Davar Khoshnevisan's On-Line Vita

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- Ph. D. (1989). U.C. Berkeley, Statistics.
- M. Sc. (1984). The Johns Hopkins Univ., Mathematical Sciences.
- B. Sc. (1984). The Johns Hopkins Univ., Mathematical Sciences.

*Level Crossings of the Uniform Empirical Process.*

Department of Statistics, U.C. Berkeley.

Supervisor: Professor P. W. Millar.

- (2015)
*Visiting Member.*MSRI-Berkeley (Oct). - (2011)
*Professeur Invité*. Université de Lille (May-Jun). - (2009)
*Professeur Invité*. Université de Paris (April-May). - (2001-present)
*Professor*. Univ. of Utah. - (2001)
*Visiting Professor*. EPF-Lausanne, Switzerland (April-June). - (2000)
*Professeur Invité*. Université de Paris, France (October). - (1998)
*Visiting Member*. MSRI., U.C. Berkeley. (Two weeks) - (1996-2001)
*Associate Professor*. Univ. of Utah. - (1993-1996)
*Assistant Professor*. Univ. of Utah. - (1993)
*Honorary Fellow*. Univ. of Wisconsin at Madison. - (1990-1993)
*Acting Assistant Professor*. Univ. of Washington. - (1992)
*Honorary Fellow*. Univ. of Wisconsin at Madison. - (1989-1990)
*Instructor*. MIT.

- (2015) Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics.
- (1998)
*The Rollo Davidson Prize*, Univ. of Cambridge.

- (Aug 2013-present) Springer Lecture Notes in Mathematics, Springer, Advisory Board.
- (Feb 2012-present) Probability and its Applications, Springer-Basel, Monograph Series Editor (jointly with S. Resnick).
- (Feb 2012-present)
Progress in Probability,
Springer-Basel, Monograph Series Editor (jointly with S. Resnick).

- (May 2014-present) Journal of Fractal Geometry, Associate Editor.
- (Dec 2011-2017)
*The Annals of Probability*, Associate Editor. - (Apr 2009-2011)
*Stochastic Processes and Their Applications,*Associate Editor. - (May 2007-present)
*Journal of Theoretical Probability,*Associate Editor. - (June 2002-2010)
*Rocky Mountain Journal of Mathematics,*Probability Editor. - (Jan 2002-present)
*Journal of the Iranian Statistical Society,*Associate Editor. - (March 1999-2002)
*The Electronic Journal/Communications of/in Probability,*Managing Editor.

