Anton Wakolbinger

Professor i. R., 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. Retired 2021. Senior Professor 2021/22
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

Textbooks (joint with Götz Kersting):
Elementare Stochastik, Birkhäuser 2008, 2nd edition 2010.
Stochastische Prozesse, Birkhäuser 2014.

Recent activities

Lecturer at AIMS Ruanda (Nov./Dec 2023, Master Course "Stochastic Processes")
Oberwolfach Research Fellow (Summer 2022)
Senior professor at GU Frankfurt, 2021/22
Vice speaker of the DFG Priority Programme 'Probabilistic Structures in Evolution' (SPP 1590)
Co-Editor (joint with Ellen Baake) of the correspondent Collected Volume, EMS Press 2021.

Recent Scientific Projects

"Lines of descent under selection" (with Ellen Baake, funded within DFG SPP 1590, 2012-19)
"Evolving Coalescents" (with Götz Kersting, funded within DFG SPP 1590, 2012-19)

Invited Lectures (selection)

Lecture at NORDSTAT 2023, Goethenburg
Lecture at the 11th International Conference on Stochastic Analysis and its Applications, Edinburgh
Lecture at the Workshop: Population Genetics, Interacting Particle Systems and Stochastic Flows: a duality perspective, HIM Bonn (Tandem talk with Jan Lukas Igelbrink),
Lecture at the Workshop: Branching systems, reaction-diffusion equations and population models,
CRM Montréal
Colloquium talk at Münster University, update of the Paris 2019 lecture.
Lecture at the conference "Walking through the Brownian zoo" (in honour of Jean-François Le Gall), Paris
Lecture at the conference "Populations: Interactions and Evolution" (in honour of Sylvie Méléard), Paris
Invited speaker at the 12th International Vilnius Conference on Probability Theory and Mathematical Statistics and 2018 IMS Annual Meeting on Probability and Statistics
Colloquium Lecture at National University Singapore, Programme Genealogies of Interacting Particle Systems
Invited lecture in Workshop Stochastic and Deterministic Models for Evolutionary Biology, Casa Matemá tica Oaxaca, Mexico
Invited speaker at the 43rd Annual Meeting of Dutch Statisticians and Probabilists, Lunteren
Invited lectures in workshops at National University Singapore (Institute for Mathematical Sciences), Beijng Normal University (School of Mathematical Sciences), University of Ohio (Mathematical Biosciences Insitute)
Plenary lecture at the Bernoulli-IMS-Congress "Stochastic Processes and Applications", Berlin

Organization of Workshops and Conferences (selection)

SPP 1590 Colloquium (with M. Birkner)
CIRM Workshop on Probability and Biological Evolution (with E. Pardoux)
SPP 1590 Workshop Ancestral lines in populations under selection (with E. Baake)
CIRM Workshop on Probability and Biological Evolution (with E. Pardoux)
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)

2014-2018: Associate Editor of Annals of Applied Probability
2004-2014: 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
2012-19: Vice speaker of the DFG Priority Programme "Probabilistic 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:
2016-2018: Vice Director of the Institute of Mathematics
2014-2016: Director of the Institute of Mathematics
2010-12: Dean of Studies in Mathematics
2001-2015: Deputy Member of the Academic Senate

Teaching Award

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