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    Death of Jean Coursol

    Jean Coursol passed away this Wednesday, June 1, 2022.

    He was a key pillar in the creation of the department's probability and statistics team. His death takes us back to the revolutionary era when applied mathematics pushed for a place in Orsay, a time whose memories are engraved in the walls of old maths building 425. Jean Coursol and Claude Jouron led the push with the support of some big names and strong-willed individuals, so success was never in doubt! Jean then gathered up a crowd of students and drove them to action, communicating his passion for applied mathematics as …


    Death of John Coates

    We have learned with sadness of the death of John Coates, Professor at Cambridge, and member of our department from 1978 to 1984.

    A tribute to John by Jean-Michel Bismut, Laurent Clozel, and Luc Illusie can be found here (in French).