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Professore Ordinario
+39 050 509262
Palazzo della Carovana , terzo piano, stanza 54

  Born in Spilimbergo (Italy) on 25 May 1957

- Degree in Math., Univ. of Pisa, and Scuola Normale.
- Researcher Univ. Padova (1983), Associate Professor Univ. Salerno Salerno (1987) , Full Professor  Unive. IUAV  Venezia (1991). 
- Since 2003, Full Professor in Geometry, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa.

Main research interests: Number Theory, especially Diophantine Geometry and related topics. 

Some invited lectures
- Lectures at New York Number Theory Seminar (Columbia-NYU-CUNY - 2000,2002,2005,2009,2011)
- Colloquium, Univ. Tel Aviv, 2002.
- Plenary lecture at Journèes Arithmetiques" (Graz 2003 and Grenoble 2013), 
- Invited lecture, IV European Congress of Mathematics" (Stockholm, 2004),
- Plenary lecture at CNTA XII (Lethbridge 2012), 
- Plenary lectures at symposia in honor of   L. Szpiro (Paris-Orsay 2001 and New York 2011), W.M. Schmidt (Vienna 2004), G. Wuestholz (ETH Zuerich 2011), C. De Concini (Cortona 2012), Joe Silverman (Brown Univ. 2015)
- Plenary lecture at Number Theory Days, ETH, 2008.
- Nachdiploma Course ETH (then shifted to a shorter course per personal reasons), 2009
- Plenary lecture at Giornata Indam 2009, 
- May 2010,  XXX  cycle of the `Hermann Weil Lectures',  Institute for Advanced Study,  Princeton.
- Multiple lectures at Midrasha Math. School, Israel Inst. for Adv. St., Jerusalem 2013.
- Plenary lecture at joint meeting of Austrian and German Math. Societies, Innsbruch, 2013.
- Invited lecture at ICM Seoul 2014.
- Lecture at Oxford Clay meeting on Functional Transcendence, 2014.


Visited Institute for Advanced Study Princeton (Member in 2000), Israel Institute for Advanced Studies Jerusalem, Institut Henri Poincarè Paris, IHES Paris, ETH  Zuerich,  MSRI Berkeley, Schroedinger Institut ,  Vienna, and several universities.


- Since  2004:  non resident  Member of Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti. 
- Medal for Mathematics  2005 from the italian National Academy of Sciences.
- Since  2006 Corr. Member of Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei.
- Recipient of an Advanced Grant, by the Europ. Research Council, 2011.
- Since 2012 Member of Academia Europaea.


Organization of events:
- 1989 Amalfi Symposium in Analytic Number Theory (with E. Bombieri, A. Perelli, S.Salerno)- Co-editor of Proceedings.
- 1995: Number Theory Meeting, Venezia.
- 2000: CIME Summer School in Diophantine Approximation (with F. Amoroso), Cetraro - Italy, co-editor of Springer Proceedings.
- 2004: Diophantine Geometry, trimester at Centro De Giorgi (Pisa), Co-Editor of Proceedings.
- 2005/2014: Colloquia De Giorgi (series of lectures at Scuola Normale), Editor of the corresponding publication (by Edizioni della Normale)
- 2008: Meeting of cooperation Italy-India (with M. Waldshmidt, R. Balasubramanian), Pisa.
- 2011: AIM meeting on Unlikely Intersections (with J. Pila and Am. Inst. of Math., Pisa)
- 2012: ERC meeting in Diophantine Geometry (bimester in Pisa).
- 2014: II ERC meeting in Diophantine Geometry (two weeks, Cetraro, Italy)
- 2015: III ERC meeting in Diophantine Geometry (27--29 May, Roma, Accademia dei Lincei)
- Since 2005: Co-organizer of workshops in Dioph. Approximation at CIRM Luminy and Math. FI. Oberwolfach.


Editorial Boards:  
Acta Arithmetica,
 Annali Sci. Scuola Normale Superiore (Director since 2012), 
Boll. U.M.I.,
 International Math. Res. Notices, 
International J. of Number Theory (Managing Editor), 
Journal European Math. Soc., 
Monatshefte fuer Math., 
Rend. Accademia Lincei, 
Rend. Sem. Mat. Univ. Padova. 


- Some Applications of Diophantine Approximation to Diophantine Equation (Udine Forum, 2002)
- Lecture Notes on Diophantine Analysys (Edizioni della Normale, 2005, reprinted 2014)
- Some problems of Unlikely Intersections in Arithmetic and Geometry, Annals of Math. Studies, n. 181, Princeton Univ. Press, 2012.
- Lecture Notes on the Elementary Theory of Valuations (with R. Scognamillo, Ed. della Normale).

Contributed to math. non-technical articles for Le Matematiche" (Einaudi, 2008), and "Terzo Millennio" (Treccani).

An updated list of publications appears in MthSciNet