The probability group at Stanford is engaged in numerous research activities, including problems from statistical mechanics, analysis of Markov chains, mathematical finance, problems at the interface of probability theory and representation theory, random graphs, large deviations, combinatorial and discrete probability, and a variety of other areas. The graduate curriculum offers a wide array of courses in modern probability theory, ranging from a series of three foundational courses to more advanced topics courses that touch on current research. In addition to the core group of probabilists, Stanford also has many faculty working on applications of probability theory in theoretical statistics, machine learning, mathematical biology, computer science and other fields.

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Professor; Barnum-Simons Chair in Mathematics and Statistics; Professor of Electrical Engineering (by courtesy)

### Emmanuel Candès

Professor; Barnum-Simons Chair in Mathematics and Statistics; Professor of Electrical Engineering (by courtesy)Stanford University

Mathematics and Statistics

**Phone:**(650) 725-2236

**Email:**candes@stanford.edu

**Website:**http://statweb.stanford.edu/~candes/

**Joint Appointment:**Electrical Engineering Institute of Computational & Mathematical Engineering Mathematics (ICME)

**Research Interests:**harmonic analysis; high-dimensional statistics; signal processing; information theory

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### Sourav Chatterjee

Professor of Mathematics and Professor of StatisticsStanford University

Mathematics & Statistics

**Office:**Sequoia Hall 108

**Address:**

Sequoia Hall 108

390 Serra Mall

Stanford, CA 94305-4065

**Phone:**(650) 497-3652

**Website:**http://statistics.stanford.edu/~souravc/

**Research Interests:**probability theory

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Marjorie Mhoon Fair Professor in Quantitative Science; Professor (Mathematics & Statistics and, by courtesy, Electrical Enginerring)

### Amir Dembo

Marjorie Mhoon Fair Professor in Quantitative Science; Professor (Mathematics & Statistics and, by courtesy, Electrical Enginerring)Stanford University

Mathematics and Statistics

**Office:**383-C

**Address:**

450 Serra Mall

Building 380

Stanford, CA 94305-2125

**Phone:**(650) 723-1851

**Email:**amir@math.stanford.edu

**Website:**http://statweb.stanford.edu/~adembo/

**Research Interests:**probability theory; Stochastic processes

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Mary V. Sunseri Professor of Statistics and Mathematics

### Persi Diaconis

Mary V. Sunseri Professor of Statistics and MathematicsStanford University

Mathematics and Statistics

**Office:**383-D

**Address:**

450 Serra Mall

Building 380

Stanford, CA 94305-2125

**Phone:**(650) 723-5183

**Email:**diaconis@math.stanford.edu

**Website:**http://statweb.stanford.edu/~cgates/PERSI/index.html

**Research Interests:**probability; combinatorics; statistics; group theory

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### Jacob Fox

ProfessorStanford University

Mathematics

**Office:**384-X

**Address:**

450 Serra Mall

Building 380

Stanford, CA 94305-2125

**Phone:**(650) 736-6988

**Email:**jacobfox@stanford.edu

**Research Interests:**probability; number theory; combinatorics; geometry

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### Vladimir Kazeev

Szegö Assistant ProfessorStanford University

Mathematics

**Office:**382-C

**Address:**

450 Serra Mall

Building 380

Stanford, CA 94305-2125

**Phone:**(650) 723-7173

**Email:**kazeev@stanford.edu

**Research Interests:**numerical analysis; computational mathematics

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### Matthew Kwan

Szegö Assistant ProfessorStanford University

Mathematics

**Office:**382-J

**Address:**

450 Serra Mall

Building 380

Stanford, CA 94305-2125

**Phone:**(650) 723-2438

**Email:**mattkwan@stanford.edu

**Website:**http://web.stanford.edu/~mattkwan

**Research Interests:**combinatorics; probability

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### George Papanicolaou

Robert Grimmett Professor of MathematicsStanford University

Mathematics

**Office:**383-V

**Address:**

450 Serra Mall

Building 380

Stanford, CA 94305-2125

**Phone:**(650) 723-2081

**Email:**papanico@math.stanford.edu

**Website:**http://math.stanford.edu/~papanico/

**Research Interests:**applied & computational mathematics; PDE; stochastic processes

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### Lenya Ryzhik

ProfessorStanford University

Mathematics

**Office:**382-U

**Address:**

450 Serra Mall

Building 380

Stanford, CA 94305-2125

**Phone:**(650) 721-2113

**Email:**ryzhik@math.stanford.edu

**Website:**http://math.stanford.edu/~ryzhik/

**Research Interests:**applied mathematics; PDE

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### Tadashi Tokieda

ProfessorStanford University

Mathematics

**Office:**384-W

**Address:**

450 Serra Mall

Building 380

Stanford, CA 94305-2125

**Phone:**(650) 736-6987

**Email:**tokieda@stanford.edu

**Research Interests:**applied mathematics

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