Cercignani, Carlo

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CERCIGNANI, Carlo. Italian, b. 1939. Genres: Mathematics/Statistics. Career: Politecnico di Milano, Milano, Italy, associate professor of aerodynamics, 1968-75, professor of theoretical mechanics, 1975-. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, visiting associate professor, 1966-67. Publications: Mathematical Methods in Kinetic Theory, 1969, 2nd ed, 1990; The Boltzmann Equation and Its Applications, 1988; (with R. Illner and M. Pulvirenti) The Mathematical Theory of Dilute Gases, 1994; (with V.I. Gerasimenko and D. Ya. Petrina), Many-Particle Dynamics and Kinetic Equations, 1997; Ludwig Boltzmann. The Man Who Trusted Atoms, 1998; Rarefied Gas Dynamics. From Basic Concepts to Actual Calculations, 2000. Author of papers published in scientific journals and proceedings of scientific meetings. Address: Via Tito Speri 1, 20154 Milano, Italy. Online address: [email protected]