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 is the recipient of an NSF CAREER Award and of an Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship. He was a Kavli Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences in 2014 and 2017, and he is a 2018 Simons Fellow. He also received the Best Paper Award at RECOMB 2018. 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: apr 26, 2018