Research

I am a mathematical biologist specializing in both the analysis of stochastic processes and their application to biological problems.

Students

Current PhD students:
Current and former undergraduates:
  • Elijah Counterman, Fall 2020 & Spring 2021
  • Noel McAllister, Spring 2021
  • Emma Coates, Fall 2020
  • Taylor Yates, Fall 2019
  • Hannah Choi, Fall 2017 & Spring 2018
  • Chong Wang, Summer 2017
  • Bo Zhu, Summer 2017
  • Jacob Madrid, Summer & Fall 2016
  • Daniel Armstrong, Spring 2016
  • Marie Tuft, Fall 2014 & Spring 2015
  • Oliver Richardson, Fall 2014 & Spring 2015
  • Braden Schaer, Fall 2014 & Spring 2015
  • Anand Singh, Fall 2014 & Spring 2015
  • Adela Yang, Summer 2014
  • Ana Martinez, Summer 2014
  • Jina Yun, Summer 2013
  • Andrew Gao, Summer 2013
  • Charnelle Bland, Summer 2012
  • Kirsten Bell, Summer 2012
  • Priyanka Nadar, Summer 2011
  • Molly Cinderella, Summer 2010
  • more

Funding and awards

Publications

Submitted:
  • 54. Extreme statistics of superdiffusive Levy flights and every other Levy subordinate Brownian motion
    SD Lawley
    Submitted (arXiv:2103.07851)

  • 53. What should patients do if they miss a dose of medication? A probabilistic analysis
    ED Counterman, SD Lawley
    Submitted (arXiv:2102.05442)

  • 52. Singularities of invariant densities for random switching between two linear ODEs in 2D
    Y Bakhtin, T Hurth, SD Lawley, JC Mattingly
    Submitted (arXiv:2009.01299)
In press:
  • 51. Revising Berg-Purcell for finite receptor kinetics
    G Handy, SD Lawley
    Biophysical Journal, in press (arXiv:2101.05956)

  • 50. Extreme first passage times of piecewise deterministic Markov processes
    SD Lawley
    Nonlinearity, in press (arXiv:1912.03438)
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