2009 
speaker 
title (click for abstract) 
10/27 
Alice Guionnet 
Global asymptotics for the spectrum of large random matrices

4/21 
Branden Fitelson 
A Decision Procedure for the Probability Calculus, with
Applications 
3/17 
Federico Bonetto 
Fourier's Law, a brief mathematical review 
2008 
10/21 
Tim Austin 
Deducing the multidimensional
Szemeredi Theorem from the infinitary hypergraph removal lemma 
9/16 
Tim Roughgarden 
Probability in Algorithmic Game Theory: Two Unexpected Appearances 
2/19 
Anatoly Vershik 
The infinite dimensional Lebesgue measure, Levy processes with
sigmafinite distribution and PoissonDirichlet measures 
1/22 
Yurii Suhov 
Branching random walks and diffusions on
hyperbolic spaces 
2007 
11/20 
Bruce Driver 
Integrated Harnack Inequalities and the
Cameron  Martin Theorem 
10/16 
Richard Kenyon 
Branched polymers
(figure) 

9/18 
Ashish Goel 
Towards programmable selfassembly and molecular machines 
4/17 
Kenneth Lange 
An Overview of the MM Algorithm
[Slides] 
2/20 
Tom Griffiths 
Markov chain Monte Carlo with people 
2006 
11/13

Bernd Sturmfels

Semigraphoids, Permutohedra, and Mice

9/5

Elchanan Mossel

Noise stable sets in discrete and Gaussian spaces

4/18

Steven Evans

Death, aging and other fun stuff:
what does contemporary probability
have to say about patterns of mortality and senescence

2/21

Martin Wainwright

Compressing and binning using sparse random graphs

1/17

Rick Durrett

Waiting for ATCAAAG

2005 
11/15

Amin Saberi

Powerlaw networks: an algorithmic perspective

9/27

Wendelin Werner

Selfavoiding loops

2004 
11/16

Scott Sheffield

Schramm Loewner evolution and the Gaussian free field: Part I 
10/19

Alistair Sinclair

Phase Transitions and Mixing Times

9/21

Jim Propp

Better than random: Quasirandomness for discrete stochastic systems

4/20 
Bas Kleijn 
Complementarity Theorems for Quantum Measures

2/17 
Persi Diaconis 
The fastest mixing Markov chain on a graph 
2/12 
Rick Durrett 
A phase transition in genome rearrangement 
1/20 
Balaji Prabhakar 
Connections between information and queueing theory 
2003 
11/18 
HorngTzer Yau 
Random Schrodinger Equations 
10/21 
Oded Schramm 
Scaling Limits of Random 2D Processes 
8/19 
Christian Borgs 
What makes a finite network highdimensional?
ErdosRenyi scaling for finite graphs

4/8

Francois Baccelli

Stochastic geometry and modeling of wireless networks

3/18

Amir Dembo

Fractal geometry of simple random covering: late and favorite points

2/18

George Papanicolaou

Mathematical problems in array imaging

1/21

Olle Haggstrom

Uniqueness of infinite cluster in percolation models

2002 
12/05

Massimo Franceschetti

The wandering photon: a probabilistic model of wave propagation

11/21

JungBae Son

Spectral gap and logarithmic Sobolev constant for balanced matroids

11/07

David Aldous

Meanfield combinatorial optimization, fixed point equations and local weak convergence

10/03

Alberto Grunbaum

Nonlinear Network Tomography

9/12

Fabio Martinelli

Glauber dynamics for the Ising model
