Pierre Tarrès

Pierre Tarres
Associate Provost for Strategic Initiatives, Co-Director of the NYU-ECNU Institute of Mathematical Sciences at NYU Shanghai, Professor of Mathematics, NYU Shanghai; Global Network Professor, NYU

Pierre Tarrès is the Associate Provost for Strategic Initiatives, the Co-Director of the NYU-ECNU Institute of Mathematical Sciences and a Professor of Mathematics at NYU Shanghai. He is also a Global Network Professor at NYU. Prior to joining NYU Shanghai, he was appointed as an Associate Professor at the University of Oxford from 2005 to 2014. Tarrès also serves as a Co-Director of the NYU-ECNU Institute of Mathematical Sciences at NYU Shanghai.

Prof. Tarrès is an expert on self-interacting random processes, particularly reinforced random walks, and their relationship with stochastic algorithms and learning processes in game theory. He was awarded a Leverhulme Prize in 2006, and the Prix des Annales de l'IHP in 2008.

Read more about Tarrès in Faculty Spotlight: Pierre Tarrès.


  • PhD, Mathematics
    École Normale Supérieure Cachan


Courses Taught

  • Honors Ordinary Differential Equations
  • Ordinary Differential Equations
  • Topics: Probability Limit Theorems