People

Director

Prof. Wilco Hazeleger
Director
Prof. Wilco Hazeleger
Director

Wilco serves as director of the Netherlands eScience Center, connecting ICT (big data, computational science) with applications in scientific domains. Wilco also has a chair in Climate Dynamics at Wageningen University.

Directors Team

Dr. Aletta Debernardi
Director Operations
Dr. Aletta Debernardi
Director Operations

As Director Operations she is responsible for all financial and legal matters at the eScience Center, the administrative processes around our project portfolio, housing and office IT, and human resource management.

Prof. Rob van Nieuwpoort
Director eScience Technology & Project Leader
Prof. Rob van Nieuwpoort
Director eScience Technology & Project Leader

Rob is responsible for eScience Technology development in all projects, project leader of our eScience technology platform, and manager of the eScience engineers.

Dr. Frank Seinstra
Director eScience Program
Dr. Frank Seinstra
Director eScience Program

Frank supervises the development, implementation, and research of innovative eScience solutions in multidisciplinary research projects. He is a strong advocate of applying (and re-using) the latest results of state-of-the-art ICT research in large-scale compute- and data-intensive problems in various scientific research areas.

Technical Leads

Dr. Willem van Hage
Technical Lead Analytics
Dr. Willem van Hage
Technical Lead Analytics

Willem´s main research topics in the past 10 years are semantics, augmented sense making, visual analytics, information integration, and text mining.

Dr. Romulo Gonçalves
Technical Lead Data Management
Dr. Romulo Gonçalves
Technical Lead Data Management

Romulo works on the strategic collaboration between NLeSC and CWI Database group to research, design and implement a data management layer for Big Data problems.

Dr. Jason Maassen
Technical Lead Efficient Computing
Dr. Jason Maassen
Technical Lead Efficient Computing

Jason is interested in topics related to large scale distributed computing. At the Netherlands eScience Center he works on climate research projects.

Management Team

Dr. Nicolas Renaud
eScience Coordinator
Dr. Nicolas Renaud
eScience Coordinator

Dr. Adriënne Mendrik
eScience Coordinator
Dr. Adriënne Mendrik
eScience Coordinator

Dr. Rena Bakhshi
eScience Coordinator
Dr. Rena Bakhshi
eScience Coordinator

Dr. Ben van Werkhoven
eScience Coordinator
Dr. Ben van Werkhoven
eScience Coordinator

Within the Netherlands eScience Center Ben is involved in several projects in which he is responsible for accelerating scientific applications targeting GPU-clusters.

Dr. Jisk Attema
eScience Coordinator
Dr. Jisk Attema
eScience Coordinator

Jisk works as an eScience engineer on the Summer in the City project and is eScience coordinator for the humanities projects.

Dr. Elena Ranguelova
eScience Coordinator
Dr. Elena Ranguelova
eScience Coordinator

Elena is specialized in image processing, and works as an eScience Engineer on medical imaging and other multidisciplinary projects.

Dr. Lars Ridder
eScience Coordinator
Dr. Lars Ridder
eScience Coordinator

Lars’ research interests cover (bio)chemical informatics and simulations. He is responsible as engineer and project coordinator for multiple projects in the life-sciences and chemistry domains.

eScience Research Engineers

Dr. Evert Rol
eScience Research Engineer
Dr. Evert Rol
eScience Research Engineer

Stijn Heldens, MSc
eScience Research Engineer
Stijn Heldens, MSc
eScience Research Engineer

Dr. Inti Pelupessy
eScience Research Engineer
Dr. Inti Pelupessy
eScience Research Engineer

Valentina Maccatrozzo, MSc
eScience Research Engineer
Valentina Maccatrozzo, MSc
eScience Research Engineer

Dr. Wouter Kouw
eScience Research Engineer
Dr. Wouter Kouw
eScience Research Engineer

Dr. Ben de Vries
eScience Research Engineer
Dr. Ben de Vries
eScience Research Engineer

Dr. Felipe Zapata
eScience Research Engineer
Dr. Felipe Zapata
eScience Research Engineer

Laurens Bogaardt, MPhil
eScience Research Engineer
Laurens Bogaardt, MPhil
eScience Research Engineer

Dr. Yifat Dzigan
eScience Research Engineer
Dr. Yifat Dzigan
eScience Research Engineer

