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**Peter Jost Huber** (born 25 March 1934) is a Swiss statistician. He is known for his contributions to the development of heteroscedasticity-consistent standard errors.^{[1]}

Peter J. Huber | |
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Born | |

Nationality | Swiss |

Alma mater | ETH Zürich |

Known for | Heteroscedasticity-consistent standard errors |

Scientific career | |

Fields | Statistics |

Institutions | ETH Zürich Harvard University Massachusetts Institute of Technology University of Bayreuth |

Doctoral advisor | Beno Eckmann |

Doctoral students | David Donoho Emery N. Brown |

A native of Wohlen, Aargau, Huber earned his Ph.D. at the ETH Zürich in 1962, under supervision of Beno Eckmann. He later changed his research area from topology to statistics.^{[2]} In 2012, he became one of the inaugural fellows of the American Mathematical Society.^{[3]}

**^**Cameron, A. Colin; Trivedi, Pravin K. (2005).*Microeconometrics: Methods and Applications*. Cambridge University Press. pp. 137–139. ISBN 0-521-84805-9.**^**DasGupta, Anirban (2005). "A Conversation with Larry Brown".*Statistical Science*.**20**(2): 193–203.Peter was a topologist by training and became a statistician.

**^**List of Fellows of the American Mathematical Society, retrieved 2015-05-06.

- Peter J. Huber at the Mathematics Genealogy Project