## Anton Wakolbinger

**Professor, Institut für Mathematik, Goethe-Universtität Frankfurt**

born 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

#### Textbooks (joint with Götz Kersting):

Elementare Stochastik, Birkhäuser 2008, 2nd edition 2010.

Stochastische Prozesse, Birkhäuser 2014.

## 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)

2014

Invited speaker at the 43rd Annual Meeting of Dutch Statisticians and Probabilists, Lunteren

2011

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)

2009

Plenary lecture at the Bernoulii-IMS-Congress "Stochastic Processes and Applications", Berlin

### Organization of Workshops and Conferences (selection)

2012

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)

2006

German Probability and Statistics Days (as chairman of the Scientific Committee)

2005

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)

**International:**
2005-09 Council member of the Bernoulli Society

**National:**
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 October 2014: Director of the Institute of Mathematics

since 2001: Deputy Member of the Academic Senate

2010-12 Dean of Studies in Mathematics

### Teaching Award

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

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