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I'm a lecturer in probability and Royal Society University Research Fellow at the University of Bath. I'm a member of Prob-L@B. From April 2013 until April 2016 I was a Bath Prize Fellow and EPSRC Postdoctoral Fellow.

Here is a brief (and hectic) employment history: from October 2012 to March 2013 I was a research fellow in the Department of Statistics at the University of Warwick. Previously I spent a year as a postdoc at McGill University, in Montreal, working with Louigi Addario-Berry. For six months until June 2011 I was a postdoc at the Weierstrass Institute in Berlin, part of the "Interacting Random Systems" group working under Wolfgang König. Before that I was a postdoc at Université Pierre et Marie Curie (UPMC) - Paris 6 - and a member of the Équipe Processus Stochastiques, part of LPMA, where I worked with Julien Berestycki, and was supported by ANR MADCOF (grant ANR-08-BLAN-0220-01). Until the end of 2009 I was a PhD student at the University of Bath, under the supervision of Simon Harris.

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Publications

For consistency, the title of the paper links to the arxiv preprint, and the journal reference links to the journal version.

20. The coalescent structure of continuous-time Galton-Watson trees (with Simon Harris and Samuel Johnston)
Preprint.

19. Mixing time bounds via bottleneck sequences (with Louigi Addario-Berry)
Accepted by the Journal of Statistical Physics.

18. Exceptional times of the critical dynamical Erdös-Rényi graph (with Bati Sengul)
Accepted by the Annals of Applied Probability.

17. The probability of unusually large components in the near-critical Erdös-Rényi graph
Accepted by Advances in Applied Probability.

16. One-point localization for branching random walk in Pareto environment (with Marcel Ortgiese)
Published in the Electronic Journal of Probability.

15. Scaling limit and ageing for branching random walk in Pareto environment (with Marcel Ortgiese)
Accepted by Annales de l'Institut Henri Poincaré.

14. Vanishing corrections for the position in a linear model of FKPP fronts (with Julien Berestycki, Éric Brunet and Simon Harris)
Published in Communications in Mathematical Physics.

13. Intermittency for branching random walk in Pareto environment (with Marcel Ortgiese)
Published in the Annals of Probability.

12. The number of ends of critical branching random walks (with Elisabetta Candellero)
Published in the Latin American Journal of Probability and Mathematical Statistics (ALEA).

11. Increasing paths in regular trees (with Lee Zhuo Zhao)
Published in Electronic Communications in Probability.

10. A strong law of large numbers for branching processes: almost sure spine events (with Simon Harris)
Published in Electronic Communications in Probability.

9. Fine asymptotics for the consistent maximal displacement of branching Brownian motion
Published in the Electronic Journal of Probability.

8. Growth rates of the population in a branching Brownian motion with an inhomogeneous breeding potential (with Julien Berestycki, Éric Brunet, John Harris and Simon Harris)
Published in Stochastic Processes and their Applications.

7. Catalytic branching processes via spine techniques and renewal theory (with Leif Döring)
Published in Séminaire de Probabilités.

6. A simple path to asymptotics for the frontier of a branching Brownian motion
Published in the Annals of Probability.

5. The many-to-few lemma and multiple spines (with Simon Harris)
Published in Annales de l'Institut Henri Poincaré.

4. Almost sure asymptotics for the random binary search tree
Published in Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science (2010).

PhD thesis: Spine changes of measure and branching diffusions

3. The unscaled paths of branching Brownian motion (with Simon Harris)
Published in Annales de l'Institut Henri Poincaré, Probabilités et Statistiques 48(2), pp. 579-608 (2012).

2. Branching Brownian motion: Almost sure growth along scaled paths (with Simon Harris)
Published in Séminaire de Probabilités XLIV, pp. 375-399 (2012).

1. Measure changes with extinction (with Simon Harris)
Published in Statistics and Probability Letters 79 (8), pp. 1129-1133 (2009).


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Here are some rough introductions to some of the objects I have studied. These were written several years ago and are unlikely to be updated any time soon!

Branching Brownian motion

Quicksort

Dynamical percolation