Huser, Raphael

Postdoctoral Fellows
Ph.D., 2013, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL)​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Now Assistant Professor at KAUST; see​


I am giving a short course on Statistics of Extreme Events. The slides, exercises and solutions may be downloaded below:

Univariate Extreme-Value Theory (Lecture​, Exercises​, Solutions​, R code).
Multivariate Extreme-Value Theory (Lecture​, Exercises​, Solutions​, R code).
Spatial Extremes (Lecture​).

Research Interests

Statistical modeling and inference for extreme events in space and time, Nonstationarity in spatial extremes, Environmental statistics, Composite likelihoods, Spatial interpolation for large datasets

Selected Publications


2013: Ph.D. in Statistics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL)
2009: M.Sc. in Applied Mathematics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL)
2007: B.Sc. in Mathematics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL)


2014: EPFL doctorate award 2014​ (2 laureates selected among 403 theses defended)
2010: Winner of the Ph.D. poster competition, Workshop on Environmetrics, Boulder CO, USA
2009: 2nd prize for the best poster summarizing the master project, Mathematics Institute, EPFL, Switzerland

KAUST Affiliations

Computer, Electrical and Mathematical Sciences and Engineering (CEMSE)