## Ivano PrimiUniversity of HeidelbergApplied Mathematics and BioQuant BQ 0021, Im Neuenheimer Feld 267 D-69120 Heidelberg Germany
Phone: +49 (0) 6221 54 51 329
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## Research interests:- Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations
- Mathematical Biology
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## Short vita:- Degree of Master of Science in Mathematics at the University of Rome "La Sapienza"
- PhD student at the University of Rome "La Sapienza" (October 2001 - October 2005)
- Postdoc at MPI MIS (January 2006 - March 2007)
- Research Associate at University of Heidelberg (since April 2007)
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## Selected recent publications:- 1. M. Bertsch and I. Primi, Traveling wave solutions of the heat flow of director fields, Annales de l’Institut Henri Poincaré, 24 (March-April, 2007), pp. 227-250, Elsevier Publisher 3
- 2. M. Bertsch, C. Muratov and I. Primi, Traveling wave solutions of harmonic heat flow, Calculus of Variations and Part. Diff. Equations, 26 (August, 2006), pp. 489-509, Springer Berlin / Heidelberg
- 3. M. Bertsch and I. Primi, Nonuniqueness of the traveling wave speed for harmonic heat flow, Journal of Differential Equations, 247, (2009, July), pp. 69-103, Elsevier Publisher
- 4. I. Primi, A. Stevens and J.J.L. Velázquez, Mass-Selection in Alignment Models with Non-Deterministic Effects, Communications in Partial Differential Equations, 34, (2009, May), pp. 419-456, Taylor and Francis Ltd
- 5. I. Primi, Nonuniqueness of the heat flow of director fields, Advances in
Differential Equations, 15 (March-April 2010), pp. 349-380, Khayyam
Publishing
**Future publications and work in progress**
- 1. I. Primi, A. Stevens and J.J.L. Velázquez, Pattern Forming Instabilities Driven by Non-Diffusive Interaction, MPIMIS Preprint no 18, 2009, submitted for publication
- 2. K. Kang, I. Primi and J.J.L. Velázquez, A two-dimensional model of cell sorting induced by propagation of chemical signals along spiral waves - deduction of the model and heuristics
- 3. K. Kang, I. Primi and J.J.L. Velázquez, A two-dimensional model of cell sorting induced by propagation of
chemical signals along spiral waves - rigorous proofs of statements
**Phd thesis**
- I. Primi, Traveling Waves of Director Fields, University of Rome La Sapienza (2005)
Articles published on refereed journals
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## Teaching:- Winter Term 2010/11: Maximumprinzipien
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## Further information: |

Impressum

J. Fuhrmann, E-Mail: jan.fuhrmann@uni-hd.de

Last updated: 18.8.2009