Bouwe Andela, MSc
eScience Research Engineer
Bouwe Andela, MSc
eScience Research Engineer

Tom Klaver, MSc
eScience Research Engineer
Tom Klaver, MSc
eScience Research Engineer

Dr. Martine de Vos
eScience Research Engineer
Dr. Martine de Vos
eScience Research Engineer

Yang Liu, MSc
eScience Research Engineer
Yang Liu, MSc
eScience Research Engineer

Dr. Atze van der Ploeg
eScience Research Engineer
Dr. Atze van der Ploeg
eScience Research Engineer

Faruk Diblen, MSc
eScience Research Engineer
Faruk Diblen, MSc
eScience Research Engineer

Dr. Gijs van den Oord
eScience Research Engineer
Dr. Gijs van den Oord
eScience Research Engineer

Dafne van Kuppevelt, MSc
eScience Research Engineer
Dafne van Kuppevelt, MSc
eScience Research Engineer

Dr. Berend Weel
eScience Research Engineer
Dr. Berend Weel
eScience Research Engineer

Lourens Veen, MSc
eScience Research Engineer
Lourens Veen, MSc
eScience Research Engineer

Dr. Arnold Kuzniar
eScience Research Engineer
Dr. Arnold Kuzniar
eScience Research Engineer

In 2015 Arnold joined the Netherlands eScience Center where he works on the application of semantic web technologies on biomedical data integration and knowledge discovery.

Dr. Vincent van Hees
eScience Research Engineer
Dr. Vincent van Hees
eScience Research Engineer

Vincent is specialized in analytical methods for life science projects.

Dr. Ronald van Haren
eScience Research Engineer
Dr. Ronald van Haren
eScience Research Engineer

Ronald studied aerospace engineering and is specialized in data analysis, remote sensing and Earth systems.

Johan Hidding, MSc
eScience Research Engineer
Johan Hidding, MSc
eScience Research Engineer

Johan studied astrophysics at the University of Groningen

Dr. Erik Tjong Kim Sang
eScience Research Engineer
Dr. Erik Tjong Kim Sang
eScience Research Engineer

Dr. Alessio Sclocco
eScience Research Engineer
Dr. Alessio Sclocco
eScience Research Engineer

Stefan Verhoeven, BSc
eScience Research Engineer
Stefan Verhoeven, BSc
eScience Research Engineer

Stefan is specialized in software development for life science projects.

Dr. Niels Drost
eScience Research Engineer
Dr. Niels Drost
eScience Research Engineer

Niels works on the water management project as well as general eScience infrastructure. Niels is also part-time guest researcher at the Leiden Observatory, where he applies distributed computing techniques to the AMUSE computational astronomy simulation framework.

Maarten van Meersbergen, MSc
eScience Research Engineer
Maarten van Meersbergen, MSc
eScience Research Engineer

Maarten is a core team eScience Engineer, where he focuses on visualization.

Jurriaan Spaaks, MSc
eScience Research Engineer
Jurriaan Spaaks, MSc
eScience Research Engineer

Jurriaan’s main responsibility as an eScience engineer is the implementation of inverse modeling algorithms such as DREAM, SCEM-UA, and SODA on cluster computers while improving the usability of these algorithms in the cluster environment.

Dr. Janneke van der Zwaan
eScience Research Engineer
Dr. Janneke van der Zwaan
eScience Research Engineer

Janneke works as an eScience Research Engineer on the Texcavator and From Sentiment Mining to Mining Embodied Emotions projects.

Christiaan Meijer, MSc
eScience Research Engineer
Christiaan Meijer, MSc
eScience Research Engineer

Christiaan's specialties include machine learning, pattern recognition, computer vision and reinforcement learning.

Dr. Carlos Martinez-Ortiz
eScience Research Engineer
Dr. Carlos Martinez-Ortiz
eScience Research Engineer

Carlos works as an eScience engineer on various Digital Humanities projects.

Dr. Patrick Bos
eScience Research Engineer
Dr. Patrick Bos
eScience Research Engineer

Patrick works as eScience Research Engineer on Digital Humanities and Physics projects, specializing in data mining and high performance optimization.

