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Catanese, Fabrizio

/ School of Mathematics

Algebraic geometry

Fabrizio Catanese works on algebraic geometry and complex geometry.
His main contributions have been to the field of algebraic surfaces, especially classification and moduli spaces of surfaces of general type, and of higher dimensional complex manifolds.
In his work he uses a variety of methods, ranging from projective geometry, commutative and homological algebra, group theory, topology, complex analysis and differential geometry.
He has also given important contributions to periodic meromorphic functions, Einstein metrics, real algebraic geometry, differentiable structures, topology of algebraic varieties, topology of moduli spaces of curves with automorphisms, uniformization questions.

Catanese, Fabrizio
  • 1976 - 1980 : Associate professor, University of Pisa
  • 1980 - 1997 : Chair of Geometry, University of Pisa
  • 1997 - 2001 : Chair of Complex Analysis (Gauss Chair), Universit¨at G¨ottingen
  • 2001- present : Chair of Algebraic Geometry, Universit¨at Bayreuth
  • Prize of the Italian Mathematical Society (1974)
  • Bartolozzi Prize (1984)
  • Golden Medal of the Societa’ Italiana delle Scienze (1993)
  • Ordine del Cherubino of the University of Pisa (1995)
  • Corresponding Member of the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei since 1998
  • Ordinary Member of the Akademie der Wissenschaften G¨ottingen since 2000
  • Office:1304 / TEL) 82-2-958-3799 /
  • School of Mathematics, Korea Institute for Advanced Study
    85 Hoegiro, Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul 02455, Korea
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