Leonardo T. Rolla

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

Rolla’s research interests are Random Spatial Processes. His work has appeared in Inventiones MathematicaeCommunications on Pure and Applied MathematicsThe Annals of ProbabilityElectronic Journal of ProbabilitySIAM Multiscale Modeling and SimulationStochastic Processes and their ApplicationsJournal of Statistical Physics, among others.​ Rolla has obtained fellowships from the Foundation Sciences Mathématiques de Paris in 2008 and the Excellence Postdoctorate from IMPA in 2010.

Selected publications

  • L. T. Rolla, L. Tournier. Non-fixation for Biased Activated Random Walks. Annales de l’Institut Henri Poincaré, Probabilités et Statistiques 54:938-951, 2018
  • L. T. Rolla, V. Sidoravicius. Stability of the Greedy Algorithm on the Circle. Communications on Pure and Applied Mathematics 70:1961-1986, 2017
  • A. Deshayes, L. T. Rolla. Scaling Limit of Subcritical Contact Process. Stochastic Processes and their Applications 127:2630-2649, 2017
  • L. T. Rolla, V. Sidoravicius. Absorbing-State Phase Transition for Driven-Dissipative Stochastic Dynamics on Z. Inventiones Mathematicae 188:127-150, 2012


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