Brief CV: (click here for a detailedCV)


  • 2014-  : Professor, Université Lyon 1
  • 2009-  2014: CNRS Researcher at ENS Lyon.
    Habilitation à Diriger des recherches (HDR), in December 2013.
  • 2005/2009 : PhD thesis  at Université Paris-Sud (Orsay) under the supervision of Wendelin Werner: SLE Processes and sensitivity to perturbations of planar critical percolation. Defended in December 2008.
  • 2002-2006 : Ecole Nomale Supérieure (Paris)

Research interests

Probability theory, SLE processes, conformal invariance, statistical mechanics, Fourier analysis of Boolean functions, critical and near-critical percolation, minimal spanning tree, random cluster model, coalescing flows, Liouville Quantum Gravity, Gaussian Multiplicative chaos, 3d turbulence, SPDEs, branching processes, Kosterlitz-Thouless transition, Abelian lattice gauge theory and a bit of amenability / RWs on groups.


  • 2021 ERC Consolidator Grant
  • 2020 Junior Member of Institut Universitaire de France
  • 2018 Prix Marc Yor
  • 2016 Invited speaker (joint sectional talk with Gabor Pete),
    7th European Congress of Mathematics, Berlin.
  • 2015 ERC Starting Grant
  • 2014 Plenary speaker, 37th SPA in Buenos Aires
  • Prix Peccot 2013, Collège de France
  • Rollo-Davidson Prize (together with Gábor Pete), 2011.
  • Prix Perrissin-Pirasset de la chancellerie de Paris, 2009.
  • Ostrowski Fellowship 2008 (from Oded Schramm, recipient of the Ostrowski prize 2007).

Editorial Activity

PhD students and Postdocs

  • Juhan Aru, PhD student (2012--2015). Now assistant professeur at EPFL, Lausanne.
  • Alejandro Rivera, PhD student (2015--2018). Now postdoc at EPFL, Lausanne.
  • Hugo Vanneuville, PhD student (2015--2018). Currently CNRS researcher at Institut Fourier, Grenoble.
  • Avelio Sepúlveda, Postdoc (2017--2020). Currently assistant professor at Universidad de Chile.
  • Atuk Shekhar, Postdoc (2019--2021). Currently Reader at the TIFR (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research), Bangalore.
  • Mickael Sousa , PhD student (2020--2023).
  • Paul Dario, Postdoc (2021--2022).