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Dr Elisabetta Candellero

meEmail Address: E.Candellero <AT>

Office Number: R2.35, Ramphal Building, which is number 47 on this map.

Office hours (term 2): Wednesdays 10:30-11:30 and Thursdays 10:30-11:30.

Mailing Address:

Dept of Statistics
University of Warwick
Coventry (UK)
Phone number: +44 247 652 2711.

I am a Harrison Early Career Assistant Professor in the Department of Statistics at the University of Warwick

I work in the areas of probability theory, analysis, and combinatorics.

Previously I was a research fellow at the University of Warwick (Department of Statistics), and prior to that I was a postdoc at Birmingham, working with Nikolaos Fountoulakis on properties of random geometric graphs on hyperbolic spaces.
I got my PhD degree at the TU-Graz (Graz University of Technology, Austria) under the supervision of Prof. Wolfgang Woess. The title of my PhD thesis is "Limit Behaviors for Random Walks and Branching Random Walks on some Products of Groups".


Together with Alexandre Stauffer (Bath) I organized the "Workshop on Random Processes in Discrete Structures" (Warwick, 30/08-02/09/2016).
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Academic year 2016/17 -- Term 1: I am teaching the course "Dynamic Stochastic Control", module ST411. (The lecture notes are available on the website of the course.)

Academic year 2016/17 -- I am organizing the Midlands Probability Theory Seminar.

Academic year 2016/17 -- I am organizing the Probability Reading Group.




PREPRINTS (submitted papers):

"Percolation and isoperimetry on roughly transitive graphs" (2016) (joint work with Augusto Teixeira), submitted.
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"Oil and water: a two-type internal aggregation model" (2014) (joint work with Shirshendu Ganguly, Christopher Hoffman, and Lionel Levine). Accepted for publication in the Annals of Probability.
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"Bootstrap percolation and the geometry of complex networks" (joint work with Nikolaos Fountoulakis), Stochastic Processes and their Applications 126, pp. 234-264 (2016).
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"The number of ends of critical branching random walks" (joint work with Matthew Roberts), American Journal of Probability and Mathematical Statistics (ALEA), 12 (1), 55–67 (2015).
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"Clustering and the hyperbolic geometry of complex networks" (joint work with Nikolaos Fountoulakis), Internet Mathematics, Vol. 12, no. 1-2, pp 2-53 (2016).
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* An extended abstract of "Clustering and the hyperbolic geometry of complex networks" appeared in the Proceedings of the 11th International Workshop on Algorithms and Models for the Web graph (WAW'14) (A. Bonato et al. Eds.), LNCS 8882, pp. 1-12 (2014).
Link to journal:
Preprint available here.

"Branching Random Walks on Free Products of Groups" (joint work with Lorenz Gilch and Sebastian Müller), Proceedings of the London Mathematical Society, (2012) 104 (6): 1085-1120.
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"Phase Transitions for Random Walk Asymptotics on Free Products of Groups" (joint work with Lorenz Gilch), Random Structures & Algorithms, Vol. 40, Issue 2, 150 -- 181, (2012).
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There are several areas of Mathematics I am interested in, for example:
- Markov chains on infinite groups;
- Branching processes;
- Martin Boundaries;
- Random graphs;
- Internal aggregation models;
- Several types of "products" of groups, e.g., free products, Cartesian products, zig-zag products...




March 1 - April 1, 2016 : Research visit to New York University Shanghai (CHINA). Host: Vladas Sidoravicius.

November 10 - 15, 2014 : IMPA, Rio de Janeiro (BRAZIL). Host: Augusto Teixeira.

October 14 - 18, 2013 : Prob-L@b, University of Bath (UK). Host: Matthew Roberts.

July 2 - 6, 2013 : Center for Advanced Studies -- LMU, Munich (GERMANY). Host: Nikolaos Fountoulakis

June 13 - 19, 2013 : University of Turin (ITALY). Host: Laura Sacerdote.

March 30 - April 07, 2012 : McGill University, Montréal (CANADA). Host: Matthew Roberts.

March 15 - 30, 2012 : University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (USA). Host: Lionel Levine.

January 30 - March 15, 2012 : Microsoft Research, Redmond (USA). Host: Yuval Peres.

February 7 - 13, 2011 : Laboratoire MAPMO, Université d'Orléans (FRANCE). Host: Indira Chatterji.

November 22 - 27, 2010 : Université de Genéve (SWITZERLAND). Hosts: Lorenz Gilch and Anders Karlsson.




I am currently attending the Academic and Professional Pathway for Teaching Excellence (APP TE).


Link to MathSciNet (Warwick access) : MathSciNet .


Further information about my past career can be found at the following webpage: .