curriculum vitae

Date of Birth June 17th, 1966
Place of birth Schiedam, the Netherlands
Nationality Dutch
Civil status Married to Pieter de Mast (www.windstreken.com); we have one son Teun
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Education
1990 Graduated at Rotterdam Conservatory
1996 M. Sc. degree in Psychology (direction: Research Methodology and Psychometrics), Leiden University. Cum laude
20-06-2001 Ph.D. degree in Social and Behavioral Sciences, Leiden University. Supervisors: Prof. dr. J. J. Meulman, and Prof. dr. S. Maes. Title of
thesis: “Discovering treatment covariate interaction: An integration of regression trees and multiple regression”. Cum laude
2012 IPMA-D (certificate for Project Management course, level D, organized by cito)
Work experience since graduating
1996 – 1998 0.2 fte methodological consultant, Health Psychology Section, Leiden University
1996 – 1998 0.8 fte research associate in the PIONEER project “Subject Oriented Multivariate Analysis” awarded to Prof.J. J. Meulman, Data Theory Group, Leiden University
1998 – 2001 1.0 fte research associate in the PIONEER project “Subject Oriented Multivariate Analysis”, Data Theory Group, Leiden University
2001 – 2002 0.80 fte post-doctoral fellow in the project “Relational Data Theory for the Behavioural Sciences”, Data Theory Group, Leiden University
2002 – 2006 0.70 fte post-doctoral fellow in the VENI-project “Modeling interaction effects as small trees in regression and classification”
2006 – 2007 0.70 fte assistant professor, Department of Education and Child Studies, Leiden University
2007 – 2011 0.75 fte Statistician at TNO (Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research) Quality of Life, Department of
Statistics
2011 – 2011 0.70 fte Statistician at TNO (Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research) Quality of Life, Department of Statistics
2011 – 2013 0.10 fte Researcher in the Quantitative Psychology and Individual Differences Research Group of the University KU Leuven, Belgium
2014 – aug 2015 0.40 fte Statistician at TNO (Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research), Statistics and Epidemiology
2014 – aug 2015 0.40 fte Assistant professor at Mathematical Institute, Leiden University
aug 2015 – now 0.80 fte Associate professor, Methodology and Statistics, Institute of Psychology, Leiden University
Teaching experience
2006 – 2008 Bachelor-courses (in Dutch): “Introduction in Statistics part I and II” for first and second year students in Social and Behavioral Sciences (at FSW, Leiden University)
2006 Course “Nonlinear Multivariate Data Analysis with Optimal Scaling”, University of Cassino, Italy.
2006 – 2007 Master-course: Applied Multivariate Data Analysis (at FSW, Leiden University)
2008 – now Supervisor of several Master theses and Internships of master students (at TNO, Leiden)
2012 – now Coach of junior researcher (at TNO, Leiden)
2012 – now Co-promotor of PhD-student (at Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)
2014 Master-course: Multivariate Analysis and Multidimensional Data Analysis (Master Statistical Science, Mathematical institute, Leiden University)
International work experience
19-04-2004 until 03-05-2004, working visit to Prof. J. H. Friedman, Department of Statistics, Stanford University, Stanford, USA
12-02-2001 until 4-03-2001, working visit to Prof. D. J. Hand, Department of Mathematics, Imperial College, London, UK
12-04-2000 until 11-05-2000, working visit to Prof. J. Ramsay, Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Honors, Awards, Grants, Funds
2002 VENI Grant, Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (Euro 200,000). VENI-project “Modeling interactions as small trees in regression and classification”, financed by the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (November 2002 – May 2006)
2005 Elected to the Young Division of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW-DJA)
2008 Visiting Professorship, Department of Economics, University of Cagliary, Italy
2010 Research Grant from Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport (VWS), program Long lasting Care (experiment VVI), for the project “Pilot study
D-screening: screening for developmental delay in young children by youth professionals” (92,000 Euro)
2011 ZonMw Grant (Netherlands Organization for Health Research and Development) for the research project: “Development of a prediction model for the early identification of Specific Language Impairment (SLI)” (158,000 Euro)
2013 UWV Grant for the research project “National development of Workexplorer and validation” (182,900 Euro)
Other academic activities
1998 – 2000 Graduate student representative in the Board of the Interuniversity Graduate School of Psychometrics and Sociometrics (IOPS)
2001 – 2006 IOPS post-doc
2006 – 2007 IOPS teacher
from 2001 Reviewer for Computational Statistics and Data analysis, Journal of Classification, Psychological Methods