- (May 2016) Co-organizer of the regional conference,
*Frontier Probability Days*, Salt Lake City, UT (co-organizers: T. Alberts, F. Rassoul-Agha, S. Sethuraman, and E. Waymire). - (Nov 2016) Member of the scientific committee for the
CMO-BIRS conference on
*Stable Processes*, Oaxaca, MX . - (Apr 2016) Co-organizer of AMS Special Session on "Stochastic PDEs," Salt Lake City, UT (co-organizer: Jingyu Huang).
- (Oct 2015) Member of an NSF-CAREER panel.
- (Aug 2014-2015) IMS Committee on Electronic Issues, Chair.
- (Oct 28-Nov 09 2013) Member of the Scientific Committee for
*Lévy Processes and Autosimilarity*, CIMPA, Tunis 2013. - (Jul 29-Aug 2, 2013) The 36th conference on
*Stochastic Processes and Their Applications,*Boulder, CO. Member of the organizing committee. - (Apr 2012) Organizer of the 5-day workshop "Stochastic Analysis and Stochastic PDEs" at Banff Research Station (co-organizers: Robert Dalang and Yimin Xiao).
- (Aug 2011-2014) IMS Committee on Electronic Issues, Member.
- (July 2009-2011) IMS Council and Finance Committees, Member.
- (July 2010) Advisory-board member for ``Sixth Conference on Lévy Processes and Their Applications'' and its Satellite Summer School.
- (December 2008-present) Long-term member of the organizing committee for Seminar on Stochastic Processes (annual conference).
- (March 2008) Co-organizer of the "Frontier Probability Days," University of Utah, Salt Lake City (co-organizers: Firas Rassoul-Agha and Brian Rider)
- (October 2008) Co-organizer of the special session on "Gaussian Analysis & Stochastic Partial Differential Equations," AMS Southeastern Sectional Meeting, Huntsville, Alabama (co-organizer: Dongsheng Wu)
- (December 2007) Member of the NSF Panel for Probability Grants Section.
- (August 2007)
*Seminar on Stochastic Processes '07*: Organizer of the special session on the the interface of stochastic partial differential equations and Gaussian analysis (co-organizer: Yimin Xiao) - (October 2006) Organizer of the special session on "The Interface of Stochastic Partial Differential Equations and Gaussian analysis," AMS Western Sectional Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT (co-organizer: Eulalia Nualart)
- (May 2006) Organizer of a VIGRE-funded mini-course on Stochastic Partial Differential Equations, Univ. of Utah (co-organizer: Firas Rassoul-Agha)
- (December 2004) Member of the NSF Panel for the Probability Section.
- (2003-2004) Chair of the committee for selection of Special Invited Lectures, Institute of Mathematical Statistics.
- (October 2002)
Organizer of the special session on
"Time Series, Heavy Tails, and Applications."
*AMS Western Sectional Meeting*, Salt Lake City, UT (co-chair: Piotr Kokoszka) - (July-August 2002)
Group leader for the summer REU on "Random walks
and simulation"

Further details can be found in http://www.math.utah.edu/~davar/REU-2002/REU.html - (2002-2003) Member of the committee for selection of Special Invited Lectures, Institute of Mathematical Statistics.
- (May 2002)
Panel member for
"The Role of Probability in Scientific
and Mathematical Research:

A Workshop on Current and Emerging Research Opportunities," National Science Foundation - (December 2001) Member of the NSF Panel for Probability Grants Section.
- (2001-2002) Member of the committee for selection of Special Invited Lectures, Institute of Mathematical Statistics.
- (June 2001)
*Joint IMS/ENAR Conference*, Vancouver, B.C.

Chair of the session "Brownian Sheet and Stochastic Partial Differential Equations;"

(co-chair: John B. Walsh). - (March 2001) "
*Seminar on Stochastic Processes*," Member of the organizational committee. - (March 2000) "
*Seminar on Stochastic Processes*," Host, and member of the organizational committee. - (September 1999)
Organizer of the special session on
"Ergodic theory of stochastic processes,"
*AMS Western Sectional Meeting*, Salt Lake City, UT (co-chair: Stewart N. Ethier).

