 2006
Infectious Diseases Spread: Control and Optimal Control. In: Erice, Italy, 2015 MathCompEpi 2015,
Departmental research seminars
( Alberto d'Onofrio ): IPRI, Lyon
The new theory of mathematics of epidemics: whispers, shouts and imitations. June 19, 2014.
( Nakul Chitnis
): Swiss TPH, Basel
Mathematical models of mosquito population dynamics and malaria. September 24, 2014.
( Zin Mukandavire
): London SHTM
Cholera in Haiti and Zimbabwe: using mathematical models to understand disease transmission and interventions. Dec. 11, 2014.
( Lev Idels
Vancouver Island Univ. Delayed models of tumor growth: Lessons in mathematical modelling. May 20, 2015.
( Lara Gosce'
Bristol Univ. Mobility and contagion in confined and crowded environments: The London underground. October 1, 2015.
( Dimitri Breda
Univ. Udine Looking into the dynamics of structured populations. March 1, 2016.
( Maria Groppi
Univ. Parma Qualitative analysis of kinetic-based models for tumor-immune system interaction. December 5, 2016.
( Yetwale Workineh
Addis Ababa Univ. Mathematical modelling of meningitis with information-related behavioral change. November 21, 2017.
( Andrea Giacobbe
Univ. Catania Considerations on the Routh-Hurwitz condition, and an application to epidemiology. November 27, 2017.
( Jasmina Panovska-Griffiths
UC London Application of mathematical modelling to policy decision making. May 18, 2018.
( Konstantin Blyuss
Univ. Sussex Effects of population awareness and delayed response on the spread of epidemics. November 21, 2018.
Member of Examination Committee, PhD thesis defence, University of Trento, January 2015
Member of Examination Committee, PhD thesis defence, Addis Ababa University, January 2018
Member of Examination Committee, PhD thesis defence, Strathmore University, Nairobi, April 2018 (v.s.)
(2017-2019) Post-doc fellow within the project SIES (Strategic Initiatives for the Environment and Security), the National Institute of Advanced Mathematics (INdAM) in partnership with the National
Institute of Geophisics and Volcanology (INGV) Dr. Giorgio Martal˛
M.Sc. thesis in Mathematics (Tesi di laurea magistrale in Matematica)
B.Sc. thesis in Mathematics (Tesi di laurea in Matematica)
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advisory activities page
Further undergraduate teaching activities (page in italian)
A page about my favourite hobby
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