# Research in Probability

## Senate Faculty

Name | Title | Research Interests |
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David Aldous | Professor | 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 |

## Faculty with Related Research Interests

Name | Title | Research Interests |
---|---|---|

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 |

## Graduate Students

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

Benson Au | Steven N. Evans |

Nicholas Bhattacharya | |

Justin T. Brereton | Daniel Tataru |

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

Milind Hegde | |

Kenneth Hung | |

Mikayla Kelley | |

Satyaki Mukherjee | |

Kyeongsik Nam | Fraydoun Rezakhanlou |

Chanwoo Oh | Fraydoun Rezakhanlou |

Chen Shen | Steven Evans |

Peter Vinella | L. Craig Evans |

Qiuyi Richard Zhang | |

Theodore Zhu |

## Recent Ph.D.s

Name | Dissertation Title | Dissertation Supervisor | Year |
---|---|---|---|

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

David C. Kaspar | Fraydoun Rezakhanlou | 2014 | |

Andrew J. Critch | Algebraic Geometry of Hidden Markov and Related Models | Bernd Sturmfels | 2013 |

Alexandru Hening | Two Models of Default from Finance and a Model of Invasion from Ecology | Steven N. Evans | 2013 |

Vladislav Voroninski | PhaseLift: A Novel Methodology for Phase Retrieval | John Strain, Emmanuel Candes | 2013 |