Research Areas

Infinite dimensional dynamical systems, computer-assisted proofs, partial differential equations, delay differential equations, ordinary differential equations, topological methods, fixed point methods, functional analytic methods, continuation methods, approximation theory, spectral methods, bifurcation theory, stable and unstable manifolds, chaotic dynamics, Morse-Conley-Floer homology.


Ph.D. Georgia Tech, 2007 (Supervisor: Konstantin Mischaikow)

M.Sc. Université de Montréal, 2002


Institute for Advanced Study (IAS), Princeton, 2009-2010

Rutgers University, 2008-2009

VU University Amsterdam, 2007-2008


Associate professor of mathematics, McGill University, 2017 - present

Associate professor of mathematics, Laval University, 2015 - 2017

Assistant professor of mathematics, Laval University, 2011 - 2015

Group leader of the team Computational Mathematics, BCAM, 2010 - 2011

Jean-Philippe Lessard

Associate Professor

McGill University

Department of Mathematics and Statistics


Department of Math. and Stat.

McGill University

Burnside Hall, Room 1119

805 Sherbrooke West

Montreal, QC, H3A 0B9, CANADA

Phone: (514) 398-3804

Positions Available

@ Ph.D. level:

  1. I recommend that you read some of my papers before contacting me.

  2. I will not reply to generic emails.

@ Postdoc level:

  1. Openings are available through the
    CRM-ISM Postdoctoral program.