About Anthony


  • Current PhD student in Mathematics and Einstein’s Theory of Relativity at Columbia University. Click HERE to visit Anthony’s Columbia University webpage.
  • Earned 4 Bachelors Degrees in 4 Years at Indiana University: physics, mathematics, astronomy/astrophysics, and music/piano performance.
  • Attended Cambridge University on a Churchill Scholarship studying Mathematical Physics as it relates to Einstein’s Theory of Relativity.
  • Diagnosed at age 9 with Type 1 diabetes, which led him to start playing classical piano. Read his story HERE in The Florida Catholic.
  • Three years after playing piano and starting to read music, Anthony won 2nd place in the prestigious Music Teachers National Association Florida Young Pianists Competition at the age of 12.

  • Honored to be the final performer in the Chopin Foundation of the United States’ Young Pianists Concert. Click HERE to listen to Anthony playing Chopin’s Ballade in G Minor, Op. 23; Click HERE to listen to Chopin’s Etude in C-sharp Minor, Op. 10, No. 4.
  • At Age 14 years old Anthony performed Edvard Grieg’s Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op. 16, Mvt. 1 with the Ars Flores Symphony Orchestra. CLICK HERE to view this performance.
  • During his undergraduate studies he had the distinct privilege of studying piano under Grammy Award-Winning Artist, André Watts at Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music.
  • Is a Practicing Devout Catholic. Read Anthony’s Story HERE featured in Columbia Magazine, June 2021 by Patti Maguire Armstrong.

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.”

– Winston Churchill


  • The Relationship Between Faith & Science
  • Music: How it Reveals the Glory of God
  • How the Teachings of St. Thomas Aquinas Can Be Used To Understand the Physical World
  • Musical Reflections on The True Meaning of Christmas
  • “Truth” and the Miracle of Advent
  • The “Truth” about “True Presence” in the Eucharist


Office Mailing Address at Columbia University Department of Mathematics
2990 Broadway, Room 206, MC 4406, New York, NY 10027, United States

Email: [email protected]

Professional Web Site: anthonyconiglio.com

The Institute for Advanced Physics Web Site: IAPweb.org

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/anthonyaconiglio

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/grandpiano9



PhD student in Mathematics, September 2020–Present with Expected Graduation in May 2025


UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE, Cambridge, England, United Kingdom

Master’s Degree (MaSt) in Mathematics, July 2020


INDIANA UNIVERSITY, Bloomington, Indiana, USA
4 Bachelors Degree in Four Years (August 2015 – May 2019)
Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, May 2019
Bachelor of Science in Physics, May 2019
Bachelor of Science in Astronomy and Astrophysics, May 2019
Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance, May 2019


National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship
• Awarded for PhD studies at Columbia University

Churchill Scholarship, awarded by the Churchill Foundation of the United States
• Awarded for Master’s studies at the University of Cambridge


The Mathieu Differential Equation and Generalizations to Infinite Fractafolds.”

Co-authored with Shiping Cao, Xueyan Niu, Professor Richard Rand, and Professor Robert Strichartz. Published in Communications on Pure and Applied Analysis, 19:3, 1795-1845. April 2020.

Link to publication: https://www.aimsciences.org/article/doi/10.3934/cpaa.2020073/

Note: This Research was conducted at Cornell University, Summer 2018, under the direction of Professor Robert Strichartz: https://www.math.cornell.edu/robert-s-strichartz/

Noise-Induced Stabilization of Perturbed Hamiltonian Systems.”

Co-authored with Professor Tiffany Kolba, Sarah Sparks, and Daniel Weithers. Published in The American Mathematical Monthly, 126:6, 505-518. May 2019.

Link to this publication: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00029890.2019.1586502/

Note: This Research was conducted at Valparaiso University, Summer 2017, under the direction of Professor Tiffany Kolba: https://blogs.valpo.edu/tkolba/



Click Here to Read Anthony’s Curriculum Vitae: http://www.math.columbia.edu/~coniglio/CV.pdf

Photo Credit: Albert Mollinea

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