Didier Sornette

Professor, Academic

1957 –

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Who is Didier Sornette?

Didier Sornette is Professor on the Chair of Entrepreneurial Risks at Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich. He is also a professor of the Swiss Finance Institute, a professor associated with both the department of Physics and the department of Earth Sciences at ETH Zurich, an Adjunct Professor of Geophysics at IGPP and ESS at UCLA. He was previously jointly a Professor of Geophysics at UCLA, Los Angeles California and a Research Director on the theory and prediction of complex systems at the French National Centre for Scientific Research.

In 2004, Sornette used Amazon.com sales data to create a mathematical model for predicting bestseller potential based on very early sales results.

He has worked on the King effect, a theory used to predict economic bubbles, and has set up the "Financial Crisis Observatory".

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Born
Jun 25, 1957
Paris
Nationality
  • France
  • Switzerland
Profession
Education
  • École Normale Supérieure
  • University of Nice Sophia Antipolis
Lived in
  • Switzerland

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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