Research Software Engineer

Christiaan Meijer


Christiaan has studied Psychology, Physics and Artificial Intelligence, all at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). Christiaan received his master’s in both Psychology and Artificial Intelligence, track Intelligent Systems. In his thesis, he applied reinforcement learning to the problem of learning new behaviour in the field of robotics. His specialties include machine learning, pattern recognition, computer vision and reinforcement learning.

During and after his study, he worked at Conclusion Learning Centers developing a Learning Management System (LMS). For this system, he developed various new functionalities which include a recommender system that recommends users products based on their previous behaviour and setting up new catalog search functionality using Elastic Search.

In 2013, Christiaan joined the Netherlands eScience Center as a Research Software Engineer to work on the eEcology project.

Key skills

  • Machine learning
  • Computer vision
  • MATLAB
  • Java
  • C#