Laurent Ménard

Visiting Associate Professor of Mathematics


Laurent Ménard is a Visiting Associate Professor of Mathematics at NYU Shanghai. He is also an Assistant Professor at Université Paris Nanterre (former Paris 10). Ménard graduated from the École Normale Supérieure in Paris before receiving his PhD in Mathematics at the Université Pierre et Marie Curie (Sorbonne Université). His main research interests are in Probability Theory and Combinatorics.

Select Publications

  • Depth First Exploration of a Configuration Model. With Nathanaël Enriquez, Gabriel Faraud and Nathan Noiry. Preprint (2019)
  • Local convergence of large random triangulations coupled with an Ising model. With Marie Albenque and Gilles Schaeffer. To appear in Transactions of the American Mathematical Society
  • The skeleton of the UIPT, seen from infinity. With Nicolas Curien. Annales Henri Lebesgue, Volume 1 (2018)
  • Percolation by cumulative merging and phase transition for the contact process on random graphs. With Arvind Singh. Annales scientifiques de l'Ecole Normale Supérieure, Volume 49, Fascicule 5 (2016)
  • Percolation on uniform infinite planar maps. With Pierre Nolin.Electronic Journal of Probability, Volume 19, Article 79 (2014), pp 1-27


  • PhD, Mathematics
    Université Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris 6, Sorbonne Université)

Research Interests

  • Random Planar Maps
  • Random Graphs
  • Random Matrices
  • Statistical Mechanics