Dr. Sonja Georgievska
eScience Research Engineer
Dr. Sonja Georgievska
eScience Research Engineer

Sonja joined NLeSC in May 2015. She is an eScience Research Engineer on the project Massive Biological Data Clustering, Reporting and Visualization Tools.

Dr. Hanno Spreeuw
eScience Research Engineer
Dr. Hanno Spreeuw
eScience Research Engineer

Support Team

Frieda Kreuer, MSc
Communication internship
Frieda Kreuer, MSc
Communication internship

Dr. Tom Bakker
Science Policy Officer
Dr. Tom Bakker
Science Policy Officer

Noura Saïdi
Assistant Operations
Noura Saïdi
Assistant Operations

Karima El-Hadji
Secretary
Otto van Rhee
Coordinator Operations & HR Advisor
Otto van Rhee
Coordinator Operations & HR Advisor

Lode Kulik, MSc
Communications Advisor
Lode Kulik, MSc
Communications Advisor

Sacha van Breugel
Senior Secretary & Communications Assistant
Sacha van Breugel
Senior Secretary & Communications Assistant

Sacha is a Senior Secretary at the Netherlands eScience Center. She also acts as communications assistant and is responsible for the organization of eScience events.

Dr. Patrick Aerts
Advisor Alliances
Dr. Patrick Aerts
Advisor Alliances

Patrick is responsible for the Netherlands eScience Center added value, business, and other external contacts. He is also a member of several international (mainly European) advisory bodies and boards of e-infrastructures and organizations.

Board of Directors

Drs. Arnaud de Jong
Airbus Defence and Space Netherlands B.V.
Drs. Arnaud de Jong
Airbus Defence and Space Netherlands B.V.

Prof. Jan de Boer
University of Amsterdam
Prof. Jan de Boer
University of Amsterdam

Drs. Jan de Jeu
(Chair) Vice President of the Board of the University of Groningen, Board member of SURF
Drs. Jan de Jeu
(Chair) Vice President of the Board of the University of Groningen, Board member of SURF

Prof. Dr. Franciska de Jong
Prof. of Language Technology at University of Twente, Member of the Governing Board of NWO
Prof. Dr. Franciska de Jong
Prof. of Language Technology at University of Twente, Member of the Governing Board of NWO

Prof. Dr. Ir. Cock van Duijn
Professor of Genetic Epidemiology at Erasmus Medical Center, Program Director NIHES
Prof. Dr. Ir. Cock van Duijn
Professor of Genetic Epidemiology at Erasmus Medical Center, Program Director NIHES

Prof. Dr. Ir. Arnold Smeulders
Professor of Multimedia Information Analysis at University of Amsterdam, Chairman of the Board of Directors of COMMIT/
Prof. Dr. Ir. Arnold Smeulders
Professor of Multimedia Information Analysis at University of Amsterdam, Chairman of the Board of Directors of COMMIT/

eScience Advisory Committee

Prof. Carol Goble
Professor at the University of Manchester
Prof. Carol Goble
Professor at the University of Manchester

Prof. Sally Wyatt (Chair)
Professor of Digital Cultures in Development, University of Maastricht
Prof. Sally Wyatt (Chair)
Professor of Digital Cultures in Development, University of Maastricht

Prof. Tony Hey
Senior Data Science Fellow, eScience Institute, University of Washington
Prof. Tony Hey
Senior Data Science Fellow, eScience Institute, University of Washington

Prof. Inald Lagendijk
Chair of the Computer Science Department of Intelligent Systems at Delft University of Technology
Prof. Inald Lagendijk
Chair of the Computer Science Department of Intelligent Systems at Delft University of Technology

Prof. Kimmo Koski
Managing Director CSC – IT Center for Science, Finland
Prof. Kimmo Koski
Managing Director CSC – IT Center for Science, Finland

Dr. Marco de Vos
ASTRON
Dr. Marco de Vos
ASTRON

Dr. Marco de Vos is Managing Director of ASTRON, the Netherlands Institute for Radio-Astronomy. In addition he is professor (lector) of Computer Science and Sensor Systems at the Hanze Institute of Technology.

