**CURRICULUM VITAE**

**Name: **Steven Neil Evans

**Address: **Department of Statistics,
University of California, 367 Evans Hall #3860, Berkeley, CA 94720-3860

**ph****: **(510) 642-2777

**fax: **(510) 642-7892

**email: **evans@stat.Berkeley.EDU

**URL: **http://www.stat.berkeley.edu/users/evans

**Date and place of
birth: **August
12, 1960 Orange, Australia

**Nationality: **Australian and U.S. dual
citizenship

__Tertiary Education:__

**1979-1982 **Bachelor of Science (Honours I), University of Sydney

**1983-1986 **Doctor of Philosophy, University
of Cambridge, supervisor M.T. Barlow, graduated May 2, 1987

__Fellowships, Scholarships and
Prizes:__

**1979-1981 **Gowrie Trust Fund Scholarship

**1980
& 1981 **John
Irvine Hunter Scholarship

**1983** University Medal in
Mathematical Statistics

**1983-1986 **Commonwealth Scholarship and
Fellowship Plan Scholarship

**1983-1986 **Research Scholarship and
Studentship, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge

**1990 **Rollo Davidson Prize

**1991 **Presidential Young Investigator
Award

**1993 **Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
Fellowship

**1997 **G. de B. Robinson Prize of the
Canadian Mathematical Society

**1998** Fellow, Institute of
Mathematical Statistics

**1998** Dobson Fellow, U.C.
Berkeley

**2002** Miller Research Professor,
U.C. Berkeley

**2002 **Medallion Lecturer, Institute of
Mathematical Statistics

**2005 **Presidential Chair Teaching
Fellow, U.C. Berkeley

**2007+2008 **Visiting Fellow, Mathematical
Sciences Institute, Australian National University

**2009 **Astor Visiting Lecturer,
University of Oxford

**2011 **Birnbaum Lecturer, University of
Washington

**2012 **Fellow, American Mathematical
Society

**2016 **Member, National Academy of
Sciences (U.S.A.)

**2017 **Distinguished
Visitor, Institute of Mathematical Sciences, University of Singapore

**2018 **Hotelling
Lecturer, University of North Carolina

__Employment and Teaching
Experience__

**1979-1982** Full-time Bursar,
Commonwealth Banking Corporation

**1983-1987** Research Graduate,
Commonwealth Banking Corporation of Australia. Promoted 1987, Manager Research
and Analysis.

**1987-1991 **Assistant Professor, Statistics, University
of California, Berkeley.

**1987-1989 **Whyburn Research Instructor,
Mathematics, University of Virginia.

**1991-1995 **Associate Professor with tenure,
Statistics, University of California, Berkeley.

**1995-present **Professor, Statistics, University
of California, Berkeley.

**1999-present **Professor, Mathematics (joint
appointment), University of California, Berkeley.

**2005-present **Core faculty, Center for
Computational Biology, University of California, Berkeley.

__Selected
Invited Lectures__

**1988 **Seminar on Stochastic Processes
(Gainesville, Florida), plenary speaker

**1989 **Southern Californian Probability
Meeting, U.C. Irvine (Irvine, California)

**1992 **Twenty First Conference on
Stochastic Processes and their Applications, Bernoulli Society (North York,
Canada), plenary speaker

Centre de Recherches Mathematiques
(Montreal, Canada) Workshop - "Topics in probability and Lie groups:
boundary theory" (course of 5 talks).

Centre de Recherches Mathematiques
(Montreal, Canada) Workshop - "Measure-valued processes, stochastic
partial differential equations and interacting systems."

Fourteenth Midwest Probability Colloquium, Northwestern University
(Evanston, Illinois)

**1993 **Joint Statistical Meeting (ASA,
Biometric Society, IMS), (San Francisco, California)

First World Congress on Branching Processes (unable to attend due
to health)

**1994 **International Centre for
Mathematical Sciences (Edinburgh, U.K.) "Stochastic Partial Differential
Equations”

Oberwolfach Mathematics Institute
"Probability and Statistics" (unable to attend due to health)

Oberwolfach Mathematics Institute
"Probability Theory on Groups and Related Structures"

**1996 **World Congress of the Bernoulli
Society, (Vienna, Austria)

**1997** International Centre for
Mathematical Sciences (Edinburgh) "Instructional Meeting on Stochastic
Partial Differential Equations"

**1999** Fields Institute (Toronto,
Canada) Workshop - "Interactive Measure-Valued Processes"

Southern California Probability Meeting, University of Southern
California (Los Angeles, California)

**2000 **Hewlett-Packard Laboratories
(Bristol, U.K.) - Microsoft Workshop at BRIMS - "Random Matrices",

AMS Western Section Meeting, (San Francisco, California), plenary
speaker

**2001 **MSRI (Berkeley, California)
Summer School - "Modern Signal Processing"

Erwin Schroedinger Institute (Vienna,
Austria) Workshop - "Random Walks and Geometry"

