CRM Personnel

The management of the Centre de recherches mathématiques is composed of a director and deputy directors, selected from among its scientific personnel. While ensuring the sustainability of the CRM, the members of the management team manage its main components, including research support, scientific activities, publications and communications, partnerships and special projects. The directorate relies on the support of a seasoned administrative team to manage the day-to-day activities of the CRM.

Octav Cornea
514 343-7502
Office 5361

Biographical note

Octav Cornea obtained his PhD in 1993 from the University of Rochester and is a Professor at the Université de Montréal since January 2003. He works in topology and geometry. He was Research Professor at the MSRI (Berkeley) in the Fall of 2009 and a member of the IAS (Princeton) in 2015-2016 when he also held a Simons Fellowship from the Simons Foundation. He was an invited speaker at the Inaugural Mathematical Congress of the Americas in 2013. He serves as Director of the CRM since 2021.