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12th Northeast Probability Seminar

Twelfth Northeast Probability Seminar

November 21st-22nd, 2013

New York, NY

The Twelfth Northeast Probability Seminar (NEPS) will be held at the

Martin E Segal Theatre Center
CUNY Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue New York, NY

on November 21st and 22nd, 2013.

Tentative schedule:

Thursday, Nov. 21 (Martin E. Segal Theatre, First floor CUNY Graduate Center)

9:30 – 10:15 am  Registration, light refreshments
10:15 – 10:30 am  A short appreciation of Wenbo Li by Michael Marcus
10:30 – 11:30 am  Martin Hairer (University of Warwick)

Dynamics near criticality

11:30 – 11:45 am  Refreshments

11:45 – 12:45 pm  Ruth Williams (UCSD)

Resource Sharing in Stochastic Networks

12:45 –  2:15 pm  Lunch
2:15 –  3:15 pm  Informal talks and discussion, part I
3:15 –  3:30 pm  Break
3:30 –  4:30 pm  Informal talks and discussion, part II
4:45 –  5:45 pm  Reception
6:30 –           Conference Dinner

Friday, Nov. 22  (Martin E. Segal Theatre)

9:30 – 10:30 am  Ashkan Nikeghbali (University of Zurich)

Some infinite dimensional objects related to the circular ensembles.

10:30 – 11:00 am  Refreshments
11:00 –  Noon     Marius Junge (UIUC)

Martingale problem and diffusion semigroups

Noon  –  1:30 pm  Lunch
1:30 –  2:15 pm  Informal talks and discussion, part I
2:15 –  2:30 pm  Break
2:30 –  3:30 pm  Informal talks and discussion, part II

The program was chosen by the seminar’s scientific committee:

Gerard Ben Arous, Sourav Chatterjee,  Carl Mueller, Daniel Ocone, Robin Pemantle, Victor de la Peña, and Jay Rosen.