Marcello Ponsiglione

Researcher in Analysis

Tel.: (+39)06 49913214
Fax: (+39)06 44701007
Office: 3 

Address: Sapienza Universita’ di Roma, 
Dip di Matematica Istituto Guido Castelnuovo, 
Piazzale Aldo Moro 4, 00185, Romamailto:ponsigli@mat.uniroma1.itshapeimage_2_link_0

Research interest: Calculus of variations, geometric measure theory, material science, topological singularities and defects in materials, dislocations and fracture mechanics.

Teaching 2011-2012:   Analisi Matematica 2

“...That’s what all we are: amateurs. We don’t live long enough to be anything else.” 
                                           Charlie Chaplin

Selected Recent Publications (All the papers can be consulted at

Giacomini A., Ponsiglione M.: A Γ-convergence approach to stability of unilateral minimality properties in fracture mechanics and applications.

Arch. Ration. Mech. Anal. 180 (2006).

Chambolle A., Giacomini A., Ponsiglione M.: Piecewise Rigidity. J. Funct. Anal. 244 (2007).

Chambolle A., Giacomini A., Ponsiglione M.: Crack initiation in brittle materials. Arch. Ration. Mech. Anal. 188 (2008).

Garroni A., Leoni G., Ponsiglione M.: Gradient theory for plasticity via homogenization of discrete dislocations. JEMS 5 (2010).

De Luca L., Garroni A., Ponsiglione M.: Γ-convergence analysis of systems of edge dislocations: the self energy regime.

Arch. Ration. Mech. Anal. 206 (2012).