March 16-19, 2016
Department of Mathematics, University of Maryland
College Park, MD
The Seminar on Stochastic Processes 2016 will be held on March 16-19, 2016 (Wednesday through Saturday) at the University of Maryland, in College Park. Apart from informal presentations by conference participants, there will be plenary talks by the following five invited speakers:
- Claudio Landim (Kai Lai Chung Lecturer), IMPA (Instituto Nacional de Matemàtica Pura e Aplicada), Rio de Janeiro,
- Louigi Addario-Berry, McGill University, Montreal.
- Yuri Bakhtin, Courant Institute, New York.
- Yimin Xiao, Michigan State University, East Lansing.
- Thaleia Zariphopoulou, University of Texas at Austin. Austin.
This conference will feature the sixth annual Kai Lai Chung Lecture honoring Kai Lai Chung's Mathematical career. Kai Lai Chung was one of the leading probabilists of the second half of the twentieth century and one of the founders of the Seminar on Stochastic Processes.
The main conference will be held on March 17-19, 2016.
On March 16 there will be a special set of tutorial lectures and discussions targeted at new researchers. These new research lectures will be given by Konstantin Khanin, University of Toronto.
The conference program can be found here.
For general information about this seminar series, please visit the main homepage for the Seminar on Stochastic Processes.
Participants are encouraged to give a short talk or present an open problem. Complete request on the registration form.
Sponsored by the Department of Mathematics of the University of Maryland and the Institute of Mathematical Statistics.
Women in Probability will be hosting a dinner during the 2016 Seminar on Stochastic Processes on Wednesday, March 16 at 6:30p. This is an organization for women active in probability research. Their primary purpose is to provide networking and mentoring opportunities for early career women. Their activities are funded by the NSF. For more information on Women in Probability and its activities, please visit their website
We can offset dinner costs for women graduate student and postdoc attendees. Anyone interested in participating in the dinner should please email Tai Melcher ( ).