Mattia Talpo: Curriculum Vitae

Mattia Talpo
Max Planck Institute for Mathematics
Vivatsgasse 7
53111 Bonn, Germany
January 1st, 2010 - February 27th, 2014: Ph.D. course (corso di perfezionamento) in Mathematics at the
Scuola Normale Superiore.
February 27th, 2014: Ph.D. defense, mark 70/70 cum laude. Thesis: Infinite root stacks of logarithmic
schemes and moduli of parabolic sheaves, supervisor: A. Vistoli.
October 2004 - October 2009: Allievo ordinario at the Scuola Normale Superiore
December 21st, 2009: Final exam (esame di licenza), mark 70/70 cum laude.
October 2004 - July 2009: Student in Mathematics at the University of Pisa.
June 29th, 2007: Bachelor’s degree (laurea triennale), mark 110/110 cum laude. Thesis (in Italian):
Characteristic classes of vector bundles, supervisor: A. Vistoli.
July 24th, 2009: Master’s degree (laurea magistrale), mark 110/110 cum laude. Thesis: Deformation
theory, supervisor: A. Vistoli.
March 10th, 2014 - Present: postdoc at the Max Planck Institute for Mathematics, Bonn.
Research Interests
Algebraic stacks, deformation theory, logarithmic geometry, parabolic sheaves, moduli of sheaves.
(with A. Vistoli) Deformation theory from the point of view of fibered categories, G. Farkas, I. Morrison
(editors), Handbook of moduli, International Press, Boston (2013).
(with F. Poma and F. Tonini) Stacks of uniform cyclic covers of curves and their Picard groups, arXiv:1312.5675,
accepted in Algebraic Geometry.
Mattia Talpo
(with A. Vistoli) Infinite root stacks and quasi-coherent sheaves on logarithmic schemes, arXiv:1410.1164,
Moduli of parabolic sheaves on a polarized logarithmic scheme, arXiv:1410.2212, submitted.
Spring semester 2012: Visiting Student Researcher at the University of California, Berkeley, under the
supervision of Prof. Martin Olsson.
March/April 2009: Program Associate of the Special semester on Algebraic Geometry at the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI), Berkeley, California.
Conferences and Workshops
September 8th - 12th, 2014: Modern trends in Gromov-Witten theory, Hannover, Germany.
September 1st - 5th, 2014: VBAC 2014 - Algebraic varieties: bundles, topology, physics, Berlin, Germany.
June 23th - 27th, 2014: GRIFGA/Lebesgue Summer school - Derived categories, Nantes, France.
June 16th - 20th, 2014: Nordfjordeid Summer school 2014: Toric degenerations and mirror symmetry, Nordfjordeid, Norway.
June 10th - 13th, 2014: Conference on Arithmetic Algebraic Geometry on the occasion of Gerd Faltings’ 60th
birthday, Bonn, Germany.
May 26th - 30th, 2014: Mirror symmetry, enumerative geometry and related topics, Pavia, Italy.
May 5th - 7th, 2014: Spring school on the fundamental group scheme and related topics, Nice, France.
December 16th - 20th, 2013: Fundamental Groups in Arithmetic and Algebraic Geometry, Pisa, Italy.
September 2nd - 6th, 2013: Conformal blocks, vector bundles on curves and moduli of curves, Roma, Italy.
July 8th - 12th, 2013: Conference on algebraic geometry, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
June 11th - 21st, 2013: Development of moduli theory, Kyoto, Japan.
January 21st - 25th, 2013: On the geometry of sheaves in low dimensions, Ascona, Switzerland.
June 18th - 22nd, 2012: Géométrie Algébrique en Liberté, Grenoble, France.
June 11th - 15th, 2012: Geometry of Moduli, Nordfjordeid, Norway.
September 18th - 24th, 2011: Geometric Invariant Theory, old and new, Lukecin, Poland.
July 18th - 29th, 2011: Toric varieties in Cortona, Cortona, Italy.
June 20th - July 8th, 2011: Moduli of curves and Gromov-Witten theory, Grenoble, France.
May 23rd - 27th, 2011: Moduli spaces and moduli stacks, New York, USA
January 5th - 14th, 2011: School on moduli spaces, Cambridge, United Kingdom.
October 13th - 15th, 2010: Intersection theory on the moduli space of curves, Berlin, Germany.
August 30th - September 18th, 2010: P.R.A.G.MAT.I.C. 2010, Catania, Italy.
July 4th - 10th, 2010: IMPANGA Summer School on Algebraic Geometry 2010, Bedlewo, Poland.
May 25th - 29th, 2010: Giornate di Geometria Algebrica e argomenti correlati X, Gargnano (BS), Italy.
Mattia Talpo
April 28th, 2010: Moduli problems and (algebraic) stacks, for a Graduate student seminar at the Scuola
Normale Superiore.
Colloquia at the Scuola Normale Superiore
April 17th, 2008: The method of “forcing”, supervisor: A. Berarducci.
March 28th, 2007: Two alternative proofs in Ramsey theory, supervisor: M. Di Nasso.
2010 - 2013: Tutoring activities for first and second-year students at the Scuola Normale Superiore.
August 25th - 30th, 2013: participation in the 83rd “University orientation course” for highschool
students, organized by the Scuola Normale Superiore, as tutor for scientific subjects.
Fall 2012/Spring 2013: TA for a first-year “Mathematics” course at the Biology department, University
of Pisa.
Fall 2012: Tutoring and exam assistance (grading and oral exams) for a first-year “Arithmetics” course
at the Mathematics department, University of Pisa.
August 28th - Semptember 3rd, 2011: participation in the 73rd “University orientation course” for
highschool students, organized by the Scuola Normale Superiore, as tutor for scientific subjects.
Talks for “University orientation courses”
August 27th, 2013: “Infinity” in mathematics.
August 31st, 2011: Modular arithmetic and sums of squares.
Angelo Vistoli, Scuola Normale Superiore (
Martin Olsson, University of California, Berkeley (
Rita Pardini, Università di Pisa (
(teaching) Paola Cerrai, Università di Pisa (
Language Skills
Italian: Mother tongue
English: Fluent, both written and spoken
German: Basic
Last updated: November 25, 2014