Teacher of the Year 2020
Faculty of Science, Leiden University


Advanced statistical computing
Leiden University, Fall 2020
Statistics for astronomy and physics students I + II
Leiden University, Fall 2020 [notes]
Statistics for astronomy and physics students
Leiden University, Spring 2020 [notes]
Nonparametric statistical learning
TU Munich, Summer 2019

Teaching assistant

Analysis for computer scientists
TU Munich, Winter 2018
Stochastics for vocational school teachers
TU Munich, Summer 2018
Computational statistics
TU Munich, Summer 2018
Rank-based nonparametric statistics
TU Munich, Summer 2016

Seminars for Master’s students

Functional data analysis
TU Munich, Summer 2017
Mathematical introduction to neural networks
TU Munich, Winter 2016
Nonparametric statistical methods
TU Munich, Summer 2016

Supervision of MSc theses


I am currently supervising 2 MSc students (Abed Razawy, Jasper Eggeraat).


Pater, L. (2021). The Auction Simulation Investigation: Price Prediction for Real-Time Bidding.
Carmona Osorio, N. (2020). Using Meta-Learning to Fit a Multivariate Distribution of Hyperparameters.
Matsakidis, P. (2020). Forecasting Age-Specific Mortality Rates Using Functional Data Analysis.
Kr├╝ger, D. (2018). General vine copula models for stationary multivariate time series.
Weber, R. (2018). Value at Risk Estimation with Subset Simulation.
Jebabli, E. (2018). Statistical methods for the objective assessment of subjective ratings of advanced driver assistance systems.
Kreuzer, A. (2016). Analysing the spatial dependency among fire danger indices.
Brauer, A. (2016). Kernel estimation of conditional copula densities.
Bumann, C. (2016). Sparse structure selection for high-dimensional vine copula models.
Annoh, I. (2016). Comparing two-part models for estimation of actuarial total loss.
Zhang, S. (2015). Copula-based total loss estimation with group effects on the dependence structure.