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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 full professor at and head of Department of the Institute of Applied Statistics at the Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria (JKU). He was President of the Austrian Statistical Society (ÖSG), opens an external URL in a new window from 2014 until 2017. He gained his PhD in Statistics from the University of Vienna in 1991 and has worked as an assistant/associate professor at the University of Economics Vienna until 2006. His research interests are in the areas of experimental design and spatial statistics. Müller is the author of the book Collecting Spatial Data, opens an external URL in a new window and has co-edited six other books, has published more than 50 research papers in refereed journals, and has contributed more than 70 other publications, with currently over 2000 citations on Google Scholar, opens an external URL in a new window. He has been serving as Coeditor 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



Gabriele Mack-Niederleitner


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