Probability and Statistics Seminar

Spring 2021        Previous semesters

The seminars will be held online using Zoom.  The Zoom address will be emailed to those who are interested.

Meeting Times:  Wednesdays  4pm- 5pm.

Please contact Zhipeng Liu or Joonha Park for arrangements.

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Feb 10

Raul Bolanos (University of Kansas)

Feb 24 (2pm)

Suzie Brown (University of Warwick)

Asymptotic Genealogies of Sequential Monte Carlo Algorithms

Mar 3

Yier Lin (Columbia University)

Lyapunov exponents of the SHE for general initial data

Mar 10

Duncan Dauvergne (Princeton University)


Mar 17

Guangqu Zheng (University of Kansas)


Mar 24 (2pm)

Richard Kraaij (Delft University of Technology)


Mar 31


Apr 7 (5pm)

Jeremy Heng (ESSEC Business School)

Apr 14

Hao Shen (University of Wisconsin-Madison )


Apr 21

Zhenyu Zhang (University of California, Los Angeles)

Apr 28

Pierre Nyquist ( KTH Royal Institute of Technology)


May 5


Events Calendar

Employee Recognition

Congratulations to our faculty who were recognized at the 2020 Employee Recognition Ceremony for their years of service to KU.

5 years
  Lindsey Weiland
  Emily Witt

10 years
  Xuemin Tu

15 years
  Yasuyuki Kachi
  Jeremy Martin
  David Nualart
  Myunghyun Oh

20 years
  Hongguo Xu

35 years
  Albert Sheu

Using Math

CTE course transformation grant helps Emily Witt, assistant professor of math, develop active learning with student groups in calculus.  Positive results using modules developed with Justin Lyle and Amanda Wilkens, math graduate students, were attained.  Read more

Math and COVID-19: Sources on how math is being used to track the virus and its spread.  AMS link.

A mathematician-musician's breakthrough melds East, West. Read more.

Researcher's innovative approach to flood mapping support emergency management and water officials. Read more.

Nicole Johnson found a way to express her baton twirling using math. See video.