- (2016-2019) NSF-DMS: Fractals, Multifractals, and Stochastic Partial Differential Equations (co-PI: Y. Xiao)
- (2016) NSF: Support for the conference
*Frontier Probability Days*(co-PIs: T. Alberts, F. Rassoul-Agha, S. Sethuraman, E. Waymire) - (2014) Simons Visiting Professor (July)
- (2013-2016) NSF-DMS: Intermittency and Random Fractals (co-PI: Y. Xiao)
- (2010-2013) NSF-DMS: Geometry of random fields and stochastic partial differential equations (co-PI: Y. Xiao)
- (2010) NSF: Support for US participants in the
*Conference on Lévy Processes*, Dresden (PI: J. Rosinski) - (2007-2010) NSF-CCF [interdisciplinary/special projects]:
*High-Dimensional, Nonparametric Density Estimation for the Analysis of Images and Shapes*(PI: R. Whitaker, co-PI's: J. Tanner and T. Tasdizen) - (2007-2010) NSF-DMS:
*Random Fields and Stochastic Partial Differential Equations*(co-PI: Y. Xiao) - (2004-2007) NSF-DMS:
*New Perspectives on Random Fields*(co-PI: Y. Xiao) - (2001-2004) NSF-DMS:
*Analytic and Geometric Properties of Random Fields*(co-PI: Y. Xiao) - (2000)
NSF-DMS: and
Univ. of Utah:
*Seminar on Stochastic Processes, 2000* - (1998-2001) NSF-DMS:
*Brownian Sheet and Related Topics*(co-PI: Y. Xiao) - (1998-2002)
NATO:
*Brownian Sheet and Related Topics*(co-PI: Z. Shi) - (1997) NSF-DMS:
Travel Grant for
*Bernoulli Society Conference*, Viña del Mar, Chile - (1995-1997) NSF-DMS: jointly with a Young Investigator Award from NSF
- (1993) NSF-DMS: Summer Internship, Univ. of Wisconsin at Madison.
- (1992) NSF-DMS: Summer Internship, Univ. of Wisconsin at Madison.
- (1990) NSF-DMS:
Travel Grant for
*Bernoulli Society Conference*, Nahariya, Israel. - (1990) NSF-DMS: Travel Grant (PI: R. F. Bass and K. Burdzy).
- (1989) NSF-DMS: Graduate Student Support; (PI: P. W. Millar).

