Vasileios Maroulas

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Contact Info

Office:  Ayres Hall 202

Phone:  865-974-4302

Department of Mathematics
University of Tennessee
224B Ayres Hall
1403 Circle Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-1320

Professional Appointments

  • Leverhulme Trust Visiting Fellow, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Bath, UK, October 2013-
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, August 2010-.
  • Postdoctoral Member, joint appointment, IMA, University of Minnesota, and Lockheed Martin, September 2008-July 2010.

Research Interests

  • Nonlinear Filtering with applications in Biology, Defense and Finance.
  • Large Deviations and Applications to Image Analysis, S(P)DEs.
  • Sequential Analysis and applications to target detection and estimation.
  • Stochastic Optimization.
  • Stochastic Aviation.

 For my full resume, please click here.



  • Maroulas' research received support by the Simons Foundation for the 5-year period 2013-2018.
  • CONGRATULATIONS to Kai Kang for the acceptance of his joint paper with Maroulas, entitled, "Drift homotopy methods for a nonGaussian filter" in the Proceedings of Information Fusion. Kang is working towards his PhD since August 2012 and this is his first paper.
  • CONGRATULATIONS to John Collins for the completion of his Master's in Mathematics! His thesis entitled "Comparison of filtering methods for a stochastic volatility model" was directed by Dr. Maroulas.
  • CONGRATULATIONS to Daniel Rose for the completion of his Master's in Mathematics! His thesis,"Probabilistic models for the analysis and composition of music," was directed by Dr. Maroulas.
  • Joint 2013 MBI-NIMBioS-CAMBAM Summer Graduate Workshop
               Connecting Biological Data with Mathematical Models
                Meeting Dates:
June 17-28, 2013
                Speakers: Banks, Bolker, Cintron-Arias, Eisenberg, Hurtado,
                                  Kirschner, Marino, Maroulas and Ogle
                For more info, please click here

                For my presentation, please click here


  • CONGRATULATIONS to Yang Shen for the completion of her Master's in Mathematics and Statistics! Her Master thesis,"On decision making:Bayesian and stochastic optimization approaches" was directed by Dr. Maroulas.Yang will continue her career as a Credit Risk Analyst in BB&T


  • An 8-minute presentation on the problem of Mathematical Modeling of Intracellular Movements. Click here.
  • Mathematical Modeling of Intracellular Movements-NIMBioS Investigative Workshop.
           Organizers: Vasileios Maroulas, Andreas Nebenfuhr,
                               Ram Dixit, Panos Stinis, Anja Geitmann.

           Meeting Dates: October 24-26, 2011
           For more info, please click here

  • NIMBioS 2011 Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program.
              "Tracking of fast movements inside cells."
            Mentors: Profs A. Nebenfuhr and V. Maroulas

            Tuesday, May 31-Friday, July 22, 2011.

  • For an interview taken while I was in the IMA , please click here.

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