Simone Cacace
Mail:
CERMICS  ENPC
6 et 8 avenue Blaise Pascal , Cité Descartes  Champs sur Marne
77455 Marne la Vallée Cedex 2
(FRANCE)
Research Interests
 Calculus of variations
 Gammaconvergence
 Numerical approximation of variational models for dislocations
 Error estimates and numerical simulations for a PDE approach to dislocation dynamics
Professional Experiences and Education
 Present Position:
Postdoc researcher at CERMICSENPC, Paris. Supervisor: Prof. R.Monneau.

January  December 2008:
One year contract at CASPUR (Consorzio interuniversitario per le Applicazioni
di Supercalcolo Per Universita' e Ricerca).
 November  December 2007:
Research contract at the Mathematics
Department, University of Rome La Sapienza.
Numerical approximation of a phase transition model for dislocations.
Supervisor: Prof. M.Falcone.
 20022006:
Ph.D. Program in Mathematics, Mathematics Department,
University of Rome La Sapienza.
Title of the Ph.D. dissertation: Gammaconvergence of a phasetransition model
for planar dislocations in crystals
Defended on January, 16, 2007. Supervisor: Prof. A.Garroni. Committee: G.Buttazzo, G.Bellettini, G.Dal Maso.
 19962001:
Laurea (M.Sc.) in Mathematics, Mathematics Department, University of Rome La Sapienza.
Final Mark: 110/110 cum laude.
Title of dissertation: Existence of solutions for semilinear elliptic equations.
Defended on September, 21, 2001. Supervisor: Prof. A. Tesei.
Publications and Preprints
 S. Cacace, A. Garroni: A multiphase transition model for dislocations
with interfacial microstructure , Interfaces and Free Boundaries, 11 (2009), no.
2, 291316.
 S. Cacace, A. Chambolle, R. Monneau: A posteriori error estimates for
the effective Hamiltonian of dislocation dynamics (Preprint).
 S. Cacace: Numerical approximation of a phase transition model for
dislocations (preprint).
 S. Cacace: Gammaconvergence of a phasetransition model for planar dislocations in crystals, PhD Thesis, 2007.
 S. Cacace: Existence of solutions for semilinear elliptic equations, Laurea Thesis, 2001.
Invited Talks and Seminars
 January 29, 2008:
Seminario di modellistica differenziale numerica, Mathematics Department,
University of Rome La Sapienza, A phasetransition model for planar dislocations in crystals.
 May 2630, 2008:
Canum 2008, Saint Jean de Monts (France),
(invited in minisymposium Dislocations organized by Regis Monneau: A
multiphase transition model for dislocations with interfacial microstructure,
joint work with A.Garroni).
 May 29, 2006:
Seminario di calcolo delle variazioni, Mathematics Department, University
of Rome La Sapienza, Gammaconvergence of a variational model for planar dislocations in crystals.
Teaching Activity
 October  December 2008:
Tutoring for course of Differential Calculus III (Prof. F.Scarabotti), MechanicalEngineering Department, University of Rome La Sapienza.
 20072008:
Tutoring for course Numerical Methods for Optimization (Prof. M.Falcone),
Mathematics Department, University of Rome La Sapienza.
Tutoring for course Analysis I (mod II) (Prof. F.Scarabotti, D.Giachetti),
Computer ScienceEngineering Department, University of Rome La Sapienza.
Tutoring for course of Differential Calculus III (Prof. F.Scarabotti), MechanicalEngineering Department, University of Rome La Sapienza.
 20042007:
Tutoring for course of Differential Calculus III (Prof. F.Scarabotti), MechanicalEngineering Department, University of Rome La Sapienza.
Computer Knowledge
 Operative Systems: Linux, Windows.
 Programming Languages: C++, Matlab, ActionScript Flash.
 Graphic Libraries: OpenGL,
SDL, Allegro.
 Applications: LaTeX, Flash, Premiere, Photoshop, GNUplot, XFig.
 Software Development:
Other Interests
 Direction and digital video editing of shortfilms ("Attesa", "Metamorfosi", "Se chiama Luca io non ci sono", "Francamente", "Punti Impropri", "Lotus", "Punto Cieco"), reading, snowboard, climbing.
 20012002: Collaboration with Cineclub Detour, Rome  Italy.
Promoter of film exhibitions and digitalvideo editor of documentary films.
CERMICS
ENPC
6 et 8 avenue Blaise Pascal,
Cité Descartes, ChampssurMarne
77455 MARNE LA VALLEE Cedex 2