Prof.dr. Remco van der Hofstad

Random graphs, stochastic processes, statistical physics, applied probability.


Eindhoven University of Technology

Department of Mathematics & Computer Science
P.O. Box 513
5600 MB  Eindhoven
The Netherlands


Email: r.w.v.d.hofstad at


Remco van der Hofstad received his PhD at the University of Utrecht in 1997, under the supervision of Frank den Hollander and Richard Gill.Since then, he worked at McMaster University in Hamilton, Canada, and Delft University of Technology.

He is currently full professor in probability at Eindhoven University of Technology and acting scientific director of Eurandom. Further, he is jointly with Frank den Hollander responsible
for the `Random Spatial Structures' Program at Eurandom.

Remco received the Prix Henri Poincare 2003 jointly with Gordon Slade, the Rollo Davidson

Prize 2007, and is a laureate of the `Innovative Research VIDI Scheme' 2003 and `Innovative Research VICI Scheme' 2008. He is also one of the 11 co-applicants of the Gravitation program NETWORKS.

Remco is acting spokesman for the Dutch Mathematics platform `Platform Wiskunde Nederland' (see for more information).