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Peter Bühlmann

ETH Zürich

Biosketch

Peter Bühlmann is Professor of Mathematics and

Statistics, and Director of Foundations of Data Science at ETH Zürich. He

studied mathematics at ETH Zürich and received his doctoral degree in 1993

from the same institution. He was then a Postdoctoral Fellow from 1994–

1995 and a Neyman Assistant Professor from 1995–1997 at UC Berkeley.

From 2013–2017, he was Chair of the Department of Mathematics at ETH

Zürich. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, a Fellow

of the American Statistical Association, and was Co-Editor of the Annals of

Statistics from 2010–2012. Other honors which he recently received include

Doctor Honoris Causa from the Université Catholique de Louvain in 2017;

Neyman Lecturer 2018, elected by the Institute of Mathematical Statistics;

Rothschild Lecture 2018 at the Newton Institute (Cambridge); and the Guy

Medal in Silver 2018 from the Royal Statistical Society. He was an invited

speaker at the ICM 2018 in Rio de Janeiro and at the ICIAM 2019 in Valencia.

Xavier Cabré

ICREA and Polytechnic University of

Catalonia

Biosketch

Xavier Cabré was awarded his PhD in Mathematics

in the area of Partial Differential Equations under his adviser Louis

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Peter Bühlmann

ETH Zürich

Biosketch

Peter Bühlmann is Professor of Mathematics and

Statistics, and Director of Foundations of Data Science at ETH Zürich. He

studied mathematics at ETH Zürich and received his doctoral degree in 1993

from the same institution. He was then a Postdoctoral Fellow from 1994–

1995 and a Neyman Assistant Professor from 1995–1997 at UC Berkeley.

From 2013–2017, he was Chair of the Department of Mathematics at ETH

Zürich. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, a Fellow

of the American Statistical Association, and was Co-Editor of the Annals of

Statistics from 2010–2012. Other honors which he recently received include

Doctor Honoris Causa from the Université Catholique de Louvain in 2017;

Neyman Lecturer 2018, elected by the Institute of Mathematical Statistics;

Rothschild Lecture 2018 at the Newton Institute (Cambridge); and the Guy

Medal in Silver 2018 from the Royal Statistical Society. He was an invited

speaker at the ICM 2018 in Rio de Janeiro and at the ICIAM 2019 in Valencia.

Xavier Cabré

ICREA and Polytechnic University of

Catalonia

Biosketch

Xavier Cabré was awarded his PhD in Mathematics

in the area of Partial Differential Equations under his adviser Louis

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