Yilin Wang, Junior Professor in Mathematics since 2022 - IHES
Portrait Yilin Wang

Yilin Wang, Mathematician

Junior Professor in Mathematics since 2022

Yilin Wang is working on topics at the interface of Complex analysis and Probability theory. Her current research focuses on themes that aim at enlightening the connections among Random conformal geometry, Geometric function theory, and Teichmüller theory.

Born in 1991 in China, Yilin Wang moved to France for her graduate studies and obtained a Master of Science in Probability and Statistics from Université Paris-Saclay.

After graduating in 2019 with a Ph.D. from the Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule (ETH) of Zurich, under the supervision of Wendelin Werner (Fields Medal 2006), Yilin Wang obtained the position of C.L.E. Moore Instructor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). She then became a Strauch Postdoctoral fellow at the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute of Berkeley (MSRI) in California. On June 10, 2022, she joined IHES as a junior professor, becoming the first holder of a prestigious junior professorship at IHES, funded by the Simons Foundation.

Yilin Wang is the Principal Investigator of the ERC – Starting Grant “Connecting Random Conformal Geometry and Teichmüller Theory” (RaConTeich) funded by the European Union’s Horizon Europe research and innovation program, under the grant agreement #101116694.

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New Frontiers Maryam Mirzakhani Prize (2022)
ERC Stating Grant (2023)

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