Curriculum

Academic career and teaching activities

Academic career and teaching activities

Employment

  • 2001-2005 PhD in Mathematics, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy.
  • September 2005-January 2006, Research Assistant, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, USA.
  • June 28-September 27, 2006, Investigador extranjero en la UCM (Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain), financed by GRUPO SANTANDER.
  • November 2005-November 2009, Assegnista di ricerca; Alma Mater Studiorum Università degli studi Bologna, Italy.
  • July 2008, Teaching Assistant, MSRI - Mathematical Sciences Research Institute - (Berkeley, California - USA).
  • November 2, 2009 - November 1, 2010: Post Doc, CIRM (Centro Internazionale per la Ricerca Matematica) - Fondazione Bruno Kessler (Trento - Italy).
  • November 8, 2010 - November 7, 2012: Individual Marie Curie Fellow (Post Doc) IEF (International European Fellowship), INRIA (Institut National de Recherche en Informatique et en Automatique) Sophia Antipolis - Mediterranee (France).
  • January 17 - February 26, 2011: Visitor, Mittag-Leer Intitut (The Royal Swedish academy of sciences) invited by A. Dickenstein, S. Di Rocco, R. Piene, K. Ranestad and B. Sturmfels for the Spring Semester 2011 "Algebraic geometry with a view towards applications".
  • November 2012 - December 2013, Researcher RTD a), University of Torino, Department of Mathematics "Giuseppe Peano", Italy.
  • December 2013 - January 2016, Researcher RTD b), University of Bologna, Department of Mathematics, Italy.
  • November 2014 - December 2014. Long-Term Participant at Simons Institute for Theory of Computing (Berkeley, CA, USA), in the framework of the Fall Program 2014 "Algorithms and Complexity in Algebraic Geometry", Invited by P. Burgisser, JM Landsberg, K. Mulmuley, B. Sturmfels.
  • From February 2016, Associate Professor in Algebra, University of Trento, Department of Mathematics. Italy.

Teaching Activity

  • Teaching activity abroad (for PhD Students or higher)
    • ​​Research Assistant for the American PhD course in Math.: MATH 689-computational complexity geometry, I Semester A.A. 2005-2006, Texas A&M University, College Station (Texas, USA); Teaching Professor: JM Landsberg (College Station, Texas, USA).
    • Teaching Assistant for JM Landsberg (Texas A&M, Texas, USA), L.-H. Lim (UC Berkeley, California, USA) and J. Morton (UC Berkeley, California, USA) during the Graduate Workshop "Geometry and representation theory of tensors for computer science, statistics and other areas", at MSRI (Mathematical Sciences Research Institute), Berkeley (California - USA). July 2008.
    •  Main Speaker at "36th Autumn School in Algebraic Geometry: Power sum decomposition and apolarity, a geometric approach". Advanced school for PhD students and higher. Lukecin, Poland, September 1-7, 2013.
  • Teaching activity in Italy
    • Teaching Professor
      • Algebra 2, II year course of Mathematics, Univ. Torino, 2012-2013.
      • Geometria 1, I year course of Mathematics, Univ. Torino, 2012-2013.
      • Geometria, I year course of Engineering and architecture, Univ. Bologna, 2014-2015.
      • Teoria Algebrica dei Numeri, III year course of Mathematics, Univ. Trento, 2015-2018.
      • Geometria e algebra lineare, Engineering, Univ. Trento, 2016-2018.
      • Advances Commutative Algebra, Master and PhD in Mathematics, Univ. Trento 2016-2017.
      • Tensor Decomposition for Big Data Analysis, Master in Mathematics, Univ. Trento 2017-2018.
    • Tutorial Exercises 
      • Geometria e Algebra I, I year course of Mathematical and Physical Engineering, Politecnico di Milano, 2002-2003, teaching professor G. Bolondi.
      • Elementi di Analisi Matematica, Algebra e Geometria. I year course of Mechanical Engineering, Politecnico di Milano, 2003-2004, teaching professor F. Colombo.
      • Geometria e Algebra Lineare, (allievi A-K and L-Z). I year course of Management Engineering, Univ. Bologna, 2003-2004, 2006-2008 teaching professor A. Gimigliano.
      • Analisi Matematica B (allievi Ingegneri Civili). I year course of Ingegneria Civile, Milano Leonardo Politecnico (Italy), 2004-2005, teaching professor G. Verzini.
      • Geometria e Algebra (Corso integrato, moduli di Algebra e Geometria), I year course of Scienza della Formazione Primaria, Univ. Bologna, 2007-2008, teaching professor A. Gimigliano.
      • Analisi Matematica I, Geometria e Algebra Lineare (Corso integrato, moduli di Geometria e Algebra Lineare), (allievi A-K and L-Z). I year course of Management Engineering,Univ. Bologna, 2008-2010 teaching professor A. Gimigliano.

Education

Education

  • June 1996. Graduated from the high school Liceo Scientico of Polo Scolastico Maria Montessori in Porretta Terme, Bologna, Italy, with 60/60.
  • March 16, 2001 Laurea degree in Mathematics with full marks and honors (110/110 with praise) from Alma Mater Studiorum Università degli Studi di Bologna. Thesis title: "Schemi 0-dimensionali e forme canoniche di polinomi omogenei", (i.e. "0-dimensional schemes and canonical forms of homogeneous polinomials"). Advisor: Prof. A. Gimigliano (University of Bologna).
  • 2001-2005. PhD in Mathematics, Università degli Studi di Milano. Thesis title: "Varieties parameterizing forms and their secant varieties". Advisor: Prof. A. Gimigliano (University of Bologna).

