I am an Associate 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 2021 I teach the graduate topics course MATH 7370 Probability II Particle Systems. Course webpage.
Meeting times: Mondays and Wednesdays, 3:30-4:45pm US Eastern time, in zoom. Zoom link is available on collab, or by request. Office hours: Mondays 10:00-10:30; Wednesdays 9:30-10:00, and by appointment. (Office hours zoom link is available on Collab.)

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

  • Program "Integrability and Combinatorics at Finite Temperature", MATRIX Institute, Australia, June 7-18, 2021 (online).
  • MATH 7370 Probability II. Particle Systems (Spring 2021) • Course page
  • My Picture at MIT Random tiling


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    Leonid Petrov
    Department of Mathematics
    University of Virginia
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