Dr. Benjamin Säfken

Research interests

  • Prediction
  • Semiparametric Regression
  • Model Selection
  • Deep Distributional Learning
  • Unstructured Distributional Regression
  • Artifical Intelligence and Statistics

You can find a few topics related to my research interests for master theses here


  • Summer School Data Science (SoSe 2019)
  • Daten Lesen Lernen (SoSe 2019)
  • Graduate Seminar in Statistics and Econometrics (SoSe 2019)
  • Statistisches Praktikum (SoSe 2019)
  • Deep Learning Seminar (WiSe 2018/19)
  • Fortgeschrittene Mathematik (WiSe 2018/19)
  • Graduate Seminar in Statistics and Econometrics (WiSe 2018/19)
  • Statistisches Praktikum (WiSe 2018/19)
  • Summer School Data Science (SoSe 2018)
  • Graduate Seminar in Statistics and Econometrics (SoSe 2018)
  • Statistisches Praktikum (SoSe 2018)

Current Projects

  • In the winter term (WS19/20) I am (stand-in) professor at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich for "Statistik und Data Science in Sozial- und Geisteswissenschaften"
  • Deep Learning Algorithmen – Methoden, Entwicklungen und gesellschaftliche Konsequenzen, funded by Campus QPlus
  • Daten Lesen Lernen, funded by Siemens-Nixdorf Stiftung und Deutscher Stifterverband