Marco Ripà was born in Rome, in 1984, and he still lives there.
He speaks English, French and a little Spanish, while also being able to understand some Portuguese, of course he speaks Italian, too.
Although he gained a First Class degree in Economics, he is a self-taught mathematician with a wide range of interests.
His interests and hobbies include philosophy, Italian poetry (especially Dante Alighieri’s verses), literature, chess, powerlifting, fishing and martial arts. He often relaxes by listening to classical compositions, but he prefers rock music and melodic songs. He has a younger sister plus some very good friends. He is an author of number theory papers (ORCiD ID 0000-0002-6036-5541) and the father of almost 90+ integer sequences listed in the OEIS (see https://oeis.org/search?q=author%3Arip%C3%A0&sort).
He has been voted “Genius of the Year – 2014” representing Europe by the members of the World Genius Directory (GOTY Award).
In 2020, Marco Ripà solved the infamous “Nine dots problem” generalized to k-dimensions (see JFMA, Vol. 3(2), pp. 84-97), while in 2021 he released the congruence speed formula for the integer tetration (hyper-4) (published on NNTDM, Vol. 27(4), pp. 43-61). His personal YouTube Channel, focused on mathematics, logic and philosophy, counts about 160k subscribers.