Matthias Katzfuß

I am an Associate Professor in the Department of Statistics at Texas A&M University.

I'm the recipient of an NSF Career Award, a Fulbright Scholarship, and an Early Investigator Award by the ASA Section on Statistics and the Environment.

Contact Information

Matthias Katzfuss

Department of Statistics

3143 TAMU

College Station, TX 77843

Email: katzfuss@gmail.com

Office: Blocker 467B

Recent group news:

  • 5/2020: Paper on "Scaled Vecchia approximation for fast computer-model emulation" now on arXiv.
  • 5/2020: Paper on "Sparse Cholesky factorization by Kullback-Leibler minimization" now on arXiv.
  • 4/2020: R package GPvecchia, which implements a large class of Gaussian-process approximations, is available on CRAN.
  • 1/2020: Matthias was awarded a Development Fellowship grant to work with Earl Lawrence (LANL) on "Scalable Gaussian-Process Methods for the Analysis of Computer Experiments"
  • Postdoc position available. Apply by Nov 15, 2019. The position has been filled.
  • 11/2019: Paper on "A general framework for Vecchia approximations of Gaussian processes" accepted at Statistical Science. Preprint available on arXiv.
  • 10/2019: R package GPvecchia, which implements a large class of Gaussian-process approximations, is available on GitHub.
  • 9/2019: Paper on "Fine-scale spatiotemporal air pollution analysis using mobile monitors on Google Street View vehicles" accepted at JASA.
  • 6/2019: Paper on "Vecchia-Laplace approximations of generalized Gaussian processes for big non-Gaussian spatial data" now on arXiv. Corresponding code here.
  • 5/2019: Matthias is the recipient of an award from the Texas A&M Institute of Data Science for employment of a postdoctoral researcher.
  • 4/2019: Marcin has won third prize at the SETCASA poster session.
  • 3/2019: Paper on "Ensemble Kalman methods for high-dimensional hierarchical dynamic space-time models" accepted at JASA T&M.
  • 3/2019: Matthias is currently involved in 3 funded NASA projects (see CV for details).
  • 1/2019: Daniel has won an ASA Computing/Graphics Student Paper Award for his paper on "Vecchia-Laplace approximations of generalized Gaussian processes for big non-Gaussian spatial data."
  • 1/2019: Marcin has been named a winner of the 2019 ENVR Student Paper Competition for his paper on multi-resolution filters.
  • 1/2019: Matthias is now an Associate Editor for the Journal of the American Statistical Association (JASA).

Older news items can be found here.