I am an Assistant Professor at Department of Mathematics, University of Virginia. I got my PhD in 2010 in Moscow with Grigori Olshanski, and in 2011-2014 I was a postdoc at Northeastern University.

Research interests • (papers) • (CV)

Integrable probability, KPZ universality, interacting particle systems, six vertex model, Yang-Baxter equation, stochastic vertex models, Bethe ansatz, Macdonald processes, random tilings, symmetric functions, algebraic combinatorics
Focused Research Group in Integrable Probability supported by the NSF grant 1664617 and companion grants 1664531, 1664619, 1664650

Teaching • (all)

In Spring 2019 I teach a graduate course MATH 7310 Real Analysis and Linear Spaces I (syllabus) which meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2:00-3:15pm, in Kerchof Hall 317.

Recent news and links • (Events) • (Blog)

  • Virginia Integrable Probability Summer School will be held at University of Virginia from May 27 to June 8, 2019
  • Workshop on Representation Theory, Combinatorics, and Geometry will be at University of Virginia on October 19-21, 2018. The workshop precedes the Virginia Mathematics Lectures by Andrei Okounkov (October 22-24)
  • Updated gallery of simulations of integrable stochastic systems
  • My Picture at MIT Random tiling


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    Mailing Address

    Leonid Petrov
    Department of Mathematics
    University of Virginia
    141 Cabell Drive, Kerchof Hall
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    Charlottesville, VA 22904-4137