Richard Timothy Durrett

Richard Timothy Durrett
  • James B. Duke Professor of Mathematics
  • Professor of Mathematics
  • Director of Graduate Studies 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
probability, stochastic processes, random graphs, dynamics on networks, dynamics of networks
Education & Training
  • Ph.D., Stanford University 1976

Durrett, R. "An introduction to infinite particle systems." Stochastic Processes and Their Applications 11.2 (May 1981): 109-150. Full Text

Durrett, R. "Conditioned limit theorems for random walks with negative drift." Zeitschrift F�R Wahrscheinlichkeitstheorie Und Verwandte Gebiete 52.3 (1980): 277-287. Full Text

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

Anthony, PF, Durrett, R, Pulec, JL, and Hartstone, JL. "A new parameter in brain stem evoked response: component wave areas." The Laryngoscope 89.10 Pt 1 (October 1979): 1569-1578.

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. "The genealogy of critical branching processes." Stochastic Processes and Their Applications 8.1 (November 1978): 101-116. Full Text

Durrett, RT, and Resnick, SI. "Weak convergence with random indices." Stochastic Processes and Their Applications 5.3 (July 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 F�R Wahrscheinlichkeitstheorie Und Verwandte Gebiete 35.2 (1976): 147-149. Full Text

Tomasetti, C, Durrett, R, Kimmel, M, Lambert, A, Parmigiani, G, Zauber, A, and Vogelstein, B. "Role of stem-cell divisions in cancer risk(Published online)." Nature 548.7666: E13-E14. Full Text

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