Johannes Schmidt-Hieber

Professor of statistics at the University of Twente

Visiting addresses:
Zilverling Building, Room 4058
Drienerlolaan 5
7522 NB Enschede


We soon have more job openings for PhD and postdoc positions in our group. If you have a background in statistics/probability/mathematics feel free to send an email to .

  1. Statistical theory for deep neural networks with ReLU activation function. pdf
    Oberwolfach Reports, 2018.
  2. Nonparametric Bayes for an irregular model. pdf
    Oberwolfach Reports, 2017.
  3. Asymptotic equivalence for regression under dependent noise. pdf
    Oberwolfach Reports, 2015.
  4. Reconstruction of risk measures from financial data. pdf
    Nieuw Archief voor Wiskunde, 2014.
  5. Simultaneously adaptive estimation for L 2 - and L -loss. pdf
    Oberwolfach Reports,2014.
  6. Detection of qualitative features in statistical inverse problems. pdf
    Oberwolfach Reports, 2012.
  7. Obtaining qualitative statements in deconvolution models. pdf
    Oberwolfach Reports, 2012.
  8. The Estimation of different scales in microstructure noise models from a nonparametric regression perspective. pdf
    Oberwolfach Reports, 2009. With Axel Munk.

Curriculum Vitae:
Born 1984 in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany. Studies in mathematics at Universität Freiburg (2003-2004) and Universität Göttingen (2004-2007). PhD studies at Universität Göttingen and Universität Bern 2007- 2011 (supervisors: Axel Munk and Lutz Dümbgen). Postdoc at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and ENSAE, Paris. Assistant professor at Leiden University (2014-2018). Since 2018, full professor at University of Twente.

Abitur 2004; Diploma in mathematics with minor theoretical physics, Universität Göttingen, 2007. Dissertation, Universität Göttingen and Universität Bern 2011 (double degree program, summa cum laude).

Research Experience:
Visiting Scholar at University of California, Davis (September 2006-March 2007); Research stays at Wharton Business school, Philadelphia (February 2008), RICAM, Linz (October-November 2008), ENSAE, Paris (August and December 2009, June 2012-May 2013, January 2019), Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (June 2011-May 2012), Universität Heidelberg (December 2010), Humboldt University (August 2014, August 2016, January- March 2018), Paris Dauphine (February 2014), SAMSI (June 2015), Göttingen (October-December 2015), Bochum (June-July 2016), Fudan university (June, August 2017), Isaac Newton institute (January-June 2018), Simons Institute Berkeley (July 2019). Guest of Collaborative Research Center 649 at Humboldt University Berlin (2010 - 2011).

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