Terry Soo--Curriculum Vitae


Department of Mathematics
University of Kansas
405 Snow Hall
1460 Jayhawk Blvd
Lawrence, Kansas 66045-7594



Current position: Assistant Professor, tenure-track.


Academic background


Statistics research fellow, University of Warwick, 2013-2014. Independent researcher.

MSRI Member, Random Spatial Processes. April-May 2012.


Postdoctoral fellow, University of Victoria, 2010-2013. Supervisor: Anthony Quas.


Ph.D. Mathematics, University of British Columbia, 2010. Supervisors: Alexander Holroyd and Omer Angel.

Thesis: Coupling, Matching, and Equivariance

NSERC USRA, University of British Columbia, 2004.  Supervisor: Rachel Kuske.


B.A. Honours Mathematics, Simon Fraser University, 2004.




I do research in probability theory and ergodic theory; papers are available from my homepage.

Teaching Experience

Instructor at KU: 

Advanced Probability, Math 940, (Spring 2018). Probabilty Theory, Math 727 (Fall 2017). Mathematical Statistics, Math 728 (Spring 2016, 2017).  Topics in Probability, Math 996 (Fall 2015).  Introduction to Stochastic Processes, Math 865 (Spring 2015). Applied Mathematical Statistics I, Math 526 (Fall 2014). 

Instructor at University of Victoria:  Statistics for Life Sciences I, Stat 255 (2012); Calculus of Several Variables, Math 200 (2012); Introduction to Probability and Statistics I, Stat 260 (2010).


Instructor at University of British Columbia:  Differential Calculus for Social Science and Commerce, Math 184 (2006).



Other Professional Activities


Referee: Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems, Studia Mathematica, Annals of Probability, Annals of Applied Probability, AIMS Proceedings.


Seminars et cetera: University of Manitoba, CMS Winter Meeting--Niagara Falls, AMS Sectional Meeting--University of Denver, AMS Sectional Meeting--University of Memphis, University of Chicago, Peking University, University of Hong Kong, One day ergodic theory meeting--University of Bristol, University of Warwick, Semi-annual Workshop in Dynamical Systems and Related Topics-Pennsylvania State University, University of Victoria, University of Washington, University of British Columbia.

Public engagement:  Science on Tap (Natural History Museum and Free State Brewery): The bits behind Bitcoin. Pi-day, 2018.


Last updated July 17, 2018.