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Eric Friedlander

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

B.S., Rice University
Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Programs: Mathematics

Eric Friedlander is an assistant professor of mathematics whose expertise lies in the areas of probability and statistics. He received his bachelor’s degree in mathematics and statistics from Rice University in 2011. After earning his degree, he worked for Capital One for two years in their home loans division before enrolling in graduate school. In 2018, Eric received his Ph.D. in statistics and operations research from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill studying under professor Amarjit Budhiraja. His dissertation work focused on modeling and analyzing large systems which arise in industrial engineering (e.g. large server and communication networks). Following his Ph.D., Eric did a postdoc in the Department of Ecology & Evolution at the University of Chicago under the direction of professor Matthias Steinrücken where he used stochastic processes to study natural selection and population genetics.

Outside of school, Eric is an avid fan of the New York Giants, New York Knicks, and North Carolina Tarheels. In addition, he enjoys comic books, the Fast and the Furious franchise, and spending time with his lovely wife Maria and lovable dog Frank.

MATH 128 Introductory Statistics for Business
MATH 233 Calculus and Analytic Geometry 3
MATH 315 Numerical Analysis
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