Yves Jean Horace Le Jan

Visiting Professor of Mathematics Affiliation: Visiting
Email: yl57@nyu.edu
Education: PhD Université de Paris

Research Areas: Probability Calculus, Mathematical Physics, Chance in every aspect.


Yves Le Jan was educated in Paris at Ecole normale supérieure and received his PhD in Mathematics, from Université Paris 6.

His research interest focus on stochastic processes in relation with mathematical physics and quite recently with biology.

With more than 100 publications, including several books, he had a very active career first in CNRS, then as full professor in Université Paris-Sud (Orsay), and as visiting Professor in NYUAD and NYU Shanghai while being now Professeur émérite at Orsay.

He had many PhD students, with more than ten of them holding academic positions. He also held various administrative and editorial positions, now acting as Editor in chief of the Springer PTSM series

Hereceived two Prizes from the Académie des Sciences de Paris, has been an invited speaker at the International Congress of Mathematicians and gave the Doob memorial plenary lecture at the 8th international World Congress in Probability and Statistics and is a senior member of the Institut Universitaire de France