Assistant Professor (Universitair Docent) in Philosophy of Science at the Institute for Logic, Language and Computation and the Institute of Physics of the University of Amsterdam. I am also an associated researcher of the Dutch Institute for Emergent Phenomena, a senior researcher of the Quantum for Society and Business research line of QuSoft, and a member of the Vossius Center for the History of Humanities and Sciences.
Here is the website of our research group in History and Philosophy of Science.
During the winter of 2018-2019, I was a visiting fellow in philosophy at the Black Hole Initiative, Harvard University, through invitation by Peter Galison.
I did my PhD in theoretical physics under Gerard 't Hooft (Nobel Prize in Physics 1999) at Utrecht University in 2001. After that, I was a postdoc in theoretical physics at the University of California, Los Angeles (2001-2003), at the Max-Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics, Potsdam (2003-2006), and at King's College, London (2006-2008). Before joining the Faculty of Science, I was a lecturer at the Amsterdam University College, University of Amsterdam (2009-2020).
I did my PhD in History and Philosophy of Science under Jeremy Butterfield at the University of Cambridge, as the Tarner student in Philosophy of Science and History of Ideas (2015-2020) at Trinity College, Cambridge.
For my full list of publications, see my Google scholar profile.