By Julien Lefèvre
By Marleen Temmerman
Appears in collection : Fields medallists - 2022
An interview with Hugo Duminil-Copin, a French mathematician specializing in probability, permanent professor at Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques (IHES) since 2016 and 2022 Fields Medalist, awarded at the International Congress of Mathematicians in Helsinki on July 5, 2022. The interview traces Hugo Duminil-Copin's scientific career, from his studies at Ecole normale supérieure and Université Paris-Saclay, to his research at IHES and the University of Geneva. Hugo Duminil-Copin's work focuses on the mathematical branch of statistical physics. He explains his way of working as well and mentions the connections he established between the Ising model and percolation.