Short Curriculum Vitae
 Postdoc Researcher
Weierstrass Institute, Berlin, Germany. August 2014  at present.
Supervisor: Prof. Alexander Mielke.
 Postdoc Researcher
McGill University, Montreal, Canada, Department of Mathematics, August 2012  July 2013.
Supervisors: Prof. Eliot Fried and Prof. Gantumur Tsogtgerel.
 Postdoc Researcher
University of Calabria, Rende (CS), Italy, Department of Mathematics, February 2011  March 2012. Supervisor: Prof. Giuseppe Ali.
 Ph.D. In Mathematics Applied to Engineering
University of Catania, Catania, Italy, 2011.
Advisor: Prof. Vittorio Romano.
 Master degree in Mathematics
University of Calabria, Rende (CS), Italy, 2007.
Advisors: Prof. Giovanni Mascali and Prof. Giuseppe Ali.

Research interests
 Modeling and Analysis of Charge Transport in Semiconductors
 Optimization of systems of partial differential equations
 Applied Mathematics
 Numerics of PDEs and ODEs (FEM, Finite Differences)

Projects

Collaborations
 in Berlin
Alexander Mielke
(WIAS),
Marita Thomas
(WIAS),
Dirk Peschka
(WIAS),
Patricio Farrell
(WIAS),
Juergen Fuhrmann
(WIAS).
 External
Luca Heltai (SISSA, Trieste, Italy),
Vittorio Romano (UNICT, Catania, Italy),
Giuseppe Ali (UNICAL, Cosenza, Italy).

List of Publications

Error estimates in weighted Sobolev norms for finite element immersed interface methods
L. Heltai, N. Rotundo.
Computers and Mathematics with Applications, Vol. 78, Issue 11 (2019), pages 35863604
doi.org/10.1016/j.camwa.2019.05.029
(2019)

Mathematical modeling of semiconductors: From quantum mechanics to devices
M. Kantner, A. Mielke, M. Mittnenzweig, N.Rotundo.
In the CIM Series in Mathematical Sciences: Topics in Applied Analysis and Optimisation Partial Differential Equations, Stochastic and Numerical Analysis
Editors: M. Hintermueller, J.F. Rodrigues (Eds.) (2019), pages 269293.

Doping optimization for optoelectronic devices
D. Peschka, N. Rotundo, M.Thomas.
Optical and Quantum Electronics 50 (3), 125 (2018)

Gradient structure for optoelectronic models of semiconductors
A. Mielke, D. Peschka, N. Rotundo, M.Thomas.
Springer Proceedings of the Conference "Progress in Industrial Mathematics at ECMI 2016",
26: 291298, (doi: 10.1007/978331963082345) (2017)

Electronics: numerical methods for driftdiffusion models
P. Farell, N. Rotundo, D.H. Doan, M. Kantner, J. Fuhrmann, T. Koprucki.
Handbook of Optoelectronic Device Modeling and Simulation.
Taylor & Francis ISBN 9781498749381 (2017)
Editor: Joachim Piprek.

Towards doping optimization of semiconductor lasers
D. Peschka, N. Rotundo, M. Thomas.
Journal of Computational and Theoretical Transport, Vol.45 (2016) pp. 410423

Error Analysis of a BSpline Based FiniteElement Method for Modeling WindDriven Ocean Circulation
N. Rotundo, T.Y. Kim, W. Jiang, L. Heltai, E. Fried.
Journal of Scientific Computing, Vol.69 pp. 430459 (2016)

Index2 elliptic partial differentialalgebraic models for circuits and devices
G. Ali, A. Bartel, N. Rotundo.
Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications. Vol.423 (2) pp.13481369 (2015)

On thermodynamic consistency of a ScharfetterGummel scheme based on a modified thermal voltage for driftdiffusion equations with diffusion enhancement
T. Koprucki, N. Rotundo, P. Farrell, D.H. Doan, J. Fuhrmann.
Optical and Quantum Electronics. Vol.47 pp.13271332 (2015)

Geometrical and physical optimization of a photovoltaic cell by means of a genetic algorithm
G. Ali, F. Butera, N. Rotundo.
Journal of Computational Electronics. Vol.13 pp.323328 (2014)

On the tractability index of a class of partial differentialalgebraic equations
G. Ali, N. Rotundo.
Acta applicandae mathematicae. Vol.122 (1) pp.317 (2012)

An existence result for elliptic partial differentialalgebraic equations arising in semiconductor modeling
G. Ali, N. Rotundo.
Nonlinear Analysis: Theory, Methods and Applications. Vol.72 (12) pp.46664681 (2010)

WIAS Preprints and
Contributions on WIAS Annual research report

Minisymposia and meetings
 ECMI Research and Innovation Meeting, representing the
"Modelling, Simulation and Optimization in Electrical
Engineering" Special Interest Group
December 5, 2019 WIAS Berlin.

