Damien Gaboriau

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Directeur de recherche in the Unité de Mathématiques Pures et Appliquées (UMPA)
at the École Normale Supérieure de Lyon
at the CMM, University of Santiago, Chile (2016-2017)

Part time Professor at École Polytechnique (Palaiseau)(until Sept. 2016)

Workshop : Entropies and soficity, 15-19 Jan 2018 Lyon (France)

Advanced school: Entropies and Soficity, 8-12 Jan 2018 Lyon (France)

Borel Combinatorics and Ergodic Theory, February 5-9 2018 (CIB, Lausanne, Switzerland)
(in Thematic semester on Descriptive Set Theory and Polish Groups)

English version
Version française


Students and former Students

Working group:

Analysis Situs, the project, the web site
(in English soon)
Analysis Situs, whatzat? (in French)

Research Interests
  • Geometric group theory
  • Group actions on trees and buildings  
  • Ergodic theory, measurable actions
  • Measurable equivalence relations
  • von Neumann algebras
  • 2 Cohomology
  • Percolation on graphs
  • Sofic entropy

ANR GAMME (Project ANR-14-CE25-0004)

GDR 2947 "non Commutative Geometry"

GDR 3066
"Geometry, Dynamics and group representations"

GDRE Grefi-Genco "Gruppo di Ricerca Europeo Franco-Italiano in Geometria Non COmmutativa"

Editorial Boards
Astérisque image de la revue Astérisque
Confluentes Mathematici Confluentes-math-cover (flyer)
Groups, Geometry and Dynamics gdd-cover (flyer)
Journal of Topology and Analysis Topology-and-Analysis-cover
Université de Lyon, CNRS,
UMPA , Ens-Lyon

UMR 5669
46, allée d'Italie
69364 LYON Cedex 07

Telephone : (33) 4 72 72 83 86
Fax : (33) 4 72 72 84 80
email : gaboriau(at)ens-lyon.fr
Office : GN1  440

Some archives of past events

Mathematical week-ends in Goutelas' castel

Château Goutelas

slightly involved in

Images des Mathématiques
(The mathematical research in words and in pictures)

The movies Dimensions: A walk through mathematics! and Chaos: a mathematical adventure by Jos Leys, Etienne Ghys et Aurélien Alvarez

How to come to UMPA

UMPA's seminars
Fresco of the department painted by G. Delorme

fresque labo