Twenty Seventh Conference on Stochastic Processes and their
Applications, Bernoulli Society (Cambridge U.K.), plenary speaker

**2002 **New
Zealand Mathematics Research Institute, Eighth Summer Workshop, (Napier, New
Zealand)

Medallion Lecturer, IMS Annual Meeting, (Banff, Canada)

**2003** Oberwolfach
Mathematics Institute "Branching Processes"

Warwick Mathematics Institute, "Stochastic Partial
Differential Equations and Related Topics" (2 talks)

Banff International Research Station, workshop on stochastic
differential equations in honour of John Walsh

**2004 **McDonald Institute for
Archaeological Research (Cambridge U.K), "Phylogenetic Methods and the
Prehistory of Languages"

Frankfurt University, "Workshop on Random Discrete
Structures"

German Mathematical Society annual meeting (Heidelberg, Germany)

**2005 **Manchester Institute for
Mathematical Sciences, "Fourth Symposium on Levy Processes"

Weierstrass Insitute
(Berlin), "Workshop on Random Spatial Models from Physics and
Biology"

Program for Evolutionary Dynamics, Harvard, "Mathematical
Modeling and Language Diversification Workshop"

St. Flour (France) Probability Summer School (10 talks)

Center for Interdisciplinary Research (Bielefeld, Germany),
"Microscopic Stochastic Dynamics in Biology and Chemistry"

Oberwolfach Mathematics Institute
"Mathematical Population Genetics"

**2006 **Princeton, New Jersey, Seminar on
Stochastic Processes, plenary speaker

International Centre for Mathematical Sciences (Edinburgh, U.K),
“Workshop on Mathematical Population Genetics”

Banff International Research Station, “Workshop on Mathematical
and Computational Approaches to Linguistic Phylogeny”

Cornell University (Ithaca, New York), 2nd Cornell
Probability summer school

University of Washington (Seattle, Washington), “International
Conference on Stochastic Analysis and its Applications”

50th Annual Meeting of the Australian Mathematical Society
(Sydney, Australia), plenary speaker

**2007** Australian National
University Mathematical Sciences Institute (Canberra, Australia), Visiting
Fellow, lecture for the general public

Linguistic Society of America Linguistic Institute, Stanford
University (Palo Alto, California), “Workshop on Alternative Approaches to
Language Classification”

**2008** RWTH, (Aachen, Germany), 8th German Open Conference on Probability and Statistics,
plenary speaker

Erwin Schroedinger Institute (Vienna,
Austria), 15th Anniversary Celebrations, plenary
speaker

Australian National University Mathematical Sciences Institute
(Canberra, Australia), Visiting Fellow, lecture for the general
public

**2009** Oberwolfach
Mathematics Institute, "Random Trees"

University of Utah (Salt Lake City), “Frontier Probability Days”

Columbia-Princeton Probability Day

University of Oxford, Astor Visiting Lecturer

EPFL (Lausanne, Switzerland), academic visitor

Centre International de Rencontres Mathématiques
(Marseille – Luminy, France), “Probabilistic Models
in Evolutionary Biology”

**2010** Newton Institute
(Cambridge, UK), “Workshop on Stochastic Networks”

Australian Academy of Science (Canberra), “Science at the Shine
Dome Symposium on Genomics and Mathematics”

University of Colorado (Boulder), “Advances in Superprocesses
and Nonlinear PDEs”

University of Warwick, Probability at Warwick Young Researchers
Workshop (5 talks)

University of Warwick, “Orthogonal Polynomials, Applications in
Statistics and Stochastic Processes”

International Congress of Mathematicians, Hyderabad, India

Canadian Mathematical Society Winter Meeting

**2011** Institute for Mathematical
Sciences, National University of Singapore, “Probability and Discrete
Mathematics in Mathematical Biology” (5 talks)

Mathematical Biosciences Institute, “New Questions in Probability
Theory Arising in Biological Systems”

Banff International Research Station, “Foundations of Stochastic
Analysis”

Birnbaum Lecture, University of Washington

**2012 **Mathematical Biosciences
Institute, “Spatial Models of Macro and Micro Systems”

Centre International de Rencontres Mathématiques
(Marseille – Luminy, France), “Probability,
Population Genetics and Evolution”

Center for Interdisciplinary Research (Bielefeld, Germany),
“Stochastic Dynamics: Mathematical Theory and Applications”

Rhein-Main-Kolloquium Stochastik, Goethe-Universitaet
(Frankfurt, Germany)

Courant Institute, New York University, “Random Structures and
Limit Objects: A conference in honor of the 60th birthday
of David Aldous”

