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Professore Ordinario






02/2016-today Professore Ordinario, SSD FIS/02
08/2015-09/2015 CNRS Associated Researcher, École Polytechnique, Paris, France
03/2011-01/2016 Professore Associato, SSD FIS/02
09/2009,01/2010-02/2010 CNRS Associated Researcher, LPT, École Normale Supérieure, Paris, France
09/2008 Sigrav Prize for Classical and Quantum Gravity
10/2006-02/2011 Ricercatore, SSD FIS/02, Padova Uni., Italy
10/2004-09/2006 CERN Fellow
10/2002-09/2004 DFG PostDoctoral fellowship, Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany
10/2000-09/2002 EU PostDoctoral fellowship, Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany
12/2000 Ph. D. in Physics. Dipartimento di Fisica Teorica, University of Turin, Italy.

Research activity:

Quantum Gravity
String theory
Black hole physics
Supersymmetry Breaking

Main contributions:

- the discovery of new maximal supergravities
G. Dall'Agata, G. Inverso, M. Trigiante, Phys.Rev.Lett. 109 (2012) 201301 [hep-th/1209.0760]
- the use of the structure group of the tangent bundle over the internal manifolds to classify and construct supergravity backgrounds in the presence of fluxes
G. L. Cardoso, G. Curio, G. Dall’Agata, D. Lüst, P. Manousselis and G. Zoupanos, Nucl. Phys. B 652, 5 (2003) [hep-th/0211118]
G. Dall’Agata, Nucl. Phys. B 695, 243 (2004) [hep-th/0403220];
- a first order formulation for extremal non-supersymmetric black holes
A. Ceresole and G. Dall’Agata, JHEP 0703 (2007) 110 [arXiv:hep-th/0702088]


SIGRAV Prize 2008.
2012-2016 PI of MIUR-FIR Grant "String Theory and Fundamental Interactions".
2019-2022 Unit Leader of the National PRIN Project "Supersymmetry Breaking with Fields, Strings and Branes ".

Editorial boards:
Associate Editor of Int. J. of Geometric Methods in Modern Physics.

Commissions of trust:
Referee for Classical and Quantum Gravity, Nuclear Physics B, Physics Letters B, Phys. Rev. D, JHEP,
Fortschritte der Physik, Phys. Rev. Lett., Entropy, Int. J. Mod. Phys. A and J. Phys. A: Math. Theor.
Referee for the EPSRC, for the Swiss National Science Foundation, for the Belgian FWO, for the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research, for the Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung, for the Chilean Comisión Nacional de Investigación Científica y Tecnológica and for the Italian Ministry of Research (SIR grants, Rita Levi Montalcini Grants).
Referee for the Italian Research and University Evaluation Agency (ANVUR)

He has given series of lectures in many Italian and foreign universities, has been a visitor in many research laboratories and universities, and has given invited lectures and seminars in several international schools and conferences.

Author of more than 70 publications, with more than 4200 citacions and h-index 38. The complete list can be obtained at the following web address:'agata,g


Office hours

  • Friday from 15:00 to 16:00
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Research Area

Quantum Gravity
String theory
Black hole physics
Supersymmetry Breaking