Remco van der Hofstad

  Curriculum Vitae

Remco van der Hofstad received his PhD at the University of Utrecht in 1997, under the supervision of Frank den Hollander and Richard Gill. Since then, he worked at McMaster University in Hamilton, Canada, and Delft University of Technology. Since 2005, he is full professor in probability at Eindhoven University of Technology. Remco is further acting scientific director of Eurandom, and jointly with Frank den Hollander he is responsible for the `Random Spatial Structures' Program at Eurandom.

Remco received the Prix Henri Poincare 2003 jointly with Gordon Slade, the Rollo Davidson Prize 2007, and is a laureate of the `Innovative Research VIDI Scheme' 2003 and `Innovative Research VICI Scheme' 2008. He is also one of the 11 co-applicants of the Gravitation program NETWORKS (see for more information). In 2018, Remco was elected in the Royal Academy of Science and Arts (KNAW), where he currently is the chair of the Mathematics Section and member of the Board Natural and Technical Sciences.

Remco is editor in chief of the `Network Pages', an interactive website by the networks community for everyone interested in networks (see for more information).

Remco is contact person for the research area Grip on Complextity of the Institute for Complex Molecular Systems. He is also the chair of the Board of Trustees of the Applied Probability Trust, and member of the Steering Committee of the Dutch NetSci chapter.

Remco was spokesman for the Dutch Mathematics platform (2013-2019) `Platform Wiskunde Nederland' (see
for more information).

CV 2023


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