Principal Investigators

Dr. John Romein
ASTRON
Dr. Björn Baumeier
TU Eindhoven
Dr. Micheal Weedon
University of Exeter
Dr. Micheal Weedon
University of Exeter

Wim Som de Cerff
KNMI
Dr. Wouter van Atteveldt
VU University Amsterdam
Dr. Wouter van Atteveldt
VU University Amsterdam

Dr. Paola Grosso
University of Amsterdam
Dr. Paola Grosso
University of Amsterdam

Dr. Peter Bosman
CWI
Dr. Michel Dumontier
Maastricht University
Dr. Michel Dumontier
Maastricht University

Dr. Stefan Hickel
Delft University of Technology
Dr. Stefan Hickel
Delft University of Technology

Prof. Dr. Jaap van der Vegt
University of Twente
Prof. Dr. Jaap van der Vegt
University of Twente

Prof. Dr. Roel Verstappen
University of Groningen
Prof. Dr. Roel Verstappen
University of Groningen

Dr. Ivan Infante
VU University Amsterdam
Dr. Ivan Infante
VU University Amsterdam

Prof. Dr. Claudia Filippi
University of Twente - MESA+ Research Institute for Nanotechnology
Prof. Dr. Claudia Filippi
University of Twente - MESA+ Research Institute for Nanotechnology

Dr. Jan van Dijk
TU Eindhoven
Dr. Jan van Dijk
TU Eindhoven

Dr. Marnix Wagemaker
Delft University of Technology
Dr. Marnix Wagemaker
Delft University of Technology

Prof. Dr. Dick de Ridder
Wageningen University and Research Center
Prof. Dr. Dick de Ridder
Wageningen University and Research Center

Dr. Alexey Lyulin
TU Eindhoven
Dr. Alexey Lyulin
TU Eindhoven

Dr. Fred Wubs
University of Groningen
Dr. Fred Wubs
University of Groningen

Maureen van Eijnatten, MSc
VU University Medical Center
Maureen van Eijnatten, MSc
VU University Medical Center

Prof. dr. Christian Lange
Utrecht University
Prof. dr. Christian Lange
Utrecht University

Dr. Martin Reynaert
Tilburg University
Dr. Martin Reynaert
Tilburg University

Dr. Susan Hogervorst
Open University
Dr. Susan Hogervorst
Open University

Prof. Dr. G.J. Westerhof
University of Twente
Prof. Dr. G.J. Westerhof
University of Twente

Prof. Dr. Jos Roerdink
University of Groningen
Prof. Dr. Jos Roerdink
University of Groningen

Dr. Morag Henderson
University College London
Dr. Morag Henderson
University College London

Prof. dr. Hans van Lint
Delft University of Technology
Prof. dr. Hans van Lint
Delft University of Technology

Dr. Nirvana Meratnia
University of Twente
Dr. Nirvana Meratnia
University of Twente

Dr. Sebastian Bathiany
Wageningen University and Research Center
Dr. Sebastian Bathiany
Wageningen University and Research Center

Prof. Dr. Marcel J. Broersma
University of Groningen
Prof. Dr. Marcel J. Broersma
University of Groningen

Prof. Dr. Alexandre M.J.J. Bonvin
Utrecht University
Prof. Dr. Jurgen Vinju
CWI
Dr. Raul Zurita Milla
University of Twente
Dr. Raul Zurita Milla
University of Twente

Dr. Jeroen de Ridder
University Medical Center Utrecht
Dr. Jeroen de Ridder
University Medical Center Utrecht

Dr. Sarod Yatawatta
ASTRON
Dr. Daniel W. Kissling
University of Amsterdam
Dr. Daniel W. Kissling
University of Amsterdam

Dr. Steffen M. Olsen
Nansen Environmental and Remote Sensing Center
Dr. Steffen M. Olsen
Nansen Environmental and Remote Sensing Center

Jana Sillmann MSc
CICERO
Prof. Richard Visser
Wageningen University
Prof. Richard Visser
Wageningen University

Prof. Andre Dekker
MAASTRO clinic
Prof. Andre Dekker
MAASTRO clinic

Dr. Bernd Rieger
Delft University of Technology
Dr. Bernd Rieger
Delft University of Technology

Dr. Cornelis Wouter Hagen
Delft University of Technology
Dr. Cornelis Wouter Hagen
Delft University of Technology

Prof. Mark Huijbregts
Radboud University Nijmegen
Prof. Mark Huijbregts
Radboud University Nijmegen

