Alexandru Nica

        I am a Professor in the Pure Mathematics Department of the University of Waterloo. I did my undergraduate studies in the Mathematics Faculty of the University of Bucharest, Romania, and the PhD Degree in the Mathematics Department of the University of California at Berkeley, under the supervision of Dan-Virgil Voiculescu. My research interests are in noncommutative probability and operator algebras, particularly their connections to combinatorics and classical probability. My current line of research is in an area called ``free probability.''

                    Here is a picture of me (while teaching a course of
                    introduction to free probability, in Winter Term 2011).

        Some more information about me can be found in my CV (pdf file).

        Here is my list of Publications. Most of my papers are posted on the arXiv database.