Current PhD students
Subject: Branched transport and fractal structures
Will defend soon; thesis financed by ENS Cachan.
Subject: Estimates and regularity for transport, transport density
Third year, financed by the regional council of
Subject: Optimization problems involving Wasserstein distances
Second year, financed by ENS Paris.
Past PhD students
Co-supervised with R. Ignat in Orsay.
Subject: Approximations elliptiques d'énergies singulières, en transport branché et micro-magnétisme
Antonin defended on December 7th, 2015 (committee: F. Bethuel,
R. Ignat, E. Oudet, P. Mironescu, E. Sandier, F. Santambrogio;
referees: F. Bethuel and R. Jerrard).
Antonin is now FNRS research fellow at Université
Catholique de Louvain, Belgium.
Subject: Mean Field Games with density constraints
Alpár defended on September 10th, 2015 (committee: Y. Brenier,
G. Carlier, B. Nazaret, B. Maury, F. Santambrogio, F. Silva;
referees: G. Carlier and W. Gangbo).
He is now Hedrick Assistant
Adjunct Professor at UCLA, working in the group of I. Kim and W. Gangbo.
Subject: Transport problems with gradient penalization
Jean defended his thesis on July 2nd, 2014 (committee:
B. Merlet, F. Santambrogio, S. Serfaty, A. Trouvé,
referees: G. Bouchitté and S. Serfaty).
He is now teacher for Classes Préparatoires
at Lycée Jules Ferry, Versailles.
In cotutelle with SNS Pisa (co-advisor : L. Ambrosio)
Subject: Méthodes unidimensionnelles et d'évolution pour le transport optimal
Nicolas defended his thesis on December 16th, 2013 (committee:
L. Ambrosio, J.-D. Benamou, J.-A. Carrillo, N. Gigli, B. Maury,
F. Santambrogio; referees: J.-D. Benamou, J.-A. Carrillo).
He is now
working for a company in the Saint-Gobain group in the Paris area.
Co-supervised with G. Buttazzo and G. Carlier,
cotutelle Università di Pisa - Université
Subject: Geodesics and PDE methods in transport models
Lorenzo defended his thesis on October 11, 2010 (committee:
L. Ambrosio, G. Bouchitté, Y. Brenier, G. Buttazzo,
G. Carlier, L. De Pascale, A. Pratelli, F. Santambrogio;
referees: L. Ambrosio and G. Bouchitté).
Lorenzo is now Associate Professor in Ferrara (Italy).
After a PhD obtained in Pisa (with L. Ambrosio), Simone worked in the
framework of the ANR project
ISOTACE, on density-constrained evolution PDEs and multi-marginal
optimal transport, under the supervision of B. Maury and me. He is now
INDAM permanent researcher at SNS Pisa, Italy.
After a PhD obtained at École Polytechnique (with Y. Chitour
and M. Sigalotti), Guilherme got a Lecteur Hadamard position
to work under my supervision on mean field games.
Other than my students, I have been member of PhD
committees in four different countries, and in particular of the
Aimé Lachapelle, Paris-Dauphine, PhD thesis with G. Carlier and
J. Salomon, June 2010. Aimé is now working in the private
sector in the Paris area.
Xiang Yu Liang, Paris-Sud, PhD thesis with G. David, December
2010. Xiang Yu is now assistant professor in Lyon, France.
Anouar Houmia, Paris-Dauphine, PhD thesis with G. Carlier and
R. Tahraoui, April 2011. Anouar is now assistant professor at King
Khalid University, Saudi Arabia.
Al-Hassem Nayam, Pisa, PhD thesis with
G. Buttazzo, July 2011. Nayam has now a faculty position in N'Djamena, Tchad.
Aude Roudneff-Chupin, Paris-Sud, PhD thesis with B. Maury,
December 2011. Aude is now teacher for Classes Préparatoires
at Lycée Condorcet, Paris.
Davide Zucco, Torino, PhD thesis with P. Tilli,
February 2012 (president of the Jury committee). Davide is now
post-doc at Politecnico di Torino.
Xin-Yang Lu, SNS Pisa, PhD thesis with G. Buttazzo,
November 2013. Xin-Yang is now
post-doc at McGill University in Montréal.
Than-Nam Nguyen, Orsay, PhD thesis with D. Hilhorst,
November 2013. Than-Nam is now post-doc in South Korea.
Pierre Bochard, Orsay, PhD thesis with R. Ignat, June
2015. Pierre is now post-doc in Lyon.
Yangqin Fang, Orsay, PhD thesis with G. David, September
Panayotis Antonopoulos, Athens, PhD thesis with N. Alikakos, October
2015. Panayotis is professor at high school in the Athens area.
Roméo Hatchi, Dauphine, PhD thesis with G. Carlier,
December 2015 (president of the jury committee). Romeo is now teaching at high school.
