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Personal data
 
Date of birth: 4.10.72
 
Citizenship: Eisten, VS, Switzerland
 
Married, 3 Boys

Research Interests
 
Spatial and spatio-temporal statistics, non stationary processes, large datasets, robustness in geostatistics, ensemble kalman filter, statistical evaluation of climate model output

Education
 
1991: Graduation, North Kossuth High School, Iowa, USA
 
1993: Scientific baccalaureate type C, College Spiritus Sanctus, Brig, Switzerland
 
1997: Certificate of Applied Mathematics Teaching (CESMA), EPFL
 
1998: Diploma in Mathematics at EPFL. Undergraduate thesis: Spatial statistics: Point processes and multivariate measures
 
2002: Doctoral thesis at EPFL: Aspects of Modern Geostatistics: Non-stationarity, Covariance Estimation and State-Space Decompositions. Advisor Prof. Stephan Morgenthalter.

Professional Experience
 
1998-2002: Research assistant at EPFL, Switzerland
 
2002-2005: Postdoctoral fellow at the Geophysical Statistics Project, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO, USA
 
2005-June 2009: Assistant professor at the Department of Mathematical and Computer Sciences, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, USA
 
since July 2009: Assistant professor at the Institute of Mathematics, University of Zürich