August 8-9, 2022 at UNC Chapel Hill
The Statistics and Operations research department is organizing the second installment of the Southeastern Probability Conference 2022 (the first SEPC of 2022 was held at the end of May, 2022 at Duke). Here you can find general information about the venue, schedule etc. Owing to generous support from NSF, we have some funding for graduate students and postdocs, see here for more information on application, procedure and deadlines.
- Julia Gaudio (Northwestern, IE and MS)
- Jiaoyang Huang (NYU)
- Hye-Won Kang (U of Maryland, Balatimore County)
- Anya Katsevich (NYU)
- Nicolas Lanchier (Arizona State)
- Elizaveta Rebrova (Princeton ORFE)
- Sebastien Roch (Wisconsin)
The talks will be held in Phillips Hall, Room 215. It is probably easiest to find this room by entering Phillips through the main entrance on Cameron Street. Coffee in the mornings and during Coffee breaks will be in Phillips 206.
This is the tentative schedule. Order of speakers will potentially change.
9:30 – coffee [Phillips 206]
10-10:45: Spectral analysis of randomly sketched projection matrices: from iterative linear solvers to randomized singular value decomposition: Elizaveta Rebrova (Princeton ORFE)
10:45-11:15: Coffee break [Phillips 206]
11:15-12 Evolutionary Genomics: A Probabilistic Perspective: Sebastien Roch (Wisconsin)
2-2:45 Consensus and discordance in the Axelrod model for the dynamics of cultures: Nicolas Lanchier (Arizona State)
3-3:45 Exact Community Recovery in Correlated Stochastic Block Models: Julia Gaudio (Northwestern, IE and MS)
3:45-4:15: Coffee Break [Phillips 206]
4:15-5 New phenomena in the hydrodynamic limits of crystal surface jump processes: Anya Katsevich (NYU)
August 8: Reception
Reception follows at 5:10 pm in Hanes Hall. Food on the first floor of Hanes Hall (the computer lab). We suggest getting food and hanging out on the Quad. Map so you can get your bearing here:
9:00 – coffee [Phillips 206]
10:00-10:45 Multiscale approximations in stochastic biochemical networks: Hye-Won Kang (U of Maryland, Balatimore County)
- Local organizers: Amarjit Budhiraja & Shankar Bhamidi. Many thanks to Rick Durrett who has been the driving force for this conference series for over a decade and overseeing the entire activity.
- General information:
- Coffee: Closest walkable good cafe is Epilogue books and chocolate brews. Further from the university, Caffe Driade and Grey Squirrel coffee are phenomenal but probably require a car.
- Lunch: Franklin Street has a relatively good collection of restaurants both for sandwiches, Mexican food (examples: A, B), Indian Food (examples: A, B) etc.
Supported by NSF grant DMS 2011385.
Co-sponsored by the Institute of Mathematical Statistics.
Supported by the Department of Statistics and Operations Research, UNC Chapel Hill.