Prix Nexans 2017

Congratulations to my former doctoral student Alberto Ravagnani, who was awarded the prestigious Prix Nexans! In the afternoon of December 20 we will have a conference for the general public on Théorie et pratique des codes correcteurs d’erreurs, followed by the ceremony for the attribution of the prize. The event will take place at the University of Neuchatel.

SIAM Journal on applied algebra and geometry

I am part of the editorial board of the newly established SIAM Journal on Applied Algebra and Geometry. You can find the first issue here.

Please consider submitting your best work!

Seminar in coding theory and cryptography

I organize a research seminar in coding theory and cryptography, together with J. Rosenthal. The seminar takes place at the Universities of Neuchatel and Zurich.

Journal of algebra and its applications

I recently joined the editorial board of the Journal of Algebra and its Applications. I will be handling submissions on public key cryptography, coding theory, commutative algebra, and algebraic geometry.


I am member of the management team of CIMPA (International Centre for Pure and Applied Mathematics), a non-profit international organization whose aim is promoting international cooperation in higher education and research in mathematics for the benefit of developing countries. Please contact me if you are interested in organizing a research school in a developing country or in giving a course in such a school.