Avanti Athreya

Assistant Research Professor

Research Interests

  • Probability
  • Stochastic Processes
  • Ph.D. 2009, University of Maryland College Park
  • Master of Science 2000, University of Washington
  • Bachelor of Science 1997, Iowa State University
Research Areas
  • Probability and stochastic processes
  • Statistical inference on graphs
  • 2014:  Joel Dean Award for Excellence in Teaching
Journal Articles
  • Athreya DP, Donniell E Fishkind, Keith Levin, Vince Lyzinski, Youngser Park, Yichen Qin, Daniel L Sussman, Minh Tang, Joshua Vogelstein, Carey E. Priebe (2018).  Statistical inference on random dot product graphs: a survey.  Journal of Machine Learning Research.
  • Tang M, Athreya A, Lyzinski VL, Sussman DL, 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.
  • 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.
  • Athreya A, Kolba T, Mattingly J (2012).  Propagating Lyapunov functions to prove noise-induced stabilization.  Electronic Journal of Probability.  17.
  • McKinley SA, Athreya A, Fricks J, Kramer P (2012).  Asymptotic analysis of microtubule-based transport by multiple molecular motors.  Journal of Theoretical Biology.  305.  54--69.
  • 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.
  • Tang M, Athreya A, Lyzinski V, Sussman DL, Park Y, Priebe C (2015).  A semiparametric two-sample hypothesis testing problem for random graphs.  Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics.
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