Adriano Festa

Associate Professor (L. 240)
Department of Mathematical Sciences (DISMA)


Research interests

Controllo ottimo
Equazioni a derivate parziali
Metodi numerici problemi differenziali

Research topics

  • Analysis and Numerics of PDE, High Performances Computing. Optimal control, Multi-agents systems, Mean-field models,


ERC sectors

PE1_22 - Application of mathematics in industry and society
PE1_20 - Control theory, optimisation and operational research
PE1_18 - Numerical analysis


Goal 9: Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
Goal 11: Sustainable cities and communities
Goal 14: Life below water

Editorial boards

  • JOURNAL OF DYNAMICS AND GAMES (2021), Guest Editor of magazine or editorial series
  • LECTURE NOTES IN MATHEMATICS (2017), Other editorial activities


  • W-Math (1/12/2022-2/12/2022), Participation to the organizing committee
  • Rencontres Normandes sur les aspects theoriques et numeriques des EDP (5/10/2019-9/10/2019), Participation to the organizing committee

Other research or teaching roles outside Politecnico

  • Ricercatore a t.d. - t.pieno (art. 24 c.3-a L. 240/10), presso Università degli Studi dell'AQUILA (2/11/2018-22/7/2019)
  • Ricercatore, presso Ecole Polytechnique Palaiseau (19/3/2013-19/9/2013)
  • Borsista, presso Università degli Studi di ROMA "La Sapienza" (1/9/2009-1/6/2010)


Collegi of the degree programmes



MostraNascondi A.A. passati

Master of Science

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Bachelor of Science

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Research groups

Other activities and projects related to research

Nonlinear Hyperbolic Partial Differential Equations, Optimal Control, Numerical Modelling.


Last years publications

Publications by type

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