Darmstadt Institute for Statistics and Operations Research

Who we are

The Darmstadt Institute for Statistics and Operations Research, abbreviated: DISO, is your competent partner for statistics and operations research at the Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences. It consists of professors and staff members of the Department of Mathematics with specialization in statistics, optimization, simulation, financial mathematics and data science. We advise and support in the context of:

  • research projects, doctorates and theses at our university,
  • third-party funding and research projects with external partners,
  • university administration projects and publications.


Our Goal

We want to bundle and expand the university's internal expertise in the areas of statistics, data science, and operations research, and incorporate it more strongly into interdisciplinary collaborations.

What we offer

Consulting and support

We offer qualified advice to all h_da students, staff, lecturers, doctoral students and external partners.

Our consulting service

Trainings and seminars

We offer regular and on-demand software courses (e.g. R, SPSS), methodology workshops and seminars.

Our courses

Fields of expertise

The members of our team are active in a wide range of fields and therefore have unique specializations.

Our skills



An overview of ongoing and completed projects that are being conducted or have been successfully completed at DISO.

Our project participations


An overview of DISO members' publications.


Selected publications


Presentations on research results and projects at DISO.


Our presentations


Frontier Technology for SMEs

Mathematicians at Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences (Hochschule Darmstadt, h_da) are developing innovative AI technologies in collaboration…

VDI Status Report on Simulation in Production and Logistics

The Expert Committee 204 "Modeling and Simulation" of the VDI Society for Production and Logistics assumes that with the current developments in the…

"Well-ordered Chaos"

Based on the digital data from 270,000 US patients, last winter, eight data science students from the h_da launched an ambitious practical project…

Prof. Dr. Horst Zisgen appointed to the Scientific Advisory Board of the Clausthal-Göttingen SWZ

Prof. Zisgen has been appointed as a member of the scientific advisory board of the Simulation Science Center (SWZ) Clausthal-Göttingen for a term of…

Financial System 2020: Booming Shadow Banks, Stumbling Banks

In the shadow of the Corona pandemic, another drama is currently emerging: the credit crunch in the SME sector. And this sometimes has structural…

"Maybe the Euro Zone Will Soon No Longer Exist"

Prof. Dr. Christoph Becker teaches mathematics at Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences (h_da). In the impact interview, the financial market…

Our Team



Counseling services for students

The Darmstadt Institute for Statistics and Operations Research supports students and Ph.D. students in their scientific work. Do you need advice?

Then use our inquiry form for your question. Please note that a consultation can only take place in compliance with your scientific supervisor. 


Consulting services for university members and external parties

You need support in the evaluation and analysis of your scientifically collected data? You have a scientific question in the fields of statistics, operations research or data analysis for which you need competent advice? You are welcome to send your request via our request form to the Darmstadt Institute for Statistics and Operations Research.


If you have further questions, suggestions or information requests, you can contact the DISO coordinator Florian Junge as follows: