Matilde Lalin

Matilde Lalin, Professor at the Université de Montréal. She received her PhD in 2005 from the University of Texas at Austin where she was a Harrington Fellow. She was a member at the Institute for Advanced Study, a Clay Liftoff Fellow, a PIMS postdoctoral fellow at the University of British Columbia, and an Assistant Professor at the University of Alberta before moving to her present institution. In addition, she has held visiting positions at the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, the Institut des hautes études scientifiques, and the Max Planck Institute for Mathematics. She has been a frequent organizer and participant in BIRS events since 2003. She served in the BIRS Scientific Advisory Board and in the Program Committee from 2015 to 2017. In addition, she has been a member of the NSERC Discovery Grant Mathematics and Statistics Evaluation Group since 2017 and is currently serving as chair of the Pure Mathematics stream. She has recently been elected Vice-President (Québec) of the Canadian Mathematical Society. Her research interests lie in Number Theory and related areas and they include Mahler measure, special values of L-functions, and arithmetic statistics over function fields. She has written more than 40 articles on these topics.