# Marco Aldi, Ph.D.

Director of Graduate Studies, Associate Professor

maldi2@vcu.edu

804.828.5974

Harris Hall 4150

**EDUCATION**

Ph.D. in Mathematics, Northwestern University, 2007

Dissertation: “A-branes and Mirror Symmetry”

Advisor: Prof. Eric Zaslow

Laurea in Matematica, Universita’ degli Studi, Milano, 2002

M.Sc. in Pure Mathematics, University of East Anglia, 2001

**RESEARCH**

My research focuses on mathematical problems inspired by physics, using primarily techniques from differential geometry, homological algebra and representation theory. Recent studies include generalized contact geometry, Hamiltonian quantization of the sigma-model and mirror symmetry for nilmanifolds.

**SELECTED PUBLICATIONS**

M. Aldi, R. Heluani, “Dilogarithms, OPE and T-duality”, Int. Math. Res. Not. (2014) no. 6.

M. Aldi, “Twisted Homogeneous Coordinate Rings of Abelian Surfaces via Mirror Symmetry”, Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 137 (2009).

M. Aldi, E. Zaslow, “Seidel’s Mirror Map for Abelian Varieties”, Adv. Theor. Math. Phys. 10 (2006).

M. Aldi, E. Zaslow, “Coisotropic A-branes, Noncommutativity and the Mirror Correspondence”, J. High Energy. Phys. (2005).

**PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS**

2012 – present Assistant Professor, VCU Dept. of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics.

2010-2012 – NSF-FRG Visiting Assistant Professor, Brandeis University Mathematics Dept. (joint appointment with Physics).

2007-2010 – Charles B. Morrey Assistant Professor, University of California, Berkeley.