: Mathematics Department
                            1326 Stevenson Center
                            Vanderbilt University
                            Nashville, TN 37240

: (+1)-615-343-4117

            E-mail: my_name@vanderbilt.edu (replace my_name with rares.rasdeaconu).




    Office hours:

  • Monday:   12:30pm-2:30pm, SC 1424
  • Wednesday:  12:00pm-1:30pm, SC 1424

    Research interests:

  • Differential Geometry and Algebraic Topology
  • Real Enumerative Geometry and Symplectic Geometry
  • Real and Complex Algebraic Geometry
  • CV



        1. "On the topology and differential geometry of Kahler threefolds", Ph. D. Thesis, Stony Brook University, August 2005.

        2. "On the Kodaira dimension of diffeomorphic threefolds", Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 134 (2006), no. 12, arXiv, PDF.

        3.  (with I. Şuvaina)  "Smooth Structures and Einstein Metrics on CP2# 5,6,7\overline CP2",  Math. Proc. Cambridge Philos. Soc. 147 (2009), no. 2, arXiv, PDF.

        4.  (with M. Ishida and I. Şuvaina) "On Normalized Ricci Flow and Smooth Structures on Four-Manifolds with b^+=1", Arch. Math. (Basel) 92 (2009), no. 4, arXiv, PDF.

        5.  (with J. Solomon) "Relative open Gromov-Witten invariants, " Oberwolfach Reports, "Real enumerative questions in complex and tropical geometry",
                                            Editors: G. Mikhalkin, E. Shustin, J. Walcher, J.-Y. Welschinger, Volume 8, issue 2, 2011, PDF



        1. (with V. Kharlamov) "Counting real rational curves on K3 surfaces",
arXiv, PDF.

        2. (with I. Şuvaina) "ALE Ricci-flat Kahler surfaces and weighted projective spaces", arXiv, PDF.

        3.  (with I. Şuvaina),"The algebraic rational blowdown", arXiv, PDF.
        4. "On rationally connected threefolds", PDF. 

      Work in Preparation:

(with I. Chiose and I. Şuvaina) "Balanced metrics on uniruled threefolds"

(with J.-Y. Welschinger) "Asymptotic behavior of the Welschinger invariants"
        3.  (with J. Solomon) "Relative Welschinger invariants",  in preparation.

        4. (with J. Solomon) "Gluing and orientations in relative open Gromov-Witten theory"


      My papers on arXiv. My Scholar profile.

      Geometry Seminar:  For the academic year 2013-2014, I co-organize together with Gennadi Kasparov and Ioana Suvaina the Geometry Seminar.

      Shanks Wokshop:  "Kahler Geometry on the Edge", March 22-23, 2013, co-organized with I. Şuvaina, and B. Gurel.

      Organized Conferences: On September 25-26, 2010,  I co-organized a Shanks workshop on  " Kahler and Differential Geometry".



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