Brett Kolesnik
Neyman Visiting Assistant Professor in Statistics at UC Berkeley
NSERC Postdoctoral Fellow 2017–2019 at UC Berkeley, hosted by Prof David Aldous
PhD in Mathematics in 2017 from the University of British Columbia, advised by Prof Omer Angel
 
Email: bkolesnik@berkeley.edu
Mail: Department of Statistics, 367 Evans Hall # 3860, UC Berkeley CA 94720 USA

Office: 351 Evans Hall

Research

preprints
Transitive closure in a polluted environment, with Janko Gravner
Randomized sequential importance sampling for estimating the number of perfect matchings in bipartite graphs, with Persi Diaconis
Sharp threshold for K4-percolation
Large deviations for subcritical bootstrap percolation on the random graph, with Omer Angel
publications
To stay discovered: On tournament mean score sequences and the Bradley–Terry model, with David Aldous, Stochastic Processes and their Applications, In Memoriam: Larry Shepp, 2019
Sharp thresholds for contagious sets in random graphs, with Omer Angel, Annals of Applied Probability, 2018
Stability of geodesics in the Brownian map, with Omer Angel and Grégory Miermont, Annals of Probability, 2017
Lower bounds for the isoperimetric numbers of random regular graphs, with Nick Wormald, SIAM Journal on Discrete Mathematics, 2014

Coauthors

David Aldous
Omer Angel
Persi Diaconis
Janko Gravner

Grégory Miermont
Nick Wormald

Teaching
— at UC Berkeley
Stat 134: Concepts of Probability, 296 students, Spring 2020
Stat 150: Stochastic Processes,106 students, Fall 2018
Stat 150: Stochastic Processes, 96 students, Spring 2018
at University of British Columbia
Math 220: Mathematical Proof, 64 students, Spring 2017
Math 318: Probability with Physical Applications, 59 students, Spring 2016
Math 110: Differential Calculus, 111 students, Fall 2014
Math 101: Integral Calculus, 77 students, Spring 2014

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