- (Jun 2018) The 40th Conference on
Stochastic Processes and Their Applications (IMS Medallion Lecture)
Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden
- (Oct 2017) "Workshop on Stochastic Analysis and Its Applications," BIRS, Banff, Canada
- (Jul 2017) "Mathematical Congress of the Americas," special session in Nonlinear and Stochastic Partial Differential Equations, Montreal, Canada (unable to attend due to scheduling conflicts)
- (Jul 2017) "Miniconference on Interacting Systems and Stochastic Partial Differential Equations," Sheffield, UK
- (May-Jun 2017) "Stochastic Analysis: Geometry of Random Processes," Oberwolfach, Germany
- (May 2017) "Warwick Workshop on Stochastic Analysis and Stochastic PDEs," Coventry, UK
- (Apr 2017) Colloquium, University of Cinncinati
- (Jan 2017) "The Joint Mathematics Meeting," special session on Stochastic processes
and modelling, Atlanta, Georgia (unable to attend due to scheduling conflicts)
- (Dec 2016) "Lectures in Probability and Stochastic Processes XI," Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi, India (8 lectures, with M. Madiman).
- (Nov 2016) "Workshop on Stable Processes," Banff-Oaxaca (BIRS-CMO), Mexico (unable to attend due to scheduling conflicts).
- (Oct 2016) AMS conference in Denver. Special session on "Nonlinear and stochastic partial differential equations".
- (Jun 2016) "Stochastic Differential Equations," Universität Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany.
- (Jun 2016) "8th International Conference on Stochastic Analysis and Its Applications," Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, China (unable to attend due to scheduling conflicts).
- (May 2016) "Stochastic Partial Differential Equations," Simons Center for Geometry and Theoretical Physics, Stony Brook University.
- (May 2016) "New Developments in Probability," Northwestern University.
- (Apr 2016) Probability Seminar. EPF-Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland.
- (Feb-Mar 2016) "12th German Probability and Stochastics Days," Univ. Bochum, Germany (Keynote address in Stochastic Calculus).
- (Feb 2015) Probability Seminar, Department of Mathematics, Duke University.
- (Jan 2016) Colloquium. Department of Mathematics, UC-Irvine.
- (Jan 2016) Colloquium. Department of Statistics and Applied Probability, UC-Santa Barbara.
- (Jan 2016) Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, Special Program in "New approaches to non-equilibrium and random systems: KPZ integrability, universality, applications and experiments," (UCSB).
- (Nov 2015) Colloquium. Department of Mathematics, University of Illinois-Chicago.
- (Oct 2015) MSRI Special Program in "New Challenges in PDE: Deterministic Dynamics and Randomness in High and Infinite Dimensional," MSRI, Berkeley.
- (Sep 2015) Probability Seminar, Department of Statistics and Probability, Michigan State University.
- (Apr 2015) AMS Conference in Las Vegas, NV, Special Session on "Stochastic Analysis & Rough Paths," Univ Nevada.
- (Mar 2015) AMS Conference in Hunstville, AL, Special Session on "Stochastic Processes and Related Topics," Univ. Alabama-Huntsville.
- (Mar 2015) AMS Conference in Georgetown, DC, Special Session on "Stochastic Analysis and Stochastic PDEs," Georgetown Univ.
- (Mar 2015) Columbia--Princeton Probability Day, 2015, Princeton Univ.
- (Oct 2014) Midwest Probability Colloquium, Northwestern Univ (2 lectures).
- (Jul 2014) Barcelona Summer School in Probability, Centre de Recerca Matematica, Bellaterra, Spain. (10 lectures)
- (Jun 2014) TU-Dresden, Probability seminar, Dresden, Germany.
- (Jun 2014) Stochastic Analysis: Around the KPZ Universality Class, Oberwolfach, Germany.
- (May 2014) Probability Seminar, UC Irvine.
- (Apr 2014) AMS conference in Albaquerque, NM, Special session on "Stochastics and PDEs," Univ NM.
- (Dec 2013) Probability Seminar, U. Utah.
- (Nov 2013) Colloquium, Lehigh U.
- (Aug 2013) Analysis of Stochastic Partial Differential Equations, CBMS/NSF Regional Research Conference in Mathematical Sciences (10 lectures--principle speaker).
- (Aug 2013) Stochastic Processes & Their Applications, section on SPDEs.
- (Jul 2013) 7th Conference on Lévy Processes, Warsaw, Poland (unable to attend due to scheduling conflicts).
- (Jun 2013) The Joint International Meeting of the AMS and the Romanian Mathematical Society, session on probability & related fields, Alba Iulia, Romania (unable to attend due to scheduling conflicts).
- (Jan 2013)
Theory
and Applications of Stochastic PDEs, IMA, MI.
- (Dec 2012) Lévy Processes and Their Applications, U. Zürich, Switzerland.
- (Dec 2012) Topics in Probability, Chennai Mathematical Institute, India (SAMSI/ICERM/VI-MSS; unable to attend for personal reasons).
- (Oct 2012) Colloquium, Purdue U.
- (Oct 2012) AMS Western Sectional Meeting, Special session on disperson in heterogeneous and/or random environments, Tuscon AZ.
- (Oct 2012) Colloquium, U. Alabama, Birmingham.
- (Sep 2012) Multifractal Analysis and Stochastic Geometry, Toulouse, France (unable to attend due to scheduling conflicts.)
- (Aug 2012) 16th Brazilian School of Probability, Recife, Brazil.
- (Jul 2012)
