# Alessio Corti

Alessio Corti | |
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Born |
Pisa, Italy | 25 September 1965

Nationality | Italian |

Fields | Mathematics |

Institutions |
Imperial College London University of Cambridge University of Chicago Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa |

Alma mater |
University of Utah University of Pisa |

Thesis |
Families of Del Pezzo Surfaces (1992) |

Doctoral advisor |
János Kollár Fabrizio M. E. Catanese |

Doctoral students |
Alessandro Chiodo Paul Hacking Anne-Sophie Kaloghiros Vladimir Lazić Andrew Macpherson Andrew Strangeway |

Known for | Algebraic Geometry |

Notable awards | Junior Whitehead Prize (2002) |

**Alessio Corti** (born 1965)^{[1]} is a Professor of Mathematics at Imperial College London working in geometry.

Corti studied at the University of Pisa and Scuola Normale Superiore in Pisa where he gained a diploma (Laurea) in 1987. He obtained his PhD in 1992 at the University of Utah under the supervision of János Kollár.^{[2]}

As a post-doctoral researcher, he was at the Scuola Normale Superiore in Pisa and at MSRI. From 1993 to 1996 he was the Dickson Instructor at the University of Chicago and in 1996 became Lecturer, later Reader, of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge. From 2005 he is a professor at Imperial College London.^{[3]} In 2002, he was awarded the LMS Whitehead Prize.^{[4]}

He is married and has a daughter, Beatrice (born September 17, 1992)^{[5]}