Academic Activities

Program Committee Memberships:

  • 12th Asian Conference on Intelligent Information and Database Systems (ACIIDS) 2020
  • 11th International Conference on Computational Collective Intelligence (ICCCI) 2019
  • 20th International Workshop on Multi-Agent-Based Simulation (MABS) 2019
  • 41st Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci) 2019
  • 19th International Workshop on Multi-Agent-Based Simulation (MABS) 2018
  • 40th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci) 2018
  • 17th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS2018)
  • 10th Asian Conference on Intelligent Information and Database Systems (ACIIDS) 2018
  • 29th Benelux Conference on Artificial Intelligence (BNAIC) 2017
  • 39th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci) 2017
  • 28th Benelux Conference on Artificial Intelligence (BNAIC) 2016
  • 38th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci) 2016
  • EuroAsianPacific Joint Conference on Cognitive Science (EAPCogSci) 2015
  • 37th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci) 2015
  • 16th International Workshop on Multi-Agent-Based Simulation (MABS) 2015
  • 3rd ASE International Conference on Social Informatics (SocInfo) 2014
  • 36th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci) 2014
  • 4th Brazilian Workshop on Social Simulation (BWSS) 2012
  • 3rd International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications (SIMULTECH) 2013
  • 7th International Symposium on INnovations in Intelligent SysTems and Applications (INISTA) 2013
  • International Conference on Active Media Technology (AMT) 2013
  • 35th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci) 2013
  • 26th International Conference on Industrial, Engineering & Other Applications of Applied Intelligent Systems (IEA-AIE) 2013
  • 2nd International Conference on Social Eco-Informatics (SOTICS) 2012
  • 24th Benelux Conference on Artificial Intelligence (BNAIC) 2012
  • International Conference on Active Media Technology (AMT) 2012
  • 3rd Brazilian Workshop on Social Simulation (BWSS) 2012
  • International Symposium on Innovations in Intelligent Systems and Applications (INISTA) 2012
  • 1st Workshop on Rights and Duties of Autonomous Agents at the European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI)2012
  • 25th International Conference on Industrial, Engineering and Other Applications of Applied Intelligent Systems (IAE-AIE) 2012
  • 13th International Workshop on Multi-Agent-Based Simulation (MABS) 2012
  • 2nd International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications (SIMULTECH) 2012
  • Special Session in Social Network Analysis and Mining, IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence (WCCI) 2012
  • 6th IEEE International Workshop on Engineering Semantic Agent Systems (ESAS) 2012
  • 24th International Conference on Industrial, Engineering and Other Applications of Applied Intelligent Systems (IAE-AIE) 2011
  • Social Simulation and Modelling Track, Portugese AI Conference (EPIA) 2011

Invited Lectures:

  • 25-02-2019: ‘Modelling and Simulation of Social Evacuations’, workshop on pedestrian dynamics, University of Warwick, UK
  • 06-02-2019: ‘Risky Decisions and Risk Communication in Emergency Situations’, Centre for Decision Research Seminar, University of Leeds, UK
  • 05-11-2018-09-11-2018: participated in workshop ‘Physics and Psychology of Human Crowd Dynamics’, University of Leiden, NL
  • 16-05-2018: ‘How to write a grant proposal’, UK Research Office Marie Curie Individual Fellowship Event, University of Leeds, UK
  • 16-05-2018: ‘Technologies for Crowd Monitoring’, N8 Policing Research Partnership, Leeds University Business School, UK
  • 24-11-2017: ‘Modelling Group Decision in Evacuating Crowds’, Seminar Quantitative Methods of Group Decision Making, WSB University, Wroclaw, Poland
  • 06-07-2017: keynote ‘Simulating Socio-Cultural Crowd Behaviour in Emergency Situations’, PFIA2017, Caen, France
  • 25-11-2016: ‘Evacuating Crowds’, Seminar Quantitative Methods of Group Decision Making, WSB University, Wroclaw, Poland
  • 09-12-2016: ‘Modelling Crowds: Crowd Models and Experiments’ at University of Amsterdam, Netherlands.
  • 13-11-2016: ‘Scientific Laughter: Research on the Effects of laughter’ at Amsterdam Laughter Conference, Netherlands.
  • 14-09-2016: ‘IMPACT: Crowd Model for Studying the Effect of Culture on Crisis Management and Prevention at EAWOP Small Group Meeting Advanced Modeling, Verona, Italy.
  • 06-03-2015: ‘Studying Laughter: Laughter Yoga in Scientific Research’ at International Laughter Yoga Congress, Paris, France
  • 24-01-2015: ‘Studying Laughter: Laughter Yoga in Scientific Research’ at National Laughter Yoga Congress, Lisse, Netherlands
  • 17-12-2014: ‘Emotional Contagion in Groups & Social Networks’ at BMS-ANed, Scientific Biometric Association, Wageningen
  • 24-11-2014: ‘Leading Ladies in ICT’ at VHTO & NWO Networking Conference, Amsterdam
  • 13-01-2014,  ’AI-applications: Agent-based modelling for a Healthy Lifestyle’ at Centre for Neurogenomics and Cognitive Research
  • 11-03-2013: “Showcase: Crowd Modelling and Emotion Recognition from Speech” at ‘BrainStorm’, VU University
  • 14-01-2013 ‘AI Applications: Human Ambience Research’ at Centre for Neurogenomics and Cognitive Research
  • 24-01-2012: ‘Agent-based Modelling of Social Group Dynamics’ at Centre for Neurogenomics and Cognitive Research
  • 04-10-2011: ‘Human Ambience Research and Applications’ at Hogeschool van Amsterdam
  • 14-01-2011: ‘Agent-based Modelling of Emotion Contagion’ at Centre for Neurogenomics and Cognitive Research
  • 14-01-2010: ‘Agent-based Modelling of Crowds Spreading Beliefs, Intentions and Emotions’ at Centre for Neurogenomics and Cognitive Research

Session Chair:

  • Session Chair International Conference on Computational Collective Intelligence (ICCCI) 2017
  • Session Chair International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) 2017
  • Session Chair Benelux Conference on Artificial Intelligence (BNAIC) 2016
  • Session Chair Brain Informatics Conference (BI) 2010

Past students under supervision:

  • Mylene van der Koogh (masterstudent Artificial Intelligence 2016-17)
  • Niels Korts (masterstudent Artificial Intelligence 2017)
  • Jeroen Heijstek (bachelorstudent Lifestyle Informatics 2017)
  • Liesbeth de Vink (bachelorstudent Lifestyle Informatics 2017)
  • Evelien Hak (bachelorstudent Lifestyle Informatics 2017)
  • Marleen Kouwenhoven (bachelorstudent Lifestyle Informatics 2017)
  • Maik Couwenberg (masterstudent Cognitive Science 2016)
  • Marleen Olthof (masterstudent Clinical Psychology, 2015)
  • Michelle Spaan (masterstudent Clinical Psychology, 2015)
  • Berend Jutte (masterstudent Basic & Applied Neuroscience, 2015-2016)
  • Julienka Mollee (PhD Student, 2012-2014)
  • Anne van Gorkom (Bachelor Lifestyle Informatics, 2014)
  • Dashiel Abrahams (Bachelor Biomedische Wetenschappen, 2014)
  • Elmar Moerman (Bachelor Lifestyle Informatics, 2014)
  • Fleur Venneker (Bachelor Lifestyle Informatics, 2014)
  • Imane Halthout (Bachelor Lifestyle Informatics, 2014)
  • Mylene van der Koogh (Bachelor Lifestyle Informatics, 2014)
  • Roxanne Robijns (Bachelor Lifestyle Informatics, 2013)
  • Ayesha van der Woensel (Bachelor Lifestyle Informatics, 2013)
  • Ali Moussi (Bachelor Lifestyle Informatics, 2013)
  • Hannah Boomsma (Bachelor Lifestyle Informatics 2013)
  • Julienka Mollee (master Artificial Intelligence, 2012)
  • Jan-Willem Boon (master Artificial Intelligence, 2012)
  • Heleen van Os (masterstudent Clinical Psychology, 2012)
  • Priscilla in ‘t Hout (masterstudent Clinical Psychology, 2012)

Reviewer for:

  • Safety Science
  • Algorithms
  • Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory
  • Complex Adaptive Systems Modelling
  • Advances in Systems Science and Applications
  • Computers & Graphics
  • Entertainment Computing