Thirty Fourth Midwest Probability Colloquium, Northwestern
University (Evanston, Illinois)

**2013 **Joint German Polish Conference on
Probability Theory and Mathematical Statistics (Torun, Poland)

Long term visitor, DFG Priority Programme
Probabilistic Structures in Evolution, talks in Cologne, Essen, Erlangen,
Frankfurt, Hannover

Institut Mittag-Leffler (Stockholm,
Sweden), Olav Kallenberg Workshop,

Centre de Récherches Mathématiques
(Montreal, Canada), “Random Trees”

Centre de Récherches Mathématiques
(Montreal, Canada), “Coalescent Theory: New Developments and Applications”

**2014 **Simons Institute for the Theory
of Computing (Berkeley), "Evolutionary Biology and the Theory of
Computing"

**2015 **Long term visitor, DFG Priority Programme Probabilistic Structures in Evolution, talks in
Frankfurt, Giessen

Centre International de Rencontres Mathématiques
(Marseille – Luminy, France), “Probability and
Biological Evolution”

London Mathematical Society and the Clay Mathematics Institute Research School
(Oxford University) “Developments in Modern Probability”

University of Warwick, “Models
and Inference in Population Genetics”

**2016** Centre International de
Rencontres Mathématiques (Marseille – Luminy, France), "Random Trees and Maps:
Probabilistic and Combinatorial Aspects"

**2017** National Academy of
Sciences Annual Meeting, Research Briefing

Institute of Mathematical Sciences, National University of
Singapore, Distinguished Visitor lecture for the general
public

Institute of Mathematical Sciences, National University of
Singapore, “Genealogies of Interacting Particle Systems”

**2018** University of North
Carolina, Hotelling Lectures

SPP Summer School, “Probabilistic Structures in Evolution”

Centre International de Rencontres Mathématiques
(Marseille – Luminy, France), “Probability and
Biological Evolution”

**2020** The Ohio State University,
“Algebraic questions in random
integral matrices”

The Ohio State University, Department of Statistics
Colloquium

**2021** OOPS
(Online Open Probability School), 3 lectures

**2022** Goethe-Universitaet
(Frankfurt, Germany) “Workshop
on Probability and Evolution”

**2023**
Southern California Probability Seminar

**2024 **Oxford
University, “Conference on Evolution in Structured Populations"

University of Copenhagen, “Workshop on Stochastic Morphometry”

__Research
Support__

**1988 - 1989 **NSF grant at University of
Virginia

**1990 - 1991 **NSF grant at University of
California

**1991 - 1997 **Presidential Young Investigator
Award

**1993 - 1995 **Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
Fellowship

**1994 - 1997 **NSERC Canada Collaborative
Projects Grant, "Stochastic Partial Differential Equations"

**1997 - 2000 **NSF grant at University of
California

**1997 **NSA grant at Mathematical
Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley

**1999 **NSF grant jointly at MSRI,
Berkeley and Fields Institute, Toronto

**2000-2003 **NSF grant at University of
California

**2004-2008 **NSF grant at University of
California (no-cost extension to 2009)

**2006-2007** Center for Pure and Applied
Mathematics (U.C. Berkeley) grant

**2007-2008** Center for Pure and Applied
Mathematics (U.C. Berkeley) grant

**2009-2014 **NSF grant at University of
California (no-cost extension to 2015)

**2015-2018 **NSF grant at University of
California (no-cost extension to 2019)

**2016-2018 **NIH
grant at University of California (co-PI, Yun Song PI)

__Professional
Service__

**1993-2000 **Associate Editor *Stochastic Processes and their Applications*

**1994-2000 **Associate Editor *Annals of Probability*

**1997-1998 **Co-chair, special year on
Stochastic Analysis, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley

**1998-present **Scientific advisory committee,
Seminar on Stochastic Processes

**2001-2003 **Associate Editor *Probability Theory and Related Fields*

**2003-present **Core Editor, *Probability Surveys*

**2006-2010** Institute of Mathematical
Statistics Fellowship Committee

**2011-2013 **Scientific organizing committee, Thirty
Sixth Conference on Stochastic Processes and their Applications

**2010-present **Advisory board, Forschungsschwerpunkt Mathematisierung*, *University of
Bielefeld

**2011 2014** Institute of Mathematical
Statistics Council

**2012-2015 **Scientific Advisory Board, Banff
International Research Station

**2013 **Co-organizer, Recent Trends in
Stochastic Analysis Conference, Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences

**2014 **Co-organizer Workshop on New
Directions in Probabilistic Models of Evolution, Simons Institute for the
Theory of Computing

