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Ruth Williams

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Ruth Williams is a Distinguished Professor of Mathematics and holds the Charles Lee Powell Chair in Mathematics I at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). She is a mathematician who works in probability theory, especially on stochastic processes and their applications. Her current research includes the analysis and control of stochastic models for complex networks, e.g., those arising in Internet congestion control and systems biology.  Her research has been recognized with many honors, including election to the US National Academy of Sciences and as a Corresponding Member of the Australian Academy of Science, and award in 2016 of the John von Neumann Theory Prize. For further information see http://www.math.ucsd.edu/~williams/bio.html

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