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* 1999 "Laurea in Matematica", University di Genova

* 2004 "Dottorato di Ricerca in Matematica e Calcolo Scientifico"(Ph. D.), Unversita' di Pavia


*2001-2002 Marie Curie fellow


*2007 "Giovani Ricercatori" grant of the Politecnico di Torino


* since 2007 Ricercatore Universitario (Tenured Assistant Professor) at the Department of Mathematics of the Politecnico di Torino

* 2004-2007 Assegnista di Ricerca (Post Doctoral fellow) Department of Mathematics of the Politecnico di Torino


* 2008, September-December, Visiting Scholar at the Department of Mathematics and Statistic of Queen's University, Ontario, Canada

* 2007, January-February, Visiting Scholar at IMA(Institute for Mathematics and its Applications), Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.

* 2001-2003, study period at the Matematisk Institutt of Oslo Universitet, Oslo, Norway.

Research interests

* Algebraic Geometry: secant varieties of classical algebraic varieties, intersection properties of rational normal curves, complete intersection on hypersurfaces

* Computational ALgebra: presentation of polynomials, reduction of the number of variables of a polynomial

* Algebraic Statistic: contingency tables, independence models and their generalizations

Organizing activity

* 2007, local organizers of the workshop ESF(European Science FOundation): Multivariate Interpolation - Its Relation To Algebraic Statistics, Classical Algebraic Geometry And Computational Complexity Theory


* referee for Canadian Journal of Mathematics

* reviewer for the AMS (American Mathematical Society)

Scientific branch MAT/03 - GEOMETRIA
(Area 0001 - Scienze matematiche e informatiche)
Curriculum Curriculum file application/pdf (200 KB)
Identifiers ORCID: 0000-0003-4091-2867
Skills and keywords

ERC sectors

PE1_2 - Algebra PE1_4 - Algebraic and complex geometry PE1_5 - Geometry


Polinomi, tensori, scomposizioni, rappresentazioni Polynomilas, tensors, descompositions, applications
Scientific responsibilities and other assignments


  • SIAM conference on applied algebraic geometry/ SIAM, Svizzera, 15/7-19/12 2019, Participation to the organizing committee
  • TENSORS/ Politecnico di Torino, Italia, 10-14/9/2018, Participation to the organizing committee
  • Algebraic geometry, approximation and optimisation/ MATRIX, Australia, 5-16/2/2018, Participation to the organizing committee
  • Ideals of Linear Subspaces, Their Symbolic Powers and Waring Problems/ Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach (MFO, Oberwolfach Research Institute for Mathematics), Germania, 15-21/2/2015, Participation to the organizing committee

Other research or teaching roles outside Politecnico

  • Professore a contratto at Monash University (5/8/2013-1/7/2015)

Roles as evaluator or expert

  • National Security Agency. 2013
    American Mathematical Society.
  • National Security Agency. 2015
    American Mathematical Society.
  • Mathematics and Statistics Discovery Grant application. 2018