Richard Nickl

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Richard Nickl
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Born (1980-06-13) 13 June 1980 (age 40)
Alma materUniversity of Vienna
Scientific career
InstitutionsUniversity of Cambridge

Richard Nickl (born 13 June 1980) is an Austrian mathematician and currently Professor of Mathematical Statistics [1][2] at the University of Cambridge. He is also a fellow of Queens' College, Cambridge.

He grew up in Vienna, attended secondary school at the Theresianum there (graduating in 1998) and obtained his academic degrees from the University of Vienna, including a PhD in 2005.[3] He has made contributions to various areas of mathematical statistics, including non-parametric and high-dimensional inference and empirical process theory.[4] Jointly with Evarist Giné, he is the author of the monograph `Mathematical foundations of infinite-dimensional statistical models',[5] published with Cambridge University Press, which won the 2017 PROSE Award in the mathematics category.[6] He has been awarded the 2017 Ethel Newbold Prize of the Bernoulli Society and in 2015 was a recipient of a Consolidator Grant Award[7] by the European Research Council.

Selected publication[edit]

  • Evarist Giné & Richard Nickl, Mathematical foundations of infinite-dimensional statistical models, Cambridge University Press (2016)


  1. ^ "University of Cambridge website".
  2. ^ "University of Cambridge Reporter".
  3. ^ "Math genealogy project".
  4. ^ "Personal website".
  5. ^ "Cambridge University Press Website".
  6. ^ "PROSE Awards Website".
  7. ^ "ERC website" (PDF).