How to model extreme events

Welcome to our new series of videos “Décrypté”, immersing you in the pioneering spirit of HEC Lausanne and its researchers.

What research topics are explored at HEC Lausanne (UNIL)? Who are the researchers involved? What are the links with current issues and how does the HEC Faculty play a pioneering role? If these are the questions that pique your curiosity, don’t miss our new “Décrypté” video series co-produced by HEC Lausanne, L’Eprouvette and Mousqueterre. It’s made for you!

In less than 5 minutes per video, meet four of our professors at HEC Lausanne. They will share their fascinating research while revealing their personalities. Each video embodies one of the faculty’s four core values: Rigor, Integrity, Collaboration and Entrepreneurship.

Discover the captivating world of HEC Lausanne with the first episode of our series, “How to model extreme events”.

You’ll meet Professor Valérie Chavez from the Department of Operations, who is interested in extreme events, i.e. those that are rare and have a very severe impact on society, such as the storm that hit La Chaux-de-fonds in Switzerland in 2023.

Let’s be inspired !