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Stochastics Group

Info about our weekly seminar, for which you can join the seminar mailing list

Research Interests

A non-exhaustive listing of stochastics related research interests housed within the Department of Mathematics. Broadly speaking, our faculty has interests in theoretical probability and statistics, statistical mechanics, applications to data science, and mathematical biology.

  • Stochastic partial differential equations
  • Random walk in random environment
  • Directed polymers and last passage percolation
  • Conformally invariant random processes
  • Interacting particle systems
  • Ergodic theory
  • Change point methods in time series analysis
  • High-dimensional data analysis
  • Approximation algorithms by random sampling
  • Inference for high-frequency data
  • Diffusion in cellulary dynamics
  • Homogenization in probabilistic models

PhD Students

Misha Sweeney

Sudheesh Surendranath


Our main activity is the weekly Stochastics seminar. We also host conferences relatively frequently, either at Utah or with regional universities. Below are listings of upcoming and previous conferences.