Short Curriculum Vitae of Robert J. Mokken

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Personal Data

Name:		Mokken, Robert Jan
Address: Franklinstraat 18, 1171 BL, Badhoevedorp, The Netherlands
Phone: +31 (0)20 659 3459
Fax: +31 (0)20 659 8999


University of Amsterdam
Professor Emeritus Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences (FMG)
Informatics Institute, Information and Language Processing Systems (ILPS)

University of Groningen
Interuniversity Center for Social Science Theory and Methodology (ICS)

Born: April 28, 1929 at Djakarta, Indonesia

Formal Training

1949-'52      	Royal Naval Institute (Koninklijk Instituut voor de Marine), Den Helder
1961 Doctoraal examen Political and Social Sciences, University of Amsterdam
(cum laude: majors: political science, economics and mathematical statistics)
1970 Ph. D., University of Amsterdam (Social Sciences; cum laude)

Professional Career


Since 1994 independent consultant and researcher statistical ICT and quantitative methods

1961-'69 Assistant professor Institute of Masscommunications, University of Amsterdam
Research fellow Mathematical Centre
(CWI: Centre for Mathematics and Computer Science), Amsterdam
Assistant professor Quantitative Methods and Statistics,
Institute for Political Science, University of Amsterdam
1970-'1994 Professor of Political Science, Statistics and Quantitative Methods,
University of Amsterdam
1974-'75 Invited Visiting Professor Advanced Methods, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
1979- 1990 Director of Information Technology and Computing, Statistical Methods and Development,
Statistics Netherlands – CBS (The Netherlands Central Bureau of Statistics)
1987-1990 Board of the Interuniversity Graduate School of Psychometrics and Sociometrics (IOPS)
Since then member IOPS
1990 Knight Order of the Lion of the Netherlands
1991-1999 Cofounder and acting director MultiM/IT Research and Consultancy BV
(since 1999 owned by drs. J.W. Mokken)
1994- Emeritus professor, University of Amsterdam
1994- Member Interuniversity Center for Social Science Theory and Methodology
1994-1995 Acting director iec ProGAMMA, Groningen, Netherlands

Some academic and professional activities

Member Dutch Statistical Association  (VVS)
Elected Member of the International Statistical Institute (ISI)
Member Institute for Mathematical Statistics (IMS)
Member American Statistical Association (ASA)
Member International Association of Statistical Computing (IASC)

1973-'74 Fellow Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences
(NIAS), Wassenaar
1977-'78 Scientific committee COMPSTAT-'78 (3rd symposium on Computational Statistics),
Leiden (The Netherlands), August 21-25, 1978
1978-'84 Executive board of The Netherlands Statistical Association
(Nederlandse Vereniging voor Statistiek en Operationele Research)
1979-'90 Advisory committee on fundamental research,
Research Institute for Small and Medium-Sized Business in The Netherlands
(Economisch Instituut voor het Midden- en Kleinbedrijf (EIM)
1981-'84 Advisory committee Minister for Science Policy
(Klankbordcommissie Minister voor Wetenschapsbeleid)
1981-'82 Scientific committee COMPSTAT-'82 (5th symposium on Computational Statistics),
Toulouse (France), August 30 - September 3, 1982
1983-'85 National Organizing Committee and Executive Committee Centenary Session
International Statistical Institute (ISI) 45th Session,
Amsterdam (The Netherlands), August 12-22, 1985
1992 International Seminar on Statistical Confidentiality,
Eurostat/International Statistical Institute,
Chairman Session 3: Mathematical Aspects of Data Protection;
8-10 September 1992, Dublin, Ireland
1994-1999 Boardmember Council for Mathematics of the Netherlands Royal Academy of Sciences (KNAW)
1994-1998 Council of European Regional Section,
International Association of Statistical Computing (IASC)
1995 Chairman Session II: Spectral Analysis Processing Systems and Tools,
International Symposium on Spectral Sensing Research '95 (ISSSR),
26 November-1 December 1995, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
2000-2001 Fellow Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences
(NIAS), Wassenaar
2003 Lecture/workshop Spatial Feature Detection in Multispectral Images from Remote Sensing,
May 26th – June 1st, 2003. US Army ERDC Topographic Engineering Center,
Alexandria VA, USA
Invited Opening Keynote Lecture Irish Machine Vision and Image Processing Conference,
(IMVIP 2003) 3rd-5th September 2003. Coleraine: University of Ulster
1990-2004 Evaluation and review of proposals and projects of 4th and 5th Framework Programmes
of the Commission of the European Communities, e.g.:
- rapporteur Evaluation Panel
Directorate-General for Science, Research and Development (DG XII),
Commission of the European Communities
Evaluation of the DOSES Programme Development of Statistical Expert Systems (1989-1993),
Brussels: European Commission, 1993
evaluator/reviewer in various calls in 4th and 5th FP's:
DOSIS (4th FP), EPROS (5th FP), GALILEO (5th FP)
external monitoring expert ADDSIA (EP 22950) project (4th FP)
internal monitoring expert MISSION (IST-1999-10655) project (5th FP)
final review projects in geographic information systems and remote sensing (4th FP)
evaluator projects slot CPA4 of the IST programme
(5th Framework Programme, European Commission),
Brussels 30 September-3 October, 1999.