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Things that happened to me, professionally – last updated May 2024

Appointments

2022-Wallis Professor of Mathematics, Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford

Professorial Fellow, St. Anne's College, Oxford

2015-2022Full professor (W3) – Institute for Applied Mathematics, University of Bonn

Hausdorff Chair – Hausdorff Center for Mathematics, Bonn

2021–2015Professeur chargé de cours (part–time) – Centre de Mathématiques Appliquées, Ecole Polytechnique, Saclay

2013–2018Junior member, Institut Universitaire de France

2012–2015Professeur des Universités (1st class) – Centre de Recherche en Mathématiques de la Decision, Université Paris–Dauphine

2008–2012Professeur des Universités (2nd class) – Centre de Recherche en Mathématiques de la Decision, Université Paris–Dauphine

2006–2008Maître de Conférences – Département de Mathématiques, Université Paris–Sud

2001–2006Ricercatore (Assistant Professor) – Institute for Applied Mathematics, Università di Pisa

Education

2003PhD in Theoretical Physics, Università
di Pisa, Italy – *Advisor: Sergio Caracciolo
(Scuola Normale Superiore)*

1998Diploma di Laurea (Master) in Physics, Università di Pisa

1993Maturità Scientifica (High school diploma), Liceo Scientifico “V. Volterra”, Fabriano, Italy

Fellowships and awards

*none*

Institutional responsibilities

2022-Head of the Stochastic Analysis Group, Mathematical Institute, Oxford

2019–2022Member of the board of directors of the Hausdorff Center for Mathematics

2018–2022Managing director (Geschäftsführender Direktor) of the Institute of Applied Mathematics, Universität Bonn. Deputy head in the period 2017–2018

2017–2022Member of the Junior Fellow search
committee of the Hausdorff Center for Mathematics – *Each year approx. 200 applications for 3-4
offers*

2010–2015Director of the doctoral program in
Mathematics, Université Paris–Dauphine – *\(\sim 40\) PhD students*

2010–2015Elected member of Conseil des Études et de la vie Etudiante de l'Université Paris–Dauphine

2009-2014Director of the first year of Master MMD
«Mathématiques pour la Modelisation et Decision» at
the Université Paris–Dauphine – *\(\sim
140\) students/year*

Grants

2019–2022Cluster of excellence
“Hausdorff Center for Mathematics” – *Co-leader
of Research Area B1 “Probabilistic modeling and singular
stochastic dynamics” (URL)*

2017–2022Collaborative Research Center 1060
“The mathematics of emergent effects” – *Principal investigator of project B9 “Large scale
modeling of non-linear microscopic dynamics via singular SPDEs”
(URL)*

2019–2021German Research Foundation Grant
“Invariant measures for SPDEs and Asymptotics” –
€150.000 – *Co-PI together with
S. Albeverio (Bonn) [DFG-407748683]*

2009–2012French National Research Agency
Project Blanc ANR ECRU “Explorations on rough paths”
– €160.000 – *Coordinator of the
project comprising 7 PIs*

2009–2012French National Research Agency
Projet Jeunes Chercheurs ANR MAGIX “Mathématiques,
Algèbre, Géométrie Exactes” –
€150.000 – *Co-PI (website)*

Miscellanea

2006Invited professor (1 month) in the Probability group at the Institut E. Cartan, University of Nancy 1, France

2003CNRS (French National Center for Scientific Research) postdoctoral fellowship at Laboratoire d'Analyse, Géometrie et Applications UMR 7539, Institut Galilée, Université Paris 13, France – under the supervision of Prof. F. Russo

2001Postdoctoral fellowship (3 months) at ETH (Federal Polytechnical School), Zürich – under the supervision of Prof. A. S. Sznitman.

