Swee Hong Chan


Hedrick Assistant Adjunct Professor (postdoc)
Department of Mathematics
University of California Los Angeles
sweehong at math dot ucla dot edu

I am currently a postdoc at UCLA mentored by Igor Pak.
Additionally, I am also the Deputy Director for the Olga Radko Math Circle at UCLA.
Previously I was a graduate student at Cornell University, supervised by Lionel Levine.

Research

My research interests lie at the intersection of probability and combinatorics.
I am interested in probabilistic and combinatorial inequalities, with a focus on inequalities arising from partially ordered sets.
I am also working on random walks in random environments that interact with the walker, where the uniform spanning forest makes a surprising appearance.
I have previously worked on various stochastic processes that exhibit self-organized criticality, building a unifying theory for those processes.

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Teaching

This quarter (Summer 2021): I am not teaching this quarter.
Previous quarter (Winter 2021): I was teaching Math 170S at UCLA. Please use this link to access the course materials.
Next quarter (Fall 2021): I will not be teaching next quarter.

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