## Research interests

- Stochastic geometry and geometric probability
- Limit theorems for random geometric structures
- Malliavin calculus and Stein's method
- Convex and Integral geometry

## Current teaching

Summer term 2016

**Stochastic geometry**

lecture: Tuesday 8-10, NA 3/64

exercise class: TBA

**Seminar on stochastic geometry**

block seminar April 22-23 in room NA 3/24**RTG 2131 seminar**

Monday 17-18 at the campus in Essen

For my past teaching see here

## Short CV

- Since 04|2013 I am professor (W1) at Ruhr University Bochum
- From 11|2012 until 03|2013 I was member in the group of Peter Eichelsbacher at Ruhr University Bochum and member of the SFB/TR-12
Symmetries and Universality in Mesoscopic Systems - From 10|2012 until 11|2012 I was guest in the group of Giovanni Peccati at Luxembourg University
- From 10|2010 until 09|2012 I was scientific assistant in the group of Matthias Reitzner at Osnabrück University
- In 09|2010 I got my PhD in Mathematics from the University of Fribourg (Switzerland) under the supervision of Andreas Bernig
- From 10|2007 until 09|2010 I was scientific assistant at the University of Fribourg (Switzerland)
- In 07|2007 I got my diploma in mathematics from the Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena under the supervision of Martina Zähle

I am one of the principal investigators in the Research Training Group (RTG) 2131 High-Dimensional Phenomena in Probability-Fluctuations and Discontinuity.

## Editorial activities

I am member of the editorial board of the following journals

- Journal of Applied Probability and Advances in Applied Probability
- Elemente der Mathematik (Elements of Mathematics)

## Working group

- Julian Grote (PhD student)
- Dinesh Kannan (exchange student for a summer internship)
- Awais Khalid (exchange student for a summer internship)

Former members: Dr. Christian Deuß (2013-2016), Dr. Anselm Reichenbachs (2015-2016)

## Publications

**My coauthors:** David Alonso-Gutiérrez, Mareen Beermann, Imre Bárány, Richard Cowan, Laurent Decreusefond, Christian Deuß, Peter Eichelsbacher, Tobias Fissler, Uta Freiberg, Hans-Otto Georgii, Julian Grote, Julia Hörrmann, Daniel Hug, Kai Krokowski, Günter Last, Christoph Leuenberger, Werner Nagel, Nguyen Ngoc Linh, Giovanni Peccati, Mathew D. Penrose, Bram Petri, Joscha Prochno, Claudia Redenbach, Anselm Reichenbachs, Matthias Reitzner, Tomasz Schreiber (1975-2010), Matthias Schulte, Viola Weiß, Wolfgang Weil, Marcus Wohler, Joe Yukich

- Large deviations for random projections of ℓ
_{p}^{n}-balls - the complete picture (jointly with David Alonso-Gutiérrez and Joscha Prochno)

Preprint - Intrinsic volumes and Gaussian polytopes: the missing piece of the jigsaw (jointly with Imre Bárány)

Preprint - Isotropic constant of random polytopes with vertices on an ℓ
_{p}-sphere (jointly with Julia Hörrmann and Joscha Prochno)

Preprint - Poisson approximation of the length spectrum of random surfaces (jointly with Bram Petri)

Preprint - Gaussian polytopes: a cumulant-based approach (jointly with Julian Grote)

Preprint - A random cell splitting scheme on the sphere (jointly with Julia Hörrmann and Christian Deuß)

Preprint - Concentration and moderate deviations for Poisson polytopes and polyhedra (jointly with Julian Grote)

Preprint - Limit theory for the Gilbert graph (jointly with Matthias Reitzner and Matthias Schulte)

Preprint - Birth-time distributions of weighted polytopes in STIT tessellations (jointly with Nguyen Ngoc Linh)

Preprint - Central limit theorems for the radial spanning tree (jointly with Matthias Schulte)