Dr. Gijs van Dijck
Maastricht University
Dr. Gijs van Dijck
Maastricht University

Dr. Peter Hinrich
SURFnet
Dr. Wim M. Otte
UMC Utrecht
Dr. Wim M. Otte
UMC Utrecht

Dr. Anneke Sools
University of Twente
Dr. Anneke Sools
University of Twente

Dr. Malcolm Roberts
Met Office
Prof. Daan Crommelin
CWI
Dr. Sascha Caron
Nikhef
Dr. Sascha Caron
Nikhef

Dr. Sascha Caron teaches at the Radboud University in Nijmegen and does research in particle physics within the Nikhef consortium.

Dr. Albert-Jan Boonstra
ASTRON
Prof. Alfons Hoekstra
University of Amsterdam
Prof. Alfons Hoekstra
University of Amsterdam

Dr. Michael Lees
University of Amsterdam
Dr. Michael Lees
University of Amsterdam

Prof. Sander Klous
University of Amsterdam
Prof. Sander Klous
University of Amsterdam

Dr. Joeri van Leeuwen
ASTRON
Dr. Daan Geerke
VU University Amsterdam
Dr. Daan Geerke
VU University Amsterdam

Prof. Bettina Speckmann
TU Eindhoven
Dr. Wouter Verkerke
Nikhef
Dr. Francesco Carlo Nex
University of Twente
Dr. Francesco Carlo Nex
University of Twente

Dr. Francesco Carlo Nex is Assistant Professor at the Department of Earth Observation Science (ITC-EOS) of the University of Twente.

Dr. Dorothea Samtleben
Leiden University
Dr. Dorothea Samtleben
Leiden University

Dr. Dorothea Samtleben is associate professor at the Leiden Institute of Physics (LION). Samtleben is an observational cosmologist who has specialized in the faint polarization patterns in the cosmic microwave background pattern.

Prof. Ben Schmand
University of Amsterdam
Prof. Ben Schmand
University of Amsterdam

Dr. Christopher Tunnell
Nikhef
Dr. Christopher Tunnell
Nikhef

Dr. Christopher Tunnell is Postdoctoral Researchers at the Department of Astroparticle Physics of FOM-Nikhef

Dr. Vincent Robert
CBS-KNAW
Dr. Vincent Robert
CBS-KNAW

Dr. Vincent Robert is Group Leader at the Bioinformatics Group of CBS-KNAW Fungal Biodiversity Centre

Prof. Dr. Ir. Cees de Laat
University of Amsterdam
Prof. Dr. Ir. Cees de Laat
University of Amsterdam

Cees de Laat is Professor and leader of the System and Network Engineering Science Group at the University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands.

Dr. Richard Finkers
Wageningen University
Dr. Richard Finkers
Wageningen University

Richard Finkers is Researcher Genomics & Application Big Data in Plant Breeding at Wageningen University

Dr. Maarten Marx
University of Amsterdam
Dr. Maarten Marx
University of Amsterdam

Dr. Maarten Marx' current research interest is integration of large amounts of semi-structured, text-centric, data. His work on the parliamentary proceedings was recognized with the XML Holland Award 2008 and the Dutch Data prize (awarded by DANS-KNAW) 2012.

Prof. Lucas Visscher
VU University Amsterdam
Prof. Lucas Visscher
VU University Amsterdam

Prof. Lucas Visscher's group focuses on development and application of multiscale and multilevel methods for the description of complex molecular systems.

Dr. Chris de Graaf
VU University Amsterdam
Dr. Chris de Graaf
VU University Amsterdam

Dr. Chris de Graaf is assistant professor in the Division of Medicinal Chemistry at VU University. Currently, he is responsible for the computer-aided drug design research line, complementing the synthetic medicinal chemistry and molecular pharmacology programs.

Matern Otten, MSc
TNO
Matern Otten, MSc
TNO

Matern Otten is part of TNO's Expertise Group for Radar Technology and project leader on the eScience project RT SAR: An Architecture for Real Time Big Data Processing for AMBER.

Prof. Gert Vriend
Radboud University Nijmegen
Prof. Gert Vriend
Radboud University Nijmegen

Gert Vriend is senior professor Bioinformatics of Macromolecular Structures, and is the director of the Center for Molecular and Biomolecular Informatics at the Nijmegen Centre for Molecular Sciences at the Radboud University Medical Centre.

