Education

1966 Bachelor's degree (kandidaatsexamen) in Mathematics & Physics with Astronomy, University of Amsterdam.
1970 Master's degree (doctoraalexamen) in Pure Mathematics (cum laude), University of Amsterdam.
1975 Doctor's degree in Pure Mathematics, University of Amsterdam.
Thesis title: Elliptic curves defined over imaginary quadratic number fields. A diophantine approach.
Thesis supervisor: Prof. dr F. Oort.
Much of the research done for this dissertation took place during my stay at the Mathematical Institute of Oxford University (UK) in 1969.

Affiliations

(Past and Present)

1966 - 1971 Lecturer of Pure Mathematics, Department of Mathematics, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
1969 (Spring and Summer) Visitor of the Mathematical Institute of Oxford University (UK) as PhD student of Prof. B.J. Birch, MA, PhD, FRS
1971 - 1975 Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Econometric Institute, Erasmus University Rotterdam, NL
1975 - 2005 Associate Professor of Mathematics, Econometric Institute, Erasmus University Rotterdam, NL
2005 - present Emeritus Associate Professor of Mathematics, Econometric Institute, Erasmus University Rotterdam, NL
1987 (Summer) Visiting Professor of Mathematics & Computer Studies, Department of Mathematics, Webster University, St. Louis, Missouri, USA
1984 - present Adjunct Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science, Webster University, Leiden campus, Leiden, NL

Awards & Honours

1996 Umbra Erasmi penning (medal), Erasmus University.
2004 Certificate of Appreciation for 20 years of dedicated and successful teaching, Webster University.
2005 Koninklijke onderscheiding (Queen's Honours for Service to Mathematics): Ridder in de Orde van Oranje-Nassau.