Dylan Possamai

Dylan Possamaï joined the Industrial Engineering and Operations Research Department in Fall 2017. Prior to that, he obtained his engineering degree from École Polytechnique and a Master’s degree from Université Paris 6 in 2009, and started his PhD Thesis in October 2009 under the supervision of Nizar Touzi at École Polytechnique. This thesis titled “A journey through second-order BSDEs and other contemporary problems of mathematical finance” was successfully defended 2 years later in December 2011, and was awarded the 2012 “PhD award of the École Polytechnique”, as well as the third “Nicola Bruti-Liberati prize” in 2013, for the best thesis in mathematical finance.

He has been Assistant Professor at Université Paris Dauphine from September 2012 to September 2017, and Associate Lecturer at École Polytechnique from September 2015 to September 2016, and received in 2017 the "Best young researcher in finance and insurance prize" from the Institut Europlace de Finance.