Anton Wakolbinger

Professor, Institut für Mathematik, Goethe-Universtität Frankfurt

born: August 11, 1955, in Linz, Austria
married with Gertraud, 3 children (Lea, *1981, Benedikt, *1986, Jakob, *1988)

Professional Career

Since 1992: Professor (C4), Goethe Universität Frankfurt
1989/90 Guest Professor, Centro de Investigacion y Estudios Avanzados, Mexico City
1988-92: Universitätsdozent, Johannes Kepler Universität (JKU) Linz
1980/81 and 1982/83 Assistant-Post doctorate, Universität Zürich
1979/80 Academic Guest, Mathematical Research Institute, ETH Zürich
1977-79, 81/82, 83-87 Universitätsassistent, JKU Linz

University Education

1984 Habilitation in Mathematics, Technisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät, JKU Linz
1980 Doctorate (Dr. techn.), JKU Linz
1973-1978 Study of Mathematics (Dipl. Ing. 1977) and Teaching Certificate in Mathematics/Physics
(Mag. Rer. Nat. 1978) at JKU Linz

Publications and Preprints

Textbook: G. Kersting und A. Wakolbinger, Elementare Stochastik, Birkhäuser 2008, 2nd edition 2010.

Recent activities

Vice speaker of the DFG Priority Programme 'Probabilistic Structures in Evolution' (SPP 1590)

Current Scientific Projects

"Lines of descent under selection" (with Ellen Baake, funded within DFG SPP 1590, 2012-15)
"Evolving Coalescents" (with Götz Kersting, funded within DFG SPP 1590, 2012-15)

Invited Lectures (selection)

Lecture at the Colloquium on Stochastic Analysis with Applications in Biology, Finance and Physics" (Festkolloquium in honour of Hans Föllmer), Berlin
Invited lectures in workshops at Singapore National University (Institute for Mathematical Sciences), Beijng Normal University (School of Mathematical Sciences), University of Ohio (Mathematical Biosciences Insitute)
Plenary lecture at the Bernoulii-IMS-Congress "Stochastic Processes and Applications", Berlin

Organization of Workshops and Conferences (selection)

CIRM Workshop on Continuum Random Trees and Applications (with J.F. Delmas et al.)
CIRM Workshop on Probability, Population Genetics and Evolution (with E. Pardoux)
German Probability and Statistics Days (as chairman of the Scientific Committee)
Oberwolfach meeting "Mathematical population genetics" (with Ellen Baake and Warren Ewens)

Editorial Work (selection)

since 2014: Associate Editor of Annals of Applied Probability
since 2004: Associate Editor of Electronic Journal of Probability/ Electronic Communications in Probability
1998-2007: Member of the Editorial Board, Mathematische Nachrichten

Positions in the Scientific and Academic Community (selection)

2005-09 Council member of the Bernoulli Society
2012-15: Vice speaker of the DFG Priority Programme "Probabilitstic structures in Evolution" (SPP 1590)
2002-04: Secretary, 2004-2006: Chairman of the Stochastics Section (Fachgruppe Stochastik) of the German Union of Mathematicians (DMV)
At Goethe Universität Frankfurt:
since 2001: Deputy Member of the Academic Senate
2010-12 Dean of Studies in Mathematics

Recent Award

Annual prize for excellent teaching of the Goethe University (1822-Lehrpreis, 3rd prize), July 12, 2012