Short CV/Education and training


  • 1991
    Laurea in Mathematics (cum laude), Italy

  • 1993
    MSc in Mathematics, University of Notre Dame, USA

  • 1996
    PhD in Mathematics, University of Notre Dame, USA

Appointments held:

  • 1996 – 1997
    Post-doc, Mittag-Leffler Institute, Sweden

  • 1997 – 1998
    Research Fellow, Max Planck Institute, Germany

  • 1998 – 2001
    Research Assistant, KTH

  • 2000 – 2001
    Visiting Assitant Professor, University of Yale, USA

  • 2001 – 2002
    Visiting Assitant Professor, University of Minnesota, USA

  • Since 2003
    Associate Professor, KTH

  • Since 2010
    Full Professor, KTH

Current position:

Selected publications

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

Editorial work:

  • (co-editor with J. Schicho) of the Special Issue of Mathematics in Computer Science: Computational algebraic Geometry, 2014

  • (co-editor with A. Dickenstein, J. Schicho and E. Hubert) of the (refereed) Proceedings of the conference Effective Methods in Algebraic Geometry, to appear as a special issue of the Journal of Symbolic computations, 2012

  • (co-editor with G.M. Besana, D. Bates and C. Wampler) of the (refereed) Proceedings of the conference Interaction between classical and numerical algebraic geometry, published by the American Mathematical Society. Contemporary Mathematics, Vol. 496, 2009

Referee work:

  • Compositio Mathematica, Arkiv för Matematik (Mittag-Leffler), Travaux mathematiques, Collectanea Mathematica, Journal of pure and applied Algebra, Revista Matematica Complutense, Journal of Algebra, Journal of Algebraic Combinatorics, AMS-journals, LMSjournals, IMRN, 1999 – 2012

  • NSA-AMS and FWO-Belgium grant peer reviewer, 2010 – 2012

  • Reviewer for the American Mathematical Society, 1999 – 2008

  • Member of the Scientific-committe for the VR-international postdocs, 2013 – 2015


  • Board member of the Gustafssons Foundation

  • Board member of ICP (Internationl Swedish Science Program)

  • Board member of the SMC (Stockholm Mathematics Center)


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