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Dr. Rita Ghosh



Visiting scientist


Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL
Zürcherstrasse 111
8903 Birmensdorf


Birmensdorf Bi HP D 58



Autumn Semester 2023: Smoothing and Nonparametric Regression 401-0627-00 

ETH Graduate level course (D-Math): Friday afternoons 2pm-4pm; Sept 22, 2023 - Dec 22, 2023. Location: HG G 26.5. (log-in - consult this page for further announcements)

Suggested reading: Kernel Smoothing: principles, methods and applications, by: S.Ghosh, Wiley.

ETH, Zurich: Other Statistics courses < here >

Associate Editor: Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference (Elsevier)

Research Interests (see Research topics) Statistical Theory & Methods: nonparametric curve estimation, integral transforms, goodness-of-fit tests, time series, spatial processes. Applications: trend and surface estimation, species count problems, rapid change, exceedance, various large scale and long term aspect

Recent and upcoming conferences:

JSM 2023: "Statistics in the Environment", - an invited session at the Joint Statistical Meetings, Aug 5 - Aug 10, 2023, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

JSM 2023:  "Some statistical issues in long-term climate proxy data", Invited talk, session "Statistics in the Environment", at the JSM 2023, Toronto.

JSM 2022:  "Changes in a distribution function over time", Talk given in the session on "Estimation and Inference in Complex Systems", at the  Joint Statistical Meetings, Aug 6 - Aug 11, 2022, Washington, DC, USA.

JSM 2021: "Quantifying the anthropogenic fingerprint in climate change" - an invited session at the Joint Statistical Meetings, Aug 7 - Aug 12, 2021, Seattle, USA.