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Brian Van Koten
Brian Van Koten
William H. Kruskal Instructor

Web: http://www.stat.uchicago.edu/~vankoten
Phone: 773.834.3794
E-mail: vankoten@galton.uchicago.edu

University of Chicago
Department of Statistics
5747 S. Ellis Avenue
Jones 316
Chicago, IL 60637 USA

Research Interests

I develop and analyze numerical methods for solving problems in statistics, chemistry, and materials science. I am currently investigating a family of variance reduction methods for Markov chain Monte Carlo. I am also interested in atomistic-to-continuum couplings, which are methods for the simulation of defects in crystalline materials.

 

Last update: 08/17/17