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Curriculum Vitae Prof. Dr. Joachim Kunert


  • 1981: Diploma Degree in Statistics (University of Dortmund)

  • 1982: Doctoral Degree in Statistics (University of Dortmund)

  • 1988: Postdoctoral lecture qualification in Mathematical Statistics (University of Trier)


  • 1981 - 1984: Research Assistant at the Department of Statistics, University of Dortmund
  • 1984 - 1989: Research Assistant at the Department of Mathematics, University of Trier
  • 1989 - 1993: Heisenberg-Scholar of the German Research Council (DFG)
  • Since 1994: Full Professor of Statistics, Chair of Mathematical Statistics and Applications in Nature Sciences, Department of Statistics, TU Dortmund

Sponsored Research Projects

  • Since 2009: Project leader in projekte B2 (until 2013) and C2 at the des Collaborative Research Center (SFB 823) "Statistical modelling of nonlinear dynamic processes" (sponsored by German Research Council, DFG)
  • 2008 - 2010: Project leader in project A7 at the Collaborative Research Center/ Transregio TRR 30 "Process-integrated manufacturing of functionally graded structures on the basis of thermo-mechanically coupled phenomena"
  • 2007 - 2010: Project leader of the joint research project "SKAVOE" (sponsored by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research )
  • 2004 - 2013: Project leader (since 2008 Speaker of the Group) of the Research Training Group "Statistische Modellbildung" (Statistical Modelling) (sponsored by DFG)
  • 2001 - 2009: Project leader (member of council) at the Graduate School "Production Engineering and Logistics" (sponsored by the Bundesland Nordrhein Westfalen)
  • 1998 - 2000: Project leader of the Research Group "Leben in Kurvenlandschaften, Flexibler Normalismus"  (sponsored by German Research Council, DFG)
  • 1998: Sabbatical at the ENITIAA de Nantes (sponsored by the Volkswagen Foundation)
  • 1997-2009: Project leader for projects A2 and C6 at the Collaborative Research Center (SFB 475) "Reduction of Complexity in Multivariate data Structures)", (sponsored by the German Research Council, DFG), since 2006: Project leader for project T2 at the SFB 475 (until 2010)
  • 1995 - 2003: Project leader at the Research Training Group "Applied Statistics" (sponsored by DFG)
  • Since 1994: Various small research projects with industrial partners (among others Procter and Gamble, Danone, Ruhrkohle AG)

Work with scientific companies

  • Since 1993: Member of the "Arbeitsausschuss Sensorik im Normenausschuss Lebensmittel und landwirschaftliche Produkte (NAL)" of the German Institute for Standardisation (DIN)

  • 1997 - 2001: Member of the advisary board of the Deutschen Region der Internationalen Biometrischen Gesellschaft (German region of the international biometric society)

  • 2007 - 2011: Member of the advisary board of the European Network of Business and Industrial Statistics (ENBIS)