Nicola Tarasca
Associate Professor
Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics
Virginia Commonwealth University
Member of the VCU Geometry Group
office: Harris Hall 4173
1015 Floyd Avenue Box 842014
Richmond, VA 232842014, USA
Research Interests

the geometry of algebraic curves, abelian varieties, and their moduli spaces

quantum invariants of knots and 3manifolds

geometric realizations of vertex algebras

modern Schubert calculus
Research currently supported by the NSF grant DMS2404896 and a Travel Support for Mathematicians gift from the Simons Foundation
Seminars
I coorganize the following seminar series (most talks are now livestreamed online):

the geometry seminar at VCU

the student geometry seminar at VCU

the math colloquium series at VCU
Events
I coorganize the following events:

the Richmond Geometry Meeting
an annual event since 2021
the 2024 edition was supported by NSF grant DMS2349810
the 2023 edition was supported by NSF grant DMS2240741
the first two editions were held virtually in 2021 and 2022 
the MidAtlantic Algebra, Geometry, and Combinatorics (MAAGC)
the MAAGC workshop from 20242026 is supported by NSF grant DMS2408985 
the Geometry Summer Camp
a math camp and mathematics education research study designed for local middle school students