International Recognition and Distinctions

  • 2018-2020, 2022-2024: BJUT Guest Professor, Beijing University of Technology.
  • 2022: Erasmus Visiting Professor, Université Côte d’Azur.
  • 2019: Certificate of Appreciation, Editorial Board Member (Mathematical Physics), Nature Scientific Reports.
  • 2019: Member, International Scientific Committee of the IUTAM Symposium “Vortex Dynamics in Science, Nature and Technology”, San Diego (CA).
  • 2018: Erasmus Visiting Professor, University of Crete.
  • 2016: Chairman, IUTAM Symposium “Helicity, Structures and Singularity in Fluid and Plasma Dynamics”, Venice.
  • 2014: Highlights 2014, paper selection, Journal of Physics A: Mathematical & Theoretical.
  • 2013: Reviewer, Zentralblatt MATH, Berlin.
  • 2012: Highlights 2012, paper selection, Journal of Physics A: Mathematical & Theoretical.
  • 2011: Reviewer, Thalis Research Programme, Greek Ministry of Education.
  • 2010: Evaluator, FET-Open Scheme of the European Commission.
  • 2010: Member, International Scientific Committee of the IUTAM Symposium “Vortex Dynamics: Formation, Structure and Function”, Kyushu.
  • 2009: Scientific Advisor, Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge, UK.
  • 2008: Erasmus Visiting Professor, University of Nice Sophia-Antipolis.
  • 2007: Lagrange Senior Fellow, Institute for Scientific Interchange (ISI).
  • 2003-2007: “Brain Gain” Scholarship, Italian Ministry of Education (U. Milano-Bicocca).
  • 2001: JSPS Invitation Fellowship, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science.
  • 1994: Doctor of Philosophy, Mathematics, Trinity College and University of Cambridge.
  • 1993: Member, New York Academy of Sciences.
  • 1992: Invited Speaker, Workshop “Topology of Magnetic Fields” (Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences) – Keynote Lecturers included V.I. Arnold, H.K. Moffatt, E. Priest, M. Berry.
  • 1991: J.T. Knight Prize, Mathematics, University of Cambridge.
  • 1989: Fellow, Cambridge Philosophical Society.