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Dr. René Locher

Dr. René Locher

Dr. René Locher

ZHAW School of Engineering
Forschungsschwerpunkt Data Analysis and Statistics
Technikumstrasse 81
8400 Winterthur

+41 (0) 58 934 78 10

Work at ZHAW

Position at the ZHAW

Research Associate and Project Manager

Professional development teaching

WBK R Boot Camp

Education and Continuing education

Expertise and research interests

Regression and General Additive Models (GAM, MLE, Robust Regression); Visualisation of Data; Clustering and Classification; Data Products; profound knowledge of R.
I am focussed on statistical data analysis in industrial, technical and environmental data including the design of measuring concepts and statistical consulting.

Professional milestones

1991-1999, ATAL/AWEL (Amt für Abfall, Wasser, Energie & Luft):
Designing and implementing the concept for monitoring VOC in ambient air.

Co-director of an intercantonal association who developed a concept for a data warehouse for ambient air concentrations and supervised the implementation.

Head of the board "ambient air" of Cercl Air (Cercl Air = Swiss Society of experts in air pollution controle).

1999-2000, Seminar für Statistik, ETH Zürich: Assistant lecturer of Advanced Applied Statistics. Owner of single-member company "Locher Statistics".

Educational background

1984: Diploma in Chemistry, ETH Zürich
1991: PhD in Physical Chemistry, ETH Zürich
1999: Advanced Studies in Applied Statistics, ETH Zürich

Membership of networks



Articles in scientific journal, peer-reviewed
Other publications