• PAOLO FREGUGLIA

    Full Professor
    Dept. of Pure and Applied Mathematics
    University of L’Aquila, Italy

  • SHORT CURRICULUM

    Paolo Freguglia studied mathematics in Roma "La Sapienza" University. He taught Mathematics, History of Mathematics, Mathematical Biology and Statistics, Ecology Modeling, Foundations of Mathematics at Roma University "La Sapienza", Genova University, Siena University, Chieti-Pescara University, Bologna University and L'Aquila University. From 1994 he is full professor. He has organised and he has taken part in many scientific national and international conferences and workshops in Italy and overseas, where he held talks and reports. He has been many times visiting professor in foreign universities (in particular Toulouse University, Fribourg-Suisse University, Nantes University, UCLA Los Angeles, EHES Paris, CNRS Tours) and Pisa Scuola Normale Superiore. Managing Editor of the review Theoretical Biology Forum , member of Editorial Board of international review of history of science Phyisis. Formerly Advisory Editor of the reviews Sciences et Techniques en Perspective. Now editorial assistant of Bollettino di Storia delle Scienze Matematiche . Member of European Society of Mathematical and Theoretical Biology, of International Academy of History of Sciences (corresponding member from 28/12/ 2005 , effective member from 13/1/ 2015), member of executive board of the Società Italiana di Storia della Scienza and President of the Società Italiana di Storia della Matematica. Member of the Unione Matematica Italiana and of other scientific societies. Member of CIMAB (Centro Interuniversitario per la Matematica Applicata a Biologia, Medicina ed Ambiente), of SIMAI (Società Italiana di Matematica Applicata e Industriale). Member of the scientific board of Edizione Nazionale Mathematica Italiana. Formerly member of INDAM Commission for History of Mathematics,formerly member of CIIM-UMI. Formerly member of the directorate and scientific consultant of the Domus Galilaeana of Pisa; member of the CIG-Bologna University and of the CISSC- Pisa University. These two university structures are university centres for complex systems study. The Paolo Freguglia’s scientific production concerns the following topics of research, where the author has developed his studies: - Construction and analysis of mathematical models in Physics and in Biology; - History of mathematics in the XVI and XVII century; history of logic and of mathematics in the XIX and in the first part of XX century; At present 142 publications (including 10 books)
  • PRESENT POSITION

    Full Professor, DISIM University of L’Aquila, Italy
  • CURRENT RESEARCH ACTIVITIES

    Managing Editor of the review Theoretical Biology Forum , member of Editorial Board of international review of history of science Phyisis. Formerly Advisory Editor of the reviews Sciences et Techniques en Perspective. Now editorial assistant of Bollettino di Storia delle Scienze Matematiche .

    Member of the executive board of Società Italiana di Storia della Scienza and President of Società Italiana di Storia della Matematica. Member of Unione Matematica Italiana and of other scientific societies, of CIMAB (Centro Interuniversitario per la Matematica Applicata a Biologia, Medicina ed Ambiente), of SIMAI (Società Italiana di Matematica Applicata e Industriale) and of International Academy of History of Sciences.

    Member of the directorate and scientific consultant of Domus Galilaeana, Pisa; associate member of the CIG (Centro Interdisciplinare “Galvani”) -Bologna University and of CISSC (Centro Interdipartimentale per lo Studio dei Sistemi Complessi)- Pisa University.

    Member of scientific committee for the national critical edition of Francesco Maurolico’s work, of Ruggero G.Boscovich’s work and Mathematica Italiana.

    Member of Advisory Scientific Committee of the editorial project Storia della Scienza of Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana.
  • MAIN RESEARCH ACTIVITIES

    Mathematical models in Physics (geometrical optics and beam dynamics) and in Biology (geometrical and dynamics models in Evolutionary theories), Mathematical modeling of Protein Folding.
    History of mathematics (algebra and geometry in the XVI and XVII century and in XIX and XX century).
    Logic and foundations (modern aspects of the syllogistics, inductive statistics, analysis of Peano’s school contributions to foundations of mathematics).