05.2013 Math Genealogy

Giovanni Pistone

Collegio Carlo Alberto
de Castro Statistics Initiative
Via Real Collegio 30
10024 Moncalieri
Italy

Short CV

Giovanni Pistone has been professor of Probability of the Politecnico di Torino to the year 2009 when he retired. Previously he was professor at the Università di Genova, where he served as Head of the Department of Mathematics for 3 years.

He obtained his "Laurea" (Master degree) from the Università di Torino in 1969, advisor Tullio Viola, and the degree "docteur de 3me cycle" from the Universitè de Rennes (France) in 1975, advisor Michel Métivier. He has been high school teacher in Turin, then postdoc, assitant professor, associate professor in the universities of Turin, Nice (France), Genoa.

Contributions to Probability and Mathematical Statistics cover various topics, e.g. Stochastic Partial Differential Equations, Industrial Statistics, Information Geometry, Algebraic Statistics.

He holds un undergraduate degree in Theology from the Facoltà Valdese di Teologia, Rome. He is local preacher and member of the Chiesa Valdese di Torino.

Currently he is affiliate of the de Castro Statistics Initiative hosted by the Collegio Carlo Alberto, Moncalieri, Italy.