Alessio Figalli is a professor at ETH Zürich, who works mainly on calculus of variations and partial differential equations.
Alessio Figalli was born in 1984 in Rome, Italy. He received his PhD from the Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa and the École Normale Supérieure de Lyon in 2007. Professor Figalli was awarded the Fields Medal in 2018. He also received, among others, the EMS Prize (2012), the Stampacchia Gold Medal (2015) and the Feltrinelli Prize (2017). In 2014 Professor Figalli was an invited speaker at the International Congress of Mathematicians in Seoul. He is a fellow of the European Academy of Sciences.