A Phase Transition for Measure-valued SIR Epidemic Processes
Speaker:Prof. Xinghua Zheng
Department of Information Systems
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Date & Time:20 Mar 2013 (Wednesday) 15:00
Venue:U102
Organized by:Department of Mathematics

Abstract

Biography

Prof. Xinghua Zheng is currently an Assistant Professor of Department of Information Systems of Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He is also the reviewer of Academic Journals, such as, Annals of Statistics, Bernoulli, Electronic Communications in Probability etc. Prof. Zheng obtained his Ph.D. degree in Statistics in The University of Chicago. The publications of Prof. Zheng include, Discrete Fractal Dimensions of the Ranges of Random Walks in Zd Associate with Random Conductances, Subcritical branching processes in random environment without Cramer condition, On the Estimation of Integrated Covariance Matrices of High Dimensional Diffusion Processes, Occupation Statistics of Critical Branching Random Walks in Two or Higher Dimensions, and Spatial Epidemics and Local Times for Critical Branching Random Walks in Dimensions 2 and 3.