Dr. Teresa Scarinci

Scientific Coordinator (Post Doc Researcher)

Scientific and administrative support and coordination of the PhD candidates and guest lecturers

Research Interests

  • Optimal control of ODEs (Sensitivity analysis, Optimality conditions, Numerical approximation of solutions of problems with constraints )
  • Nonsmooth analysis and Variational inequalities
  • Numerical analysis in optimization and optimal controls
  • Hamilton-Jacobi-Bellman equations

Scientific CV


Ph.D. in Pure and Applied Mathematics (November 2015)
University of Roma Tor Vergata, Italy
Sensitivity Analysis and Regularity of Solutions of a class of HJB equations arising in optimal control
Final assessment: “Eccellente qualità con lode” - Trés honorable

Master of Science in Mathematics (July 2012)
Universitá dell’Aquila, Italy

Bachelor of Science in Mathematics (March 2010)
Universitá dell’Aquila, Italy


Academic Positions

Post-Doc Researcher at the Institute of Statistics and Mathematical Methods in Economics (January 2016 - December 2016)
TU Wien, Austria
Funded by FWF through the project Regularity, stability, and computation of equilibria No. P26640-N25. Project leader: Prof. V. Veliov

Research Assistant at the Institute of Statistics and Mathematical Methods in Economics (September - December 2015)
TU Wien, Austria

Demi-ATER (Teaching and Research Temporary Attaché) at IMJ-UPMC (September 2014 - August 2015)
Pierre et Marie Curie University, Paris, France

Early-Stage Researcher fellow within the Initial Training Network  "Sensitivity Analysis for Deterministic Controller Design" (September 2013 - December 2014)


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8 Results
Albano, P, Cannarsa, P & Scarinci, T 2018, 'Regularity results for the minimum time function with Hörmander vector fields' Journal of Differential Equations, vol 264, no. 5. DOI: 10.1016/j.jde.2017.11.016


Pietrus, A, Scarinci, T & Veliov, V 2018, 'High Order Discrete Approximations to Mayer's Problems for Linear Systems' SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization, vol 56, no. 1, pp. 102-119.


Scarinci, T & Veliov, VM 2017, 'Higher-order numerical scheme for linear quadratic problems with bang–bang controls' Computational Optimization and Applications, pp. 1-20. DOI: 10.1007/s10589-017-9948-z
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Aronna, MS, Tonon, D, Boccia, A, Campos, CM, Mazzola, M, Van Nguyen, L, Palladino, M, Scarinci, T & Silva, FJ 2017, 'Optimality conditions (In Pontryagin form)' Lecture Notes in Mathematics, vol 2180, pp. 1-125. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-60771-9_1


Cannarsa, P & Scarinci, T 2015, Conjugate times and regularity of the minimum time function with differential inclusions. in P Bettiol, P Cannarsa, G Colombo, M Motta & F Rampazzo (eds), Analysis and Geometry in Control Theory and its Applications. Springer INdAM Series, vol. 11, Springer International Publishing, pp. 85-110. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-06917-3_4


Cannarsa, P, Frankowska, H & Scarinci, T 2015, 'Sensitivity relations for the Mayer problem with differential inclusions' ESAIM - Control, Optimisation and Calculus of Variations, vol 21, no. 3, pp. 789-814. DOI: 10.1051/cocv/2014050


Cannarsa, P, Frankowska, H & Scarinci, T 2015, 'Second-order sensitivity relations and regularity of the value function for mayer's problem in optimal control' SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization, vol 53, no. 6, pp. 3642-3672. DOI: 10.1137/14098346X


Cannarsa, P, Frankowska, H & Scarinci, T 2014, 'Sensitivity relations for the Mayer problem of optimal control' Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, vol 2015-February, no. February, 7040059, pp. 4298-4303. DOI: 10.1109/CDC.2014.7040059