*Asymptotic Methods in Stochastics*, Fields Institute-MITACS Symposium in honor of Miklós Csörgö, Canada (unable to attend due to scheduling conflicts). - (May 2012) Colloquium, UCLA.
- (May 2012)
*Stochastic Analysis Days*, Nancy, France (unable to attend due to scheduling conflicts). - (Apr 2012)
*Stochastic Analysis and Stochastic PDEs*, Banff International Research Station, Canada. - (Feb 2012) Probability Seminar, MIT.
- (Jan 2012)
*2012 Joint Mathematics Meeting*, Special Session in memory of Benoit Mandelbrot, Boston. - (Dec 2011) Probability Seminar, U. Utah
- (Oct 2011)
*The Kardar-Parisi-Zhang Equation and Universality Class*, American Institute of Mathematics. - (Sep 2011)
*Foundations of Stochastic Analysis*, Banff International Research Station. - (Jun 2011)
*Fractals and Related Fields,*Porquerolles Island, France. - (Jun 2011)
*Self-Similarity and Stochastic Processes*, Le Touquet, France. - (Jun 2011) Lectures on intermittence and stochastic PDEs, Lille, France.
- (May 2011)
*Stochastic Analysis, Random Fields, and Applications,*Ascona, Switzerland. - (May 2011)
*Southeastern Probability Conference,*Duke University, Durham. - (Apr 2011) Colloquium, Michigan State University.
- (Mar 2011) Conference in honor of David Nualart, U. Kansas.
- (Feb 2010)
*Early Research Directions*, University of Utah - (Jan 2010)
*Science Breakfast*, University of Utah - (Dec 2010)
*Excess Self-Intersection local times and Related Topics*, CIRM, Marseille (unable to attence due to scheduling conflicts). - (Nov 2010) Colloquium, U. Utah.
- (Nov 2010) Probability Seminar, U. Colorado-Boulder.
- (Oct 2010) Probability Seminar, U. Utah.
- (Sep 2010)
*34th Conference on Stochastic Processes and Their Applications*, Osaka. - (Aug-Sep 2010)
*4th International Conference on Stochastic Analysis and Its Applications*, U Kansai, Osaka - (Jul 2010)
*6th International Conference on Lévy Processes*, Tech. U. of Dresden (unable to attend due to scheduling conflicts). - (Jun-Jul 2010)
*Stochastic Partial Differential Equations: Approximation, Asymptotics and Computation*, Newton Institute, Cambridge. - (Apr 2010) Probability Seminar, U.C. Irvine.
- (Mar 2010)
*Distinguished Lecture*, University of Alabama-Hunstville. - (Mar 2010)
*Colloquium*, University of Alabama-Hunstville. - (Jan 2010)
*Probability Colloquium*, University of North Carolina. - (Oct 2009) Probability Seminar, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA.
- (Oct 2009) Colloquium, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA.
- (Jul 2009)
*33rd Conference on Stochastic Processes and Their Applications*, Berlin, invited session on Lévy Processes. - (Jun 2009)
*Stochastic Analysis and Random Dynamical Systems,*Lviv, Ukraine (unable to attend due to scheduling conflicts). - (May 2009) Probability Seminar, University of Paris 13.
- (May 2009) Probability Seminar, University of Paris 6/7.
- (Apr 2009)
*Barrett Lectures*, University of Tennessee (Principal speakers: R. Bass and O. Zeitouni). - (Apr 2009) Probability Seminar, U.C. Irvine.
- (Mar 2009)
*Workshop on infinitely-divisible processes*, CIMAT, Guanajuato. - (Feb 2009) Workshop on Random Fields and Stochastic Geometry,
Banff International Research Station.
- (Dec 2008) "Small Ball Inequalities in Analysis, Probability, and Irregularities of Distribution," American Institute of Mathematics, Palo Alto, California. (Unable to attend due to scheduling conflicts.)
- (Nov 2008) Departmental Seminar, University of Rochester, New York.
- (Oct 2008) Probability Seminar, Duke University, North Carolina.
- (Sep 2008)
*"Fractal Geometry and Stochastics,"*Greifswald, Germany. - (Aug 2008) "Malliavin Calculus and its Applications," CBMS/NSF Regional Research Conference in Mathematical Sciences (David Nualart, principal speaker)
- (Jun 2008) "IMS-China International Conference on Statistics and Probability 2008," Hangzhou, China. (Unable to attend due to scheduling conflicts.)
- (May 2008)
*"The Second Int'l Cong. on Stoch. Analysis and Its Applications,"*Seoul, Korea. (Unable to attend due to scheduling conflict.) - (May 2008)
*"Second Graduate Student Conference in Probability,"*University of Wisconsin-Madison. - (Apr 2008) Graduate Colloquium, University of Utah, Salt Lake City.
- (Mar 2008) Teachers' Circle, University of Utah, Salt Lake City.
- (Feb 2008) Probability Seminar, University of British Columbia, Canada.
- (Feb 2008)
*Brazilian Summer School for Post-Docs*, IMPA, Brazil. (Unable to attend) - (Dec 2007) Probability Seminar, Columbia University, New York.
- (Dec 2007) Probability Seminar, City University of New York, New York.
- (Nov 2007) Probability Seminar, Stanford University, Palo Alto.
- (Oct 2007) Probability Seminar, EPF-Lausanne, Switzerland.
- (Sep 2007) Colloquium, New Mexico State University, Las Crucas, New Mexico.
- (Aug 2007)
*"The Fifth International Conference on Lévy Processes: Theory and Applications,"*Copenhagen, Denmark. - (Aug 2007)
*"Summer School on Lévy Processes,"*Copenhagen, Denmark. - (May 2007)
*"Front Range Probability Day,"*Boulder, Colorado. - (May 2007)
*"The Third Erich L. Lehmann Symposium,"*Rice University. - (May-Jun 2007)
SIAM Conference on
*"Applications of Dynamical Systems,"*

