A full vita can be found here.
Sebastien Roch is a Professor in the Department of Mathematics at University of WisconsinMadison, where he is also affiliated with the Department of Statistics, the Theory of Computing Group and the Institute for Foundations of Data Science. He earned his Ph.D. in Statistics from the University of California, Berkeley under the guidance of Elchanan Mossel. From 20072009, he was a Postdoctoral Researcher at Microsoft Research. From 20092012, he was a tenuretrack Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics at the University of CaliforniaLos Angeles. He is the recipient of an NSF CAREER Award and of an Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship. He also received the Best Paper Award at RECOMB 2018. He was a Kavli Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences in 2014 and 2017, and a 2018 Simons Fellow. As of 2022, he is a Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS). He is currently on the Executive Committee of the NSF TRIPODS Phase IIfunded Institute for Foundations of Data Science. His research interests lie at the interface of applied probability, statistics, and theoretical computer science with an emphasis on biological applications.
Current (2016) 
Professor
Department of Mathematics, UWMadison, Madison, WI
Other affiliations: Department of Statistics, IFDS 
20132016 
Associate Professor
Department of Mathematics, UWMadison, Madison, WI

20122013 
Assistant Professor
Department of Mathematics, UWMadison, Madison, WI

20092012 
Assistant Professor
Department of Mathematics, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
Other affiliations: Interdepartmental Program in Bioinformatics 
20082009 
Postdoctoral Researcher
Microsoft Research New England, Cambridge, MA

20072008 
Postdoctoral Researcher
Theory Group, Microsoft Research, Redmond, WA

U.S.A. 
Ph.D.  Statistics (2007)
UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

France 
Diplome d'Ingenieur (2001)
Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France

Canada 
M.Sc.A.  Applied Mathematics/Operations Research (2003)
B.Eng.  Engineering Physics (2002)
Ecole Polytechnique, Montreal, Canada
