PhD Defense Souvik Dhara
On August 28th Souvik Dhara will defend his PhD thesis entitled 'Critical Percolation on Random Networks with Prescribed Degrees'.
Souvik's promotors are Remco van der Hofstad and Johan van Leeuwaarden.
Souvik's new position is a Schramm postdoctoral fellowship. This is a three year postdoctoral position awarded jointly by Microsoft Research Lab New England and MIT Mathematics. In the first year, Souvik will work at Microsoft Research reporting to Christian Borgs and Jennifer Chayes and he will also hold a research affiliate position at MIT Mathematics. In the next two years, he will hold a postdoctoral position at MIT Mathematics and will carry out research in the theory of graph convergence and its relation to stochastic processes.
Souvik received the cum laude distinction for his thesis. You can read more about this here.
You can read the thesis here.