# Research in Probability

## Senate Faculty

Name | Title | Research Interests |
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David Aldous | Professor Emeritus | Theoretical and applied probability |

Steven N. Evans | Professor | Probability and stochastic processes |

Alan Hammond | Associate Professor | Statistical mechanics, studied rigorously via modern techniques from mathematical probability |

Michael J. Klass | Professor | Probability theory, Combinatorics |

James Pitman | Professor | Probability, stochastic processes, combinatorics, machine learning |

## Visiting Faculty

Name | Title | Research Interests |
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Alec Kercheval | Visiting Scholar | Financial mathematics |

Philip Matchett Wood | Lecturer | Probability theory, combinatorics |

## Postdocs

Name | Title | Research Interests |
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Erik Bates | NSF Postdoctoral Fellow | Probability theory, mathematical physics |

## Faculty with Related Research Interests

Name | Title | Research Interests |
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Fraydoun Rezakhanlou | Professor | Probability theory, Partial differential equations |

Nikhil Srivastava | Assistant Professor | Theoretical computer science, random matrices, geometry of polynomials |

Luca Trevisan | Professor | Computational Complexity, Spectral Graph Theory |

Melanie Matchett Wood | Professor | Number theory |

## Graduate Students

Name | Dissertation Supervisor |
---|---|

Nicholas Bhattacharya | |

Dan Daniel Erdmann-Pham | Yun Song, Steve Evans |

Ian Francis | |

Milind Hegde | |

Satyaki Mukherjee | |

Kyeongsik Nam | Fraydoun Rezakhanlou |

Peter Vinella | L. Craig Evans |

Theodore Zhu |

## Recent Ph.D.s

Name | Dissertation Title | Dissertation Supervisor | Year |
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Kenneth Hung | Topics in Conditional Inference | David Aldous, William Fithian | 2019 |

Chanwoo Oh | Metastability of Zero Range Processes | Fraydoun Rezakhanlou | 2019 |

Chen Shen | Fluctuation Analysis of Order Positions Under General Cancellations | Steven Evans | 2019 |

Qiuyi Richard Zhang | Fast Algorithms for Interior Point Methods | 2019 | |

Benson Au | Rigid structures in traffic probability: with a view toward random matrices | Steven N. Evans | 2018 |

Justin T. Brereton | A method of constructing invariant measures at fixed mass | Daniel Tataru | 2018 |

Christopher Wells Miller | Methods for Optimal Stochastic Control and Optimal Stopping Problems Featuring Time-Inconsistency | L. Craig Evans | 2016 |