About

Contact

If there are any questions please do not hesitate to contact me.

Short CV

This is just an excerpt of the curriculum vitae or the biography. This list is not intended to be complete. For those interested, a list of publications and talks can be found here or on orcid.org.

Year of birth
1983
Citizenship
Swiss
Grown up
Widnau, Switzerland
Living in
Innsbruck, Austria (since 2006)

Employment

University

Dez 2018—ongoing
University Assistant (tenure track position), Department of Statistics and Digital Science Center, University of Innsbruck.
Oct 2018—Dez 2018
Postdoctoral research associate and project leader (part-time), Department of Statistics, University of Innsbruck. Project: "Abhängigkeit der Anzahl und Art akuter Krankheitsbilder in der pädiatrischen und kinderchirurgischen Notfallambulanz von meteorologischen Einflüssen - eine retrospektive Studie" (ÖGKJ).
Jul 2017, Dez 2018
Postdoctoral research associate at the Department of Statistics, University of Innsbruck. Project: "Profcast — Probabilistic Nowcasting of Wind Profiles" (FFG, project Nr. 858537).
Dec 2016—Jun 2017
Postdoctoral research associate at the Department of Statistics, University of Innsbruck. Project: "SnowSafeFX: Forecasting Alpine Snow Amounts for the Safety of People, Infrastructure and Transport" (FWF, project Nr. TRP~290-N26).
2013—Nov 2016
Predoctoral research associate at the Department of Statistics, University of Innsbruck. Project: "SnowSafeFX: Forecasting Alpine Snow Amounts for the Safety of People, Infrastructure and Transport" (FWF, project Nr. TRP~290-N26).
2012
Predoctoral research associate at the Department of Atmospheric and Cryospheric Sciences, University of Innsbruck. Project: "WindFX, Forecasting the wind power distribution for wind parks" (FWF, project Nr. ZLF006150).
2009—2011
Scientific associate at the Department of Atmospheric and Cryospheric Sciences, University of Innsbruck. Project: "Austrian Updateable Model Output Statistics System" (funded by the Austrian national weather service).

Pre-University

2002—2006
Working as an electronic engineers draftsman, IFE Ingenieur-Unternehmung für Elektrotechnik AG, Widnau (CH).
1998—2002
Apprenticeship as an electronic engineers draftsman, IFE Ingenieur-Unternehmung für Elektrotechnik AG, Widnau (CH).

Teaching

2019
"Introduction to Programming: Programming in R" (VU-3, LV 2019W-198803). Interdisciplinary course for Bachelor and Master students of the Universität Innsbruck. Digital Science Center, Universität Innsbruck.
2019
"Data Management" (VU-1, LV 2019W-971003). Part of the 'ULG Data Science' at the Faculty of Mathematics, Computer Science and Physics, Universität Innsbruck.
2019
"Introduction to Programming with R" (VU-3, LV 2019S-403300). Interdisciplinary course for Bachelor and Master students of the Universität Innsbruck. Digital Science Center, Universität Innsbruck.
2017
Advanced R programming course for the Austrian national weather service (Zentralanstalt für Meteorologie und Geodynamik, ZAMG). Main topics: time series, parallelization, and geo-data processing.
2012
"Weather Briefing 1" (PR-1, LV 2012S-707661-0). Bachelor's course at the Department of Atmospheric and Cryospheric Sciences, Universität Innsbruck. Bachelor's course "Weather Briefing 1" (PR-1, LV 2012S-707661-0).
2009
Tutor, Department of Atmospheric and Cryospheric Sciences, Universität Innsbruck. Diploma course "Introductory Seminar Course in Satellite Meteorology".

Mentoring

2019
Türkmen E (2019). Validität des Manchester Triage Systems in der neurologischen Notfallaufnahme. Diploma thesis, Medical University of Innsbruck, University Hospital for Neurology. Supervisors: Lackner P. [ bib ]
2019
Kiesenebner A (2019). Neurologische Leitsymptome in der Notfallaufnahme Innsbruck. Diploma thesis, Medical University of Innsbruck, University Hospital for Neurology. Supervisors: Lackner P. [ bib ]
2019
Kuhlmann FI (2019). Meteorologischer Einfluss auf psychiatrische Erkrankungen und Alkoholintoxikationen im Kindes- und Jugendalter. Diploma thesis, Medical University of Innsbruck, University Hospital for Pediatric Care. Supervisors: Michel M, Scholl-Bürgi S, Stauffer R. [ bib ]
2019
Mache CH (2019). Meteorologischer Einfluss auf Kopfschmerzen und Krampfanfälle im Kindes- und Jugendalter. Diploma thesis, Medical University of Innsbruck, University Hospital for Pediatric Care. Supervisors: Michel M, Scholl-Bürgi S, Stauffer R. [ bib ]
2018
Schmidt AU (2018). Weather Type Classification in Statistically Postprocessed Temperature and Precipitation Forecasts. Master thesis, University of Innsbruck, Department of Atmospheric and Cryospheric Sciences. Supervisors: Mayr GJ, Stauffer R. [ bib | http ]
2018
Göbel MU (2018). Statistical Post-Processing of a Numerical Weather Prediction Model with Neural Networks. Master thesis, University of Innsbruck, Department of Atmospheric and Cryospheric Sciences. Supervisors: Mayr GJ, Stauffer R. [ bib | http ]
2017
Brunhuber S (2017). Return Periods of Extratropical Storms In Europe: A Spatial Prediction Approach. Master thesis, University of Innsbruck, Department of Atmospheric and Cryospheric Sciences. Supervisors: Mayr GJ, Hanley J, Stauffer R. [ bib | http ]
2016
Zweifel LY (2016). Probabilistic Foehn Forecasting for the Gotthard Region Based on Model Output Statistic. Master thesis, University of Innsbruck, Department of Atmospheric and Cryospheric Sciences. Supervisors: Mayr GJ, Stauffer R. [ bib | http ]