**2018-2020** Scientific Advisory Board,
Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing

**2019 **Scientific Advisory Board,
Bernoulli-IMS World Congress in Probability and Statistic

**2020-present **Mathematics Advisory Board,
Samsung Science and Technology Foundation

**2021-present **Associate Editor *Electronic
Journal of Probability and Electronic Communications in Probability*

__Graduate
Students__

**1993 **Neil Michael O'Connell**, **Statistics**, **PhD, *The genealogy of branching processes*

**1994 **Joachim Alfons Rebholz**, **Mathematics, PhD, *Planar* *diffusions with applications to mathematical finance*

**1995 **Jonathan Widgoff
Shapiro, Statistics**, **PhD**, ***Capacity of Brownian trace and level sets*

**1999 **Steven Hwa Lin**, **Statistics**, **PhD**, ***On* *stochastic models of
interest rates with jumps*

**1999 **Ezra Vitali Nahum**, **Statistics**, **PhD, *On* *the pricing of lookback options*

**1999 **Xiaowen Zhou**, **Statistics**, **PhD**, ***Exchangeability, continuum-sites stepping-stone models, and
enumeration and construction of phylogenetic invariants*

**1999 **Diego Garcia, Statistics,
MA, *A Monte Carlo method for pricing American options*

**2001 **Michael Ryan Roberts**, **Statistics**, **MA, *Parameter estimation in hidden Markov models*

**2002 **Maxwell T. Pak**, **Statistics**, **MA, *Decentralized price
setting in replica economies*

**2008 **Ron Peled**, **Statistics,
PhD, *Global irregularities for Poisson processes - gravitational
allocation and rough isometries*

**2008 **Aubrey Irving Clayton**, **Mathematics**, **PhD, *Mutation-selection balance for polynomial selection costs and
matrix-valued orthogonal polynomials*

**2009 **Richard Hwa Liang**, **Statistics**, **PhD, *Two continuum-sites stepping stone models in population genetics with delayed
coalescence*

**2009** Peter Lochhead Ralph,
Statistics, PhD, *Most recent common ancestors, genetic
inheritance, stochastic gene transcription, and Brownian motion on disconnected
sets: a probabilistic analysis of a few models*

**2010 **Partha Sarathi Dey**, **Statistics**, **PhD, *Contributions to
Stein's method and some limit theorems in probability*

**2010 **Arnab Sen**, **Statistics**, **PhD, *Spectra of random
trees, coalescing non-Brownian particles and geometric influences of Boolean
functions*

**2010 **Eva Vivalt**, **Mathematics**, **MA, *Modelling* *Gaussian fields and
geostatistical data using Gaussian Markov random fields*

**2012 **Tatyana Mikhailovna
Gordeeva**, **Statistics**, **MA, *Stochastic equations on projective systems of groups*

**2013** Alexandru
Hening, Mathematics, PhD, *Two Models of Default
from Finance and a Model of Invasion from Ecology*

**2013 **Joshua Simon Abramson**, **Statistics, PhD, *Some Minorants and
Majorants of Random Walks and Lévy Processes*

**2014** Benjamin Tsou,
Mathematics, PhD, *Eigenvalue Distributions of Symmetric Group Representations*

**2****015 **Eric Stephen Wayman, Mathematics,
PhD, *A
Skew-product decomposition of diffusions on a manifold equipped with a group
action, A Lorentz model with variable density in a conservative force field,
and Reconstruction of a manifold from the intrinsic metric of an associated
Markov chain*

**2****017 **Hye Soo
Choi, Statistics, PhD, *The Doob-Martin compactification of Markov chains of
growing words*

**2****018 **Benson Au, Mathematics, PhD, *Rigid
structures in traffic probability: with a view toward random matrices*

**2****018 **Maria Guadalupe Martinez,
Mathematics, MA, *A novel mathematical approach to understand the dynamics of
sexual violence in the United States*

**2****019 **Chen Shen, Mathematics, PhD, *Fluctuation
analysis of order positions under general cancellations*

**2021 **Dan Daniel Erdmann-Pham, Mathematics, PhD,

**2022 **Nicholas Bhattacharya,
Mathematics, PhD,

**2022
**Mehdi
Ouaki, Statistics, PhD,* **Markov processes and variational
problems*

**2023
**Tyler
Maltba, Statistics, PhD, *The Method of Distributions for Random Ordinary
Differential Equations*

**2024** Adam Q. Jaffe, Statistics, PhD, *Geometry, Analysis, and
Optimization in Probability Theory*

**2024** Ella Hiesmayr,
Statistics, PhD, *Interactions in random structures*

**2024** Boyan Xu, Mathematics, PhD, *Dimensionality
reduction in biology*

**Current **Yang Chu, Yujie
Fu, Philip LaPorte, Zoe McDonald, Zachary McNulty, Daniel Raban, Tianrui Xu