Roberto Fernandez

Roberto Fernandez
Professor of Practice in Mathematics

Roberto Fernandez is a Professor of Practice in Mathematics at NYU Shanghai. He has had a very itinerant academic life that includes instructorships at the Universidad de Buenos Aires and the University of Texas at Austin; research positions at Rutgers University, ETH-Zuerich and EPFL-Lausanne, and professorships at the Universidad de Córdoba (Argentina), Universidade de Sao Paulo (Brazil) and Université de Rouen (on leave since mid-2009). 

Research Interests

  • Mathematical statistical mechanics (classical and quantum)
  • Stochastic processes (theory and applications)
  • Stochastic algorithms



  • PhD, Mathematics
    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • Master's, Physics
    Universidad de Buenos Aires