Dr. Helmut Pitters

Short CV

  • since 2018: Postdoc, University of Mannheim
  • 2017-2018: Postdoc, TU Dresden
  • 2015-2017: Neyman Visiting Assistant Professor, UC Berkeley
  • 2013-2015: PhD in Statistics, Oxford University
  • 2012: Diploma in Mathematics, University of Tübingen


  • "On the number of segregating sites", 2017, Arxiv-link
  • "Preferential attachment trees, m-ary trees, and beta coalescents"
  • "Lifting linear preferential attachment trees yields the arcsine coalescent", 2016, Arxiv-link
  • "Small-time behaviour and hydrodynamic limit of beta coalescents" with Luke Miller, 2016, Arxiv-link
  • "A spectral decomposition for the Bolthausen-Sznitman coalescent and the Kingman coalescent" with Jonas Kukla, Electron. Comm. Probab. 20, paper 87, 1--13, 201, Link
  • "Absorption time and tree length of the Kingman coalescent and the Gumbel distribution" with Martin Möhle, Markov Process. Related Fields 21, 317--338, 2015, Arxiv-link
  • "A spectral decomposition for the block counting process of the Bolthausen-Sznitman coalescent" with Martin Möhle, Electron. Comm. Probab. 19, paper 47, 1--11, 2014, Link