EDUCATION
M.A. in mathematics | 1979 | Maria Curie-Sklodowska Univ., Lublin, Poland |
M.A. in statistics | 1981 | University of California, Berkeley |
Ph.D. in statistics | 1984 | University of California, Berkeley |
EMPLOYMENT
Visiting Asst. Prof. | University of California, San Diego | 1984-85 |
Assistant Professor | Polish Academy of Sciences | 1985-87 |
Visiting Asst. Prof. | Purdue University | 1987-88 |
Assistant Professor | University of Washington, Seattle | 1988-90 |
Associate Professor | University of Washington, Seattle | 1990-93 |
Professor | University of Washington, Seattle | 1993-present |
HONORS, AWARDS, FELLOWSHIPS, ETC.
1975 | First Prize at the Polish Mathematical Olympiad |
1980-82 | Stanley M. Tasheira and Genevieve Lichtig Fellowship and Scholarship, University of California, Berkeley |
1984-85 | S.E. Warschawski Assistant Professorship, University of California, San Diego |
1992 | American Mathematical Society Centennial Research Fellowship |
1992 | Rollo Davidson Prize |
1999 | "Kolmogorov Lecture" (Fields Institute, Toronto) |
1999 | Fellow, Institute of Mathematical Statistics |
2011 | Wacław Sierpiński Lecture and Medal |
2012 | Fellow of the American Mathematical Society (inaugural class) |
2013 | Member of Washington State Academy of Sciences |
2016 | Carver Medal of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics |
2019 | Institute of Mathematical Statistics Medallion Lecture |
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
1991-2004 | co-manager of an electronic "Probability Abstract Service" (with R. Bass and M. Sharpe) |
1992 | co-organizer (with R. Bass) of "Seminar on Stochastic Processes 1992" |
1992-1994 | Associate editor of Probability Theory and Related Fields |
1994-2000 | Advisory Board member of Probability Theory and Related Fields |
1995-1999 | Founding Editor (with R. Carmona and G. Lawler) of Electronic Journal of Probability and Electronic Communications in Probability |
1996-2002 | Associate editor of Stochastic Processes and Their Applications |
1997-1999 | member of the Publications Committee of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics |
1997-1999 | Associate Program Secretary for Probability and Its Applications of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics |
1997-1998 | topic organizer, Stochastic Analysis Program at the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley |
1998-2010 | moderator of the probability section of the Mathematics ArXiv |
1999-2001 | American Statistical Association Task Force on Electronic Publications, representative of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics |
1999 | chair of the Publications Committee of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics |
2000-2008 | Editor of Transactions of the American Mathematical Society (Probability and Statistics) |
2000-2003 | member of the IMS Electronic Issues Committee |
2000-2002 | IMS representative with project Euclid |
2002-2005 | member of the American Mathematical Society Committee on Publications |
2003-2009 | Associate editor of Annals of Probability |
2003-2011 | Associate editor of Annales de l'Institut Henri Poincaré |
2003-2011 | Associate editor of Probability Surveys |
2005-2011 | Associate editor of ALEA, Latin American Journal of Probability and Mathematical Statistics |
2006-2009 | Institute of Mathematical Statistics Web editor |
2006-present | Associate editor of Probability and Mathematical Statistics |
2007-2011 | Associate editor of Electronic Research Announcements in Mathematical Sciences |
2008-2011 | Member of the London Mathematical Society Board of Editorial Advisers (for the Bulletin, Journal and Proceedings LMS) |
2009-2011 | Associate editor of Annals of Applied Probability |
2010-2011 | Member of the Council of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics |
2012-2014 | Editor of Annals of Probability |
2017-2019 | Associate editor of Canadian Journal of Mathematics and Canadian Mathematical Bulletin |
2018-2019 | Associate editor of Potential Analysis |
2020-present | Board member of One World Probability Project |
2020-2023 | President of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics (2020-2021 President Elect; 2021-2022 President; 2022-2023 Past President) |
DOCTORAL STUDENTS
1. John Verzani (1994)
"Path
properties
of historical super-Brownian motion"
2. Siva Athreya (1998)
"Probability
and semilinear partial differential equations"
3. Dorothea Eberz-Wagner (1999)
"Discrete
growth models"
4. Rajesh Nandy (2001)
"Estimation of spectral gap using coupling techniques"
5. Jason Swanson (2004)
"Variations of
stochastic processes: alternative approaches"
6. David White (2005)
"Processes with inert
drift"
7. Sona Zaveri (2006)
"The second eigenfunction of the
Neumann Laplacian on thin regions"
8. Ryan Card (2009)
"Brownian motion with boundary diffusion"
9. Mauricio Duarte (2012) "Stationary distribution for spinning
reflecting diffusions"
10. Sayan Banerjee (2013) "On particle interaction models"
11. Wai-Tong (Louis) Fan (2014) "Interacting particle systems with partial annihilation
through membranes"
12. Tvrtko Tadić (2015)
"Time-like graphical models"
13. Clayton Barnes (2018) "Brownian particles with inert drift"