SEPC 2017

Interacting particle systems

with applications in biology, ecology, and statistical physics

Dates:  May 15-17

Location: Duke University, Durham, NC


This special edition of the Southeast Probability Conference will focus on interacting particle systems, random graphs, stochastic growth models, and their applications in biology, ecology, and statistical physics.  It is also an occasion to honor the contributions of Professor Rick Durrett on the occasion of his 65th birthday.

Invited Speakers include (*confirmed):

  • David Aldous (University of California, Berkeley)*
  • Antonio Auffinger (Northwestern University)*
  • Ted Cox (Syracuse University)*
  • Christina Curtis (Stanford University)*
  • Michael Damron (Georgia Institute of Technology)*
  • Alison Etheridge (University of Oxford)*
  • Jasmine Foo (University of Minnesota)*
  • Elchanan Mossel (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)*
  • Robin Pemantle (University of Pennsylvania)*
  • Sarah Penington (University of Oxford)*
  • Ed Perkins (University of British Columbia)*
  • Daniel Remenik (Universidad de Chile)*
  • Sebastien Roch (University of Wisconsin, Madison)*
  • Timo Seppäläinen (University of Wisconsin, Madison)*
  • Allan Sly (Princeton University)*

Primary Funding for this conference has been provided by  the National Science Foundation. Special funding is available for young researchers.  Funding decisions will be made on a rolling basis, beginning in late March.

Organizers:  Alessandro Arlotto, Nathanael Berestycki, Shankar Bhamidi, Amarjit Budhiraja, Jonathan Mattingly, Sayan Mukherjee, Jim Nolen, Lea Popovic.