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Dr. Rita Ghosh



collaboratrice scientifica


Istituto federale di Ricerca per la Foresta, la neve e il Paesaggio (WSL)
Zürcherstrasse 111
8903 Birmensdorf


Birmensdorf Bi HP D 55




Upcoming conferences:

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

FORECOMON 2021: Forest Monitoring to assess Forest Functioning under Air Pollution and Climate Change, WSL, Birmensdorf, Switzerland, 7-9 June 2021,

Recent conference:

JSM 2020: "On Structural Changes" - an invited session at the Joint Statistical Meetings, Aug 1 - Aug 6, 2020, Philadelphia, USA <online>

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, and other large scale and long term aspects

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

For students:


Graduate Level Course - Autumn 2021: Smoothing and Nonparametric Regression - 401-0627-00;

Fridays 10am - 12noon; Start date: 24.09.2021, End date: 24.12.2021

Reference: Kernel Smoothing: principles, methods and applications, by Sucharita Ghosh, Wiley.

Other Statistics courses at ETH, Zurich< here >

Topics for Thesis or Semesterarbeit: contact rita.ghosh(at)wslto make life hard for spam