Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Statistics

Prof. Dr. Brenda López Cabrera

JP Climate, Weather and Energy Analysis


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Work experience

since 04.2011  Junior Professor (W1), Humboldt - Universität zu Berlin

since 11.2011  Researcher at Center of Applied Statistics and Economics C.A.S.E.


2010  Ph.D. Financial Statistics, Humboldt - Universität zu Berlin.

2008  M.Sc. Statistics, Humboldt - Universität zu Berlin.

2006  M.Sc. Economics and Management Sciences, Humboldt - Universität zu Berlin.

2003  B.Sc. Actuarial Sciences, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM).


since 01.2012  Member of EMEE - Empirical Methods in Energy Economics

since 06.2011  Member of CASE, Center for Applied Statistics and Economics

since 06.2011  Member of the Society of Econometrics (SoFIE).

since 04.2011  Member of the DStatG Deutsche Statistische Gesellschaft.

Academic visits

12.2010    Taiwan National Central University, Graduate Institute of Statistics.

09.2010    Macquaire University, Australia. Department of Applied Finance.

09.2009 - 02.2010 Princeton University, Department of Statistics, ORFE.

03.2008    London School of Economics, Dep. Econometrics.

Grants and Awards

08.2008/09/10      Female Researchers Travelling Fellowship, HU

11.2006 – 03.2010 NAFÖG Scholarship, Berlin Senate (for Ph.D. studies).

09.2009 – 02.2010 CRC 649 Fellowship, HU

11.2008 – 05.2009 Energy Markets Fellowship, Energy Forum.

08.2008               Fellowship, 3rd Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings.

09.2004 – 10.2006 Alßan scholarship. European Commission (for Master studies)

09.2003               1st Prize National MEXDER Award, Mexican Stock Exchange and 

                          Central Bank of Mexico. Implemented by the Mexican Government. 

08.1998 – 08.2002 ITAM Scholarship (for Bachelor studies)


Journal of Energy Economics, Journal of Risk and Insurance, International Journal of Stochastic Analysis, The Annals of Applied Statistics, The Journal of Energy Markets, The Journal of Banking and Finance

Associate Editor of Computational Statistics, Physica Verlag


• Software: SAS, Matlab, R, C++, Xplore, MS-Office.

• Languages: Fluent in Spanish, English, German. Basic in Italian.

• Hobbies: Folk dancer, Sports, Physical Fitness Test (Sportabzeichen).