1996INFN (Italian's National Institute for Nuclear Physics) summer studentship (2 months) in high-energy experimental particle physics at Fermilab – under the supervision of Prof. M. Atac

Editorial and reviewing activities

2024–Associate editor of Communication in Mathematical Physics

2017–2023Associate editor of Annals of the Institute Henry Lebesgue

2016–2021Associate editor of Annals of Applied Probability

2016–2019Associate editor for SIAM Journal on Mathematical Analysis

2011–2017Associate editor for Electronic Journal of Probability and Electronic Communications in Probability

2015–2017Associate editor for Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems – A

2011-2014Member of the Evaluation Group for Mathematics and Statistics for NSERC/CRSNG, Canada

2016–2017Member of Evaluations Groups for the National Science Foundation, USA

Referee for ERC, ANR, DFG and various others research agencies

Organization of international conferences

2024Research Program “Random paths to QFT: New probabilistic approaches to field theory” at the Simons Center for Geometry and Physics, Stony Brook (url)

MSRI Summer Graduate School “Stochastic quantisation”, Berkley (url)

Research Program “New developments and challenges in Stochastic Partial Differential Equations” at the Bernoulli Center in Lausanne (url)

2023Arbeitsgemeinschaft: QFT and Stochastic PDEs, Oberwolfach (url)

2020Workshop “New Directions in Rough Path Theory”, Oberwolfach (url)

2019Coordinator of the Junior trimester program “Randomness, PDEs and Nonlinear Fluctuations” at the Hausdorff Institute for Mathematics, Bonn (url)

Workshop “Large scale description of random fields: interfaces between PDE and RG approaches”, Inhomogeneous Random Systems, Institute Henry Poincaré, Paris (url)

2018Program “Scaling Limits, rough paths, quantum field theory” at the Newtown Institute, Cambridge (link)

2017Fields medal symposium in honor of M. Hairer, Toronto (url)

2016CIME Summer school "Singular random dynamics", Cetraro, Italy (url)

Workshop "Rough Paths, Regularity Structures and Related Topics" Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach (url)

2015Workshop "Stochastic Systems Simulation and Control 2015", ICMS – Edinburgh

2013Workshop “Rough Paths: Theory and Applications”, IPAM – UCLA (url)

2012Workshop “Rough Paths and PDEs”, Oberwolfach (url)

2010Workshop “Rough paths in interaction”, Juin 2010. Institut Henry Poincaré, Paris, France

Workshop “Rough paths and SPDEs”, April 2010. Newton Institute, Cambdrige, UK

2006Workshop “Stochastic Fluid Mechanics and SPDEs”, Julliet 2006. Centro Ennio De Giorgi, Pisa, Italy

Main invited presentations

2024Plenary speaker “4th Italian Meeting on Probability and Mathematical Statistics”, Roma (url)

2023Minicourse at the CIME summer school “Statistical Mechanics and Stochastic PDEs”, Cetraro (url)

2022Conference “Quantum many body system and interacting particles, in honor of Hebert Spohn”, Münster

2021Conference “Seminal Interactions between Mathematics and Physics. II”, Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, Rome

Online Open Probability School – 6h minicourse “Facets of Stochastic Quantisation” (URL)

Plenary speaker (Lévy lecture) at the 11th Bernoulli-IMS World
Congress in Probability and Statistics, Seoul (online) –
*Appointed for the Lévy lecture 2019 and 2020 in
parallel by two different committees and postponed to 2021 due to the
pandemic*

2019Plenary speaker (Lévy lecture) at the 41st Conference on Stochastic Processes and their Applications Conference, Evanston

Invited session speaker at the International Congress of
Mathematicians, Rio de Janeiro – *Jointly between
the Probability and PDE sessions*

Conference “New Directions in Stochastic Analysis: Rough Paths, SPDEs and Related Topics, At the occasion of Professor Terry Lyons' 65th Birthday”, Berlin

Forum de Physique de l'École Normale Superieure, Paris

Seminar on Stochastic Processes, Zürich

2018Mathematical Colloquium, Bielefeld

2017Fields medal symposium in honor of
M. Hairer, Toronto – *A talk and an
additional 6h workshop for students*

Charles River Lecture, Boston

Kac seminar, Utrecht

Minicourse at the Hausdorff school “Recent Development in Singular Stochastic PDEs” Bonn

2016Minicourse at the CIME-EMS summer school “Singular random dynamics”, Cetraro

2015Minicourse at the winter school “Recent Breakthroughs in Singular SPDEs”, Milano

2014Course at the 18th Escola Brasileira de Probabilidade, Mambucaba

Minicourse at the Centro di Ricerca Matematica Ennio de Giorgi, Pisa

2012Minicourses at Marseille, Berlin and Rome

2009Minicourse on rough paths, CMLS, Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau