# Probability and Stochastic Processes

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More about probability and stochastic processes

Applied and computational probability in the department is present in the areas of:

- Data science
- Machine learning
- Mathematical biology
- Number theory

## Seminars

- Weekly probability seminar
- Seminar series in data science and mathematical biology

## Faculty

### Sergey Bobkov

Professor

bobko001@umn.edu

geometric and functional isoperimetric inequalities, concentration of measure and isoperimetry

### Jeffrey Calder

Associate Professor

jwcalder@umn.edu

partial differential equations, numerical analysis, applied probability, machine learning, image processing and computer vision

### Lawrence Gray

Professor Emeritus

gray@umn.edu

probability theory, Markov processes, interacting particle systems

### Gregory Handy

Assistant Professor

ghandy@umn.edu

theoretical neuroscience, applied mathematics, stochastic processes, mathematical biology, dynamical systems, and calcium dynamics

### Pei-Ken Hung

Assistant Professor

pkhung@umn.edu

geometric analysis, general relativity, integrable probability

### William Leeb

Assistant Professor

wleeb@umn.edu

applied mathematics, computational harmonic analysis, signal and image processing, data analysis

### Yulong Lu

Assistant Professor

yulonglu@umn.edu

Mathematical foundations of machine learning and data sciences, applied probability and stochastic dynamics, applied analysis and PDEs, Bayesian and computational statistics, inverse problems and uncertainty quantification

### Andrew Odlyzko

Professor

odlyzko@umn.edu

computational complexity, cryptography, number theory, combinatorics, coding theory, analysis, probability theory, ecommerce, and economics of data networks

### Arnab Sen

Associate Professor

arnab@umn.edu

random graphs, random matrices, mathematical physics, discrete harmonic analysis

### Mike Weimerskirch

Associate Professor

weim0024@umn.edu

combinatorial game theory, probability theory and the ranking of NCAA football teams, math education