Alessandro Oneto

Assistant professor

Department of Mathematics


Via Sommarive, 14 - 38123 Povo
tel. 0461 281555
alessandro.oneto[at]unitn [dot] it
Education
  • Ph.D. in Matematics, Stockholms U. (Sweden) 
    Thesis supervisor: Prof. Boris Shapiro; External supervisor: Prof. Enrico Carlini;
    Thesis title: "Waring-type problems for polynomials". Date of thesis defense: June 3rd, 2016.
     
  • M.Sc. in Mathematics, U. degli Studi di Genova (Italy); final grade: 110/110 cum laude.
    Final thesis supervisor: Prof. Maria Virginia Catalisano;
    Thesis title: "On the defectiveness of projective varieties". Date of thesis defense: July 26th, 2012.
     
  • Laurea Triennale in Matematica, U. degli Studi di Genova (Italy); final grade: 110/110 cum laude.
    Final thesis supervisor: Prof. Anthony Vito Geramita;
    Thesis title: "Problema di Waring per forme binarie". Date of thesis defense: July 21st, 2010.
Academic career and teaching activities

Professional positions

  • [04.2020 — current] Assistant Professor, U. degli Studi di Trento, (Italy)
     
  • [04.2019 — 03.2020] Postdoc, OvGU Magdeburg (Germany)
    Alexander von Humboldt Postdoctoral Research Fellow; 
    Mentor: Prof. Thomas Kahle
     
  • [01.2018 — 03.2019] PostdocU. Politécnica de Catalunya (Spain)
    Barcelona Graduate School Junior Postdoc; Mentor: Prof. Marta Casanellas
     
  • [11.2016 — 12.2017] Postdoc, Inria Sophia Antipolis (France)
    Postdoctoral research (team AROMATH); Mentor: Prof. Bernard Mourrain

Other professional experiences

  • [07.2018, 4 weeksResearch in Pairs, CIRM (Italy)
    with Fulvio Gesmundo and Emanuele Ventura 
     
  • [10.2016, 2 weeksVisiting researcher, Max Planck Institute Leipzig (Germany)
     
  • [03.2015 — 05.2015, 3 monthsVisiting Ph.D., Monash U. (Australia)
    Mentore: Prof. Enrico Carlini 
Conferences and lectures

Invited talks at conferences/symposia/workshops

  • [23.11.2020] Ypatia Conference 2020, École Française, Rome, Italy
     
  • [04.09.2019] Congresso Unione Matematici Italiani, U. di Pavia, Itay
    Special Session: Multilinear algebra, algebraic geometry and applications.
    Title: “Partially symmetric variants of Comon’s problem”
     
  • [11.07.2019] SIAM Conference in Applied Algebraic GeometryU. of Bern, Switzerland
    Session: The algebra and geometry of tensors, 1
    Title: “Partially symmetric variants of Comon’s problem”
     
  • [03.06.2019] Workshop for Young Researchers in MathematicsU. of Bucharest, Romania
    Title: “Waring loci and decomposition of low rank symmetric tensors”
     
  • [04.12.2017] Workshop: Commutative Algebra, Syzygies and SingularitiesU. de Nice, France
    Title: “A new question on planar polynomial interpolation and line arrangements”
     
  • [02.08.2017] SIAM Conference in Applied Algebraic GeometryGeorgia Tech. U., Atlanta, USA
    Session: "Decomposition and identifiability of real and comple tensors"
    Title: “Hadamard decompositions of matrices”
     
  • [07.12.2014] Canadian Mathematical Society Winter MeetingHamilton, Canada
    Session: Commutative algebra: interactions with algebraic combinatorics, algebraic geometry, and representation theory
    Title: “A Waring problem with higher degree forms”
     
  • [04.04.2014] Traumatic workshop: Birational geometry and Fano varietiesImperial College, London, UK
    Title: “Examples of Fano-LG correspondence for del Pezzo orbifolds”