Snowbird, Utah. (Unable to attend, due to a scheduling conflict.) - (Feb 2007)
Colloquium, Oregon State University, Corvallis.

Sponsored by the Rocky Mountain Math. Consortium. - (Feb 2007)
Probability Seminar, University of Oregon.
- (Dec 2006) Probability Seminar, Indiana University, Bloomington.
- (Nov 2006) Undergraduate Colloquium, University of Utah, Salt Lake City.
- (Oct 2006) Probability Seminar, University of Wisconsin, Madison.
- (Aug 2006) "
*International Conference on Stochastic Analysis and its Applications,*" Seattle, Washington. - (Jun 2006) "
*Workshop on Probability with Applications*," Taipei, Taiwan. - (May 2006) "
*VIGRE Minicourse on Stochastic Partial Differential Equations,*" University of Utah. - (Mar 2006) Colloquium, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
- (Mar 2006) Probability Seminar, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
- (Feb 2006) Probability Seminar, Cornell University.
- (Jan 2006) Colloquium, University of Wyoming.

- Ms. Yi Zhao (M.Stat.; 2014-2015)
- Ms. Breanne Chryst (NSF REU; 2011-2012)
- Mr. Liang Zhang (Ph.D. 2012 U of Utah)
- Mr. Pejman Mahboubi (Ph.D. 2012 UCLA)
- Mr. David Valken-LeDuc (NSF REU; 2010-2011)
- Mr. Christopher Robison (NSF REU; 2010-2011)
- Mr. Karim Khader (M.Stat. 2008; Ph.D. 2010, U of Utah)
- Mr. Michael Purcell (M.Stat. 2009; Ph.D. 2010, U of Utah)
- Mr. Shang-Yuan Shiu (Ph.D. 2010, U of Utah)
- Mr. Xiaokan Tong (NSF REU; May 2010)
- Mr. Parker Childs (NSF REU; May 2006)
- Ms. Jin Dai (M.Stat.; May 2006)
- Ms. Trang Le (M.Stat.; May 2006)
- Ms. Zsuszanna Horváth (NSF REU; May 2006)
- Mr. Benjamin Richards (NSF REU; May 2006)
- Mr. David Seal (NSF REU; honor's thesis, May 2006)

- Le Chen (Univ. of Kansas).
- Xia Chen (Univ. of Tennessee).
- D. Conus (Lehigh Univ.).
- M. Foondun (Loughborough Univ.).
- J. Huang (Current).
- M. Joseph (Univ. Sheffield).
- K. Kim (POSTECH).
- D. Levin (Univ. of Oregon).
- P. Mahboubi.
- P. Méndez (Univ. of Costa Rica).
- Yimin Xiao (Michigan State Univ.).

- (2001-??) American Mathematical Society.
- (1984-present) Institute of Mathematical Statistics; lifetime member
- (1998-2000) Bernoulli Society for Mathematical Statistics and Probability
- (1984-1986) American Mathematical Society.

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