My activities

Some highlights

Visiting Scholar to Yale

I am invited as a Visiting Scholar for a 2-month visit to the Yale University's School of Medicine to work together with Smita Krishnaswamy on causality inference in high-quality gene regulatory data (July-August 2017).

Prize award for Willem Vermeulen (B.Sc.)

Willem Vermeulen has been awarded the Lanciersprijs for his outstanding B.Sc. thesis on the domestic migration in the Tilburg region and Rotterdam between 1815 and 1900, a data analysis of digitized municipal data records of 1.6 million persons. Similarly, last year Seyla Wachlin earned the Student Research Award.

Visiting Fellow in SG

I was granted a Visiting Fellowship for a 2-month visit to the Complexity Institute in the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore.

Organizer of CCS 2016

I was one of the main organizers of the Conference on Complex Systems 2016 (700+ participants) which takes place Sept. 19—22 in the historic Beurs van Berlage in Amsterdam.