ICIAM 2019
Organizer of the minisymposium "Modeling, Simulation and Optimization in Electrical Engineering"
(with S. Kurz and P. Salgado)
Valencia, Spain.
July 1519, 2019

ICIAM 2019
Organizer of the minisymposium "Simulation, Modeling and Analysis of Semiconductors"
(with P. Farrell)
Valencia, Spain.
July 1519, 2019

SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering
Organizer of the minisymposium "Computational and Numerical Methods in Electronics" (with P. Farrell, K. Rupp and J. Weinbub)
Spokane, Washington, USA.
February 25  March 1, 2019
 Organizer with P. Farrell and D. Peschka of the Kickoff meeting of the ECMI Special Interest Group
"Modelling, Simulation and Optimization in Electrical
Engineering"
January 31st and February 1st 2019, WIAS Berlin.

ECMI 2018
Organizer of the minisymposium "Charge transport in semiconductor materials: Emerging and established mathematical topics"
(with P. Farrell and D. Peschka)
Busapest, Hungary.
June 1822, 2018

SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering
Organizer of the minisymposium
"Computational and Numerical Methods in Electronics" (with P. Farrell, K. Rupp and J. Weinbub)
Hilton Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
February 27  March 3, 2017

7th ECM 2016
Organizer of the minisymposium
"Mathematical methods for semiconductors" (with P. Farrell and D. Peschka)
Berlin, Germany.
July 1822, 2016

ECMI 2016
Organizer of the minisymposium
"Charge transport in semiconductor materials  Emerging and established mathematical topics"
(with P. Farrell and D. Peschka)
Santiago De Compostela, Spain.
June 1317, 2016

ICIAM 2015
Organizer of the minisymposium
"Numerical and Analytical aspects in Semiconductor Theory
(with W. Schilders)""
Beijing, China.
August 1014, 2015

Talks

On a thermodynamically consistent coupling of quantum systems and device equations
ECMI 2018
 European Conference on Mathematics for Industry,
June 18  22, 2018
Budapest, Hungary.
June 19, 2018

Consistent modeling of optoelectronic semiconductors via gradient structures
XIV Biennial Conference of the Italian Society of Applied and Industrial Mathematics,
SIMAI 2018, Rome,
July 2nd6th, 2018 Italy
July 3rd, 2018

Thermodynamic modeling of optoelectronic semiconductor devices
SEMODAY2016 Florence, November 17th18th 2016. Italy
November 17, 2016

Numerical Methods for DriftDiffusion Models
University of Greifswald, Department of Mathematics. Greifswald, Germany
June 28, 2016

On some extension of energydriftdiffusion models
ECMI 2016
 European Conference on Mathematics for Industry,
July 18  22, 2016
Santiago de Compostela, Spain
June 14, 2016

Towards doping optimization of semiconductor lasers
ICTT 2015
 The 24th International Conference on Transport Theory, September 7  11, 2015,
Taormina, Italy.
September 9, 2015

Analytical methods for doping optimization of semiconductor devices
The 8th International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics. Beijing, China.
August 10, 2015

Diffusive limit of a Maximum Entropy Principle hydrodynamical model obtained from BlochBoltzmannPeierls equations for semiconductors
Weierstrass Institute for Applied Analysis and Stochastics. Berlin, Germany.
January 14, 2015

Coupling and thermal effects in semiconductor devices
Weierstrass Institute for Applied Analysis and Stochastics. Berlin, Germany.
April 29, 2014

On the derivation of L^2 error estimates for a Bspline based finiteelement method for the stationary quasigeostrophic equations of the ocean
McGill University. Montreal, Canada.
July 11, 2013

Some variational techniques for free surface problems in the context of NavierStokes alphabeta equations
McGill University. Montreal, Canada.
March 20, 2013

Coupling effects in semiconductor devices
McGill University. Montreal, Canada.
October 22, 2012

Existence result of solution of a general family of regularized NavierStokes and magnetohydrodynamics models
XXXVI Summer school on Mathematical Physics. Ravello (SA), Italy.
September 29, 2011

An existence result for index2 PDAE system arising in semiconductor modeling
European Conference on Mathematics for Industry ECMI 2010. Wuppertal, Germany.
July 29, 2010

Analysis of an electric network containing multidimensional semiconductor devices
Congress on Waves and Stability in Continuous Media. Mondello (PA), Italy.
September 1, 2009

An existence result for elliptic partial differentialalgebraic equations arising in semiconductor modeling
Second COMSON International summer school on Modeling and Optimization in Micro and Nano Electronics MOMiNE09. Cetraro (CS), Italy.
June 30, 2009

Teaching

Mathematical Analysis 1
University Of Calabria, Arcavacata di Rende (CS) Italy, Bachelor Degree in Electronic Engineering.
Academic year 2013  2014

Mathematics
University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy, Bachelor Degree in Architectural Science.
Academic year 2013  2014

Mathematical Methods
University Of Calabria, Arcavacata di Rende (CS) Italy, Bachelor Degree in Electronic Engineering.
Academic year 2011  2012

Mathematical Analysis 1 and Mathematical Analysis 2
University Of Calabria, Arcavacata di Rende (CS) Italy, Bachelor Degree in Electronic Engineering and Computer Science Engineering.
Academic year 2010  2011

Applied Mathematics 2
University of Calabria, Arcavacata di Rende (CS) Italy, Master Degree in Telecommunications Engineering.
Academic year 2009  2010

Calculus 1, 2 and 3
University of Calabria, Arcavacata di Rende (CS) Italy, Faculty of Engineering.
Academic year 2007  2008
