CHRISTIAN GENEST, PhD, PStat



Christian Genest, PhD, PStat
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: christian.genest at 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

Canada Research Chair in Stochastic Dependence Modeling
Director, Institut des sciences mathématiques du Québec
Director, Laboratoire de statistique du Centre de recherches mathématiques

Associate Editor, International Statistical Review (2014- )
Associate Editor, Journal of Multivariate Analysis (2003- )

AWARDS AND DISTINCTIONS

ISI Member (1992), ASA Fellow (1996), IMS Fellow (1997)
ASSQ Honorary Member (2012)

Pierre Robillard Award (1984), SSC Distinguished Service Award (1997)
CRM-SSC Prize (1999), SSC Gold Medal (2011)

Summa Research Award, Université Laval (1999)
Professeur étoile, Université Laval (1999, 2003, 2005, 2010)

PUBLICATION RECORD

219 publications, including 111 peer-reviewed research articles
Google Scholar profile for Christian Genest

TRAINING OF HIGHLY QUALIFIED PERSONNEL

Completed: 42 MSc, 5 PhD, 8 postdocs
Current: 3 MSc (Aissaoui, Amrhein, Salem), 4 PhD (Cormier, Côté, Murphy, Schulz)

SEMINARS AND TALKS

263 talks and public lectures in 16 countries worldwide

SELECTED PAST RESPONSIBILITIES

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

Editor, The Canadian Journal of Statistics, 1998-2000
Associate Editor for 10 different journals, e.g.,
Test (2002-04) and Journal of Nonparametric Statistics (2005-08)

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