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

Here is a brief 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.

27. The probability of unusually large components for critical percolation on random d-regular graphs (with Umberto De Ambroggio)
Preprint.

26. A spatially-dependent fragmentation process (with Alice Callegaro)
Preprint.

25. Genealogy and spatial distribution of the N-particle branching random walk with polynomial tails (with Sarah Penington and Zsófia Talyigás)
Preprint.

24. Unusually large components in near-critical Erdös-Rényi graphs via ballot theorems (with Umberto De Ambroggio)
Accepted by Combinatorics, Probability and Computing.

23. A Gaussian particle distribution for branching Brownian motion with an inhomogeneous branching rate (with Jason Schweinsberg)
Published in the Electronic Journal of Probability.

22. Noise sensitivity and exceptional times of transience for a simple symmetric random walk in one dimension (with Martin Prigent)
Accepted by Probability Theory and Related Fields.

21. Cover time for branching random walks on regular trees
Published in the Journal of Applied Probability.

20. The coalescent structure of continuous-time Galton-Watson trees (with Simon Harris and Samuel Johnston)
Published in the Annals of Applied Probability.

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

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

17. The probability of unusually large components in the near-critical Erdös-Rényi graph
Published in 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)
Published in 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).


Find out more

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