Jonas Peters

Jonas Peters

Member since 2016
born 1984
subject: Mathematics, Statistics

University of Copenhagen (Dänemark)
Department of Mathematical Science
Universitetspark 5
2100 Copenhagen

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Research Areas

  • Causality

  • Statistics

  • Machine Learning


Curriculum Vitae

  • since July 2019

    Professor of Statistics at University of Copenhagen

  • since August 2016

    Associate Professor of Statistics at University of Copenhagen

  • 2015

    Group Leader at Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, Tübingen

  • 2013-2015

    PostDoc (Marie Curie Intra-European-Fellowship) at ETH Zurich

  • 2014

    Visiting resarcher at CMU, Pittsburgh, USA

  • 2013

    Visiting resarcher at UC Berkeley, USA

  • 2012

    ETH Medal for an outstanding PhD thesis

  • 2009-2012

    PhD at MPI for Biological Cybernetics, Tübingen and ETH Zürich (supervisors: D. Janzing, B. Schölkopf and P. Bühlmann)

  • 2011

    Internship at Microsoft Research, Redmond, USA

  • 2009

    Diploma in Mathematics (minor: physics), University of Heidelberg

  • 2007

    Master of Advanced Study in Mathematics (Part III), University of Cambridge


  • Causal inference using invariant prediction: identification and confidence intervals

    J. Peters, P. Bühlmann, N. Meinshausen, in: Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series B (with discussion), 2016.

  • Causal Discovery with Continuous Additive Noise Models

    J. Peters, J.M. Mooij, D. Janzing, B. Schölkopf, in: Journal of Machine Learning Research 15:2009-2053, 2014.

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