Education
  • 1994-1998 Ecole Normale Supérieure (Paris, France) : MSc Mathematics (1995) and Doctoral Studies
  • 1999 Université Paris-Sud (Orsay, France) : PhD in mathematics, under the supervision of Fabrice Bethuel
  • 2002 Université Pierre et Marie Curie Paris 6 : "habilitation" to direct research
Appointments
  • 2018- now Silver Professor, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, NYU
  • 2016-2017 Professor, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, NYU
  • 2009-2016 Global distinguished Professor, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, NYU
  • 2008-2016 Professor, Université Pierre et Marie Curie Paris 6
  • 2007-2009 Professor, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, NYU
  • 2003-2007 Associate Professor, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, NYU
  • 2001-2003 Assistant Professor, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, NYU
  • 1999-2001 tenured research position at CNRS (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique), at ENS Cachan
  • 1998-1999 Instructor, Ecole Normale Superieure of Cachan (France)
Distinctions
  • 2019 Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • 2018 Simons Investigator
  • 2018 Plenary speaker at the International Congress of Mathematicians in Rio de Janeiro
  • 2014 appointed to the Institut Universitaire de France (junior)
  • 2013 Grand prix Mergier-Bourdeix de l'Académie des Sciences de Paris
  • 2012 Henri Poincaré prize of the IAMP
  • 2012 Plenary speaker at the European Congress of Mathematics
  • 2007 EURYI (European Young Investigator) award
  • 2006 Invited speaker at the International Congress of Mathematicians in Madrid
  • 2004 European Mathematical Society Prize
  • 2003 Sloan Foundation Research Fellowship
  • 2003 NSF CAREER award