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Dr. Peter Kauf

Dr. Peter Kauf

Dr. Peter Kauf

ZHAW School of Life Sciences and Facility Management
FG Data Management and Visualisation
Einsiedlerstrasse 31a
8820 Wädenswil

Work at ZHAW

Position at the ZHAW

Lecturer in Mathematics and Statistics

Education and Continuing education

Expertise and research interests

transdisciplinary statistics (main applications in life sciences)
predictive analytics
data science
computational mathematics
innovative learning and teaching in mathematics

major projects
- statistics

- Mathematics 1+2 for env. engineering
- Data analysis for 5th term env. engineering
- Statistics with R (env. engineering, food technology)
- Biostatistics (Master Life Sciences)
- Data Management and Visualization (Master Life Sciences)
- Matlab (biotechnology)

Professional milestones

2006 - 2011 Scientific Assistant ETH Zurich
since 2011 Lecturer ZHAW in Mathematics and Statistics
since 2014 CEO PrognosiX AG

Educational background

2001 - 2006 Studies in Mathematics ETH Zurich (applied mathematics, theoretical physics), MSc. ETH
2006 - 2011 PhD Thesis ETH Zurich (applied computational mathematics), Dr. Sc. ETH

Membership of networks



Articles in scientific journal, peer-reviewed
Book parts, peer-reviewed
Conference contributions, peer-reviewed
Other publications
Oral conference contributions and abstracts

Publications before appointment at the ZHAW

K. Schmidt and P. Kauf. Computation of the Band Structure of Two-Dimensional
Photonic Crystals with hp Finite Elements. Comp. Meth. App. Mech. Engr.,
198:1249 – 1259, 2009.

P. Kauf, M. Torrilhon, and M. Junk. Scale-Induced Closure for Approximations of
Kinetic Equations. J. Stat. Phys., 141(5):848–888, 2010.