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Dr. Peter Kauf

Dr. Peter Kauf

Dr. Peter Kauf

ZHAW School of Life Sciences and Facility Management
Fachstelle Bio-Inspired Modeling & Learning Systems
Einsiedlerstrasse 31a
8820 Wädenswil

peter.kauf@zhaw.ch

Personal profile

Position at the ZHAW

Lecturer in Mathematics and Statistics

http://www.ias.zhaw.ch

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

teaching:
- 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)

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

Professional milestones

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

Membership of networks

Projects

Publications

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.