Yoav Zemel

I am a Research Associate at the Statistical Laboratory, mentored by Professor Richard Samworth.

I am also College Research Associate at Magdalene College.

Statistical Laboratory, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge CB3 0WB.

Room D0.20 (Pavillion D)

lastname@statslab.cam.ac.uk (replace the first 8 characters by my surname)

(+44) 01223 339792

2007-2010 | B.Sc. in mathematics and economics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, summa cum laude |

2010-2012 | M.Sc. in applied mathematics, orientated in Statistics and Financial Mathematics, École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne |

2012-2017 | PhD, École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, advised by Professor Victor M. Panaretos |

2017 | Postdoctoral researcher, École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne |

2018-2019 | SNSF Early Postdoc.Mobility Fellow, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, mentored by Professor Axel Munk |

Panaretos, V. M. & An Invitation to Statistics in Wasserstein Spaces Springer Briefs in Probability & Mathematical Statistics. |

Heinemann, F., Munk, A., & __ Zemel, Y.__ (2022)

Randomised Wasserstein barycenter computation: Resampling with statistical guarantees.

Klatt, M., Munk, A., & __ Zemel, Y.__ (2020+)

Limit laws for empirical optimal solutions in stochastic linear programs.

Galasso, B., __ Zemel, Y.__ & de Carvalho, M. (2018+)

Bayesian semiparametric modelling of phase-varying point processes.

__ Zemel, Y.__ & Panaretos, V. M. (2019)

Fréchet Means and Procrustes Analysis in Wasserstein Space.

Masarotto, V., Panaretos, V. M. & __ Zemel, Y.__ (2019)

Procrustes metrics on covariance operators and optimal transportation of Gaussian processes.

Panaretos, V. M. & __ Zemel, Y.__ (2019)

Statistical Aspects of Wasserstein Distances.

Sommerfeld, M., Schrieber, J., __ Zemel, Y.__ & Munk, A. (2019)

Optimal Transport: Fast probabilistic Approximation with Exact Solvers.

Henshaw, J. M. & __ Zemel, Y.__ (2017)

A unified measure of linear and nonlinear selection on quantitative traits.

This paper won the Robert May Prize, awarded to the first author by convention.

Panaretos, V. M. & __ Zemel, Y.__ (2016)

Amplitude and phase variation of point processes.

The accompanying

** Zemel, Y.** (2020)

Discussion on "Functional models for time-varying random objects" by P. Dubey & H.-G. Müller.

Lent 2020: Topics in Statistical Theory

February 2021: Short course: Introduction to optimal transport in statistics at the Swiss Doctoral School in Statistics and Applied Probability