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

Professor emeritus since 2020

Head* *of Department of Algebra and Algebraic Geometry
(2000-2020)

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)

Diagonal subschemes and vector bundles, P.A.M.Q. 4(4)
(2008), 1233-1278

(with V. Pati and V. Srinivas)

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, Comptes Rendus.
Math. Vol.359

(2021) no.8, 991-997 (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

Conference IMPANGA 20 on Schubert varieties (with Ch.
Eyral, G. Kapustka,

M. Kapustka, H. Tutaj-Gasińska) Banach Center Będlewo,
and online, July 11-17, 2021

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 Prize of Polish Mathematical Society for
1990