PhD Seminars

The PhD seminars are informal meetings occurring once per month, organized by the PhD students in Mathematics of Genova. Our main purpose is to present our research activities to other mathematicians who are far from our field of expertise. They are dedicated to all interested PhD and Master students.

Future seminars

  • Ph.D. Seminars will continue in the fall semester

Past seminars

  • 11/06/2018
    • Francesca Bartolucci
      The Radon transform: a tool in signal analysis 
  • 26/04/2018
    • Enrico Cecini
      A mid-PhD night’s dream, about graph Fourier transform and Combinatorics
  • 20/03/2018
    • Joao Braga de Goes y Vasconcellos
      Fundamental Aspects of Quantum Field Theory
  • 01/02/2018
    • Devashish Singh
      A bird’s eye view of the noncommutative Standard Model
  • 29/11/2017
    • Giulia Frosoni
      Algebras for a double-power monad on equilogical spaces
    • Tommaso Bruno
      From the heat equation to the functional calculus for self-adjoint operators
  • 17/10/2017
    • Michela Di Marca
      Polynomial interpolation and unexpected curves
  • 31/05/2017
    • Sabrina Guastavino
      APRiL: a variable selection method to use with Poisson data
  • 06/04/2017
    • Laura Tozzo
      Good Semigroups of N^n (slides)
  • 06/03/2017
    • Elisa Palezzato
      Extremal behaviours in Sectional Matrices (slides)
  • 25/01/2017
    • Sara Sommariva
      Bayes in the head (slides)
  • 15/12/2016
    • Nicolò Drago
      The algebraic approach to Quantum Field Theory (slides)
    • Daniele Masoero
      Rational points on modular elliptic curves
  • 08/11/2016
    • Sepehr Jafari
      From algebraic geometry to homological algebra (slides)
    • Giamila Zaghloul
      Converse theorems for modular L-functions (slides)
  • 26/05/2016
    • Enrico Cecini
      Towards learning without a teacher
    • Enrico Ghiorzi
      The Effective Topos (slides)
  • 27/04/2016
    • Federico Faldino
      General Relativity in a Nutshell (slides)
    • Alberto Tacchella
      The solitary wave that killed the Schottky problem (slides)
  •  16/03/2016
    • Tommaso Bruno
      Classical and weighted Laplacians on manifolds
    • Giulia Frosoni
      An introduction to the category of equilogical spaces (slides)
  •  20/01/2016
    • Alessio D’Alì,
      An invitation to Combinatorial Commutative Algebra (slides)
    • Elisa Palezzato,
      Computational Algebra and Primary Decomposition (slides
  •  11/12/2015
    • Michela Di Marca,
      Connectivity for dual graphs of projective schemes (slides)
    • Sara Rebagliati,
      Automatic trading system (slides)
  • 4/11/2015
    • Michela Lavaggi,
      Hilbert Curves of Polarized n-folds
    • Eleonora Saggini,
      Good Experimental Methodologies and Optimal Design of Experiments in
      Marine Robotics
  •  18/05/2015
    • Daniele Masoero,
      Curve Ellittiche, Forme Modulari e Rappresentazioni di Galois (slides)
    • Sara Sommariva,
      Two Applications of Mathematics to Neuroscience (slides)
  •   27/04/2015
    • Nicolò Drago,
      The Logic of Quantum Mechanics (slides)
    • Valentina Vivaldi,
      Dynamic inverse problem (slides)
  •  30/03/2015
    • Antoine Géré,
      A quick overview of few aspects in Algebraic and Noncommutative Quantum Field Theory (slides)
    • Sara Giordano,
      Imaging concept and image reconstruction methods for the STIX instrument onboard the ESA Solar Orbiter mission (slides)
  • 27/02/2015
    • Anna Codispoti,
      A friendly chat about modelling  in solar flares (slides)
    • Mattia Righetti,
      Density of zeroes of L-functions for σ>1

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