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Dr. Katharina Hees

Statistik in den Biowissenschaften


Room 216
+49 231 755 - 3110
+49 231 755 - 5305
Fakultät Statistik
Technische Universität Dortmund
44221 Dortmund

Office Hours

  • by appointment

Research / Areas of Work

  • Extreme Value Theory and Statistics
  • Limit Theorems
  • (Adaptive) clinical trial designs, Bayesian trial designs

Short Vita


  • 01/2011 - 11/2014: Graduation to Dr. rer. nat. in the Stochastic Group at the Department of Mathematics, University of Siegen, Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Hans-Peter Scheffler
  • 10/2008 - 11/2010: Master in Mathematics, University of Siegen
  • 10/2005 - 08/2008: Bachelor in Mathematics, University of Siegen

Professional Experience

  • 01/2018 - today: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Chair for Statistics in Biosciences, Faculty of Statistics, TU Dortmund University
  • 04/2015 - 12/2017: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Institute of Medical Biometry and Informatics, University of Heidelberg, since 01/2017 Leader of the AG "Statistical Modeling"
  • 10/2014 - 03/2015: Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Stochastic Group of Prof. Dr. Hans-Peter Scheffler, Department of Mathematics, University of Siegen
  • 12/2010 - 09/2014: Research Assistant in the Junior Research Group "Fractal Geometry and Stochastic" of Dr. Uta Freiberg, Department of Mathematics, University of Siegen


  • Data Analysis for Spatial Planners (SS 2018)


  • S Mundiyanapurath, K Hees, N Ahmed, N Wahlgren, L Uhlmann, M Kieser, PA Ringleb, W Hacke, and S Nagel. Predictors of symptomatic intracranial haemorrhage in off-label thrombolysis: an analysis of the safe implementation of treatments in stroke registry. European journal of neurology.
  • Katharina Hees and Meinhard Kieser. Blinded sample size recalculation in clinical trials incorporating historical data. Contemporary clinical trials, 63:2–7, 2017.
  • Katharina Hees and Hans-Peter Scheffler. Coupled continuous time random maxima. Extremes,, 2017.
  • C Kesch, JP Radtke, F Distler, S Boxler, T Klein, C Hüttenbrink, K Hees, W Roth, M Roethke, HP Schlemmer, et al. Wertigkeit der multiparametrischen mrt und der mrt-trus-fusionsbiopsie bei primär negativ biopsierten patienten. Der Urologe, 55(8):1071–1077, 2016.
  • Katharina Hees and Hans-Peter Scheffler. On joint sum/max stability and sum/max domains of attraction. arXiv preprint arXiv:1606.03109, 2016 (to appear in Probab. Math. Statist.)
  • Katharina Hees. Gemeinsame Konvergenz von Summe und Maximum und das Grenzwertverhalten von gekoppelten continuous time random maxima. Verlag Dr. Hut, 2015.