Rohan Sarkar

Assistant Research Professor

Contact Information
Office LocationMONT 309
CoursesMATH 2210Q (Applied linear algebra)
Research Interests
  • Probability theory
  • Functional Analysis

I am an Assistant Research Professor in the Mathematics department of the University of Connecticut. In June 2022, I obtained my Ph.D. in Operations Research from Cornell University, under the supervision of Prof. Pierre Patie. Prior to that, I received both Bachelor’s (2015) and Masters’s degree (2017) in Statistics from Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata.

Research Interests: My research interests include the spectral analysis of non self-adjoint Markov semigroups, studying their rate of convergence to equilibrium, and obtaining relevant functional inequalities for them.


  • – Discrete self-similar and ergodic Markov chains (with Laurent Miclo and Pierre Patie), Annals of Probability, 50(6), 2085-2132, DOI: 10.1214/22-AOP1577, arXiv.
  • – A new class of solutions to the van Dantzig Problem, the Lee-Yang property, and the Riemann Hypothesis (with Takis Konstantopoulos and Pierre Patie), Annales de l’institut Fourier, to appear. Researchgate
  • – Weak similarity orbit of the (log)-self-similar Markov semigroups on the Euclidean space (with Pierre Patie), Proceedings of the London Mathematical Society, to appear. Researchgate, arXiv.