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Research student: The Institute for Mathematical Stochastics (research group Prof. Axel Munk)  is looking for a student assistant (20-60 h/months) in the project A1 of the RTG 2088. More information is available here.

Dr. Yoav Zemel
Foto Dr. Yoav Zemel

Institut für Mathematische Stochastik

Goldschmidtstrasse 7
37077 Göttingen

Room:Raum 2.185D, Gebaeude GZG: Goldschmidtstr. 3-5 (GZG)
Phone:+49 551 39 26102


Panaretos, V. M. & Zemel, Y. (2016)
Amplitude and phase variation of point processes.
The Annals of Statistics

Henshaw, J. M. & Zemel, Y. (2017)
A unified measure of linear and nonlinear selection on quantitative traits.
Methods in Ecology and Evolution 8(5):604-614.
This paper won the Robert May Prize, awarded to the first author by convention.

Zemel, Y.  & Panaretos, V. M. (2017+)
Fréchet Means and Procrustes Analysis in Wasserstein Space.
Bernoulli (to appear).

Masarotto, V., Panaretos, V. M. & Zemel, Y. (2018)
Procrustes metrics on covariance operators and optimal transportation of Gaussian processes.
Invited paper, Special Issue on Manifold Statistics, Sankhya A (to appear).

Panaretos, V. M. & Zemel, Y. (2018+)
Statistical Aspects of Wasserstein Distances.


Panaretos, V. M. & Zemel, Y. (2018+)
Introduction to Statistics in Wasserstein Spaces.
Springer Briefs in Probability & Mathematical Statistics (forthcoming).
Short CV
2010 Bachelor in mathematics and economics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, summa cum laude
2012 Master in applied mathematics, orientated in Statistics and Financial Mathematics
2017 PhD, École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, advised by Professor Victor M. Panaretos
2017 Postdoctoral researcher, École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne
2018 SNSF Early Postdoc.Mobility Fellow, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, mentored by Professor Axel Munk