This page provides a selection of my (mostly current) teaching-related activities.


Teaching-related activities

  • Since 2022, I am director of education of the LIACS bachelor programmes Informatica (Computer Science) and Data Science & Artificial Intelligence.
  • In 2023, I was honored to be nominated (top three) for the “LUS Onderwijsprijs 2023”, a yearly teaching award of Leiden University.
  • From 2018 to 2021, I was chair of the program committee (“opleidingscommissie”) of the BSc Informatica programme.
  • From 2018 to 2022, I was involved in the EU Erasmus+ project on curriculum development in artificial intelligence and data science.
  • From 2018 to 2023, as part of my fellowship of the Leiden Teacher’s Academy (LTA), I ran a project on collaborative learning from (code) peer reviews.
  • From 2017 to 2018, I served as the coordinator of the Minor Data Science.
  • I am extremely grateful for the students that elected me Faculty of Science Teacher of the Year 2016. Thanks!

Student supervision

You can always come to me with your ideas for a bachelor or master project or thesis related to my research interest, such as network science, social network analysis, complex networks, graph mining, graph algorithms, etc.
A list of previous students can be found below.

  • Bachelor students: Vincent Sieraal (2017), Erik Soelaksana (2017), Heleen van Sonsbeek (2018), Mitch Angenent (2019), Robert Blinde (2019), Michael Bosch (2019), Yven Lommen (2020), Bram Honig (2020), Cem Sevingil (2021), Koen Hagen (2021), Lonneke Lommers (2022), Tristan Dieles (2022), Zoë Abhelakh (2023), Sander Hesselink (2023).
  • Master students: Giso Dal (2013), Jiahong Chen (2015), Mahya Mirtar (2015), Richard Enyinnaya (2016), Shuo Yang (2016), Roberto Lucchese (2016), Govert Brinkmann (2016), Boyd Witte (2017), Niek Zuure (2017), Toms Reksna (2017), Haoran Ding (2017), Jesper van Engelen (2017), Xavyr Rademaker (2018), Kristi Qato (2018), Alain Fonhof (2018), Nick van den Bosch (2018), Thomas Helling (2018), Lars Hopman (2019), Prashand Ramesar (2019), Geerten Verweij (2019), Mohamed Barbouch (2019), Hanjo Boekhout (2020), Niek Buwalda (2020), Simon van Wageningen (2020), Dennis Roos (2020), Jingsen Chen (2021), Martijn Vlak (2021), Mona Matar (2021), Rachel de Jong (2021), Philippe Bors (2022), Bart de Zoete (2022), Bogdan Aioanei (2023), Yven Lommen (2023), Marton Menyhert (2023), Alireza Samiei (2023), Emilio Sanchez Olivares (2023), Xinyue Xie (2023), Samuel Bonello (2024), Antonis Mouratis (2024).