Mar 30, 2019

Zhen-Qing Chen receives 2019 Itô Prize

Zhen-Qing Chen

The Bernoulli Society for Mathematical Statistics and Probability has announced the joint recipients of the 2019 Itô Prize. Congratulations to IMS Fellow Professor Zhen-Qing Chen (University of Washington, Seattle, USA) and Professor Masatoshi Fukushima (Osaka University, Toyonaka, Japan), for their 2018 paper, “Stochastic Komatsu-Loewner evolution and BMD domain constant” in Stochastic Processes and Applications, 128, 545–594.

The 2019 winning article was chosen by a selection committee consisting of senior members of the probability community and representing wide geographical and specialization diversity. The award will be presented at the 41st Conference on Stochastic Processes and their Applications (SPA 2019) in Evanston, Illinois, July 8–12, 2019, where the authors will give a plenary talk on the Friday (July 12). Read more about the meeting at

The award consists of a certificate and a monetary award of US$5000.

The paper is freely available to access until the end of 2019 via ScienceDirect. See


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