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The College of Arts Sciences

11th Cornell Probability Summer School

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June 11–20, 2019

WELCOME TO CPSS 2019! Organized by the Dynamics, Probability and PDE's in Pure and Applied Mathematics Research Training Group.

CPSS Registration is now open.  Please go to 2019 CPSS Registration!

On-campus housing:  Lodging will be available on campus through Cornell Housing, which is a separate registration from CPSS.  If you choose On-campus Housing during CPSS registration you will be directed to the Cornell Conference Services housing registration site, which includes additional information.  Funding for housing and other expenses will be available for advanced graduate students and young researchers who are US citizens or US permanent residents. Eligible participants who would like to apply for support should do so, the deadline will be announced when registration opens.

Please plan to arrive by Monday, June 10th as the Summer School registration check-in will take place on Tuesday, June 11th in the morning.

Recap of registration deadlines (we ask that you please use the same e-mail address for both CPSS and Housing registration):

- CPSS registration (2019 CPSS Registration):  May 15, 2019

- On-campus housing registration (register at CPSS Housing Registration-CU Conference Services):  May 20, 2019

- Request funding:  March 29, 2019 (funding notifications will be sent on or around April 12, 2019)

Program of Talks and Activities

All talks will be held in Malott Hall.  Information on titles and abstracts and a schedule will be posted as we get closer to the program.

Social Events (as we get closer to the CPSS all registrants will be contacted to register for the Reception and Banquet.  This will be separate from the main registration)

Wednesday, June 12, 5:00-6:15 p.m.
Reception in the 5th floor lounge of Malott Hall

Saturday, June 15, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Barbecue at the Big Red Barn.

Main Lecturers

Three main lecturers will give 75-minute lectures:

Vadim Gorin (MIT), Random Tilings

Kavita Ramanan (Brown), Scaling Limits of Interacting Particle Systems on Large Sparse Graph

Nikolay Tzvetkov (Université Cergy-Pontoise in France), Random data Hamiltonian PDEs

*Gorin and Tzvetkov will lecture during the first week, Ramanan in the second week.


The scientific organizers are Laurent Saloff-CostePhil Sosoe, and Lionel Levine

If you have any questions or concerns please send an e-mail to




This meeting is partially supported by a grant from the National Science Foundation to the probability group at Cornell University.

Thanks also to the staff at the Cornell Department of Mathematics for handling much of the organization of the meeting.