Associate Professor

Department of Mathematical Sciences

University of Delaware

(formerly I went by Nayantara Bhatnagar)

banerjee.naya@gmail.com

528 Ewing Hall,

Mathematical Sciences,

University of Delaware,

Newark, DE, 19716.

**Research: **Google Scholar

My interests are in probability and combinatorics, often motivated by problems from statistical physics, statistics and theoretical computer science. In particular, I have worked on mixing times of Markov chains, random walks, random permutations and Gibbs measures on trees and random graphs.

Aug 2016 – Present: Associate Professor at the Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Delaware.

Aug 2012 – Jul 2016: Assistant Professor at the Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Delaware.

Feb 2011 – Jul 2012 : Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Department of Statistics, UC Berkeley.

2009 – Jan 2011: Postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

2007 – 09 : Visiting Neyman Assistant Professor at the Department of Statistics, UC Berkeley.

2007: PhD in Algorithms, Combinatorics and Optimization, Georgia Tech. My advisors were Dana Randall and Eric Vigoda.

**Spring 2019:**

I am on sabbatical.