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Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Werner G. Müller

Head of Department, Head of the Division (Data Acquisition and Data Quality)

Curriculum Vitae

Appointment as full professor at JKU Linz

venia docendi in statistics at Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU Wien),
then associate professor at WU Wien

Doctoral degree in social and economic sciences (statistics) with distinction at WU Wien,
then assistant professor at University Vienna

Magisterium (equivalent to master's degree) of social and business statistics with distinction at Universität Vienna

School leaving examination at BG Schwechat

Longer research and teaching stays and sabbaticals at IIASA Laxenburg (1986-88), IHS Wien (1988-90), University of Iowa (1993-94), Universität Wien (2001-02), Universade Salamanca (2005), Université Nice/Sophia-Antipolis (2010), University of Southampton (2016)

About me

Werner G. Müller is currently a full professor and department head at the Institute of Applied Statistics at the Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria (JKU). He served President of the Austrian Statistical Society (ÖSG), opens an external URL in a new window between 2014 and 2017. He earned his PhD in Statistics at the University of Vienna in 1991 and taught at the University of Economics Vienna as an assistant/associate professor until 2006. His research interests include the areas of experimental design and spatial statistics. Müller is the author of Collecting Spatial Data and has co-edited six other books, has published over 50 research papers in refereed journals, and contributed to over 70 other publications, with currently over 2000 citations on Google Scholar, opens an external URL in a new window. He has served as co-editor of Statistical Papers (Springer), opens an external URL in a new window since 2010.

Research Focus

  • Experimental Design
  • Spatial Econometrics


  • Mathematical Statistics
  • Econometrics
  • Applied Statistics

Office Hours

Wednesday from 17:15 and on appointment



Yuanyuan Li

+43 732 2468 6801