ADS Management Team in 2018
At the ADS Highlights event in December (see event report here), Maarten de Rijke was thanked for his long-standing commitment to ADS activities as Chair since 2014.
Lynda Hardman (pictured) will now take over this position from Maarten from January 2018. Lynda is a Senior Researcher in the Information Access Group at CWI, and Professor of Multimedia Discourse Interaction at Utrecht University. Previously Lynda was President of the Board of Informatics Europe.
Additionally, Jaap Heringa (VU) will also join the ADS Management Team and Peter Boncz (CWI) will join the ADS Supervisory Board.
The Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) and Data Science Center (DSC) of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) are joining forces in a new joint fellowship for (teams of) researchers interested in exploring the intersection of data science and other disciplines. The first fellow of the new program, Dr. Davide Ceolin, will start his fellowship at the IAS on June 17. Ceolin is currently affiliated with CWI.
Nanda Piersma, lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences (AUAS), has been appointed as a crown member of the Social and Economic Counsil (SER). This is the first time that a lecturer has been appointed as member of the SER. Nanda Piersma was approached because of her expertise in the field of digitisation.