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Research projects

  • Researcher education, diversity and integration - RDI research program, Institute of Societal Resilience, VU University, 2018-

  • Researcher human migration, health and innovation - GAIC research program, Institute of Advanced Studies, Leiden University, 2016-

  • Researcher computational cognitive neuroscience - ABC research program, Psychology Institute, UvA 2013-

  • Researcher predictive modeling of human neural and behavioral responses - COMMIT research program, Informatics Institute, UvA 2012-2016

  • Researcher neuroimage pattern learning for brain reading - Multimedian research program, Informatics Institute, UvA 2006-2009

  • Researcher concept learning from neuro-epidemiological multimedia data - Medical Informatics and Epidemiology, Erasmus MC 2002-2006

  • Researcher medical imaging, big data and computational modeling - IOP research program, Informatics Institute, UvA 1996-2001

Research grants

  • VU ISR,€17.5K, applicant, 2018 - Project: Toward best-practices in civic integration of newcomers in the Netherlands

  • UVA ABC,€250K,co-applicant, 2015 - Project: From visual features to objects: unraveling the computations used in human vision.

  • NWO Natural and Artificial Program , €250K, co-applicant, 2014
    Project: Image recognition with deep spiking neural networks: faster, better, cheaper

  • FES, €500K, co-applicant, 2011 - COMMIT subproject: Multimodal analysis of bodily signal responses to movies

  • FES, €500K, co-applicant, 2011 - COMMIT subproject: Cognitive and computer vision of movies

  • University of Amsterdam zwaartepunt Cognition, €730K, co-applicant, 2010 - Project: The role of plasticity in conscious perception

  • Ministry of Economic Affairs, Platform Beta Techniek, €340K, 2009 - Project: Brain and Techology Lab Amsterdam for Excellent International Students

  • Siemens Medical Solutions, €200K, applicant, 2005
    Project: Computer-Assisted Medical Reasoning Based on Multimedia Concepts

  • Prinses Beatrix Foundation, €117K, co-applicant, 2003 - Project: Analysis of MRI and DTI of Neonates

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