Sebastian Engelke

Assistant Professor of Statistics
Research Center for Statistics, University of Geneva
Boulevard du Pont d’Arve 40
1205 Geneva

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Short Bio

Sebastian is assistant professor at the Research Center for Statistics at the University of Geneva, where is holding an Eccellenza grant. He was visiting professor at the Department of Statistical Sciences at the University of Toronto from 2018 – 2019. Previously he was an Ambizione fellow at EPF Lausanne with Anthony Davison. Sebastian did his studies in Mathematics at University of Göttingen and UC Berkeley, and he finished his PhD as a Deutsche Telekom Foundation fellow in 2013 at the University of Göttingen with Martin Schlather. His research interests are in extreme value theory, spatial statistics, graphical models and data science. Since 2018, Sebastian is Associate Editor of the Springer journal Extremes and the Scandinavian Journal of Statistics.