Vasileios Maroulas
http://www.math.utk.edu/~maroulas

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Contact Info
  Email:maroulas@math.utk.edu

Office:  Ayres Hall 202

Phone:  865-974-4302

Address:
Department of Mathematics
University of Tennessee
202 Ayres Hall
1403 Circle Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-1320

 
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Professional Appointments

  • Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics and Department of Business Analytics and Statistics, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, August 2016-.
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, August 2010-July 2016.
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Business Analytics and Statistics, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, February 2015-July 2016.
  • Assistant Professor, Center for Intelligent Systems and Machine Learning, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, January 2015-July 2016.
  • Leverhulme Trust Visiting Fellow, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Bath, UK, October 2013-July 2014.
  • Postdoctoral Member, joint appointment, IMA, University of Minnesota, and Lockheed Martin, September 2008-July 2010.

Research Interests

  • Bayesian Nonlinear Filtering & Estimation for Spatiotemporal Processes.
  • Computational Statistics/Topology/Geometry Methods for Data Analysis
  • Dynamic Data Learning for Big Data and Applications
  • Rare events & Large Deviations with Applications to Image Analysis
  • Sequential Analysis and applications to detection and estimation.

 For my full CV, please click here.


ANNOUNCEMENTS


2017

  • POSTDOC POSITION OPENING in MATHEMATICAL DATA SCIENCE! For more info and how to apply, please click here
  • NEW PAPER! Maroulas's new research will be featured at the Advances in Data Analysis and Classification! This work is jointly with his former PhD student A. Marchese (UTK).
  • NEW PAPER! Maroulas's new research will be featured at the SIAM Scientific Computing! This work is jointly with F. Bao (UTC).
  • NEW FUNDING! Maroulas' research received support by the Thor Industries and the Army Research Lab for the period 10/2017-12/2019.
  • NEW FUNDING! Maroulas' research received support by the Army Research Office for the period 7/2017-6/2020.
  • NEW FUNDING! Maroulas' research received support by the National Science Foundation for the period 8/2017-7/2020.
  • NEW PAPER! Maroulas' new research is featured at the SIAM Imaging Sciences! This work is jointly with his former postdoc J. Sgouralis (ASU), and A. Nebenfuhr (UTK).
  • NEW PAPER! Maroulas's new research is featured at the Spatial Statistics! This work is jointly with E. Evangelou (Bath, UK).
  • NEW PAPER! Maroulas's new research is featured at the Computational Statistics and Data Analysis! This work is jointly with his former PhD student K. Kang (NIH), and  I. Schizas (UTA), and F. Bao (UTC).
  • CONGRATULATIONS to Josh Mike for successfully defending his PhD thesis! He will continue his career at Michigan State University as a postdoc at the CMSE department!
  • CONGRATULATIONS to Andrew Marchese for successfully defending his PhD thesis! He will continue his career as a Data Scientist at Plated, a NYC firm!
  • Maroulas is co-organizing with Jan Rosinski, Clayton Webster and Steve Wise the 2017 Barrett Lectures on Mathematical Foundations of Data Science. The organizers secured funding from NSF, IMA at the University of Minnessota and the University's local Mathematics Department as well as the College of Arts and Sciences and the Office of Research. We cordially thank all five funding sources!

2016

  • Maroulas is mentoring a NIMBioS REU on stochastic filtering methods for intracellular movements. Click here for information.
  • Maroulas was promoted to an Associate Professor (with tenure) at the University of Tennessee.
  • CONGRATULATIONS to Kai Kang for successfully defending his PhD thesis! He will continue his career as an NIH postdoc at the NIEHS Institute.
  • Maroulas' research received support by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research for 9/2016-9/2017.
  • Click here for Maroulas talk at the MBI on "Tracking intracellular movements"


2015

  • Maroulas is co-organizing with Jan Rosinski and Jie Xiong the 2015 Barrett Lectures on Stochastic Filtering, Computations and Applications. The organizers secured funding from NSF, IMA at the University of Minnessota and the University's local Mathematics Department as well as the College of Arts and Sciences and the Office of Research. We cordially thank all five funding sources!
  • CONGRATULATIONS to Haya Toumy for the completion of her Master's in Mathematics! Her thesis,"Bayesian methods is forensics and the law," was directed by Dr. Maroulas.


2014

  • Maroulas received the College of Arts & Sciences Convocation Research Award for his excellence and creativity in research!


2013

  • 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
 

2012

  • 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

2011

  • 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.

2010
  • For an interview taken while Maroulas was in the IMA , please click here.


                                         


                                            




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