Jana Al Khayal, Orsay, PhD thesis with D. Hilhorst,
November 2016. Jana is now teaching at the university in Lebanon.
Romain Hug, Grenoble, PhD thesis with E. Maître and N. Papadakis,
December 2016 (referee).
Francesco Patacchini, Imperial college, PhD thesis with
J.-A. Carrillo and Y. Huang, June 2017 (referee). Francesco will now
move as a post-doc to Carnegie Mellon University.
Van Than Nguyen, Limoges, PhD thesis with N. Igbida, October
2017. Van Thanh is now postdoc in Nantes.
Carlos Román, Paris 6, PhD thesis with E. Sandier and
S. Serfaty, due in December 2017.
I was also member of the Jury committee for the HDR (habilitation
Benoît Kloeckner, Grenoble, December 2012 (Benoît is currently
professor in Créteil),
Benoît Merlet, Polytechnique, December 2013 (Benoît is currently
professor in Lille).
Grégoire Loeper, Paris 6, September 2014 (referee, Grégoire
is currently professor at Monash University, Melbourne).
Anne Auger, Orsay, February 2016 (Anne is CR INRIA at LRI).
Francisco Silva, Limoges, November 2016.
Antoine Lemenant, Paris 7, December 2016.
Daniela Tonon, Dauphine, due in December 2017.
Guillaume Vigeral, Dauphine, due in December 2017.
Other supervised students
Mémoires de M2 and Tesi di Laurea
Mohammad Radwan, 2012
(Ma-Trudinger-Wang regularity for optimal transport); after
graduating, Mohammad came back to Syria to teach at Univ. of Damas.
Antonin Monteil, 2012
(Aviles-Giga, Gamma-convergence), co-supervised with R. Ignat;
Antonin has been PhD student with us.
Alpár-Richard Mészáros (M2 École
(Mean field Games); Alpár has been PhD student with me.
Davide Piazzoli (M2 AAG), 2013
(Optimal transport for concave costs); Davide is now graduate
student at Cambridge (UK), co-supervised by C. Mouhot and
F. Bolley (Paris 6).
Maxime Laborde, 2013
(regularity for very degenerate elliptic equations); Maxime is now
PhD in Dauphine, supervised by G. Carlier.
Paul Pegon (M2 AAG), 2014
(branched transport); Paul is now
PhD student with me.
Antoine Julia (M2 Paris 6), 2015
(Gamma-convergence to branched structures), co-supervised with
F. Otto (MPI Leipzig); Antoine is now PhD student with T. De
Pauw, Paris 7.
Samer Dweik, 2015
(Beckmann problem); Samer is now PhD student with me.
Hugo Lavenant, 2015
(Sobolev spaces with respect to measures); Hugo is now PhD student
Adam Prosinski (M2 AAG), 2015
(Mean Field Games); Adam is now graduate student at Oxford, UK.
Valerio Pagliari (Roma, La Sapienza, erasmus at Orsay), 2016
(Hamilton Jacobi equations in the Wasserstein spaces), co-supervised
with A. Siconolfi (La Sapienza); Valerio is now PhD student in Pisa.
TER Orsay (Bachelor and 4th year short thesis)
Malek Ait-Kaci (optimal location), 2011
Sébastien Bernier (Geodesics and one-dimensional variational
Nicolas Goix (Black and Scholes model), 2011
Yushuang Wei (Hotelling problem), 2012
Matthieu Martin (Wardop equilibra and Braess
Dimitri Lew and Toufik Boudinar (Golab's Theorem), 2013,
Thomas Debris (gradient flows), 2013/14
Louis Lecru and Marko Karbevski (Golab's Theorem), 2016,
3rd year research internships at ENS Cachan
Cécile Carrère, Didier Lesesvre, Paul Pegon (optimal transport for oscillation-type costs,
existence for the 1D case), co-supervised with A. Ciomaga, 2011.
T. Deleu, R. Ducasse, L. Sacchelli (optimal transport for oscillation-type costs,
numerics in the 1D case), co-supervised with L. Simon, 2012.
M. Andjar, A. Maksoud (optimal location), 2013.
C. Touré, J. Trévisan (Mean Field Games and
co-supervised with A. Preux, 2015.
R. Prebet, P. Simonot (Traffic congestion and
augmented lagrangian algorithms),
co-supervised with A. Preux, 2016.
Lambert Piozin, stage L3, Paris-Dauphine (cooperative
equilibria in branched transport), 2009
S. Madar, J. Msika, groupe de travail MASEF, Dauphine
(Hotelling problem), 2010
B. Ferrandez, A. Mueller, L.-A. Pallet, R. Prom, ENSAE, groupe
de travail (geographical concurrency in the bank market),
co-supervised with H. Fraisse (Banque de France), 2012.