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Arjun Krishnan

  • Assistant Professor of Mathematics

817 Hylan Building
(585) 275-9413

Office Hours: By appointment


Research Overview

Research Interests

  • The limit shape of first-passage percolation, and stochastic homogenization of Hamilton-Jacobi equations
  • Directed polymers and KPZ universality
  • A generalized, ergodic theoretic approach to geodesic dynamics in first-passage percolation
  • Concentration inequalities

Selected Publications

  • Stationary random walks on the lattice with J. Chaika. [arXiv:1612.00434]
  • Tracy-Widom fluctuations for perturbations of the log-gamma polymer in intermediate disorder with J. Quastel. [arXiv:1610.06975]
  • Variational formula for the time-constant of first-passage percolation Vol 69, Number 10, Comm. Pure. Appl. Math. DOI:10.1002/cpa.21648 [arXiv:1311.0316]
  • Variational formula for the time-constant of first-passage percolation Ph.D. Thesis, defended May 6, 2014, NYU Courant Institute. [arXiv:1406.1108]
  • Renewal-Reward Process Formulation of Motor Protein Dynamics with B.I. Epureanu. Bulletin of Mathematical Biology. [preprint pdf]
  • A Stochastic Mechano-Chemical Model for Cooperative Motor Protein Dynamics Co-authored with B.I. Epureanu. Conference proceedings, SMASIS 2008. [pdf]
  • The Random Walker: Stochastic Mechano-Chemical Models for Motor Proteins Masters Thesis, defended August 15, 2008, University of Michigan.
  • Asymptotic Solution for the One Dimensional Euler Equations for Isentropic Flow in a Variable Area Duct Co-authored with K. Balasubramaniam and R.I. Sujith. Conference proceedings, AIAA Fluid Dynamics, June 2007. [pdf]
  • Prediction of NOx reduction with Exhaust Gas Recirculation using the Flame Temperature Correlation Technique Co-authored with V.C. Sekar, Balaji J., and S.M. Boopathi. Conference proceedings, ECKAME-2006. [pdf]