Contributed talks at conferences/symposia/workshops

  • [28.02.2020] Milestone Conference of MATH+ thematic semester: Algebraic Geometry: varieties, polyhedra, computationZuse Institute, Berlin, Germany
    Title: “The geometry of strength of polynomials"
     
  • [23.03.2018] IPPI Workshop (Ideals of Powers and Powers of Ideals)Politecnico di Torino, Italy
    Title: “Unexpected curves and line arrangements”
     
  • [08.09.2017] Summer School (and Workshop) on Syzygies, Fondazione B. Kessler, Trento, Italy
    Title: "Hilbert function of fat points in P^1 x P^1"
     
  • [27.08.2015] Syzygies in Algebra and GeometryBusan, South Korea
    Title: “Varieties of powers and the Fröberg conjecture“
     
  • [13.07.2015] Summer School on Real Algebraic Geometry & OptimizationGeorgia Tech. U., Atlanta, USA
    Title: “Real rank of monomials”
     
  • [18.07.2015] Workshop: An interdisciplinary approach to tensor decompositionFondazione Bruno Kessler, Trento, Italy
    Title: “A Waring problem with higher degree terms”

Seminars

  • [16.12.2019] Problem solving seminar in commutative algebra, Stockholms U., Stockholm, Sweden
    Title: “On the geometry of strength of polynomials”
     
  • [09.08.2019] Max Planck Institute MiS, Leipzig, Germany,
    Title: “Border rank of monomials via asymptotic rank”
     
  • [16.04.2019] Oberseminar des IAG, OVGU Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany
    Title: “A new question on planar polynomial interpolation and line arrangements”
     
  • [05.12.2018] Seminari di Geometria Algebrica, Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy
    Title: “Waring loci and decomposition of low rank symmetric tensors”
     
  • [14.11.2018] Discrete Mathematics Seminar, U. of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Title: “Waring loci and decomposition of low rank symmetric tensors”
     
  • [13.11.2018] Tensors: geometry and applications (for Master students), U. of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Title: “Apolarity theory, fat points and secant varieties”
     
  • [21.02.2018] Seminario di Geometria e di Algebra, U. di Genova, Genoa, Italy
    Title: “A new question on planar polynomial interpolation and line arrangements”
     
  • [16.02.2018] Seminari de Geometria Algebraica, U. de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Title: “On the Hilbert function of general fat points in P^1 x P^1"
     
  • [07.12.2017]  Séminaire d'algèbre, topologie et géometrie, U. de Nice, Nice, France
    Title: “On the Hilbert function of general fat points in P^1 x P^1"
     
  • [11.10.2017] Seminar, Algebra & Geometry, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden
    Title: “Combinatorial tools for new questions on planar polynomial interpolation”
     
  • [16.05.2017] Applied Algebraic Geometry seminars, BCAM, Bilbao, Spain
    Title: “Hadamard products of varieties and Restricted Boltzmann Machines”
     
  • [25.01.2017] Aromath Seminar, Inria Sophia Antipolis Méditerranée, Sophia Antipolis, France
    Title: “Hadamard decomposition of matrices: a geometric approach”
     
  • [19.05.2016] Seminar in Algebra and Geometry, U. of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Title: “Ideals of points and Waring problems for polynomials”
     
  • [11.05.2016] Seminar, Algebra & Geometry, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden
    Title: “Ideals of points and Waring problems for polynomials”
     
  • [08.03.2016] Algebraic Geometry and Combinatorics, U. of Freiburg, Freiburg, Switzerland
    Title: “Power ideals: between Fröberg conjecture and fat points”
     
  • [03.03.2016] Oberseminar des IAG, OVGU Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany
    Title: “Power ideals: between Fröberg conjecture and fat points”
     
  • [12.05.2015] Quantum Information Seminar, UTS, Sydney, Australia
    Title: “On the real rank of monomials”
     
  • [04.11.2014] Algebra and Geometry Seminar, Uppsala U., Uppsala, Sweden
    Title: “Power ideals: from Fröberg conjecture to fat points”
     
  • [16.04.2014] Junior Geometry Seminar, Imperial College, London, UK
    Title: “Waring problem: between secant varieties and fat points”