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Nicholas A Cook

Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Mathematics
120 Science Drive, Durham, NC 27708

Research Interests


High-dimensional probability, random matrix theory, random graph theory, large deviations theory. Related topics in graph theory, additive combinatorics, functional analysis, partial differential equations, number theory and mathematical physics; applications in numerical analysis and data science.

Selected Grants


RTG: Training Tomorrow's Workforce in Analysis and Applications

Inst. Training Prgm or CMECo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2021 - 2026

Large Deviations and Extremes for Random Matrices, Tensors, and Fields

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2022 - 2025

Fellowships, Gifts, and Supported Research


NSF Postdoctoral Research Fellowship · 2016 - 2019 National Science Foundation
Stein Fellowship · 2019 - 2020 Department of Statistics, Stanford University

External Relationships


  • F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd

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