Summer School 2016

Summer Schools

@ L'Aquila and San Benedetto del Tronto

Dates: from Saturday, 25 June to Saturday, 9 July 2016

Target students: prospective students from Brno, Katowice and Lviv


Practical information

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Week 1 Programme

Week 1 Programme

Mon 27/6 Tue 28/6 Wed 29/6 Thu 30/6 Fri 01/7 Sat 02/7 Sun 03/7

Day trip to lake "Campotosto" *

- Meeting point at 7.20 outside apartment no. 297
- 7:55 ARPA bus departs from Pizzoli (outside Ristorante La Mimosa) to Capitignano. Note that it's public transports, so they're not going to wait for you!
- hike up to lake "Campotosto"
- lunch at "Agricampeggio Cardito" (offered by us) & walking around the lake
- walking down to Capitignano
- 16:50 ARPA bus back to Pizzoli
- after 20:00 dinner with Prof.Rubino


There will be some food provided for the bus journey. Also, there'll be a big lunch at a beautiful restaurant overlooking the lake. You are free to take with you your swimming suits, however, we will see if there is time. All the activities are on your own responsibility.

Free Day

Day trip to Rieti.


- Meeting point is at the bus stop 8:00 outside apartment no. 297

- 8:20 ARPA bus departs from Pizzoli to L'Aquila Corrado IV and then we walking to train station

- 10:30 train to Rieti

- town tour, lunch break

- 17:25 train back to L'Aquila

- end of tour [possibility to stay in L'Aquila or go straigh to Pizzoli]


No swimming suits, nor hiking shoes are necessary. We plan a walk around the town. Please take you finances with you, lunch isn't provided this time.

You will have time to go to Lidl supermarket before or after the train.

10:15 – 13:00

Federica Di Michele, Jon May

Introduction to Mathematical Seismology

Lunch break

15:00 administrative meeting

16:30 – 19:30 Crocetta hiking

10:15 – 13:15

Donato Pera

Introduction to Super Computing  

Lunch break

15:00 administrative meeting [AMA bus n6 at 2:18]

17:00 – 19:30 L’Aquila town tour

Meeting point: Fontana Luminosa at 17:00


Please don't forget your ID/passports.

As for the town tour, we recomment to take the 1R AMA bus, departing from Corrado IV at 16:43. Walking up is also possible, it takes aroun 40 minutes from Amiternum.

Gran Sasso Lab 

9:15 bus departing from Pizzoli Mex Pub


Lunch break

Gran Sasso Lab

Departure for San Benedetto

Free Day

* might change depending on the weather

Week 2 Programme

Week 2 Programme

Mon 04/7 Tue 05/7
Wed 06/7
Thu 07/7
Fri 08/7 Sat 09/7 Sun 10/7


09:30 - 11:30

Petr Vasik

Snake-like robot control

11:30 - 12:30

Bruno Rubino

Joint Master Programme InterMaths: spending one academic year in L'Aquila

17:30 beach volleyball




09:30 - 11:30

Zdenek Oplustil

Boundary value problems for certain FDE and ODE

14:30 - 20:00 Ascoli Piceno town tour




Jaroslav Hrdina

Algebras for rigid body motions

10:30 - 11:30

Pavla Sehnalova

Differential equations and numerical methods

11:30 - 12:30

Henryk Gacki

Markov operators in the kinetic theory of gases and in a biological context by H. Cramer

17:30 beach volleyball

19:00 -19:30

Jon May

Introduction to Mathematical Seismology - homework check




09:30 - 11:30

Petr Tomasek

Introduction to discrete dynamical systems

11:30 - 12:00

Roxana Brodnicka

The Kantorovich–Rubinstein maximum principle in the model of particle collisions

17:30 beach volleyball


09:30 - 11:30

Ludek Nechvatal

A Brief Introduction to the Dynamics of Flight

11:30 - 12:00

Alessandro Arrigoni

Operator matrices applied to delay equations

12:15 - 13:00

Andriy Shyahar

Computer simulation with COMSOL


Departure from San Benedetto





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