Vincent Bonini was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area. He received his B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. from University of California, Santa Cruz. Before coming to Cal Poly, Vincent was a postdoctoral fellow at MSRI in 2006 and a Britton postdoctoral fellow at McMaster University from 2007 until 2008. His research interests include differential geometry, geometric analysis, conformal geometry and mathematical relativity but most of all he enjoys teaching and working/learning with students.