# Recent MPT/SAS Seminars

###### May 10, 2017

13:30 - 14:30. Oriane Blondel (Lyon): "Diffusion in kinetically constrained models"

14:30 - 15:30. Richard Pymar (Birkbeck): "Delocalising the parabolic Anderson model"

15:30 - 16:00. Coffee break in the Statistics Common Room (Room C0.06)

16:00 - 17:00. James Martin (Oxford): "Percolation games"

###### March 1, 2017

###### January 25, 2017

13:30 - 14:30. Paul Chleboun (Oxford): "Static length scales and glassy dynamics in spin plaquette models"

14:30 - 15:30. Daniela Bertacchi (University of Milan, Bicocca): "Galton-Watson processes in varying environment and accessibility percolation"

15:30 - 16:00. Coffee break in the Statistics Common Room (Room C0.06)

16:00 - 17:00. Fabio Zucca (Milan University of Technology): "Generating functions and extinction probabilities for Branching Random Walks"

###### November 30, 2016

13:30 - 14:30. Andrew Wade (Durham): Invariance principle for non-homogeneous random walks

14:30 - 15:30. Jordan Stoyanov (Sofia): Recent Developments in Moment Determinacy of Probability Distributions

15:30 - 16:00. Coffee break in the Statistics Common Room (Room C0.06)

16:00 - 17:00. Adrian Gonzalez Casanova (WIAS Berlin): Fixation and duality in a Xi coalescent model with selection

###### November 2, 2016

13:30 - 14:30. Alessandra Caraceni (Bath): A stroll around Random Infinite Quadrangulations of the Plane

14:30 - 15:30. Márton Balázs (Bristol): How to initialise a second class particle?

15:30 - 16:00. Coffee break in the Statistics Common Room (Room C0.06)

16:00 - 17:00. Kazumasa Kuwada (Tokyo): Monotonicity and rigidity of the W-entropy on RCD (0,N) spaces

###### May 18, 2016:

1:30-2:30 Alderic Joulin (Toulouse) : Spectral gap for some diffusion operators

2:30-3:30 Nadine Guillotin-Plantard (Lyon 1) : Recent results on the persistence exponent

3:30-4:00 Tea and Coffee in Statistics Common Room

4:00-5:00 George Deligiannidis (Oxford) : Relative complexity of random walks in random scenery.

###### March 2, 2016

###### Februrary 3, 2016

Antal Jarai (Bath) Inequalities for critical exponents in d-dimensional sandpiles

Vincent Vargas (ENS Paris) Liouville conformal field theory###### November 25, 2015

###### October 28, 2015

###### May 20, 2015

###### February 25, 2015

###### January 21, 2015

###### November 19, 2014

###### October 15, 2014

###### May 14, 2014

Enrico Scalas (Sussex) On the compound fractional Poisson process

Alan Sola (Cambridge) Small-particle limits in a regularized Laplacian random growth model

###### March 12, 2014

###### February 12, 2014

Zemer Kosloff (Warwick) Weak invariance principle for the local times of partial sums of Markov chains

###### November 6, 2013

###### October 23, 2013

###### May 15, 2013

###### February 13, 2013

###### January 9, 2013

**December 5, 2012**

###### November 7, 2012

**February 15, 2012**

###### November 9, 2011

*:*On Poisson equations in R^d with a parameter

**:**Critical window for the vacant set left by a random walk on a random regular graphs

###### June 1, 2011

###### May 11, 2011

###### February 23, 2011

###### December 1, 2010

###### November 3, 2010

###### October 27, 2010

###### May 26, 2010

###### Februray 24, 2010

###### February 3, 2010

###### December 2, 2009

###### November 4, 2009

###### May 13, 2009

D. Chafai, Toulouse: Spectral analysis of large random Markov chains

S. Evans, Berkeley: Eigenvales of large random trees

###### March 11, 2009

C. Rogers, Cambridge: Contracting for a risk-constrained principal

L. Jones, Stockholm: Measure-valued processes for infinite non-colliding systems

###### Febr 11, 2009

Goran Peskir, Manchester: The British put-call symmetry

Jerzy Zabczyk, Warsaw: Stochastic pdes with cylindrical Levy noise

###### Jan 14, 2009

Gareth Roberts, Warwick: Perfect and strong epsilon-simulation for diffusion functionals

###### Nov 26, 2008

Nikolaos Zygouras, Warwick: Random Polymer Models

Stefan Geiss, Jyväskylä: Linear norm estimates bewteen vector-valued martingale transforms and singular integrals

###### May 28, 2008

Z. Sobol, Swansea: Gradient estimates for degenerate diffusion semigroups

###### May 7, 2008

###### February 27, 2008

###### January 30, 2008

F. Wang, Swansea: Different roles of Ricci and Hess for log-Sobolev inequalities

**December 4, 2007**

**May 23, 2007**

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**February 28, 2007**

**January 10, 2007**

**December 6, 2006**

**October 11, 2006**

I. Gyongy, University of Edinburgh: On nonlinear filtering, stochastic PDEs and their approximations

**March 15, 2006**

D. Bakry, Université de Toulouse: From Logarithmic Sobolev inequalities to Li-Yau's parabolic Harnack inequality

###### January 11, 2006

M. Grothaus, University of Kaiserslautern: Strong Feller properties for distorted Brownian motion with reflecting boundary condition and an application to continuous N-particle systems with singular interactions

*D. Crisan, Imperial College: McKean-Vlasov representations for a class of SPDE*