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Dr. Rodrigo Bañuelos

Dr. Rodrigo Bañuelos Professor of Mathematics
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  • MATH 428
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Research Interest(s):
Probability and Harmonic Analysis



  • California Community Teaching Fellow, University of California, Davis, 1978-1980. (Winters Elementary School. Most fun years as a teacher!)
  • Student Teacher, Sacramento High School, 1978-1980. Teaching Assistant, University of California, Los Angeles, 1980-1984.
  • Bantrell Research Fellow, California Institute of Technology, 1984-1986.
  • Assistant Professor, Purdue University, 1986-1989.
  • NSF Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Illinois, Urbana, 1986-1987.(Advisor: Don Burkholder)
  • Associate Professor, Purdue University, 1989-1992. Professor, Purdue University, 1992-present
  • Interim Head, Department of Mathematics, Purdue University, July 2005-December 2005
  • Head, Department of Mathematics, Purdue University, 2007--2011


  • Bantrell Research Fellow, California Institute of Technology, 1984-1986.
  • NSF Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Illinois, Urbana and Purdue University, 1986-1989.
  • Presidential Young Investigator, 1989-1994.
  • Elected Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, 2000.
  • 2004 Blackwell-Tapia Prize in Mathematics
  • Outstanding Latino Award, Purdue Latino Faculty and Staff Association (2009)
  • Elected Fellow of the American Mathematical Society (2013)
  • Inaugural fellow Fellow, Association for Women in Mathematics (2017)
  • Martin Luther King Jr Dreamer Award, Purdue (2017)


  • American Mathematical Society (AMS)
  • Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Sciences (SACNAS)
  • Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS)
  • Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM)
  • European Mathematical Society (EMS)
  • Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM)
  • National Association of Mathematicians (NAM)


  • Associate Editor, Annals of Probability, 1991-1996
  • Probability and Statistics Editor, Transactions of the AMS, 1996-200
  • AMS Committee to select hour speakers for regional meetings, 1991-1992, 2020-2022
  • Chairman AMS Central Section Program Committee, 1992
  • Organizer, Special Session on "Martingales and Applications to Analysis," March 1993
  • 2nd International Symposium in Probability and Applications, Bloomington, IN.
  • National Research Council Evaluation Panel, Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship, 1995-1996
  • Co-Organizer, Special Session on "Stochastic Processes", joint, November 1995
  • American Math Society and Sociedad Matematica Mexicana, Guanajuato Mexico
  • AMS Task Force on Participation of Underrepresented Minorities, 1995
  • Organizer Committee for special year (1997-1998) in Stochastic Analysis, 1997-1998
  • Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley CA
  • The United States National Committee on Mathematics, 1997-2000
  • Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI) Scientific Advisory Council, 1998-2002
  • AMS Committee on Committees, 2002-2004
  • Selection Committee for Hour Speakers, AMS-Mexican Math Society Meeting, 2004
  • Co-chair, Selection Committee for Blackwell-Tapia Prize, 2006-2008.
  • Advisory Panel for Collaboration Grants in probability, statistics, harmonic analysis and functional analysis, Simon Foundation
  • AMS Book Prize Committee, 2003-2004
  • AMS Fellows Committee, 2019-2022
  • AWM Fellows Committee, 2018-2021
  • AMS Simons Travel Grant for young investigators, 2015-2018
  • Probability Surveys, 2004-2005
  • Editorial Board of Probability and Mathematical Statistics, 2006-Present
  • IPAM Board of Trustees, 2005-2008
  • AMS Leroy P. Steele Prizes Committee, 2005-2008
  • Scientific Program Committee, 32nd Conference on Stochastic Processes and Their Applications, Urbana, Champaign, August 6-10, 2007.
  • Scientific Program Committee, Probability and Analysis Conference, Bedlewo, Poland, 2015.
  • Organizing Committee, Latinos in the Mathematical Sciences Conference, IPAM 2015
  • Editorial Board, Revista Matemática Iberoamericana, 2007-Present
  • Associate Editor for Burkholder Memorial Volume, Annals of Probability, 2013-2017
  • Editorial Board, Latin American Journal of Probability and Mathematical Statistics, 2016-present
  • Editorial Board, Potential Analysis, 2016-present
  • Editorial Board, Latin American Journal of Probability and Mathematical Statistics, 2015-present


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