Nader Masmoudi received his degree in Mathematics from the École Normale Supérieure Paris (1996) and his PhD from Paris Dauphine University (1999) and his HDR in 2000. He won the gold medal at the International Mathematic Olympiads in 1992, was 1st at the Concours of École Normale Supérieure and Ecole Polytechnique in 1994, and won a Presidential prize in Tunisia in 1994. He received a Senior Clay Math Scholar in fall 2014. He received a chair of excellence from the Foundation Sciences Mathématiques de Paris from 2016-2017.
Nader Masmoudi was awarded the Fermat Prize in 2017 for his remarkable work of depth and creativity in the analysis of non-linear partial differential equations and in particular for his contributions to the rigorous and complete resolution of hydrodynamic stability problems raised at the end of the 19th century by fathers founders of modern fluid mechanics.
He is a professor in the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at New York University. He is spending two years at NYUAD as an affiliated faculty.