Torsten Hothorn is Professor of Biostatistics ad personam at the Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Prevention Institute of the University of Zurich.

He received a Diploma in Statistics from the University of Dortmund in 2000 and a Dr. rerum naturalium in 2003 from the same university. From 2000 to 2007 he worked as a PhD student and later as PostDoc and lecturer at the Institute for Medical Informatics, Biometry, and Epidemiology of the Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg. In 2007 he accepted a position as Professor of Biostatistics at the Department of Statistics of the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich. Since April 2013 he is faculty member of the Medical Faculty and the Faculty of Science of the University of Zurich.


Current Publications

  • Torsten Hothorn, Jörg Müller, Leonhard Held, Lisa Möst, and Atle Mysterud. Temporal patterns of deer-vehicle collisions consistent with deer activity pattern and density increase but not general accident risk. Accident Analysis & Prevention, 81:143-152, 2015. [ bib | DOI | data | code ]
  • Torsten Hothorn and Achim Zeileis. partykit: A modular toolkit for recursive partytioning in R. Journal of Machine Learning Research, 2015. Accepted 2014-02-20. [ bib ]
  • Arne Kaldhusdal, Roland Brandl, Jörg Müller, Lisa Möst, and Torsten Hothorn. Spatio-phylogenetic multi-species distribution models. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 6(2):187-197, 2015. [ bib | DOI ]

Contact information:

Email: Torsten.Hothorn %at%

Prof. Dr. Torsten Hothorn
Universität Zürich - Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Prevention Institute
Hirschengraben 84
CH-8001 Zürich

Tel +41 44 634 48 17
Fax +41 44 634 43 86