CV

Employment

2018 - current: Postdoctoral research fellow at University of Exeter, U.K.
2018 - current: Visiting researcher at RIKEN R-CCS, Kobe, Japan
2015 - 2018: Postdoctoral fellow (FPR) at RIKEN AICS, Kobe, Japan
2013 - 2014: Postdoc at the Kapteyn Institute, Groningen, The Netherlands
2009 - 2013: PhD student at Sterrewacht Leiden, The Netherlands

Education

2007 - 2008: MSc Astrophysics at Sterrekundig Instituut Utrecht
2001 - 2007: BSc Physics and Astronomy at Universiteit Utrecht
1995 - 2001: Gymasium-beta at Gymnasium Celeanum Zwolle

Memberships

  • KNA (Royal Netherlands Astronomical Society, member)
  • IAU (International Astronomical Union, junior member)
  • JWG (Dutch youth organisation for astronomy, member)

Topics of interest

  • Computational astrophysics
  • Star clusters (lifetimes of ~ in galaxies, stellar encounters in ~)
  • Planetary systems (formation of ~, diversity in ~)
  • Large scale structure (simulations of ~, void systems in ~)
  • Outreach (public lectures, youth astronomy course, public articles)