Prof. Dr. Philipp Otto

Prof. Dr. Philipp Otto
Prof. Dr. Philipp Otto
External Employees
Institute of Cartography and Geoinformatics

Curriculum Vitae

  • Career

    July 1989: Born in Leipzig

    2008-2011:  Bachelor of Science "International Business Administration", European University Viadrina, Frankfurt (Oder)

    2010-2011: Semester abroad at the State University of St. Petersburg, Russia

    2012-2016: Doctorate (Dr. rer. pol.) at the European University Viadrina, Frankfurt (Oder), topic of the dissertation "Spatial and spatio-temporal processes - modelling and recognition of spatial structural breaks with applications in economics and biometrics"

    2017-2018: Head of the research group "Detection and Surveillance of Spatial and Spatiotemporal Cluster", Center for B/Orders in Motion, European University Viadrina , Frankfurt (Oder)

    Since Sep. 2018: Junior Professor for "Big Geospatial Data", Leibniz University Hannover

    2020-2021: Stand-in professor "Spatial Data Science and Statistical Learning", University of Göttingen

  • Member in associations

    Since 2013: Treasurer and board member of the German Statistical Society (DStatG)

    American Statistical Association

    Deutsche Mathematiker Vereinigung

    Fachgruppe Stochastik

    International Association for Statistical Computing

    The Environmetrics Society

    Bundesverband Deutscher Volks- und Betriebswirte

    Since 2019: Member of the Braunschweig Scientific Society (Young Researchers, JBWG)

  • Editorial board memberships

    Since 2021: Associate Editor AStA Advances in Statistical Analysis

    Since 2021: Associate Editor Environmetrics

    Since 2022: Associate Editor AStA Wirtschaft- und Sozialstatistisches Archiv  

Research interests

  • Spatiotemporal statistics

  • Statistical/machine learning

  • Statistical network models