Teaching

At the moment, I teach or coordinate the following courses:

  • 1BK00, Healthcare Information Systems
  • 1BM56, Business Intelligence
  • 1VA60, Software Development for Design

Thesis Supervision

I supervise a large number of Bachelor and Master theses. Click on the list below for more information on the completed theses.

Prices and nominations

  • Finalist for the “FEW Docent van het Jaar (Lecturer of the year) price” 2003/2004.

Courses taught in the past

  • Artificial intelligence
  • Business Intelligence Models
  • Computational intelligence
  • Computer systems and telematics (computer networks)
  • Computing with Matlab
  • Distributed systems
  • Data collection and analysis 2
  • Data mining and process mining
  • Fuzzy decision making
  • Health care and technology 2
  • Health care business information management
  • ICT
  • Informatics (coordinator)
  • Integration of economics and informatics
  • Intelligent decision analysis
  • Introduction to computer architecture
  • Master thesis proposal
  • Introduction to programming
  • Modelling and simulation (agent-based simulation)
  • Numerical methods
  • Programming
  • Programming and computers
  • Quantitative decision models
  • Scientific reporting
  • Security and ICT audit
  • Seminar Artificial intelligence and economics
  • Seminar Business Information Systems
  • Seminar Computational economics
  • Seminar Economics and ICT
  • Seminar Simulation
  • Software Engineering

Graduate courses taught

  • Research School for Operations Management and Logistics (Beta) Basic Course on Research Perspectives on Operational Processes, Enschede, The Netherlands, March 2012.
  • Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM) Research Clinic, Rotterdam, the Netherlands, January 2011.
  • Scientific director Summer School on Computational Intelligence in Health Care (CIHC 2010), Eindhoven, the Netherlands, September 2010.
  • Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM) Research Clinic, Rotterdam, the Netherlands, May 2010.
  • Scientific co-director, School for Information and Knowledge Systems (SIKS) Advanced Course on Computational Intelligence, Zeist, the Netherlands, October 2008.
  • SIKS/AI4IA (School for Information and Knowledge Systems) Advanced Course on Computational Intelligence, Vught, the Netherlands, April 2006.
  • Scientific co-director, School for Information and Knowledge Systems (SIKS) Advanced Course on Computational Intelligence, Zeist, the Netherlands, February 2005.
  • School for Information and Knowledge Systems (SIKS) Advanced Course on Computational Intelligence, Utrecht, the Netherlands, October 2001.
  • European Summer School on Fuzzy Logic Control, Delft, the Netherlands, April 1999.
  • Stichting Post Academisch Technisch Onderwijs (PATO) course on fuzzy logic, Delft, the Netherlands, 1996.

Supervision of Ph.D. projects

  • Promotor L. Waltman, Ph.D. thesis title “Computational and Game-Theoretic Approaches for Modeling Bounded Rationality”, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands, October 2011.
  • Promotor M. Lovric, Ph.D. thesis title “Behavioral Finance and Agent-Based Artificial Markets”, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands, March 2011.
  • Co-promotor K. Boer, Ph.D. thesis title “Agent-Based Simulation of Financial Markets”, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands, January 2008.
  • Co-promotor R. H. Bosma, Ph.D. thesis title “Using Fuzzy Logic Models to Reveal Farmers’ Motives to Integrate Livestock, Fish, and Crops”, Wageningen University, The Netherlands, December 2007.
  • Supervisor D. Vandic, topic “Semantic Web Enhanced Product Search”.
  • Supervisor D. Jovanovic, topic “Business Intelligence Based Approach to Customer Centricity”.
  • Supervisor A. Hogenboom, topic “Argumentation Discovery in Economics Literature”.
  • Supervisor F. Hogenboom, topic “Financial Events Recognition in News for Algorithmic Trading”.
  • Supervisor R. J. Almeida, topic “Learning and Adaptation in Complex Decision Models”.
  • Supervisor V. Milea, topic “Developing a Time-Based Ontology for Financial Web Information Systems”.
  • Member of the inner committee for T.Wang, Ph.D. thesis title “A TxQoS-aware Business Transaction Framework”, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands, November 2011.
  • Member of the inner committee for N. J. van Eck, Ph.D. thesis title “Methodological Advances in Bibliometric Mapping of Science”, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands, October 2011.
  • Member of the inner committee for M. Kagie, Ph.D. thesis title “Advances in Online Shopping Interfaces: product catalog maps and recommender systems”, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands, May 2010.
  • Member of the inner committee for Eelco van Asperen, Ph.D. thesis title “Essays on Port, Container and Bulk Chemical Logistics Optimization”, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands, November 2009.
  • Member of opposition committee for Zhiqiang Yan, Ph.D. thesis title “Business Process Model Repositories — Efficient Process Retrieval”, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands, September 2012.
  • Member of opposition committee for Kees van der Sluijs, Ph.D. thesis title “Model Driven Design and Data Integration in Semantic Web Information Systems”, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands, May 2012.
  • Member of opposition committee for Ricardo Seguel Pérez, Ph.D. thesis title “Business Protocol Adapters for Flexible Chain Formation and Enactment”, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands, February 2012.
  • Member of opposition committee for W. N. B. Tewari, Ph.D. thesis title “Model Based Development of Audit terms of Reference: a structure approach to IT auditing”, Free University Amsterdam, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands, June 2010.
  • Member of opposition committee for S. Vieira, Ph.D. thesis title “Soft Computing Techniques Applied to Feature Selection”, Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal, March 2010.
  • Member of opposition committee for Michael S. Bittermann, Ph.D. thesis title “Intelligent Design Objects (IDO)—A cognitive approach for performance-based design”, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands, October 2009.
  • Member of opposition committee for G. Budai, Ph.D. thesis title “Operations Research Models for Scheduling Railway Infrastructure Maintenance”, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands, June 2009.
  • Member of opposition committee for G. Nalbantov, Ph.D. thesis title “Essays on Some Recent Penalization Methods”, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands, September 2008.
  • Member of opposition committee for H. Ning, Ph.D. thesis title “Hierarchical Portfolio Management”, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands, December 2007.
  • Member of opposition committee for S. Mollov, Ph.D. thesis title “Fuzzy Control of Multiple–Input Multiple–Output Processes”, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands, December 2002.
  • Advisor and member of opposition committee for M. Setnes, Ph.D. thesis title “Complexity Reduction in Fuzzy Systems”, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands, February 2001.