Prof. Dr.

Katja Ickstadt studied mathematics with focus on technology at the Technical University of Darmstadt, where she completed her PhD in 1994 and her habilitation in 2001. She conducted research and taught at universities in the USA and Switzerland, and holds a professorship for statistics at TU Dortmund University since 2001. Her research focusses on Bayesian methods, regression methods for very large, high-dimensional data, spatial and spatio-temporal point process modeling with applications in biology and epidemiology, Gaussian process modeling and analysis with various applications, and classification and clustering methods for genetic data. Together with her research group, she maintains an excellent international network of scientists and practitioners in the field of biostatistics.