Gregory F. Lawler

George Wells Beadle Distinguished Service Professor of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Chicago

Greg Lawler is the George Wells Beadle Distinguished Service Professor in Mathematics and Statistics.  He arrived at the University of Chicago since 2006 after previously holding positions at Duke and Cornell Universities. He received his Ph.D. in mathematics from Princeton University. His research is in fine properties of random walk and Brownian motion with an emphasis on problems arising in statistical physics. His books include “Intersections of Random Walks,” “Introduction to Stochastic Processes,” “Conformally Invariant Processes in the Plane,” and (with V. Limic) “Random Walk: A Modern Introduction.” He was a co-founder of the Electronic Journal of Probability and has served as editor-in-chief of Annals of Probability.  He is a member of the National Academy of Science and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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