Maarten van Steen new member board of NWO Domain Science

4 June 2019

The NWO Executive Board has appointed Maarten van Steen as a new board member for the NWO Domain Science, as of 1 January 2020. He will succeed Arjen Doelman.

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Maarten van Steen works in the field of networked computer systems, with an emphasis on wireless systems as well as more traditional distributed systems. He is an alumnus of the University of Twente where he graduated in 1983 in applied mathematics. After completing his PhD at the Computer Science department in Leiden, Van Steen worked at TNO Delft, where he carried out research on parallel computing and gained his first experience in research management. He continued his academic career at Erasmus University Rotterdam and later at VU University Amsterdam, where he was appointed full professor in 2002.

 Since January 2015 he is scientific director of the digitalization research institute of the University of Twente: The Digital Society Institute. He chairs the ICT Research Platform Netherlands (IPN), representing all Dutch academic departments and institutes. He is currently also chair of the NWO Round Table Computer Sciences. As of 1 January 2020, he will step down as chair of IPN and withdraw from the NWO Round Table Computer Science.

Source: NWO