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Dr. Patrizia Daniele is Professor of Operational Research in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at the University of Catania, Italy.

She received the Degree in Mathematics from the University of Catania and a PhD in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science from the University of Naples. 

In 1996, she was awarded the Gioacchino Iapichino Award by President Oscar Luigi Scalfaro of Italy, after a national competition, for the paper, Dual variational inequality and applications to asymmetric traffic equilibrium problem with capacity constraints. In March 2004, she held a Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center Fellowship as part of a Research Team Residency, joint with Professors Anna Nagurney and Monica-Gabriela Cojocaru.

March through May 2006 she was a Visiting Scholar in the Division of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Harvard University and collaborated with Professor Nagurney who was a Science Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard.

She was the Co-Organizer with Professor Anna Nagurney of the workshop, Complex Networks -- Equilibrium and Vulnerability Analysis with Applications, held at the University of Catania, March 10-12, 2008.

She is very active in organizing sessions at international conferences.

Her research interests include: the traffic equilibrium problem and its dual, spatial price equilibrium problems, dynamics of complex networks in an environment of risk and uncertainty, and evolutionary variational inequalities.

Selected Publications:

A three-stage stochastic optimization model integrating 5G technology and UAVs for disaster management
Gabriella Colajanni, Patrizia Daniele, Anna Nagurney, Ladimer S. Nagurney, and Daniele Sciacca, Journal of Global Optimization, (2023) (Open Access)

Capacitated Human Migration Networks and Subsidization
Anna Nagurney, Patrizia Daniele, and Giorgia Cappello, Dynamics of Disasters - Impact, Risk, Resilience, and Solutions, I.S. Kotsireas, A. Nagurney, P.M. Pardalos, and A. Tsokas, Editors, Springer Nature Switzerland AG, 2021, pp 195-217.

International Human Migration Networks Under Regulations
Anna Nagurney and Patrizia Daniele, European Journal of Operational Research 291(3): (2021), pp 894-905.

A System-Optimization Model for Multiclass Human Migration with Migration Costs and Regulations Inspired by the Covid-19 Pandemic
Giorgia Cappello, Patrizia Daniele, and Anna Nagurney, Minimax Theory and Applications 6(2): (2021), pp 281-294.

Human Migration Networks and Policy Interventions: Bringing Population Distributions in Line with System-Optimization
Anna Nagurney, Patrizia Daniele, and Giorgia Cappello, International Transactions in Operational Research 28(1): (2021), pp 5-26.

A Variational Equilibrium Network Framework for Humanitarian Organizations in Disaster Relief: Effective Product Delivery Under Competition for Financial Funds
Anna Nagurney, Patrizia Daniele, Emilio Alvarez Flores, Valeria Caruso, Dynamics of Disasters: Algorithmic Approaches and Applications, Ilias S. Kotsireas, Anna Nagurney, and Panos M. Pardalos, Editors, Springer International Publishers Switzerland 2019.

A Supply Chain Network Game Theory Model of Cybersecurity Investments with Nonlinear Budget Constraints
Anna Nagurney, Patrizia Daniele, and Shivani Shukla, Annals of Operations Research 248(1): (2017), pp 405-427.

Cybersecurity Investments with Nonlinear Budget Constraints: Analysis of the Marginal Expected Utilities
Patrizia Daniele, Antonio Maugeri, and Anna Nagurney, Invited paper for Operations Research, Engineering, and Cyber Security: Trends in Applied Mathematics and Technology, T.M. Rassias amd N.J. Daras, Editors, Springer International Publishing Switzerland (2017) pp 117-134.

A Variational Inequality Formulation of Equilibrium Models for End-of-Life Products with Nonlinear Constraints
Fuminori Toyasaki, Patrizia Daniele, and Tina Wakolbinger, European Journal of Operational Research 236: (2014) pp 340-350.

Evolutionary Variational Inequalities and Applications to Complex Dynamic Multi-level Models
Patrizia Daniele, Transportation Research E 46: (2010) pp 855-880.

The Internet, Evolutionary Variational Inequalities, and the Time-Dependent Braess Paradox
Anna Nagurney, David Parkes, and Patrizia Daniele, Computational Management Science 4: (2007) pp 355-375.

Dynamic Networks and Evolutionary Variational Inequalities
Patrizia Daniele, Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, England, 2006.

Favorite Links:

Equilibrium Models in Complex Systems (EMICS)

University of Catania

Last Update: August 12, 2023