BGSMath Colloquium

About the speaker:
Professor at the University Paul Sabatier (Toulouse) and senior member of the Institut Universitaire de France, Michel Ledoux is a French mathematician specializing in the Theory of Probability. His fields of expertise encompasses Probability in Banach spaces, Gaussian processes, concentration of measure, large deviations, functional inequalities, geometry of Markov operators, random matrices, information theory and statistical mechanics, among others.
His books on “The Concentration of Measure Phenomenon” (2001), on “Probability in Banach Spaces” (2002), co-authored with Michel Talagrand, on “Analysis and Geometry of Markov Diffusion Operators (2014), with D. Bakry and I. Gentil, along with the lectures notes on “Isoperimetry and Gaussian Analysis”, based on his lectures at the Ecole d’été de Probabilités de St. Flour 1994, are references in their respective areas.