Lucia Caporaso  vitaPresent position: Professor of Mathematics (Professore Ordinario di Geometria), Roma Tre University (since november 2001). Head of the Department of Mathematics and Physics (since january 2013). Education: Laurea in Matematica La Sapienza University  1989. Ph.D. in Mathematics  Harvard University  1993. Professional experience: Benjamin Pierce Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Harvard University, USA. 199397. Ricercatore Universitario, Tor Vergata University, Italy. 199495.  Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. USA. 19972001  Associate Professor, University of Sannio, Italy. 19992001. Long term visiting positions: MSRI, Berkeley, USA (May 1993, January 2006, JanuaryApril 2009). University La Sapienza, Italy (SeptemberDecember 1998).  Roma Tre University, Italy (May 1999).  IRMA, University of Strasbourg, France (OctoberDecember 2000).  University of Nice, France (FebruaryMay 2001). 
Drawing by Dan Abramovich  1993 
Academic distinctions: Sloan foundation doctoral fellow, 199293. Invited speaker, AMS symposium on Algebraic Geometry, Santa Cruz 1995.  Sloan foundation postdoctoral fellow, 199497.  Invited speaker, European Congress of Mathematicians, Budapest 1996  Prize Bartolozzi, U.M.I. 1997  Plenary Speaker, XX Journées Arithmétiques, Université de Limoges 1997.  Medaglia ''Le Scienze" for Mathematics, 2000.  Invited speaker, AMS symposium on Algebraic Geometry, Seattle 2005.  Invited speaker, AMS symposium on Algebraic Geometry, University of Utah 2015.  Plenary Speaker, Congresso Unione Matematica Italiana, University of Siena 2015.  Plenary Speaker, 31st Brazilian Mathematics Colloquium, IMPA Rio de Janeiro 2017.  Invited Speaker, International Congress of Mathematics, Rio de Janeiro 2018. Academic Services (selected): Chair of the Ph.D. Program in Mathematics at Roma TRE. 20022006. Member of Review Panels in mathematics for the NSF (National Science Foundation) USA. 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2010.  Member of the "Exzellenzinitiative" Panel for the DFG (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft) Germany. 2006.  Cochair, with Olivier Debarre (ENS Paris), of the GDREGRIFGA: (ItalianFrench Research Group in Algebraic Geometry). 20082010.  Member of the Italian Delegation at the IMU (International Mathematical Union) General Assembly in Bangalore India. 2010.  Member of the Mathematics Evaluation Panels for the Swedish Research Council  Sweden. 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015.  Member of the ANVUR GEV1 (Group of Experts for Mathematics and Informatics) for the VQR 20042011 (National Evaluation of Research). 20122013.  Head of the Department of Mathematics and Physics at Roma Tre University. January 2013  today  Chair of the Board of Heads of Department at Roma Tre University. 20132015 Editorial Activity (current):  Transactions of the American Mathematical Society  American Mathematical Society.

My children in 2004 