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