I am a Full Professor (*Professore Ordinario*) in Geometry at University of Bologna.

I am interested in applications of Combinatorics to: Representation Theory, Commutative Algebra, Algebraic Geometry, Algebraic Topology.

In particular, my research topics are: matroids, Tutte polynomials, hyperplane arrangements, toric arrangements, vector partition functions, graphs, polytopes, knots, Coxeter groups, Lie algebras, semigroups, tropical geometry.