Personal information

Born: 1979, Jihlava, Czech Republic

Nationality: Czech Republic


Ph.D., Statistics, Charles University in Prague, 2008
(advisor: Petr Volf, thesis title: Neyman’s smooth tests in survival analysis)

MSc, Statistics, Charles University in Prague, 2003


Since 2016: Masaryk University Brno, Institute of Mathematics and Statistics
Assistant Professor of Statistics

2013–2015: University of Bern, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine
Supervisors: Hansjakob FurrerMatthias Egger

2012–2013: University Hospital Lausanne, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine
Supervisor: Murielle Bochud

2008–2012: Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, EPFL), Institute of Mathematics, Chair of Mathematical Statistics
Postdoctoral Researcher
Supervisor: Victor Panaretos

2005–2008: Institute of Information Theory and Automation, Prague
Research Assistant
Supervisor: Petr Volf

2004–2008: Charles University in Prague, Department of Statistics
Research Assistant, Teaching Assistant
Supervisor: Petr Volf

Qualifications and skills


General orientation: statistics and probability (statistical methods and theory, modelling, data analysis, computing and simulation, probability theory, stochastic processes)

Research interests: statistical modelling and inference for stochastic processes, functional and multivariate data analysis, survival and event history analysis, point processes, complex and high dimensional data, inverse problems, non- and semi-parametric procedures, quantile methods, goodness-of-fit inference, robust analysis, applications to natural science (e.g., molecular biology, geophysics, public health…)

Background in other fields of mathematics (numerical analysis, optimisation,…)


Served as a teaching assistant for introductory and advanced courses in statistics (for students of mathematics and other disciplines), supervised student projects and theses (Charles University in Prague, 2004–2008; EPFL, 2008–2012), served as a committee member/reviewer for masters and doctoral theses

Academic service

Reviewer for The Annals of Statistics, Biometrika, Communications in Statistics, Computational Statistics, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series B, Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, Kybernetika, Mathematical Reviews, Scandinavian Journal of Statistics, Statistical Modelling, Statistics, Statistics and Decisions

Awards and honours

Best Paper Award, Kybernetika Journal, Prague, 2009

McKinsey Award for an Outstanding Masters Thesis, Charles University in Prague, Department of Statistics, 2003


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