April 12

Jason Schweinsberg
(UCSD)
Asymptotics for the site frequency spectrum associated with the genealogy of a birth and death process

April 5

Jacopo Borga
(Stanford)
Long increasing subsequences in universal Browniantype permutations

April 3 (Special colloqiuium: 3PM, MATX 1100)

Emmanuel Michta
(UBC)
Universal finitesize scaling for the \phi^4 model in 4 dimensions
and higher

March 29

Chris Hoffman
(UW)
Abelian Networks

March 22

Sarai Hernandez Torres
(National Autonomous University of Mexico)
The chemical distance in random interlacements in the lowintensity regime

March 15

Michael Choi
(National University of Singapore)
Systematic approaches to generate reversiblizations of nonreversible Markov chains

March 8

Emilio Corso
(UBC)
Randomness of deterministic processes in negative curvature

March 1

Ahmed BouRabee
(Cornell University)
Symmetry and rigidity in sandpiles

Feb 15

Andrea Ottolini
(University of Washington)
Some math behind the Zener cards

Feb 8

Jonathan Hermon
(UBC)
On the universality of fluctuations for the cover time

Feb 1

János Engländer
(UC Boulder)
Tree builder random walks

Jan 25

David Aldous
(UC Berkeley)
The Critical BetaSplitting Random Tree Model

Jan 18

Dor Elboim
(Princeton)
Infinite cycles in the interchange process in five dimensions

Jan 11

Matt Junge
(Baruch College)
Ballistic Annihilation

Dec 7

Mathav Murugan
(UBC)
Conformal Assoaud dimension as the critical exponent for combinatorial modulus

Nov 23

Yinon Spinka
(UBC)
Stochastic domination and (non)amenability

Nov 2

Amites Sarkar
(WWU)
Bootstrap percolation in random geometric graphs

Oct 26

Anthony Quas
(UVic)
Stability and Collapse of Lyapunov Spectrum

Oct 19

Mark Holmes
(U. Melbourne)
Cyclic birth and death chains and a combinatorial conjecture

Oct 12

Gordon Slade
(UBC)
Finitesize scaling for the 4dimensional
multicomponent hierarchical phi^4 model

Oct 5

Jacob Richey
(UBC)
Finding the source of a random process

Sept 28 (3PM, ESB 1013)

CRM Fields PIMS Prize Colloquium

Sept 21

Yucheng Liu
(UBC)
Continuoustime weakly selfavoiding walk on Z has strictly
monotone escape speed

Sept 15 (11AM, joint with DG/MP/PDE)

Soumik Pal
(UW)
Stochastic gradient descents on graphs and a new McKeanVlasov limit

Sept 14

Alejandro Ramírez
(Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile)
KPZ fluctuations of the planar stochastic heat equation
