Timo Seppäläinen

John and Abigail Van Vleck Chair of Mathematics


Department of Mathematics
425 Van Vleck Hall
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, WI 53706-1388
Telephone: (608)-263-3624
Fax: (608)-263-8891
E-mail: seppalai (nen) at math (ematics) wisc (onsin) edu (cation)

Education

Ph.D. 1991 School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.
M.Sc. 1986 Industrial Engineering and Management, Aalto University (formerly Helsinki University of Technology), Helsinki, Finland.
High School Diploma 1980 Helsinki I Normal School, Helsinki, Finland.

Faculty positions

2005 - Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
2001 - 2005 Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
1999 - 2001 Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics, Iowa State University.
1995 - 1999 Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, Iowa State University.
1994 - 1995 Postdoctoral Fellow, Mittag-Leffler Institute, Sweden.
1993 - 1994 Postdoctoral Member, Institute for Mathematics and Its Applications, University of Minnesota.
1991 - 1993 Instructor, Department of Mathematics, The Ohio State University.


Research


Books

Book cover Anderson-Seppäläinen-Valkó: Introduction to Probability, Cambridge University Press, 2018.
This is a calculus-based undergraduate probability textbook. The link takes you to a book page with a list of corrections.

Book cover Rassoul-Agha and Seppäläinen: A Course on Large Deviations with an Introduction to Gibbs Measures, American Mathematical Society, 2015.
This is a graduate textbook on large deviation theory and some statistical mechanics. Click on cover image.   Corrections.


Editorial work


Awards and honors

Videos of recent talks

Lecture notes

Corrections to books and papers

Post-doctoral visitors and graduate students


Teaching

Spring 2018

Fall 2017

Spring 2017

Fall 2016

2015-2016 Sabbatical

Spring 2015

Fall 2014

Spring 2014

Fall 2013

Spring 2013