• Jorge Milhazes de Freitas

  • Research Area

    Ergodic Theory and Probability Theory

  • Institution

    University of Porto

  • PhD

    Institution: University of Porto
    Year: 2006

  • Main research publications

    • Convergence of marked point processes of excesses for dynamical systems (with A.C. Moreira Freitas, M. Magalhães) , Journal of the European Mathematical Society (JEMS) 20 (2018)
    • Laws of rare events for deterministic and random dynamical systems (with H. Aytaç, S. Vaienti) , Transactions of the American Mathematical Society 367 (2015)
    • Extremal Index, Hitting Time Statistics and periodicity. (with A.C.M. Freitas, M. Todd) , Advances in Mathematics 231 (2012)
    • From Rates of mixing to recurrence times via large deviations (with J. F. Alves, S. Luzzatto, S. Vaienti) , Advances in Mathematics 228 (2011)
    • Hitting Time Statistics and Extreme Value Theory (with A.C.M. Freitas, M.Todd) , Probability Theory and Related Fields 147 (2010)
  • PhD Students

    • Jorge Fernando Valentim Soares ongoing
    • Hale Aytach Extreme Values and Recurrence for Deterministic and Stochastic Dynamics co-supervision with Sandro Vaienti (Centre de Physique Théorique, Luminy, Marseille), 2013
  • Adittional information

    Director of the research centre of Mathematics from University of Porto (CMUP), since January 2017.

    Vice-President of the International Centre of Mathematics (CIM - member of ERCOM), from February 2016 to February 2020.

    Editor-in-chief of the CIM Bulletin (ISSN: 2183-8062), from February 2016 to February 2020.

    Associate editor of Chaos Solitons and Fractals (ISSN: 0960-0779), since March 2017.

    Associate editor of REVSTAT (ISSN: 2183-0371), since January 2019.

    Principal Investigator of the project Limiting laws ruling dynamical systems, supported by FCT (Portugal), with reference PTDC/MAT-PUR/28177/2017 and total budget: 213.783,22 euro.

    Principal Investigator of the project Laws of rare events and other statistical properties of Dynamical Systems supported by FCT (Portugal), with reference PTDC/MAT/120346/2010 and total budget: 40.000 euro.

    Member of the steering committee of the project BREUDS – Brazilian-European partnership in Dynamical Systems, financed by Marie Curie Actions – IRSES, with reference code FP7-PEOPLE-2012-IRSES, project number 318999, with total budget 707.700 euro.

    Principal Investigator of the group of Probability and Statistics of CMUP, from February of 2014 to March of 2017.

    Vice-Director of the research centre of Mathematics from University of Porto (CMUP), from February 2013 to January 2017.

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Defended Theses

  • Some aspects of descent theory and applications
      Rui Rodrigues de Abreu Fernandes Prezado (January 2024)
      Maria Manuel Clementino
      Fernando Lucatelli Nunes
  • Comparability between different systems: star-shaped and convex transform orders
      Beatriz Ferreira Santos (December 2023)
      Paulo Eduardo Oliveira
      Idir Arab
  • On Lax Idempotent Monads in Topology
      Carlos Miguel Alves Fitas (December 2023)
      Maria Manuel Clementino
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