Giovanni MOLICA BISCI

About me



Personal information
  • Date of birth: December 20, 1975

  • Place of birth: Messina (Italy)


Current position

Scientific and professional career
  • On November 14, 2014 National Scientific Qualification for Professore di Seconda Fascia (Associate Professor) in the scientific area 01/A3 - Mathematical Analysis, Probability and Statistics

  • Since May 2014 Director of the INdAM Research Unit at the Department Patrimonio, Architettura, Urbanistica (PAU) of the Università 'Mediterranea' di Reggio Calabria (INdAM - PAU)

  • Since March 2007 Assistant Professor at the Università 'Mediterranea' di Reggio Calabria

  • On the academic year 2006/2007 Assegnista di Ricerca at the Università 'Mediterranea' di Reggio Calabria

  • On March 26, 2004 Ph.D. in Mathematics at the Università degli Studi di Messina (Italy)

  • On March 12, 1999 Degree cum laude in Mathematics at the Università degli Studi di Messina (Italy)


Main research interests
  • Critical point theory

  • Variational methods

  • Semilinear and quasilinear elliptic equations

  • Non-local integrodifferential equations

  • Elliptic differential inclusions

  • Analysis on manifolds

  • Elliptic problems on fractal sets

  • Difference equations

  • Morse theory and non-smooth analysis


Visiting professorships
  • On August 2-27, 2016 visiting professor at the International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) in Trieste (Italy)

  • On December 10-20, 2015 visiting professor at the University of Craiova (Romania)

  • On December 12-23, 2014 visiting professor at the Faculty of Education and Faculty of Mathematics and Physics of the University of Ljubljana (Slovenia)

  • On September 23-27, 2014 visiting professor at the University of Craiova (Romania)

  • On November 26 - December 7, 2013 visiting professor at the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics of the University of Ljubljana (Slovenia)

  • On October 11-21, 2012 visiting professor at the University of Craiova (Romania). Within the Ph.D. Program of the University of Craiova he taught the course Nonlinear Analysis and Applications to PDEs

  • On July 28 - August 26, 2012 visiting professor at the Faculty of Education and Faculty of Mathematics and Physics of the University of Ljubljana (Slovenia)

  • On April 9 - May 30, 2002 visiting Ph.D. student at the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Valladolid (Spain) within the Acciones Integradas Program (principal investigator: Professor A. Campillo)

  • On February 23 - March 23, 2002 visiting Ph.D. student at the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Valladolid (Spain) within the Acciones Integradas Program (principal investigator: Professor A. Campillo)

  • On January 1 - March 28, 2001 Socrates-Erasmus scholarship at the University of Stockolm (Sweden) under the supervision of Professor R. Froeberg


Ph.D. programs as member
  • Urban Regeneration and Economic Development - Università 'Mediterranea' di Reggio Calabria - Ciclo XXXI

  • Urban Regeneration and Economic Development - Università 'Mediterranea' di Reggio Calabria - Ciclo XXX

  • Urban Regeneration and Economic Development - Università 'Mediterranea' di Reggio Calabria - Ciclo XXIX

  • Ingegneria civile, ambiente e materiali - Università 'Mediterranea' di Reggio Calabria - Ciclo XXVIII

  • Ingegneria Geotecnica e Chimica dei Materiali - Università 'Mediterranea' di Reggio Calabria - Ciclo XXVII

  • Ingegneria Geotecnica e Chimica dei Materiali - Università 'Mediterranea' di Reggio Calabria - Ciclo XXVI


Additional information
  • got the FFABR (Fondo per il Finanziamento delle Attività Base di Ricerca) 2017 - Ricercatori Universitari

  • Member UMI (Unione Matematica Italiana) from 2001 to 2017

  • Reviewer for Mathematical Reviews

  • Reviewer for Zentralblatt Math

  • Since 2007 member of GNAMPA (Gruppo Nazionale di Analisi Matematica, Probabilità e Applicazioni)

  • Referee for the Regional Program MATH-AmSud 2015 for the scientific cooperation between France and South America

  • Referee for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Ministry of Higher Education 'King Abdulaziz' University - Deanship of Scientific Research

  • Referee for several mathematical journals such as, for instance, Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications, Nonlinear Analysis, Series A: Theory, Methods & Applications, Nonlinear Analysis: Real World Applications, Dynamical Systems, Applied Mathematics and Computations, Applied Mathematics Letters, Electronic Journal of Differential Equations, Abstract and Applied Analysis, Kuwait Journal of Science and Engineering, Proceedings of the Edinburgh Mathematical Society, Far East Journal of Mathematical Science, Mathematical and Computer Modelling, Boundary Value Problems, Discrete Dynamics in Nature and Society, Electronic Journal of Qualitative Theory of Differential Equations, Complex Variables and Elliptic Equations, Annales Polonici Mathematici, Advances in Nonlinear Analysis, Nonlinear Analysis Modelling and Control.