Award in Brussels: Dr. Gilles Mordant on the left, Professor Didier Viviers (left), Secretary of the Belgian Royal Academy of Sciences (right). Photo: G. Mordant

Gilles Mordant awarded annual prize

Mathematician and data scientist Dr. Gilles Mordant from the Institute for Mathematical Stochastics at the University of Göttingen, headed by MBExC-member Prof. Dr. Axel Munk, has received the prize for the Annual Contest (section mathematics) of the Royal Academy of Science, Letters and Fine Arts of Belgium. The prize is 1,250 euros and was presented at the Academy in Brussels. The section has presented a topical scientific problem every year, and the prize is awarded for the best solution. Mordant answered this in 2022 with his contributions to transporting measures and statistical decision theory.

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