Performance Evaluation: Model or Problem Driven?
Boudewijn Haverkort is an experienced academic in the field of the design and application of all sorts of computer systems, having worked in leadership roles in the Netherlands (at the University of Twente the Embedded Systems Institute, and, currently, Tilburg University) and Germany (at the RWTH Aachen), and in a large number of international (European as well as nationally funded) research and innovation projects. Fields of application he has worked in include wireless and wearable communication systems, internet-based systems, smart industry, smart grids, energy efficient data centers and cyber-security of industrial systems. The applications he prefers to work at relate to the great societal challenges we are facing: sustainability, mobility, and safety & security. He has published some 200 scientific papers in journals and at conferences, and held leadership roles in many international conferences. Numerous MSc students as well as 30+ PhD students graduated under his supervision. He is well-versed in governance and leadership roles in higher education institutions, as well as in public-private partnerships. Boudewijn has been director of the independent open innovation institute on Embedded Systems Engineering (2009-2013; now part of TNO), head of the department of computer science at the University of Twente (2008-2009 and 2017-2018) and serves as chairman of the national research and innovation program on big data and its applications (Commit2Data) since 2016. January 2019, he started as dean for the Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences. In his (rare) spare time, he finds inspiration in art, music, architecture, literature, mountain walking, and mountain biking.
University of Texas at Austin