Richard Timothy Durrett

Richard Timothy Durrett
  • Professor of Mathematics
  • Director of Graduate Studies of Mathematics
  • James B. Duke Professor of Mathematics
External address: 105 Physics Building, Box 90320, Durham, NC 27708-0320
Internal office address: Dept Of Math, Box 90320, Durham, NC 27708-0320
Phone: (919) 660-6970

Research Areas and Keywords

Biological Modeling
population genetics, selective sweeps, stepping stone models, interacting particle systems, contact processes, spatial ecological models, cancer modeling, tumor heterogeneity
probability, stochastic processes, random graphs, dynamics on networks, dynamics of networks
Education & Training
  • Ph.D., Stanford University 1976

Anthony, PF, Durrett, R, Pulec, JL, and Hartstone, JL. "A new parameter in brain stem evoked response: Component wave areas." Laryngoscope 89.10 I (1979): 1569-1578.

Durrett, R. "Maxima of branching random walks vs. independent random walks." Stochastic Processes and their Applications 9.2 (1979): 117-135.

Durrett, R. "The genealogy of critical branching processes." Stochastic Processes and their Applications 8.1 (1978): 101-116.

Durrett, RT, and Resnick, SI. "Weak convergence with random indices." Stochastic Processes and their Applications 5.3 (1977): 213-220. Full Text

Durrett, RT, and Ghurye, SG. "WAITING TIMES WITHOUT MEMORY." J Appl Probab 13.1 (1976): 65-75.

Chung, KL, and Durrett, R. "Downcrossings and local time." Zeitschrift für Wahrscheinlichkeitstheorie und Verwandte Gebiete 35.2 (1976): 147-149. Full Text

Talkington, A, Dantoin, C, and Durrett, R. "Ordinary Differential Equation Models for Adoptive Immunotherapy (Published online)." Bulletin of Mathematical Biology. Full Text

Durrett, RT, and Varghese, C. "Evolving spatial networks to minimize length." Journal of Complex Networks 3.3: 411-430. Full Text

Nolen, JH, Cristali, I, Ranjan, V, Steinberg, J, Beckman, E, Durrett, R, and Junge, M. "Block sizes in two families of random permutations (Submitted)."

Durrett, RT, and Sivakoff, D. "Two evolving social network models." Alea (Rio de Janeiro): Latin American journal of probability and mathematical statistics XII.2: 699-715. Open Access Copy