Geleyn Meijer Appointed AUAS Rector
Geleyn Meijer has been appointed Rector of the AUAS. Geleyn is currently dean of the faculty of Digital Media and Creative Industries (an ADS Gold Partner). From 1 July 2018 he will start in his new position.
Geleyn graduated in Robotics and Computer Science at the University of Amsterdam in 1991. He was a partner and managing director at LogicaCMG Management Consulting from 1993 to 2011. In that period he was also associate professor at the UvA. Since 2011 he has been working at the AUAS. In addition to his dean’s office, Meijer is AUAS-wide portfolio holder for ICT and education. Under his leadership, the Center of Expertise Amsterdam Creative Industries Network was established.
The rector has the focus areas of education, research, appointment policy lecturers and valorisation in the portfolio and will play a leading role in stimulating and innovating education and research at the AUAS on the basis of ICT.
More information on the appointment HERE
CWI researcher Peter Boncz has been appointed as one of the 2022 fellows of the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM).
The ADS Thesis Award winners for 2022 are Philipp Sommerhalter and Sarah Kwakkelaar in the BSc category and Krijn Doekemeijer and Julia Sudnik for the MSc category. The winners were announced at the ADS Highlights Event on the 8th of December 2022!
A symposium entitled ‘From Systems and Networks to Complex Cyber Infrastructures’ took place on 9th December 2022 in honor of Cees de Laat (UvA IvI) and Leon Gommans (UvA IvI).