Alessio CortiAlessio Corti (born 1965) is a Professor of Mathematics at Imperial College London working in Algebraic 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 Ph.D in 1992 at the University of Utah under the supervision of János Kollár.
As a post-doctoral researcher, he was at the Scuola Normale Superiore in Pisa and at the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute in Berkeley, California. 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. In 2002, he was awarded the London Mathematical Society's Whitehead Prize.
He is the originator of a project to create a periodic table of shapes.
He is married and has a daughter, Beatrice (born 17 September 1992). Provided by Wikipedia