Research Associate Professor
         Department of
         1513 Stevenson Center
         Vanderbilt University
         Nashville, TN 37240

Tel (+1)-615-322-3619  
         Fax: (+1)-615-343-4117

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


  • Spring 2024: MATH 3230, MATH 2821
  • Fall 2023: MATH 2610 01
  • Spring 2023: MATH 2300 05, MATH 2821
  • Fall 2022: MATH 2300 03, MATH 2300 04
  • Teaching experience

  •            Office hours:

    • Monday: 10:30am-12:00pm
    • Wednesday: 10:30am-12:00pm
    • or by appointment

               Research interests:

    • Real and Complex Algebraic Geometry
    • Differential Geometry and Algebraic Topology
    • Real Enumerative Geometry and Symplectic 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.

            6.  (with V. Kharlamov) "Counting real rational curves on K3 surfaces", Int. Math. Res. Notices 2015 (2015), no. 14,  arXiv, PDF.

            7.  (with I. Şuvaina) "ALE Ricci-flat Kahler surfaces and weighted projective spaces", Ann. Global Anal. Geom. 47 (2015), no. 2, arXiv, PDF.   

            8.  (with V. Kharlamov) "Qualitative aspects of counting real rational curves on real K3 surfaces", Geometry & Topology  21, no. 1 (2017)arXiv, PDF.

            9. (with I. Chiose and I.
    Şuvaina) "Balanced metrics on uniruled manifolds", Communications in Analysis and Geometry, Vol 27, No 2 (2019), arXiv, PDF

           10. (with H.-J. Hein and I.
    Şuvaina) "On the classification of ALE Kahler manifolds", Int. Math. Res. Notices 2021 (2021), no 14, arXiv, PDF

           11.  (with I. Chiose and I. Şuvaina) "Balanced manifolds and SKT metrics", Ann. Mat. Pura Appl (4) 201 (2022),
    arXiv, PDF

    (with I. Chiose) "Remarks on astheno-Kahler manifolds, Bott-Chern and Aeppli cohomology groups", Ann. Global Anal. Geom. (2023)arXiv, PDF.

    (with V. Kharlamov) "On the Smith-Thom deficiency of Hilbert squares", accepted in Journal of Topology,  arXiv, PDF.


            1.  (with V. Kharlamov) "Unexpected loss of maximality: the case of Hilbert squares of real surfaces",  arXiv, PDF.


         Geometry Seminar:  I co-organize together with Anna Marie Bohmann  and Ioana Suvaina the Geometry and Topology Seminar.

          Past Conferences
    : "Recent Advances in Kahler Geometry", in conjunction with the 30th annual Shanks Lecture given by Prof. Shing-Tung Yau (Harvard University),
                                         Vanderbilt University, May 18-22, 2015. Co-organized with Ioana Suvaina, J. Ratcliffe and Caner Koca.


          Past Workshops: I organized several workshops at Vanderbilt University:

    1. "Interactions in Complex Geometry", Shanks Workshop, December 11-12, 2021, Co-organized with Ioana Suvaina and Mitchell Faulk. Supported by the NSF.

    2. "Real enumerative Geometry and Beyond", Shanks Workshop, March 6-7, 2020. Co-organized with Ioana Suvaina. Supported by the NSF.

    3. "Special session on Hermitian Geometry", AMS Spring Southeastern Sectional meeting, April 14-15, 2018. Co-organized with Ioana Suvaina and Mehdi Lejmi.

    4. "Complex Differential Geometry", Shanks Workshop. Co-organized with Ioana Suvaina. Supported by the NSF.

    5. "The Topology of Real Algebraic Varieties: Deterministic and Random Aspects", March 10-11, 2017. Co-organized with Ioana Suvaina. Supported by the NSF.

    6. "Kahler Geometry on the Edge", Shanks workshop, March 22-23, 2013. Co-organized with Ioana Suvaina and Basak Gurel. Supported by the NSF.

    7. "Kahler and Differential Geometry", workshop. September 25-26, 2010. Co-organized with Ioana Suvaina


            Math Circle




    Math Department


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