Curriculum Vitae

Markus Reiß

Professor for Mathematical Statistics

year of birth:  1973
married, three children

Bild von Markus Reiß

Academic formation

2002 Ph.D. at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin on
Nonparametric estimation for stochastic delay differential equations
1999-2002 Ph.D. student at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and Université de Paris VI
1999 Diploma in Mathematics, Freie Universität Berlin
1992-1999 Studies in Mathematics with minors Physics and Meteorology at Freie Universität Berlin and Somerville College Oxford
(interrupted by "Zivildienst" 1993-94)
1992 Abitur at Gymnasium Steglitz, Berlin

Professional career

since 2008 Full professor for Mathematical Statistics, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
2006-2008 Deputy chairman of the Institute of Applied Mathematics, Universität Heidelberg
2005-2008 Full professor for Mathematical Statistics, Universität Heidelberg
2004-2005 Research assistant at Weierstraß-Institut for Applied Analysis and Stochastics (WIAS), Berlin
2002-2003 Research assistant at Sonderforschungsbereich 373 Simulation and Quantification of Economic Processes, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
2000-2001 European Ph.D. grant, Université de Paris VI Pierre et Marie Curie
1999-2003 Research assistant in Mathematics, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Offers, awards, grants

2007/09 Offer for a W3-Professorship Mathematical Statistics, HU Berlin, accepted
2007 Offer for a W3-Professorship Mathematical Statistics, TU Darmstadt, not realized
2005 Offer for a W3-Professorship Mathematical Statistics, Universität Heidelberg, accepted
2003 Offer for a Juniorprofessorship Statistics, Universität Greifswald, not realized
2002 Humboldt-Price for excellent dissertations, HU Berlin
1999 Award for the Diploma thesis by the Deutsche Mathematiker-Vereinigung (DMV)
1992-1999 Grant by the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes

Editorial Work

Cover of Annals of Statistics Associate Editor Annals of Statistics (since 2008)
Cover of stochastic processes and their applications Associate Editor Stochastic Processes and Their Applications (since 2009)
Cover of statistics Co-editor Statistics (since 2012, before 2010-2012 AE)

Further scientific activities

Third-party funding

since 2013 IRTG 1792 High-dimensional Non-Stationary Time Series

since 2012

FOR 1735 DFG-Forschergruppe Structural Inference in Statistics: Adaptation and Efficiency (Speaker)
since 2012 RTG 1845 Stochastic Analysis with Applications in Biology, Finance and Physics
since 2009 Project C12 in SFB 649 Economic Risk (DFG)
since 2009 Berlin Mathematical School (Excellence Initiative)
2009-11 IRTG Stochastic Processes (DFG)
2009 Support for Dynstoch meeting (DFG)
2007-10 Finance in industry project FIDEUM (BMBF)
2007-08 Heidelberg Graduate School in Applied Mathematics (Excellence Initiative)
2006-10 Russian-German collaboration grant (DFG/INTAS)
2006-08 Project Stochastic optimisation with delay (DFG)
2005-06 Project C4 in SFB 649 Economic Risk (DFG)

Organisation and Reviewing

2013-17 Member of the Wissenschaftlicher Beirat of the Weierstraß Institute for Applied Analysis and Stochastics, Berlin

Elected member of the European Regional Committee of the Bernoulli Society

December 2013 CIRM Meeting Mathematical Statistics, Luminy (with Ch. Pouet, Ph. Rigollet)
September 2013 Scientific Committee Conference on Structural Inference, Potsdam
Programme Committee German-Polish Probability and Statistics Days

March 2013

Spring School Structural Inference (lecturers: Lugosi, Nickl, van der Vaart), Bad Belzig (with U. v. Luxburg)
October 2012 Hermann-Otto-Hirschfeld Lecture:
Tony Cai

Section Statistics and Decisions,
Stochastiktage Mainz

Oberwolfach Seminar:
Statistics for Stochastic Differential Equations
(with. S. Ditlevsen, M. Soerensen, J. Jacod)


Dynstoch meeting, Berlin (with U. Küchler)
December 2008 Workshop Sparsity and Inverse Problems
in Statistical Theory and Econometrics
, Berlin (with G. Blanchard, Y. Ritov, V. Spokoiny)
November 2006 Mini-workshop Statistical methods for inverse problems, Oberwolfach (with M. Hoffmann)
  • Referee for Annales de l'Institut Henri Poincaré, Annals of Applied Probability, Annals of Statistics, Applied and Computational Harmonic Analysis, Bernoulli, Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, Econometrica, Electronic Journal of Statistics, International Journal of Statistics and Management Systems, International Journal of Wavelets, Multiresolution and Information Processing, International Statistical Review, Journal of Differential Equations, Journal of Econometric Theory, Journal of Econometrics, Journal of Multivariate Analysis, Journal of Nonparametric Statistics, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society B, Mathematical Methods of Statistics, Mathematical Reviews, Numerische Mathematik, Probability Theory and Related Fields, Sankhya, Scandinavian Journal of Statistics, SIAM Journal of Mathematical Analysis, Statistica Neerlandica, Statistica Sinica, Statistics, Statistics and Decisions, Stochastics and Dynamics, Stochastic Processes and their Applications, Zentralblatt für Mathematik; Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung, ZIF Bielefeld, National Science Foundations (Netherlands, USA)