University of Bremen - Faculty 3 - Mathematics
Institute for Statistics
Working group Mathematical Statistics

Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae of Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Thorsten Dickhaus

Personal data


Dr. rer. nat. Dickhaus

Given names:


Date of birth:

December 1st, 1977

Place of birth:


Name of father:

Hans Joachim Dickhaus

Profession of father:

Painter and varnisher

Name of mother:

Ursula Dickhaus

Profession of mother:

Bank clerk


One brother (born in 1980)

Marital status:

married to Supansa Namuangruk

Education and professional career

Scholar education:

Gemeinschaftsgrundschule Remscheid-
Reinshagen from 1984 to 1986

Gemeinschaftsgrundschule Wermelskirchen-
Höferhof from 1986 to 1988

Städtisches Gymnasium Wermelskirchen from 1988 to 1997
Participation at the Deutsche SchülerAkademie (DSA)
in Gaesdonck during summer holidays 1996

General qualification for university entrance
obtained in June of 1997

Community Service:

At Youth hostel Burg an der Wupper, Solingen
from August 1st, 1997 to August 31st, 1998

Vocational Training:

Mathematical-technical assistant at
Forschungszentrum Jülich
from September 1st, 1998 to February 19th, 2001
with final examinations passed at IHK Köln


Parallel to vocational training:
Studies in Technomathematics at University of Applied Sciences Aachen, Campus Jülich
from winter semester 1998/1999 to summer semester 2003
Diploma obtained on April 9th, 2003

Honour badge from University of Applied Sciences Aachen
received on November 21st, 2003

Master studies in "Mathematics and application fields"
at the Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf
from winter semester 2003/2004 to winter semester 2004/2005

Master of Science (M. Sc.) degree obtained in March 2005

Doctorate in Natural Sciences (Mathematics) at the
faculty of mathematics and natural sciences of the
Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf
during winter semester 2007/2008

Ph. D. certificate obtained on January 15th, 2008

Professional Activity:

After vocational training worked in learnt profession
at Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH
from February 20th, 2001 to September 30th, 2003

During master studies worked as student assistant
at the Institute of Mathematics of the
Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf

Research assistant at the Institute of Biometrics and Epidemiology
of the German Diabetes Center Düsseldorf
from April 1st, 2005 to June 30th, 2005

Scientific staff member at the Institute of Biometrics and Epidemiology
of the German Diabetes Center Düsseldorf
from July 1st, 2005 to June 30th, 2008

PostDoc position at the Machine Learning / Intelligent Data Analysis group
of the Berlin Institute of Technology from July 1st, 2008 to March 31st, 2010

Junior professor of mathematical statistics at the Department of
Mathematics at Humboldt-University Berlin from April 1st, 2010
to September 30th, 2013

Stand-in professor for applied statistics at Clausthal University of Technology
during summer term 2011

Scientific staff member at the Weierstrass Institute for Applied Analysis
and Stochastics (WIAS) Berlin from October 1st, 2013 to March 14th, 2015

Full professor of mathematical statistics at University of Bremen
from March 15th, 2015 to present

Special skills and qualifications


Latest Modification: 09.10.2015, Thorsten Dickhaus