Marc G. Genton

Principal Investigator

Distinguished Professor of Statistics​​​​


Research Interests

Spatial and spatio-temporal statistics with applications in environmental and climate science;
Uncertainty quantification and visualization;
Wind and solar power forecasting; Time series; Robustness;
Multivariate analysis and data mining; Skewed multivariate non-Gaussian distributions
(skew-normal, skew-t, skew-elliptical).


1996: Ph.D. in Statistics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL), Lausanne
1994: Certificate of Applied Mathematics Teaching, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL), Lausanne
1992: Degree in Applied Mathematics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL), Lausanne


2017 Wilcoxon Award for Best Applications Paper in Technometrics
2012 Fellow: American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
2011 ADVANCE Distinguished Lecture: Kansas State University​
2010 Distinguished Achievement Award: from the Section on Statistics and the Environment (ENVR) of the American Statistical Association (ASA)
2010 El-Shaarawi Award for Excellence: from the International Environmetrics Society (TIES)
2010 Fellow: Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS)
2009 Fellow: Royal Statistical Society (RSS)
2008 Elected: to the International Statistical Institute (ISI)
2007 Fellow: American Statistical Association (ASA)