Prof. Dr.-Ing. Bert Arnrich

Felicia Burtscher

Research Assistant, PhD Candidate

Phone: +49-(0)331 5509-4856

Room: G-2.1.13

Email: felicia.burtscher(at)hpi.de

Personal Information


  • 2012-2016: Bioinformatics (BSc), Freie Universität Berlin
  • 2013-2017: Mathematics (BSc), Freie Universität Berlin
  • 2016-2017: Philosophy & Mathematics (on exchange), University of Melbourne
  • 2017-2018: Theoretical Systems Biology (MSc), Imperial College London

Work experience:

  • 2013-2015: Student assistant in the Theoretical Biophysics group, Humboldt University Berlin
  • 2015-2016: Student assistant in Numerical Mathematics, Zuse Institute Berlin
  • 2015-2017: Teaching assistant and mentor at the Computer Science department, Freie Universität Berlin
  • 2016-2017: UROP student at Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Melbourne
  • and a few excursion to industry (BASF SE, Accenture)


Research Interests

  • Computational Topology/ Topological Data Analysis (TDA) & applications
  • Algebraic Statistics & graphical models, Bayesian networks
  • Brain-Computer Interface (BCI)
  • Affective Computing

For interested MSc students

Contact me if you are interested in writing your thesis or doing a Masters project in any of the above research fields ...or if you are just curious about finding out more about them!