My former PhD student Alberto Ravagnani was awarded a prestigious Vidi grant from the Dutch Research Council, see the press release.

SIAM journal on Applied Algebra and Geometry

I recently became Corresponding Editor of the SIAM Journal on Applied Algebra and Geometry.

Please consider submitting your best work!

Seminar in coding theory and cryptography

I organize a research seminar in coding theory and cryptography, together with A.-L. Horlemann and J. Rosenthal. The seminar takes place at the Universities of Neuchatel and Zurich. Due to the current travel restrictions, the seminar has moved online. If you are interested in attending some talk, please see the seminar webpage.

West Asian Mathematical Schools -- WAMS

I am a member of the WAMS committee. The West Asian Mathematical Schools are organized in collaboration with and under the supervision of CIMPA.


During the period 2013-2019 I was a 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.