PhD Theses

PhD Theses

The following list contains all the PhD theses which I have supervised during my active service at the University of Klagenfurt (1994 – 2020) and as an Emeritus Professor since October 2020.

GEBHARDT, ALBRECHT: Neuronale Netze - Eine Alternative in der Räumlichen Statistik?
KOBOLTSCHNIG, ROSE-GERD: Anwendung Bayesscher Modelle in der räumlichen Epidemiologie am Beispiel von Lungen-Karzinomdaten in Westösterreich
GRUBE, SVEN: Die Anwendung Generalisierter Linearer Modelle zur Bestimmung kleinräumlicher Disparitäten der Pathogenese. Eine Darstellung von Atemwegsproblemen und Lungenerkrankungen in Klagenfurt und Umland
(Cooperation with Magistrat Klagenfurt)
MLEKUSCH, GERHARD: Bewältigungsstrategien von Dialyse- und Nierentransplantationspatienten - ein empirischer Vergleich
(Cooperation with Primar Prof. Dr. O. Wieser, LKH Klagenfurt)
DE LUCA, CRISTINA: Statistical Concepts and Methods for Run-to-Run Control in Semiconductor Lithography
(Cooperation with Infineon Villach, Advanced Process Control Unit)
GEBHARDT, CLAUDIA: Bayessche Methoden in der geostatistischen Versuchsplanung
WENDLER, TILO (2004): Determinanten von Benutzerzufriedenheit und Kosten von IT-Systemen am Beispiel des Server-based Computings (Cooperation with Deutscher Sparkassenverband Berlin)
RODIGA-LASSNIG, PETRA: Die Anwendung von Cox Modellen und Gibbs Sampling zur Einschätzung des unternehmerischen Risikos von Gewährleistungspflichten in der industriellen Produktinnovation
(Cooperation with Philipps HGW Klagenfurt)
SPÖCK, GUNTER: Bayesian Spatial Prediction and Sampling Design
(Funded by FWF-Project “Spatial Sampling Design for Correlated Observations”, joint project with Prof. W.G. Mueller, JKU Linz)
PLUCH, PHILIPP: Theory for Quantum Probability: A reformulation and an application of classical stochastic theory for quantum probability and quantum statistical inference
(Funded by EU-FP6-IST Project “SECOQC – Secure Communication in Quantum Cryptography”)
MURINGER, SONJA: Advanced Process Control based on Multivariate Control Charts and Dynamic Linear Models (Cooperation with Infineon Villach)
KRAIGER, BJÖRN: Value at Risk - Bayesscher Zugang und Verifikation konkreter Probleme anhand von ausgewählten Monte Carlo Methoden
(Cooperation with Pioneer Investment Vienna)
HOFER, VERA: Statistical Process Management in the Aggregates Industry
Promotio sub auspiciis praesidentis in May 2008
(Part of the EUREKA-Project E!2536 PETROSCOPE)
KAZIANKA, HANNES: Spatial Modeling and Interpolation Using Copulas Promotio sub auspiciis praesidentis in March 2010 (funded by EU-FP6-IST Project “INTAMAP - Interoperability and Automated Mapping”)
RASS, STEFAN: On Information-Theoretic Security: Contemporary Problems and Solutions (co-supervised with Prof. Dr. P. Horster)
LEWITSCHNIG, HORST: Stress Interaction Models (Cooperation with Infineon Villach)
PÖTSCH, LAURA: Early Failure Detection by Robust Statistics and Spatial Point Processes (Cooperation with Infineon Villach)
HUSSAIN, IJAZ: Spatio-temporal Interpolation and Spatial Sampling Design for Precipitation in Pakistan during Monsoon (funded by Higher Education Commission HEC, Pakistan)
NKURUNZIZA, HERMENEGILDE: Spatiotemporal association between malaria and climate in Burundi (funded by the North-South Dialogue Programme, Austrian Academic Exchange Service OEAD)
BLUDER, OLIVIA: Prediction of Smart Power Device Lifetime based on Bayesian Modeling (Cooperation with KAI Villach, Competence Center for Industrial and Automotive Applications)
MULYK, MICHAEL: Application of Unsupervised Spectral Unmixing Techniques in Medical Image Processing (Cooperation with CTR Villach, Carinthian Tech Research, COMET I Programme, “Snapshot Imaging” Project)
GRIEDL, DOMINIK (2012): Portfoliooptimierung mit alternativen Anlageklassen
KÖNIG, SANDRA: Stochastic Analysis of Security and Capacity of a Quantum Network
MOHSIN, MUHAMMAD: A New Class of Distributions Generated from Functional Scale Parameter (funded by Higher Education Commission HEC, Pakistan)
KURZ, DANIEL: Novel Models for Assessing Early Life Deviation Probabilities (funded by ENIAC-JU-FP7-Project „EPT300 – Enabling Power Technologies for 300mm Wafers”)
PLANKENSTEINER, KATHRIN: Application of Bayesian networks Bayesian and stochastic models to Predict Smart Power Switch Lifetime (Cooperation with KAI Villach)
ARNOLD, THOMAS: Multivariate Analysis of Hyperspectral Image Data from Human Soft Tissue Tumors (Cooperation with CTR Villach)
ZERNIG, ANJA: Device Level Maverick Screening (Cooperation with KAI Villach)
KHAN, FIRDOS: Hydrological Projections, Statistical Downscaling and Copula Modeling Applied to Reservoir Management in the Upper Indus Basin, in View of Climate Change (Cooperation with Higher Education Commission of Pakistan)
NIEMETZ, CHRISTIAN: Statistical Design for Process Optimization and its Application to the Decorepaper Industry Promotio sub auspiciis praesidentis in December 2018 (Cooperation with IPAC Villach)
RIAZY, SHIRIN: Automatic Sleep-Staging of Two-Channel EEG Measurements (Cooperation with HTW Berlin and Charite Berlin, funded by DFG)
POSCH, KONSTANTIN: Regularization of Statistical Models with a Focus on Bayesian Methods (funded by HORIZON2020/ENIAC-JU-Project „iDev40 – Integrated Development for Industry4.0”)
VOLLERT, NATALIE: Gaussian process surrogates with increased flexibility for modeling computer simulation output (Cooperation with CTR/Silicon Alps Lab Villach)
ALAGIĆ, DŽENANA: Quantification and Prediction of Damage in SAM Images of Semiconductor Devices (Cooperation with KAI Villach)
SCHLINTL, ANNA THERESA: Bayesian Inverse Problems In All-At-Once Formulations(Co-supervised with Prof. Dr. B. Kaltenbacher)
JELLEN, ANNA: Optimization Approaches for NP-Hard Real-World Routing and Scheduling Problems (Co-supervised with Prof. Dr. Ph. Hungerländer)

Current PhD Projects

SHABBIR, WAQAS: Spatio-temporal Modeling and Analysis of Dengue Virus and Landslide Monitoring Data Sets in Pakistan
(PhD Project funded by HEC, Pakistan, and OEAD, Austria)
PLUM, PATRICK: Bayesian credible interval estimation for serial reliability systems - An application for semiconductor FIT Rates
(Cooperation with KAI and Infineon Villach, FFG Project Power 2020)
PETSCHNIGG, CHRISTINA: Bayesian Regularization of 3D Point Cloud Classification and Segmentation Frameworks for Simulation Model Generation in the Automotive Industry
(Cooperation with BMW München)