Random Structures & Algorithms (2016+) - Poisson point process convergence and extreme values in stochastic geometry (jointly with Matthias Schulte)

Chapter in the forthcoming book

Stochastic analysis for Poisson point processes: Malliavin calculus, Wiener-Ito chaos expansions and stochastic geometry

(edited by Giovanni Peccati and Matthias Reitzner)

Springer & Bocconi Series (2016+) - Discrete Malliavin-Stein method: Berry-Esseen bounds for random graphs and percolation (jointly with Kai Krokowski and Anselm Reichenbachs)

The Annals of Probability (2015+) - Functional Poisson approximation in Kantorovich-Rubinstein distance with applications to U-statistics and stochastic geometry (jointly with Laurent Decreusefond and Matthias Schulte)

The Annals of Probability 44, 2147-2197 (2016) - Berry-Esseen bounds and multivariate limit theorems for functionals of Rademacher sequences (jointly with Kai Krokowski and Anselm Reichenbachs)

Annales de l’Institut Henri Poincaré, Probabilité et Statistique 52, 763-803 (2016) - Asymptotic theory for statistics of the Poisson-Voronoi approximation (jointly with Joe Yukich)

Bernoulli 22, 2372–2400 (2016) - A four moments theorem for Gamma limits on a Poisson chaos (jointly with Tobias Fissler)

ALEA Latin American Journal of Probability and Mathematical Statistics 13, 163–192 (2016) - Cumulants on Wiener chaos: moderate deviations and the fourth moment theorem (jointly with Matthias Schulte)

Journal of Functional Analysis 270, 2223–2248 (2016) - The mixing property of STIT tessellations revisited (jointly with Christian Deuß)

North-Western European Journal of Mathematics 2, 1-15 (2016) - Malliavin-Stein method for Variance-Gamma approximation on Wiener space (jointly with Peter Eichelsbacher)

Electronic Journal of Probability 20, Article 123 (2015) - Branching random tessellations with interaction: a thermodynamic view (jointly with Hans-Otto Georgii and Tomasz Schreiber)

The Annals of Probability 43, 1892-1943 (2015) - Poisson polyhedra in high dimensions (jointly with Julia Hörrmann, Daniel Hug and Matthias Reitzner)

Advances in Mathematics 281, 1–39 (2015) - Intersection and proximity for processes of flats (jointly with Daniel Hug and Wolfgang Weil)

Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications 426, 1–42 (2015) - New Berry-Esseen bounds for non-linear functionals of Poisson random measures (jointly with Peter Eichelsbacher)

Electronic Journal of Probability 19, Article 102 (2014) - Moments and central limit theorems for some multivariate Poisson functionals (jointly with Günter Last, Mathew D. Penrose and Matthias Schulte)

Advances in Applied Probability 46, 348-364 (2014) - Asymptotic shape of small cells (jointly with Mareen Beermann and Claudia Redenbach)

Mathematische Nachrichten 287, 737-747 (2014) - Distances between Poisson k-flats (jointly with Matthias Schulte)

Methodology and Computing in Applied Probability 16, 311-329 (2014) - The character of planar tessellations which are not side-to-side (jointly with Richard Cowan)

Image Analysis and Stereology 33, 39-54 (2014) - Hausdorff dimension of visibility sets for well-behaved continuum percolation in the hyperbolic plane

Brazilian Journal of Probability and Statistics 28, 73-82 (2014) - Geometry of iteration stable tessellations: Connection with Poisson hyperplanes (jointly with Tomasz Schreiber)

Bernoulli 19, 1637-1654 (2013) - The combinatorial structure of spatial STIT tessellations (jointly with Viola Weiß)

Discrete and Computational Geometry 50, 649-672 (2013) - On the arrangement of cells in planar STIT and Poisson line tessellations (jointly with Claudia Redenbach)

Methodology and Computing in Applied Probability 15, 643-654 (2013) - Exact computation and approximation of stochastic and analytic parameters of generalized Sierpinski gaskets (jointly with Uta Freiberg)

