Vita

A full vita can be found here.

Short Bio

Sebastien Roch is a Professor in the Department of Mathematics at University of Wisconsin-Madison. He earned his Ph.D. in Statistics from the University of California, Berkeley under the guidance of Elchanan Mossel. From 2007-2009, he was a Postdoctoral Researcher at Microsoft Research. From 2009-2012, he was a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics at the University of California-Los Angeles. He was a Kavli Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences in 2014 and 2017, and he is the recipient of an NSF CAREER Award and of an Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship. His research interests lie at the interface of applied probability, statistics, and theoretical computer science -- with an emphasis on biological applications, notably mathematical phylogenetics.

Employment

Current (2016-)
Professor
2013-2016
Associate Professor
2012-2013
Assistant Professor
2009-2012
Assistant Professor
2008-2009
Postdoctoral Researcher
2007-2008
Postdoctoral Researcher

Education

U.S.A.
Ph.D. - Statistics (2007)
UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
France
Diplome d'Ingenieur (2001)
Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France
Canada
M.Sc.A. - Applied Mathematics/Operations Research (2003)
B.Eng. - Engineering Physics (2002)
Ecole Polytechnique, Montreal, Canada
last modified: jul 20, 2017