Matilde Marcolli is a mathematician of Italian origin, currently at Caltech, with a background in mathematical physics. She works on very diverse topics such as gauge theories, noncommutative geometry, arithmetic of quantum statistical mechanics, the combinatorics of renormalization, and motives.
She was a recipient of the Sonja Kovalevskaja prize and worked for several years at the Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in Bonn.
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