User Biography : Dr Paolo Aluffi Paolo Aluffi was born in Turin, Italy in 1960. He studied mathematics in Turin under the direction of Alberto Collino, and then at Brown University, obtaining a Ph.D. with a dissertation in algebraic geometry under the supervision of William Fulton. He has held postdoctoral positions at the University of Chicago and Oklahoma State University, and joined the department of mathematics at Florida State University in 1991. He is currently professor of mathematics at Florida State University. His main mathematical interests are in algebraic geometry and its interactions with physics, with emphasis on intersection theoretic aspects of the theory of singularities. He is associate editor of the Journal of Singularities and ISRN Geometry.
Biography Updated on 27 February 2011