Awards and honors

Awards

  • "Borsa di studio ENAM per studenti universitari meritevoli". Academic Years: 1996-1997, 1997-1998, 1998-1999, 1999-2000.
  • Selected among the 100 best students of the Italian high schools by University Orientation Course for at Cortona (Italy). SCUOLA NORMALE SUPERIORE DI PISA. Summer 1995.
  • Scholarship: "Best student of the Scientic Liceo, Polo Scolastico Maria Montessori" (Porretta Terme, Bologna, Italy). Financed by Lions Club of Granaglione Alto Reno, December 1996.
  • Awards for the best student of the Scientic Liceo, Polo Scolastico Maria Montessori (Porretta Terme, Bologna, Italy). Financed by City Council of Gaggio Montano (Bologna, Italy). Years: 1991-1992, 1992-1993, 1993-1994, 1994-1995, 1995-1996.
  • Award "VI Latinus Ludus". Financed by Lions Club Cattolica, Maggio 1992.
  • Award for the best student of the Scuola Media Salvo D'Acquisto (Gaggio Montano, Bologna). Year 1991-1992.

Other activities

Other activities

Coordination of Research Projects (Founded)

International

  • Title of the project: “Programa de visitantes distinguidos e investigadores extranjeros en la UCM”.
    Financed by: GRUPO SANTANDER.
    Duration: 3 months; period: June 28 – September 27, 2006.
    Host: Prof. E. Arrondo (Universidad Complutense de Madrid - Spain).

  • Title of the project: “Decomposition of Structured Tensors, Algorithms and Characterization”. Financed by: European Community in the framework of the program FP7-PEOPLE-2009-IEF - 252367, Individual Marie Curie Fellow.
    Duration: 2 years, period: November 2010 – November 2012.
    Supervisor: Prof. B. Mourrain (INRIA Sophia Antipolis - M ́editerran ́ee - Nice -France)

Italian

  • Title of the project: “Dimensione e ideali di variet`a delle secanti di variet`a che parametrizzano forme e/o tensori. Generazione di algoritmi per il computo del rango strutturato dei loro elementi.” Financed by: CIRM – FBK (Trento).
    Duration: 1 year; period: November 2009 – November 2010.
    Supervisor: Prof. E. Ballico (Universit`a degli Studi di Trento).

  • Title of the project: “Algebra e Geometria Algebrica”.
    Financed by: University of Torino, Department of Mathematics, in the framework of Local Founds for young researchers.
    Duration: 2 years; period: December 2013 – December 2015.
    Coordinator: Alessandra Bernardi.

Research projects that passed the first steps of the evaluation process

Title of the project: “Geometry of varieties parameterizing tensors and applications to their decomposition”.
In the framework of: FIRB 2013.
Principal Investigator: Alessandra Bernardi.
Mark at the national Pre-selection: 9.33/10.
Mark at the national First selection: 13/15 (admitted to the second phase only the projects with 14/15).

Participation to other Research Projects

 “Questioni di Geometria, Topologia e Algebra”. Financed by: Universit`a degli Studi di Milano, Dipartimento di Matematica “Federigo Enriques”. Period: 2002-2005. Responsible: Prof. Antonio Lanteri (Universit`a degli Studi di Milano).

“Geometria sulle varietà algebriche”. Financed by: MIUR and Università degli Studi di Milano. Period: 2002-2004. Responsible: Prof. Antonio Lanteri (Universit`a degli studi di Milano), Prof. Alessandro Verra (Universit`a di Roma III).

“Geometria sulle varietà algebriche”. Financed by: MIUR e Universitò degli Studi di Milano. Period: 2005-2006. Responsible: Prof. Lambertus Van Geemen (Univerisit`a degli Studi di Milano), Prof. Alessandro Verra (Universit`a di Roma III).

“Project PRIN 2004”. Financed by: National government funds. Period: 2004-2005. Responsible: Prof. Angelo Vistoli (Universit`a degli Studi di Bologna).

“RFO 2006 funds”. Financed by: Università degli studi di Bologna. Period: 2006. Responsible: Prof. Mirella Manaresi (Universit`a degli Studi di Bologna).

“Project PRIN 2006”. Financed by: National government funds. Period: 2006-2007. Responsible: Prof. Mirella Manaresi (Universit`a degli Studi di Bologna).

“RFO 2007 funds”. Financed by: Università degli studi di Bologna. Period: 2007. Responsible: Prof. Mirella Manaresi (Universit`a degli Studi di Bologna).

“RFO 2013 funds”. Financed by: Università di di Bologna. Period: 2013. Responsible: Prof. Mirella Manaresi (Univ. Bologna).

“Project PRIN 2013”. Financed by: National government funds. Period: 2013-2016. Responsible: Prof. M. Mella (Univ. Ferrara).

Notes and Downloads

Notes and downloads

Abilitazione to Professore Ordinario (Full Professor) in Mathematics in the Italian universities. Valid from 28/03/2017 to 28/03/2023.

Qualification to Professeur in the section 25 (Pure Mathematics) in the French universities. Obtained in February 2012.

Qualification to Maître de Conference in the section 25 (Pure Mathematics) in the French universities. Obtained in February 2012.

Leaves: From February 13 to July 13, 2014. Maternity Leave.