# People

**Faculty (and selected interests):**

Andrew Barbour (Stein’s method, mathematical biology)

Nick Beaton (statistical mechanics, combinatorics)

Howard Bondell (statistics)

Kostya Borovkov (Markov chains, applications of stochastic processes in biology and finance)

Mark Fackrell (stochastic modelling, game theory)

Peter Forrester (random matrices, multivariate probability distributions)

Xi Geng (stochastic analysis and rough path theory)

Jan de Gier (statistical mechanics)

Tony Guttmann (combinatorics and statistical mechanics)

Sophie Hautphenne (branching processes, Markov population models)

Mark Holmes (random media, random walks, interacting particle systems, reinforcement processes)

Mario Kieburg (random Matrices, point processes, multivariate probability distributions, statistical mechanics)

Stephen Muirhead (random fields, random media, percolation)

Nathan Ross (Stein’s method, random graphs and networks)

Michael Stumpf (phylodynamics and lineage trees, random hypergraphs, stochastic dynamics of gene expression, non-equilibrium statistical mechanics of biological networks)

Peter Taylor (stochastic modelling, operations research)

Aihua Xia (point processes, applied probability, Stein’s method)

**PhD Students:**

Tim Banova, Mark Holmes (principal supervisor), Nick Beaton (co-supervisor)

Aaron Chong, Kostya Borovkov (principal supervisor), Nathan Ross (co-supervisor)

Roxanne He, Nathan (principal supervisor), Kostya Borovkov (co-supervisor)

Vincent Liang, Kostya Borovkov (principal supervisor), Aihua Xia (co-supervisor)

Duy Phat Nguyen, Kostya Borovkov (principal supervisor), Aihua Xia (co-supervisor)

Sheng Wang, Xi Geng (principal supervisor), Aihua Xia (co-supervisor)

**Recently completed research students:**

Tianshu Cong, PhD. * Convergence rate for statistics of point processes* (Now at N.U. Singapore)

Xin Huang, MPhil. * A shape theorem for the half-orthant model and the features of its shape *

Qingwei Liu, PhD. * On moderate deviations in Poisson approximation and its applications* (Now at Nanyang Technological U.)

Tiffany Lo, PhD. * Limit theorems for some network growth models* (Now at Uppsala U.)