Short CV/Education and training

  • 1978 – 1982
    Honors Laurea, University of Rome, Italy

  • 1984 – 1985
    S.M. in Mathematics, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, U.S.A.

  • 1985 – 1989
    Ph.D. in Mathematics, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, U.S.A.

  • 1986 – 1989
    Lecturer, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, U.S.A.

  • 1989 – 1991
    Lecturer (Postdoctoral position), University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.

  • 1991 – 1992
    Postdoctoral Fellow, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley, CA, U.S.A.

  • 1992 – 1993
    Member of the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ, U.S.A.

  • 1992 – 2000
    Assistant Professor, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, U.S.A.

  • 2000 – 2001
    Guest FIM, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich, Switzerland

  • 2002 – 2004
    Research Associate, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich, Switzerland

  • 2002
    Visiting Professor, Université de Strasbourg, France

  • 2003
    Visiting Professor, Université de Strasbourg, France

  • 2002 – 2006
    Professor, P.A.S.T.Université de Strasbourg, France

  • 2004 – 2006
    FN Professor, Universität Basel, Basel, Switzerland

  • since 2004
    Lehrbeauftragte (Graduate Colloquium), Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich, Switzerland

  • 2006 – 2008
    Senior Scientist, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich, Switzerland

  • since 2008
    Professor, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich, Switzerland

  • 2013
    Member of the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ, U.S.A.

Selected publications

  • Equivariant maps and purely atomic spectrum, J. Funct. An., 124 (1994), 211?227

  • Limit sets of isometry groups of exotic hyperbolic spaces, Trans. Amer. Math. Soc., 351-4 (1999), 1507?1530, (in collaboration with K. Corlette)

  • Bounded cohomology, boundary maps and rigidity of representations into Homeo+(S1) and SU(n, 1), in ?Rigidity in Dynamics and Geometry?, Cambridge 2000, Springer Verlag, 2002, pp. 237?260

  • Tessellations of homogeneous spaces of classical groups of real rank two, Geom. Dedicata, 103 (2004), 115?191 (in collaboration with D. Witte)

  • A vanishing theorem for the tangential de Rham cohomology of foliations with an amenable fundamental groupoid, Geom. Dedicata, 103 (2004), 205?223 (in collaboration with K. Corlette and L. Hernández)

  • Equivariant embeddings of trees into hyperbolic spaces, I.M.R.N. 22 (2005), 1331-1369 (in collaboration with M. Burger and N. Monod)

  • Maximal Representations of Surface Groups: Symplectic Anosov Structures, Pure Quarterly Journal of Pure Appl. Math. Q., Volume in memory of Armand Borel, 1 (2005), no. 3, 543?590 (in collaboration with M. Burger, F. Labourie and A. Wienhard)

  • A useful formula in bounded cohomology, ?Séminaire et Congres?, 18 (2008), 245?294 (in collaboration with M. Burger)

  • Surface group representations with maximal Toledo invariant, Annals of Math., no. 172(1) (2010), 517?566 (in collaboration with M. Burger and A. Wienhard)

  • A new family of representations of virtually free groups, to appear in Math. Z., 23 pages, (arXiv:1112.4709v1, in collaboration with M. G. Kuhn and T. Steger)

  • The Median Class and Superrigidity of Actions on CAT(0) Cube Complexes, to appear in J. of Topology

    (in collaboration with I. Chatterji and T. Fernós)



Complete list of publications

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Policy Committee, University of Maryland, 1993 – 1995

  • Salary Committee, University of Maryland, 1994, 1996

  • Member of several Oral Committees, University of Maryland

  • Member of the Arbitrary and Capricious Grading Review Committee, University of Maryland, 1995 – 1997

  • Member of Graduate Admissions/Financial Aid/Recruiting Committee, University of Maryland, 1996 – 1998

  • Member of the Resource Group for the Graduate Education Task Force, University of Maryland, 1996

  • Coorganizer of the preparation for the evaluation of the Graduiertekolleg, Humbolt University in Berlin, September/October 2006

  • Maturandentage, ETH, 2009 and 2010

  • Raumplanungskommission, ETH, 2011/2013

  • Master admission Committee, ETH, 2007 – 2014

  • Member of various Hiring Committees (USA, Switzerland and France)

  • Reviewer for various grants (including National Science Fundation, U.S.A., ISF Israel, DFG Germany)

  • Reviewer for Zentralblatt für Mathematik

  • Referee for several scientific journals (among which Inventiones Math, Geom. Funct. Anal., Geom. & Top., Duke Math. Jour., Math. Ann., Trans. AMS, Monatsh., etc.)

  • Member of the evaluation committee of the Institut de Mathématiques de Bordeaux

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