Dr. Lora Aroyo
VU University Amsterdam
Dr. Lora Aroyo
VU University Amsterdam

Lora Aroyo works in the area of Intelligent Information Systems as an assistant professor in the Web and Media Group, Department of Computer Science VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Prof. Piek Vossen
VU University Amsterdam
Prof. Piek Vossen
VU University Amsterdam

Prof. Piek Vossen is full Professor of Computational Lexicology at the VU University Amsterdam. In 2013 he won the prestigious Spinoza Award of the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO).

Prof. Huub Wijfjes
University of Groningen
Prof. Huub Wijfjes
University of Groningen

Prof. Huub Wijfjes is a media historian and professor by special appointment to the chair in Radio and Television History at the University of Amsterdam.

Dr. Arthur Weststeijn
KNIR
Dr. Arthur Weststeijn
KNIR

Dr. Arthur Weststeijn is Director of studies in history at Koninklijk Nederlands Instituut Rome. His research concerns the intellectual history of the Dutch Republic from an international perspective.

Prof. Karina van Dalen-Oskam
Huygens ING
Prof. Karina van Dalen-Oskam
Huygens ING

Prof. Karina van Dalen-Oskam is head of the department of Literary Studies. Her research focuses on computational literary studies.

Prof. Inger Leemans
VU University Amsterdam
Prof. Inger Leemans
VU University Amsterdam

Dr. Inger Leemans is professor of cultural history at the VU University Amsterdam and teaches (early) modern history at AUC.

Dr. Wynand Alkema
NIZO
Dr. Wynand Alkema
NIZO

Dr. Wynand Alkema holds the position of Group Leader Fermentation at NIZO. This group aims to exploit the metabolic potential and biological variation of micro-organisms to directly benefit the customers in improving their processes and products.

Prof. Dr. Thomas Bäck
Leiden Institute of Advanced Computer Science (LIACS)
Prof. Dr. Thomas Bäck
Leiden Institute of Advanced Computer Science (LIACS)

Thomas Bäck is head of the Natural Computing Research Group at the Leiden Institute of Advanced Computer Science (LIACS).

Prof. Simon Portegies Zwart
Sterrewacht Leiden of Leiden University
Prof. Simon Portegies Zwart
Sterrewacht Leiden of Leiden University

Prof. Simon Portegies Zwart is full professor of computational astrophysics at the Sterrewacht Leiden of Leiden University. His professional interests are high-performance computing and gravitational stellar dynamics, in particular the ecology of dense stellar systems.

Prof. Peter van Oosterom
Delft University of Technology
Prof. Peter van Oosterom
Delft University of Technology

Prof. Peter van Oosterom is professor at the Delft University of Technology (OTB) and head of the section ‘GIS Technology’. His research interests include map generalization (vario-scale), spatial databases, and land administration.

Prof. Peter Sloot
University of Amsterdam
Prof. Peter Sloot
University of Amsterdam

Prof. Peter Sloot is Distinguished Research Professor at the University of Amsterdam. He studies 'natural information processing' in complex systems by computational modeling and simulation as well as through formal methods.

Maurice de Kleijn, MA
Spatial Information laboratory (SPINlab)
Maurice de Kleijn, MA
Spatial Information laboratory (SPINlab)

Maurice de Kleijn works as a researcher at the Spatial Information laboratory (SPINlab). The main focus in his research is to study the role of geospatial technologies in historical and heritage landscape research.

Prof. Martin Kersten
CWI
Prof. Martin Kersten
CWI

Prof. Martin Kersten is a computer scientist with research focus on database architectures, query optimization and their use in scientific databases.

Prof. Maarten de Rijke
University of Amsterdam
Prof. Maarten de Rijke
University of Amsterdam

Prof. Maarten de Rijke leads the Information and Language Processing Systems group, one of the world's leading academic research groups in information retrieval. His research focus is on intelligent information access, with projects on self-learning search engines, semantic search, and social media analytics.

Prof. Joris van Eijnatten
Utrecht University
Prof. Joris van Eijnatten
Utrecht University

A specialist in cultural history, Joris van Eijnatten works on three overlapping and interrelated fields: the history of ideas, the history of religion, and the history of media and communication.

