Zachary Selk, Ph.D.
Coleman Assistant Professor
Email: zachary dot selk at queensu dot ca
Coleman Assistant Professor, Queen's University, 2022-Present. Mentor: Serdar Yüksel.
Ph.D in Mathematics, Purdue University, 2016 - 2022. Advisers: Harsha Honnappa and Ben McReynolds.
B.S. in Mathematics with Minor in Physics, University of California at Davis, 2014. Adviser: Dirk Deckert
I am a Coleman Assistant Professor at Queen's University. My research interests are in probability theory and its applications. In particular, I am interested in stochastic differential equations, rough paths theory, Malliavin calculus, large deviations theory, Gaussian measure theory and stochastic control.
The Small-Noise Limit of the Most Likely Element is the Most Likely Element in the Small-Noise Limit Zachary Selk and Harsha Honnappa, submitted. arXiv:2209.04523
A Feynman-Kac Type Theorem for ODEs: Solutions of Second Order ODEs as Modes of Diffusions
Zachary Selk and Harsha Honnappa, submitted. arXiv:2106.08525
Zachary Selk, submitted. arXiv:2103.04501
Zachary Selk. PhD Dissertation advised by Harsha Honnappa and Ben McReynolds.
Information Projection on Banach spaces with Applications to State Independent KL-Weighted Optimal Control [Journal]
Zachary Selk, William Haskell and Harsha Honnappa. Appl. Math. Optim., 2021.
Yanghui Liu, Zachary Selk and Samy Tindel. Ann. Inst. Henri Poincaré Probab. Stat., 2022.
Connecting Brownian Motion and Partial Differential Equations with Applications in Statistical and Quantum Mechanics
Zachary Selk. Undergraduate Thesis advised by Dirk Deckert.
Undergraduate Thesis Supervised
Yifei Zheng and Zachary Selk, submitted to undergraduate journal. arXiv:2107.09440