Christian Genest awarded the 2023 CRM-Fields-PIMS Prize

Published: 19 January 2023

Congratulations to Professor Christian Genest on being awarded the 2023 CRM-Fields-PIMS Prize! The CRM-Fields-PIMS prize is the premier Canadian award for research achievements in the mathematical sciences.

“Christian Genest is the whole package,” said the awards committee. “He has contributed fundamental and pioneering work in a wide range of problems focused on statistical theory. His work on copulas, in particular, has had significant impact on our understanding of the risks of rare and catastrophic events. Moreover, he is a prolific and successful advisor and multiple-time winner of best teacher award in the Faculty of Science and Engineering at Université Laval.”

Professor Genest will deliver the CRM-Fields-PIMS Prize Lecture at the Fields Institute on April 20, 2023. For more details, please visit the CRM and The Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences.



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