Participant Testimonials

Apr 01 - Apr 06, 2012

I have been to BIRS on several occasions, attending quite different programs on varying topics. BIRS has always offered a highly-stimulating intellectual environment, without fail. It was exactly that way this time, as well. However, this was the first time that I had organized a meeting in BIRS myself, and so I had a first chance to see more closely how the institute is run. It is truly an amazing undertaking, with wonderful, dedicated staff, in [as always] spectacular surroundings. I am deeply grateful for the opportunity to have been there. At the end of the conference, several people expressly told me how energized they felt about their research program. I too feel that way. Almost everyone that I spoke with told me how they found the new video technology truly remarkable [it truly is].

Davar Khoshnevisan Professor
Mathematics, University of Utah

My participation in the BIRS workshop was very helpful to my research. I learned about new developments and recent results, and I could discuss with major experts in the field in a very relaxing atmosphere.

David Nualart Professor
Mathematics, University of Kansas

The fact that the workshop's main subject was restricted to Stochastic Analysis and SPDEs made that almost all talks were very interesting and definitively provided me a fresh insight in the topic. I also had the opportunity to discuss with some of my current collaborators about our ongoing projects, some of which are related to the content of some of the workshop talks. In general, I found the workshop's format very convenient and it has positively influenced my research projects.

Lluís Quer-Sardanyons Mathematics, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

I appreciate very much to listen to new problems related to the area in which I work. In particular I think to the problem of parabolic Anderson model that I was not familiar before. It has maybe helped a PhD student of mine to have a new significant contact.

Francesco Russo Unité de mathématiques appliquées, ENSTA-Paris Tech