Avanti Athreya

Assistant Research Professor

Research Interests

  • Probability
  • Stochastic Processes
  • Ph.D. 2009, University of Maryland
  • M.S. 2000, University of Washington
  • B.S. 1997, Iowa State University
Research Areas
  • Statistical inference on graphs
  • Probability and stochastic processes
  • 2016:  Joel Dean Award for Excellence in Teaching
  • 2014:  Joel Dean Award for Excellence in Teaching
Journal Articles
  • Tang, M., Athreya, A., Lyzinski, V. L., Sussman, D. L., Priebe, C. (2016).  A nonparametric two-sample hypothesis testing problem for random graphs.  Bernoulli.
  • Athreya, A., V.Lyzinski., D.J.Marchette., Priebe, C., D.L.Sussman., M.Tang. (2015).  A central limit theorem for scaled eigenvectors of randomdot product graphs.  Sankhya Series A.
  • Tang, M., Athreya, A., Lyzinski, V., Sussman, D. L., Park, Y., Priebe, C. (2015).  A semiparametric two-sample hypothesis testing problem for random graphs.  Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics.
  • Lyzinski, V., Tang, M., Athreya, A., Park, Y., Priebe, C. (2015).  Community detection and classification in hierarchical stochastic blockmodels.  IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering.
  • V.Lyzinski., D.L.Sussman., M.Tang., Athreya, A., Priebe, C. (2014).  Perfect clustering for stochastic blockmodel graphs via adjacency spectral embedding.  Electronic Journal of Statistics.  8.  2905–2922.
  • McKinley, S. A., Athreya, A., Fricks, J., Kramer, P. (2012).  Asymptotic analysis of microtubule-based transport by multiple molecular motors.  Journal of Theoretical Biology.  305.  54--69.
  • Athreya, A., Kolba, T., Mattingly , J. (2012).  Propagating Lyapunov functions to prove noise-induced stabilization.  Electronic Journal of Probability.  17.
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