Modern Applied Probability. A workshop in celebration of Sergey Foss’ 65th birthday

15-17 May 2019

ICMS, The Bayes Centre, 47 Potterrow, Edinburgh EH8 9BT

Scientific Organisers

  • Denis Denisov, University of Manchester
  • Seva Shneer, Heriot-Watt University

The objective of the workshop is to mark the birthday of Sergey Foss (Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh) and to celebrate his achievements in Applied Probability, Queueing Theory and Communication Sciences. Funding will be available for PhD students and other early-career researchers who can further benefit from attending an LMS lecture course (20-24 May 2019, Edinburgh) on financial mathematics in life insurance which will be given by Soren Asmussen after this workshop. Information on how to apply for funding will be available shortly.

This workshop is made possible by the generous support of the London Mathematical Society.

Provisional list of speakers:

Venkat Anantharam, University of California
Soren Asmussen, Aarhus University
Francois Baccelli, University of Texas at Austin
Onno Boxma, TU Eindhoven, Eindhoven
Mikhail Chebunin, Novosibirsk State University
Natalia Chernova, Novosibirsk State University
Denis Denisov, University of Manchester
Sergey Foss, Heriot-Watt University
Maria Frolkova, CWI, Amsterdam
Peter Glynn, Stanford University
Jennie Hansen, Heriot-Watt University
Takis Konstantopoulos, University of Liverpool
Dima Korshunov, Lancaster University
Nelly Litvak, University of Twente, Enschede
Masakiyo Miyazawa, Tokyo University of Science
Ilya Molchanov, University of Bern
Thomas Mountford, EPFL, Lausanne
Zbygniew Palmowski, Wroclaw University of Science and Technology
Kavita Ramanan, Brown University
Tomasz Rolski University of Wroclaw
Sasha Stolyar, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Vitali Wachtel, University of Augsburg
Ilze Ziedins, University of Auckland
Bert Zwart, CWI, Amsterdam and TU Eindhoven


Details on how to participate in this workshop will be announced here shortly.



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