Methodology and Computing in Applied Probability 15, 485-509 (2013) - Gamma limits and U-statistics on the Poisson space (jointly with Giovanni Peccati)

ALEA Latin American Journal of Probability and Mathematical Statistics 10, 525-560 (2013) - Shape-driven nested Markov tessellations (jointly with Tomasz Schreiber)

Stochastics 85, 510-531 (2013) - Limit theorems for iteration stable tessellations (jointly with Tomasz Schreiber)

The Annals of Probability 41, 2261-2278 (2013) - Second-order comparison of three fundamental tessellation models (jointly with Claudia Redenbach)

Statistics 47, 237-257 (2013) - The scaling limit of Poisson-driven order statistics with applications in geometric probability (jointly with Matthias Schulte)

Stochastic Processes and their Applications 122, 4096-4120 (2012) - Second-order theory for iteration stable tessellations (jointly with Tomasz Schreiber)

Probability and Mathematical Statistics 32, 281-300 (2012) - Spatial STIT tessellations: distributional results for I-segments (jointly with Viola Weiss and Werner Nagel)

Advances in Applied Probability 44, 635-654 (2012) - Arak-Clifford-Surgailis tessellations: Basic properties and variance of the total edge length

Journal of Statistical Physics 144, 1329-1339 (2011) - Intrinsic volumes of the maximal polytope process in higher dimensional STIT tessellations (jointly with Tomasz Schreiber)

Stochastic Processes and their Applications 121, 989-1012 (2011) - Supplementary results for length distributions in planar STIT tessellations

Forma 26, 1-6 (2011) - Second-order properties and central limit theory for the vertex process of iteration infinitely divisible and iteration stable random tessellations in the plane (jointly with Tomasz Schreiber)

Advances in Applied Probability 42, 913-935 (2010) - New mean values for homogeneous spatial tessellations that are stable under iteration (jointly with Viola Weiß)

Image Analysis and Stereology 29, 143-157 (2010) - The distribution of the number of nodes in the relative interior of the typical I-segment in homogeneous planar anisotropic STIT tessellations

Commentationes Mathematicae Universitis Carolinae 51, 503-512 (2010) - Moments of the length of line segments in homogeneous planar STIT tessellations

Image Analysis and Stereology 28, 69-76 (2009) - A first attempt to fractal mosaics

Proceedings of the 10th European Conference of ISS.; (V.Capasso et. al. Ed.), The MIRIAM Project Series, Vol. 4, ESCULAPIO Pub. Co., Bologna, Italy (2009) - A Markov chain algorithm for determining crossing times through nested graphs (jointly with Uta Freiberg)

Discrete Mathematics & Theoretical Computer Science, Proc. AI 502-522 (2008) - Exact and asymptotic results for intrinsic volumes of Poisson k-flat processes (jointly with Matthias Schulte)

unpublished manuscript

**Other texts**

- Geometry of iteration stable random tessellations

PhD Thesis 2010, University of Fribourg (Switzerland) - Fraktale Eigenschaften zufällig iterierter selbstähnlicher Mosaike

Diploma Thesis 2007, Friedrich-Schiller University Jena - Berechenbare Zahlen (jointly with Christoph Leuenberger)

Die Wurzel 09+10/11 - Fraktale Geometrie 1 - 4

Die Wurzel 09+10/07, 11/07, 12/07 & 09/09 - Der Satz von Pick

Die Wurzel 09+10/08 - Gleichwinklige n-Ecke und gleichseitige n-Ecke (jointly with Marcus Wohler)

Die Wurzel 07/05 - "Wie jedes Jahr ..."

Die Wurzel 12/03

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Prof. Dr. Christoph Thäle

Faculty of Mathematics

Ruhr University Bochum

Room NA 3/68

44780 Bochum

Germany

Room: NA 3/68

Tel.: 0234 - 32 - 28988