James Murphy is a Ph.D. student in the Mathematics department of The University of Texas at Austin working with François Baccelli.
He received his B.S. in Computation Finance and M.S. in Mathematics at Carnegie Mellon University, receiving both degrees in May of 2014.
His research interests include stationary random measures on topological groups, stochastic geometry, random walks, and probability theory.

Anup Biswas, former Simons Postdoctoral Felllow of the center receives the Young Scientist Award in Mathematics by the Indian National Science Academy.