Curriculum Vitae

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Professional Experience

Aug 2019 – present
Delft University of Technology, PhD Candidate.
Working in the Web Information Systems group (led by Prof. Geert-Jan Houben) and in close cooperation with IBM. Next to research work, I reviewed papers, assisted in teaching, supervised master students, and co-organised a monthly reading and discussion group for PhDs.
Apr 2019 – Jun 2019
IBM Center for Advanced Studies, Research Intern.
Conducting a research project in cooperation with a large Dutch bank. Investi- gating fairness in artificial intelligence systems that aim to help consumers make better financial decisions, and the impact of perceived unfairness on consumer trust.
Jan 2017 – Mar 2019
JASP, Research Assistant.
Responsible for marketing and communication, contributing educational material, and co-developing the Machine Learning Module.


2019 – 2023
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Computer Science.
Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
Topic: “Representing Diverse Views for Polarized Topics Online” under supervision of Dr. Nava Tintarev (TU Delft), Prof. Alessandro Bozzon (TU Delft), and Benjamin Timmermans (IBM).
2018 – 2019
Master of Science (MSc), Behavioural Data Science, cum laude.
University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Thesis: “An Introduction to Supervised Machine Learning for Psychology with Practical Applications in JASP” under supervision of Don van den Bergh and Prof. Eric-Jan Wagenmakers (Grade 8.5).
2015 – 2018
Bachelor of Science (BSc), Psychological Methods, with distinction.
University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Thesis: “Examining the Accuracy of Personality Descriptions: A Bayesian Reanalysis and Replication Study” under supervision of Alexandra Sarafoglou and Dr. Donald Robinaugh (Grade 9.5).


2020 & 2021
Human-Computer Interaction (Computer Science Bachelor’s course), Teaching Assistant.
Delft University of Technology
Led practical sessions as a supplement to lectures and supervised students in their group projects.
Jun 2018
An Introduction to JASP and Bayesian Statistics (Workshop), Lecturer.
University of São Paulo, Brazil
Gave an introductory workshop on Bayesian statistics and how to apply Bayesian methods in the open-source statistical software JASP.


2019 – 2020
Jody Liu, Master’s thesis, Computer Science.
Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
Thesis: Perspective Discovery in Controversial Debates: An Exploration of Unsupervised Topic Models (Grade TBA).