Welcome to my personal web page.

I am a postdoctoral researcher working with Melanie Schienle at the Chair of Statistics and Econometrics at Karlsruhe Insitute forof Technology and Tilmann Gneiting in the Computational Statistics Group at Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies. I am moreover a fellow of the YIG Preparation Programme at KIT. You can also find me on Google Scholar and Twitter.

Research Interests

  • Epidemic forecasting
  • Forecast evaluation
  • Count time series modelling

Short Bio

  • since May 2020: Postdoctoral researcher, KIT Karlsruhe and HITS Heidelberg, Germany
  • 2020: PhD Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Zurich, Switzerland. Thesis title: Statistical modelling and forecsting of infectious disease surveillance counts. Supervisor: Leonhard Held.
  • 2016: MSc Statistics, LMU Munich, Germany
  • 2013: BA Sociology, LMU Munich, Germany
  • 2012: BSc Statistics, LMU Munich, Germany

Current Projects

My postdoctoral work is part of the Helmholtz Information & Data Science Pilot Project SIMCARD. Currently I spend most of my time on the following projects:

Papers and Preprints