Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Email: daniel.kious@nyu.edu

Daniel Kious is Visiting Assistant Professor at NYU Shanghai. Prior to joining NYU Shanghai, he was Postdoc at the EPFL, in Lausanne, Switzerland. He holds a Ph.D. from Université de Toulouse, France, and an M.Sc. from Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris VI. Professor Kious’s research interests are Random Walks in Random Environment, self-interacting random walks and Processes with Reinforcement.

**Research Interests**

- Self-interacting random walks
- Random walks in random environment
- Reinforcement learning

**Recent Publications**

- D. Kious and V. Sidoravicius, Phase transition for the Once-reinforced random walk on Z^d-like trees, 2016, preprint.
- A. Fribergh and D. Kious, Scaling limits for sub-ballistic biased random walks in random conductances, 2016, preprint.
- D. Kious and P. Tarrès, Reinforcement learning in social networks, 2015, preprint.
- A. Fribergh and D. Kious, Local trapping for elliptic random walks in random environments in Z^d, 2014, Probability Theory and Related Fields.
- D. Kious, Stuck Walks: a conjecture of Erschler, Tóth and Werner, 2016, The Annals of Probability, 44(2), 883--923.

**Education**

- PhD, Self-interacting Processes and random environments,, Université de Toulouse, 2014
- M.Sc., Probability, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris VI, 2011

**Languages**

French, English