Uma Prabhu Centennial Conference

Professor Narahari Umanath (Uma) Prabhu passed away in October 2022 at the age of 98. During his long and distinguished career Uma contributed tremendously to the fields of queueing theory and applied probability in general. To commemorate Uma Prabhu's 100th birthday (in 2024), the School of Operations Research and Information Engineering at Cornell is organizing a workshop in his honor.

September 13-14, 2024
Cornell University

Schedule to follow.

Current list of confirmed speakers:

  • Soren Asmussen, Aarhus University
  • Onno Boxma, Technical University Eindhoven
  • Ton Dieker, Columbia University
  • Bharat Doshi, Johns Hopkins University  
  • Michel Mandjes, University of Amsterdam
  • Masakiyo Miyazawa, Tokyo University of Science
  • Antonio Pacheco, Lisbon Institute of Science and Technology     
  • Jamol Pender, Cornell University
  • Vidayanathan Ramaswami, Statmetrics
  • Sid Resnick, Cornell University
  • Ziv Scully, Cornell University
  • Amy Ward, University of Chicago  

You can register here.

For more information about the conference, please contact Jim Dai,  Gena Samorodnitsky, or David Goldberg

You can read the Cornell Chronicle obituary of Professor Prabhu here.