Michel Talagrand was born in 1952 in France and is currently Professor of Mathematics at Sorbonne University, France. He obtained his PhD in Mathematical Sciences in 1977 from the University of Paris VI, France. From 1974–1985, he worked at the University of Paris VI, where he was successively Research Trainee, Research Associate and Researcher. Since 1985, he has been a director of research at the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) and a member of Functional Analysis Team of the Institute of Mathematics of Paris. He is a member of the French Academy of Sciences.  

21 May 2019    Hong Kong