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

            Office: SC 1324     

: (+1)-615-343-4117

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




    Office hours:

  • Monday:      2:30pm-4:00pm, SC 1324
  • Wednesday: 2:30pm-4:00pm, SC 1324

    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.

(with V. Kharlamov) "Counting real rational curves on K3 surfaces", arXiv, PDF, to appear in International Mathematical Research Notices.

(with I. Şuvaina) "ALE Ricci-flat Kahler surfaces and weighted projective spaces", arXiv, PDF, to appear in Annals of Global Analysis and Geometry.   



(with I. Chiose and I. Şuvaina) "Balanced metrics on uniruled manifolds", arXiv, PDF

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


     Work in Preparation:        

(with I. Şuvaina) "Smoothing cscK surfaces with cyclic quotient singularities"
(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 2014-2015, I co-organize together with Ioana Suvaina the Geometry Seminar.

      Conference: I am co-organizing together with Ioana Suvaina, John Ratcliffe and Caner Koca the conference
                              "Recent Advances in Kahler Geometry" in conjunction with the 30th annual Shanks Lecture given by Prof. Shing-Tung Yau, May 18-22.

     Organized Conferences: I co-organized a Shanks workshops:               

  1. "Kahler and Differential Geometry" , September 25-26, 2010, co-organized with I. Şuvaina

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




Math Department


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