Jean-François Le Gall
|Jean-François Le Gall|
|Born||15 November 1959
|Institutions||University of Paris-Sud in Orsay|
|Alma mater||Ecole normale supérieure|
|Doctoral advisor||Marc Yor|
|Doctoral students||Romain Abraham
|Notable awards||Rollo Davidson Prize (1986)
Loève Prize (1997)
Fermat Prize (2005)
Jean-François Le Gall (born 15 November 1959) is a French mathematician working in areas of probability theory such as Brownian motion, Lévy processes, superprocesses and their connections with partial differential equations, the Brownian snake, random trees, branching processes, stochastic coalescence and random planar maps. He received his Ph.D. in 1982 under the supervision of Marc Yor. He is currently professor at the University of Paris-Sud in Orsay and is a senior member of the Institut universitaire de France. He was elected to French academy of sciences, December 2013.
- Le Gall, Jean-François, Spatial branching processes, random snakes and partial differential equations. Lectures in Mathematics ETH Zürich. Birkhäuser Verlag, Basel (1999). 163 pp. ISBN 3-7643-6126-3
- Jean-François Le Gall at the Mathematics Genealogy Project.
- Le Gall Receives Loève Prize, Steven N. Evans and Lucien Le Cam, Statistics Department, University of California, Berkeley, retrieved 2010-02-15.
- Mathematics People: Colmez and Le Gall Awarded Fermat Prize, Notices of the American Mathematical Society, Volume 53, Number 2. 2006.