CHRISTIAN GENEST



Christian Genest, PhD, FRSC
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
McGill University
805, rue Sherbrooke ouest
Montréal (Québec)
Canada H3A 0B9

VOX: (514) 398-3818
FAX: (514) 398-3899
EMAIL: cgenest at math dot mcgill dot ca

EDUCATION

BSpSc (1977) U. du Québec à Chicoutimi
MSc (1978) U. de Montréal
PhD (1983) U. of British Columbia

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Primary: Multivariate analysis, nonparametric statistics, extreme-value theory
Secondary: Applications in actuarial science, finance, and hydrology
Tertiary: History of statistics, scientometry

MAIN CURRENT RESPONSIBILITIES

Holder, Canada Research Chair in Stochastic Dependence Modeling
Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Multivariate Analysis (2015- )
Associate Editor, International Statistical Review (2014- )
Associate Editor, Mathematical Reports of the Academy of Science (2016- )

MAIN AWARDS AND DISTINCTIONS

First recipient of the CRM-SSC Prize (1999)
Gold Medal for Research from the Statistical Society of Canada (2011)
Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (2015)

PUBLICATION RECORD

231 publications, including 115 peer-reviewed research articles
Google Scholar profile for Christian Genest

TRAINING OF HIGHLY QUALIFIED PERSONNEL

Completed: 46 MSc, 5 PhD, 8 postdocs
Current: 5 PhD (Beck, Cormier, Côté, Murphy, Schulz), 3 Postdoc (Carey, Jalbert, Zhao)

SEMINARS AND TALKS

278 talks and public lectures in 18 countries worldwide

SELECTED PAST RESPONSIBILITIES

President, Statistical Society of Canada, 2007-08
President, Association des statisticiennes et statisticiens du Québec, 2005-08

Director, Institut des sciences mathématiques du Québec, 2012-15
Editor-in-Chief, The Canadian Journal of Statistics, 1998-2000

OTHERS

Stat Trek. Dependence Modeling, 4 (2016), 109-122.

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