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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
DUBOIS Amandine CREST Statistics Differential privacy – Statistical learning
GENETAY Edouard CREST Statistics Classification – Robust algorithms – Medians-of-Means
GOLOVKINE Steven CREST Statistics Functional data analysis – Non-parametric statistics – Unsupervised classification
ZINZOU Max CREST Statistics Categorical time series
CHEDEMAIL Elie CREST Statistics Cybersecurity​ – Differential privacy​ – Machine learning

Post doctoral Students

Name Period Previous Affiliation
USSEGLIO CARLEVE Antoine 2020-2021 INRIA Grenoble Rhône Alpes

Past Doctoral Students

Post-docs (co-)Directed at ENSAI

Name Period Previous Affiliation
Chunhao CAI 2016-2018 Nankai University, China

Doctoral Students (co-)directed at ENSAI

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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