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Gregory Lawler
Department of Mathematics

Home Page: http://math.uchicago.edu/~lawler/

ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0849-1233

MSRI Program:
The Analysis and Geometry of Random Spaces
Visit Dates:
January 18, 2022 - May 27, 2022
Greg Lawler is the George Wells Beadle Distinguished Service Professor in Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Chicago after previously holding positions at Duke and Cornell Universities. He received his BA in 1976 from the University of Virginia and his PhD in mathematics from Princeton University in 1979.

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" and an editor of the "Journal of the American Mathematical Society."

He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and was a co-recipient of the 2006 George Polya prize of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics.
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Past Committee Membership
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Scientific Advisory Committee Jul 01, 2014 Jun 30, 2018
  1. Workshop Critical Percolation and Conformally Invariant Processes

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    May 03, 2001
    02:00 PM - 02:30 PM
      SLE and the self-avoiding walk
    Gregory Lawler (University of Chicago)