# Probability

# **Probability at UW-Madison**

## Tenured and tenure-track faculty

David Anderson (Duke, 2005) applied probability, numerical methods, mathematical biology.

Sebastien Roch (UC Berkeley, 2007) applied probability, mathematical biology, theoretical computer science.

Timo Seppäläinen (Minnesota, 1991) interacting particle systems, random walks in random environments, large deviation theory.

Benedek Valko (Budapest, 2004) interacting particle systems, random matrices.

Philip Matchett Wood (Rutgers, 2009) combinatorics, random matrices

Jun Yin (Princeton, 2008) random matrices

## Postdoctoral fellows

Gregory Shinault (UC Davis, 2012) interacting particle systems, random growth models.

## Emeriti

David Griffeath (Cornell, 1976)

Jim Kuelbs (Minnesota, 1965)

Tom Kurtz (Stanford, 1967)

Peter Ney (Columbia, 1961)

Josh Chover (Univ. of Michigan, 1952)

## Graduate students

Christian Noack

Yu Sun, ysun@math.wisc.edu

Jason Wang

Yun Zhai

## Probability Seminar

Thursdays at 2:25pm, VV901

## Graduate student reading seminar

Tuesdays, 2:25pm

## Probability group timetable

## Undergraduate courses in probability

## Graduate Courses in Probability

**2015 Spring**

Math/Stat 734 Theory of Probability II (formerly 832)

Math/Stat 833 Topics in Probability Spring 2014: Random Matrices

**2014 Fall**

Math/Stat 733 Theory of Probability I (formerly 831)

Math/Stat 735 Stochastic Analysis

Math/Stat 833 Topics in Probability: Essentials of Modern Discrete Probability