2019 Wolf Prize in Mathematics

Submitted by Insmi on Fri, 01/25/2019 - 16:42

Gregory Lawler and Jean-François Le Gall were awarded the 2019 Wolf Prize in Mathematics. Congratulations!

Jean-François Le Gall is a Professor at Université Paris-Sud, a member of the Laboratoire de mathématiques d’Orsay and a member of the French Académie des sciences.

He is awarded the 2019 Wolf Prize in Mathematics for his deep and elegant works on stochastic processes.

The Wolf Foundation mentions:

  • his work on the fine properties of Brownian motions
  • his groundbreaking advances in the theory of branching processes
  • his introduction of the Brownian snake which revolutionized the theory of super-processes
  • his spectacular breakthrough in the mathematical understanding of 2D quantum gravity

More about Gregory Lawler and about Jean-François Le Gall.