David John Aldous, FRS (born 13 July 1952) is a mathematician known for his research on mathematical probability theory and its applications, in particular in topics such as exchangeability, weak convergence, Markov chain mixing times, the continuum random tree and stochastic coalescence. He entered St. John's College, Cambridge in 1970 and received his Ph.D. at the University of Cambridge in 1977 under advisor D.J.H. Garling. Since 1979 Aldous has been on the faculty at University of California, Berkeley.
He was awarded the Rollo Davidson Prize in 1980, the Loève Prize in 1993, and was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1994. In 2004, Aldous was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. In 2012 he became a fellow of the American Mathematical Society.
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