Leonardo Rolla

Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Leonardo Trivellato Rolla
Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics
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Leonardo T. Rolla is a Visiting Assistant Professor at NYU Shanghai. He is also an Assistant Professor at the Argentinean National Research Council. He obtained the PhD in 2008 from IMPA, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Professor Rolla’s research interests are Random Spatial Processes. His work has appeared at Inventiones Mathematicae, Communications on Pure and Applied Mathematics, The Annals of Probability, Electronic Journal of Probability, SIAM Multiscale Modeling and Simulation, Stochastic Processes and their Applications, and Journal of Statistical Physics, among others.

Professor Rolla has obtained fellowships from the Foundation Sciences Mathématiques de Paris in 2008 and the Excellence Postdoctorate from IMPA in 2010.

Selected publications

  • S. Foss, L.T. Rolla, V. Sidoravicius. Greedy walk on the real line. Ann. Probab. 43:1399-1418, 2015. [MR] [arXiv]
  • E. Andjel, F. Ezanno, P. Groisman, L.T. Rolla. Subcritical contact process seen from the edge: Convergence to quasi-equilibrium. Electron. J. Probab. 20:32, 2015. [MR] [arXiv]
  • L.T. Rolla, V. Sidoravicius. Absorbing-state phase transition for driven-dissipative stochastic dynamics on Z. Invent. Math. 188:127-150, 2012. [MR] [arXiv]
  • M.R. Hilário, O. Louidor, C.M. Newman, L.T. Rolla, S. Sheffield, V. Sidoravicius. Fixation for distributed clustering processes. Comm. Pure Appl. Math. 63:926-934, 2010. [MR] [arXiv]



  • PhD, Mathematics, Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics
  • MS., Mathematics, Federal University of Minas Gerais