Curriculum Vitae (a short version)

Name: *Piotr Pragacz*

Date of birth: 15 April 1954

Nationality: Polish

Married, with three children

Qualifications:

1977 M. Sc., 1981 Dr Sc. (both Copernicus University, Toruń)

1990 Habilitation "Degeneracy loci and symmetric functions"
(Institute of Mathematics,

Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw)*
Full Professor* of Mathematical Sciences (1997)

*Post held (partial list)*

1997 - present *Professor* at Institute of
Mathematics, Polish Academy of Sciences;

*Head** *of Department of Algebra and Algebraic
Geometry (since 2000)

2000-2001 (October-September) Visiting Researcher,
Max-Planck-Institut fur Mathematik, Bonn

2008-2009 (October-January) Visiting Professor of Kyoto
University

*Visiting professor positions
(partial list):*

Brown University, Providence 1986 (3)

Max-Planck-Institut fur Mathematik, Bonn 1993-1996 (36)

The University of Chicago 1996 (2)

RIMS at Kyoto University, 2008-2009 (4)

*Main research topics:
*

- Syzygies

- Symmetric functions and generalizations

- Characteristic classes of singular varieties

- Thom polynomials

present:

- Schubert varieties and degeneracy loci

- Chern class formulas

- Gysin formulas

- Order of tangency

- Lojasiewicz exponent

*List of
selected publications:*

Schubert Varieties and Degeneracy loci, SLNM 1689 (1998)
(a book with W. Fulton)

Enumerative geometry of degeneracy loci, Ann. ENS 21 (1988), 413-454

Algebro-geometric applications of Schur S- and Q-polynomials,
SLNM 1478 (1991), 130-191

Ribbon Schur functions, Europ. J. Comb. 9 (1988), 581-592 (with A. Lascoux)

Operator calculus for ~Q-polynomials and Schubert polynomials,
Adv. Math. 140 (1988),

1-43 (with A. Lascoux)

Double Sylvester sums for subresultants and multi-Schur
functions, J. Symb. Comp. 35

(2003), 689-710 (with A. Lascoux)

Thom polynomials and Schur functions: the singularities
A_3(-), PRIMS 46 (2010),

183-200 (with A. Lascoux)

Chern-Schwartz-MacPherson classes and the
Euler characteristic of degeneracy loci

and special divisors, JAMS 8 (1995), 793-817 (with A.
Parusiński)

Characteristic classes of hypersurfaces and characteristic
cycles, JAG 10 (2001),

63-79 (with A. Parusiński)

Symmetric polynomials and divided differences in formulas of
intersection

theory, in "Parameter Spaces", BCP 36 (1996), 125-177

Formulas for Lagrangian and orthogonal degeneracy loci;
~Q-polynomial approach,

Compositio Math. 107 (1997), 11-87 (with J. Ratajski)

Positivity of Schur function expansions of Thom
polynomials, Fund. Math. 195

(2007), 85-95 (with A. Weber)

Schubert functors and Schubert polynomials, Europ. J. Comb.
25 (2004), 1327-1344

(with W. Kraśkiewicz)

Resolutions of determinantal varieties and tensor complexes
associated with

symmetric and antisymmetric matrices, Asterisque 87-88 (1981),
109-189

(with T. Józefiak and J. Weyman)

Gysin maps, duality, and Schubert classes, Fund. Math. 244
(2019), 191-208

(with L. Darondeau)

Order of tangency between manifolds, in: Springer Proc.
Math.& Stat. 332 (2020)

pp. 27-42 (with W. Domitrz and P. Mormul)

On some properties of the Lojasiewicz exponent, preprint 2021
(with Ch. Eyral

and T. Mostowski)

*Invited lectures (partial list):*

Shafarevich Seminar, Steklov Institute Moscow 1986;

Conference "Combinatorics, special functions and representation
theory", Oberwolfach 1988;

The Zeuthen Symposium, Copenhagen 1989;

Max-Planck Institut fur Mathematik Bonn 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995,
1996, 2000, 2001, 2006;

Le-Teissier Singularity Seminar (2), Ecole Normale Superieure,
Paris 1993;

Summer School "Degeneracy loci and Schubert Varieties" (5),
Schloss Thurnau, The

University of Bayreuth 1995;

Algebraic Geometry Seminar, The University of Chicago 1996;

Conference "Interaction of Combinatorics and Representation
Theory" (2),

RIMS Kyoto 1998;

NSF/CBMS Conference on Algebraic Combinatorics, NCSU Raleigh,
2001;

Colloquium, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai 2007;

Algebraic Geometry Seminar, RIMS, Kyoto 2008, 2011, 2016, 2019;

Algebraic Geometry Seminar, The University of Tokyo 2008, 2016;

Conference "Schubert Calculus", 5^{th} MSJ-SI ,
Osaka 2012;

Lie Groups and Representation Theory Seminar, The University of
Tokyo 2015, 2016;

Kazarian-Lando Seminar, Laboratory of Algebraic Geometry and its
Applications

HSE, Moscow 2015;

Leopold Infeld Colloquium, Faculty of Physics, The University of
Warsaw 2018;

Conference:"Geometry, Local and Global" in honour of V. Srinivas,
TIFR, Mumbai 2018;

Algebra and Geometry Seminar, Sapienza University of Rome 2019.

*Organizer of conferences,
schools and research groups (partial list):*

Algebraic Geometry Summer School of Bayreuth
University (with W. Fulton and

M. Schneider), Thurnau, Germany, June 19-23 1995;

"Schubert Varieties" (with W. Fulton and A. Lascoux),
Mathematisches Forschungs-

Institut Oberwolfach, March 31-April 5 1997;

"Algebraic Geometry Conference - Hirzebruch 70" (with
M. Schneider, M. Szurek and

J. Wiśniewski), Banach Center, Warsaw, May 11-16 1998;

Impanga School "Characteristic Classes of Singular
Varieties" (with A. Weber), Banach

Center, Warsaw, April 22-28 2002;

Impanga 10 Summer School on Algebraic Geometry
(with H. Tutaj-Gasińska et al.),

Banach Center, Będlewo, July 4-10 2010

I am the founder of the** IMPANGA** Seminar at IM PAN
in Warsaw, its organizer 2000-2010,

and 2011-12; co-organizer 2012-21

*Ph.D. students supervised:*

Jan Ratajski (IM PAN, Warsaw 1996), Ozer
Ozturk (IM PAN, Warsaw 2010)

**Master degree leading to publications:**

Witold Kraśkiewicz (Copernicus Univ., Toruń 1982)

* Editing:
*- an editor of the journal:

- an editor of the journal:

- an editor of the book series

edited by IM PAN and Birkhauser-Verlag (2000 - )

** Scholarships:**

Supported by a scholarship of * Alexander von Humboldt
Foundation *during the

stays at Max-Planck-Institut fur Mathematik in Bonn in 1993, 1994
and 2006

with Friedrich Hirzebruch as my host professor

Supported by* **
Max-Planck-Institut fur Mathematik in Bonn* during the stays

there in 1995, 1996, 2000 and 2001

Appointed** Corresponding Member of Accademia
Peloritana dei Pericolanti,**

Messina 2016

*The names of received
mathematical awards:*

The Kazimierz Kuratowski Award for 1984

The Mathematics Prize of the Third Division of Polish Academy of
Sciences for 1990

The Wacław Sierpiński Main Prize of Polish Mathematical
Society for 1990