**Brett
Kolesnik**

*I am a Neyman
Visiting Assistant Professor
& **NSERC
Postdoctoral
Fellow in
**Statistics at UC Berkeley, hosted
by Prof David
Aldous**. **I received
my **PhD in **Mathematics** **in
2017** from the** University of
British Columbia, **advised**
by P**rof **Omer
Angel**.*

bkolesnik@berkeley.edu

*Office:* 351 Evans Hall

*Mail:* Department of Statistics, 367 Evans Hall
# 3860, UC
Berkeley CA 94720 USA

**Research**

**› ***Randomized
sequential importance sampling for estimating
the number of perfect matchings in bipartite
graphs, *

with Persi
Diaconis, *preprint, *2019

* *
**› ***To stay discovered:
On tournament mean score sequences and the Bradley–Terry
model**,*

with David
Aldous*, *preprint, 2018

**› ***Sharp
threshold for K4-percolation*,

preprint, 2017

**› ***Large
deviations for subcritical bootstrap percola**tion on the random
graph**,*

with Omer Angel,*
preprint,* 2017

**› ***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

Teaching

**› ***Stat 134: Concepts of
Probability**,*

UC Berkeley, Spring 2020

**› ***Stat 150:
Stochastic Processes**,*

UC Berkeley, 106
students, Fall 2018

**› ***Stat 150: Stochastic
Processes**,*

UC Berkeley, 96 students, Spring 2018

**› **Math
220: Mathematical Proof,

University of British Columbia, 64 students, Spring 2017

**› **Math
318: Probability with Physical Applications,

University of British Columbia, 59 students, Spring 2016

**› **Math
110: Differential Calculus,

University of British Columbia, 111 students, Fall 2014

**› ***Math
101: Integral Calculus,*

University of British Columbia, 77 students, Spring 2014