Dr. Jan-Willem Boiten
CTMM
Dr. Jan-Willem Boiten
CTMM

Dr. Jan-Willem Boiten is project manager for the TraIT (Translational research IT) project. In this role he is (co-) responsible for implementing a national IT infrastructure for storing, sharing, and analyzing translational research data.

Prof. Henk Scholten
VU University Amsterdam
Prof. Henk Scholten
VU University Amsterdam

Prof. Henk Scholten is professor in Spatial Informatics at the Faculty of Economics of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Since 2006 he is also professor in Geo Informatics at the Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

Prof. Guus Schreiber
VU University Amsterdam
Prof. Guus Schreiber
VU University Amsterdam

Prof. Guus Schreiber is professor at the Web & Media group of the Department of Computer Science, VU University Amsterdam, and part of the Network Institute. His interests lie in knowledge engineering, web science, and e-humanities.

Prof. Edwin Valentijn
University of Groningen
Prof. Edwin Valentijn
University of Groningen

Prof. Edwin Valentijn is professor in Astronomical Information Technology at the University of Groningen, coordinates the Target project and leads OmegaCEN, a National datacenter for wide field astronomical imaging

Prof. Bert Holtslag
Wageningen University and Research Center
Prof. Bert Holtslag
Wageningen University and Research Center

Prof. Bert Holtslag is affiliated to Wageningen University as Professor of Meteorology and as chair of the Meteorology and Air Quality Section. His particular interest is advancing the knowledge of the atmospheric boundary layer and the further understanding of the complex atmosphere-land interactions.

Prof. Willem Bouten
University of Amsterdam
Prof. Willem Bouten
University of Amsterdam

Within the Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics (UvA) Prof. Willem Bouten has a research group 'Computational Geo-Ecology' that focuses on behavioral responses of organisms to their environment and the culmination of these responses into different survival strategies.

Prof. Paul Tiesinga
Radboud University Nijmegen
Prof. Paul Tiesinga
Radboud University Nijmegen

Prof. Paul Tiesinga is Professor of Neuroinformatics at Radboud University Nijmegen. One of his aims is to help develop policies and procedures to achieve data sharing in the neuroscience/cognition domain.

Prof. Nick van de Giesen
Delft University of Technology
Prof. Nick van de Giesen
Delft University of Technology

Prof. Nick van de Giesen holds the Van Kuffeler Chair of Water Resources Management of the Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences. His main interests are the modeling of complex water resources systems and the development of science-based decision support systems.

Dr. Marco de Vos
ASTRON
Dr. Marco de Vos
ASTRON

Dr. Marco de Vos is Managing Director of ASTRON, the Netherlands Institute for Radio-Astronomy. In addition he is professor (lector) of Computer Science and Sensor Systems at the Hanze Institute of Technology.

Prof. Henri Bal
VU University Amsterdam
Prof. Henri Bal
VU University Amsterdam

Prof. Henri Bal is a professor of Computer Science at the Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam in the Netherlands. He is a well-known researcher in computer systems with a specialization in parallel computer systems, languages, and applications.

Prof. Henk Dijkstra
Utrecht University
Prof. Henk Dijkstra
Utrecht University

Prof. Henk Dijkstra is Professor of Dynamical Oceanography at Utrecht University. His group tries to make a contribution to understand the physics of the large-scale ocean circulation and the role of the ocean in the climate system through fundamental studies using concepts and methods from dynamical systems theory.

Dr. Bernard de Geus
Wageningen University and Research Center
Dr. Bernard de Geus
Wageningen University and Research Center

Dr. Bernard de Geus is Director of the public-private consortium in plant breeding “Technological Top Institute Green Genetics”. He has also been appointed Director of the Breed4Food consortium, a collaborative effort comprising four animal breeding companies and Wageningen UR.

Prof. Barend Mons
Leiden University Medical Center
Prof. Barend Mons
Leiden University Medical Center

Barend Mons is Professor of Biosemantics at Leiden University Medical Center.

Prof. Antal van den Bosch
Radboud University Nijmegen
Prof. Antal van den Bosch
Radboud University Nijmegen

Prof. Antal van den Bosch is Professor of Example-Based Models of Language at Radboud University Nijmegen. In his research he develops machine learning and language technology.

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