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PhD Program

ENSAI is co-accredited to grant the PhD within the MathSTIC Doctoral School (Mathématiques et Sciences et Technologies de l’Information et de la Communication).

With over 1100 PhD students, the MathSTIC Doctoral School is one of the largest in the region in terms of students and theses defended annually. It includes doctoral students from: Université de Rennes 1Université de Rennes 2INSA RennesInstitut Mines-Telecom Atlantique, and Ecole Normale Supérieure de Rennes.

ENSAI is also a partner school of the EDGE Doctoral School (Sciences Economiques et sciences De Gestion).

ENSAI researchers can advise or direct a dissertation in a wide array of subjects including Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Economics, and Statistics.

Doctoral Students

Name Laboratory Field Research interests
Daphné AUROUET CREST Statistics Functional data analysis – Time-to-event models – Banknotes performance
Elie CHEDEMAIL CREST Statistics Cybersecurity​ – Differential privacy​ – Machine learning
Guillaume FLAMENT CREST Statistics Credit risk – Climate change – Factor models
Edouard GENETAY  CREST Statistics Classification – Robust algorithms – Medians-of-Means
Sunny WANG CREST Statistics Functional data analysis – Athlete performance
Max ZINZOU CREST Statistics Categorical time series

Post doctoral Students

Name Period Previous Affiliation
Boutheina NEMOUCHI 2021-2023 University of Compiègne

Past Doctoral and Post-doc Students

Post-docs (co-)Directed at ENSAI

Name Period Previous Affiliation
Amandine DUBOIS June 21, 2021 “Estimation, variable selection and testing problems under local differential privacy constraints”
Steven GOLOVKINE June 18, 2021 “Statistical methods for multivariate functional data”

Doctoral Students (co-)directed at ENSAI

Name Period Previous Affiliation
Antoine USSEGLIO-CARLEVE 2020-2021 INRIA Grenoble Rhône Alpes
Chunhao CAI 2016-2018 Nankai University, China


Name Year of Defense Current Position
Daniel BECKER   visiting PhD Bonn Graduate School of Economics, Universität Bonn
Vincent BRIANE 2017 Post-doc
Mercedes CONDE AMBOAGE     visiting PhD 2017 Universidade de Santiago de Compostela
Xiafei MA 2017
Gaspar MASSIOT 2017 Post-doc ONERA
Clément VITAL 2016 BNP Paribas
Cyril FAVRE MARTINOZ 2015 Insee
Weiyu LI 2015 China University of Petroleum (Huadong)
Samuel MAISTRE 2014 Université de Strasbourg
Eric LESAGE 2013 Insee
Daniel BONNERY 2011 Maryland University
Olivier LOPEZ 2008 UPMC
Agathe GUILLOUX 2004 Université d’Évry Val d’Essonne
Céline VIAL 2003 Polytechnique Lyon
Salim LARDJANE 2000 Université Bretagne Sud


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