Curriculum Vitae

Work Experience

January 2011-: Assistant Professor
Department of Data Science and Knowledge Engineering, Maastricht University

November 2010-December 2010: Scientific Researcher
Dipartimento di Informatica, Universita degli Studi di Verona

April 2005-March 2010: Scientific Researcher
Centrum Wiskunde en Informatica, Amsterdam
Supported by NWO Vernieuwingsimpuls Vidi grant 639.032.408
on “Computational Topology for Systems and Control”

January-March 2005: Visiting Research Fellow
Research Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Kyoto

April 2003-December 2004: Postdoctoral Researcher
Centrum Wiskunde en Informatica, Amsterdam
Project “Computation and control for hybrid systems”

January  2000-June 2002: Research Fellow / Lecturer
Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Liverpool
Supported by Leverhulme Special Research Fellowship SRF/4/9900172
on “Periodic orbits of chaotic systems”

Education

Aug 1995-Dec 1999: Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics
University of California, Berkeley
Thesis “Surface diffeomorphisms with homoclinic and heteroclinic tangles”
Supervisor Prof. Morris Hirsch

Oct 1994-Jun 1995: Mathematics Tripos, Part III, Distinction
Jesus College, Cambridge University, England

Oct 1991-Jun 1994: B.A. Hons (1st Class) in Mathematics
Jesus College, Cambridge University, England
Senior Keller Prize for overall achievement
Spencer Jones and Ware Prizes for mathematics