Gilles Blanchard, mathematician

Schlumberger Chair for Mathematical Sciences

Gilles Blanchard is statistician and professor at the Institute of Mathematics at the University of Potsdam, Germany. After studying at the École Normale Supérieure in Paris and receiving his doctorate from Paris-Nord University, he became a researcher at the CNRS.
In 2002, he moved to Berlin where he was a researcher, first at the Fraunhofer Institute and then at the Weierstrass Institute.

His main areas of research focus on the study of the mathematical properties of machine learning methods and are at the interface between statistics ans theoretical computing.

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Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship (2004)
Visiting professor at the University of Chicago (2007)

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