Wim Hordijk, Ph.D.

Career objective
To find research, teaching, or consulting projects where I can apply my scientific and computational skills to provide support to, or solve problems in, science, education, and business.

Summary of qualifications
Broad experience in interdisciplinary research projects, algorithm design and implementation, computer modeling and simulation, scientific programming, combinatorial optimization, and general computing support. Main areas:
- Evolutionary computation (genetic algorithms, fitness landscapes)
- Complex systems (cellular automata, emergent computation)
- Computational biology (evolution, origin of life)
- Bioinformatics (phylogenetics, stochastic simulation)

- Ph.D. in Computer Science, University of New Mexico, USA, December 1999.
- B.Sc. in Operations Research, Erasmus University, The Netherlands, August 1994.

Computer skills
- Operating systems Unix/Linux     (MS only under physical threat)
- Programming languages C, C++, Java, Tcl/Tk, R.
- Software Lots, and I usually write my own...

50+ publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals and conference proceedings, plus several popular science contributions. See my complete list of publications with links to downloadable copies

- English Fluent
- Dutch Moedertaal
- German Sehr gut
- French Un petit peu aussi

Professional experience
Research, teaching & consulting
- SmartAnalytiX.com
     Independent researcher & consultant (1/12-current)
- Konrad Lorenz Institute, Klosterneuburg, Austria
     Senior fellow (3/16-2/17)
- Université de Lausanne, Dept. d'Ecologie & d'Evolution, Lausanne, Switzerland
     Computational and bioinformatics specialist (10/07-12/08; 10/10-12/11)
- Fudan University, Center for Computational Systems Biology, Shanghai, China
     Visiting research associate (11/09-2/10)
- University of Oxford, Dept. of Statistics, Oxford, UK
     Postdoctoral researcher (7-9/09)
- Ambedkar Insitute of Technology, Bangalore, India
     Visiting researcher & lecturer (1-5/09)
- National Bioinformatics Network, Central Node, Cape Town, South Africa
     Postdoctoral researcher (2-6/07)
- Abstract Algorithms, Bangalore, India
     Consultant (1-2/06; 10-12/06)
- Karunya University, Dept. of Computer Science, Coimbatore, India
     Visiting researcher (7-12/05)
- LIRMM, Montpellier, France
     Postdoctoral researcher (10/04-4/05)
- University of Canterbury, Dept. of Maths & Stats, Christchurch, New Zealand
     Postdoctoral researcher (3-12/03)
- Universidade de São Paolo, Insituto de Física, São Carlos, SP, Brazil
     Postdoctoral researcher (6-11/02)
- Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, Institut für Statistik, Vienna, Austria
     Postdoctoral researcher (12/01-4/02)
- DNA Mining LLC, Tesuque, NM, USA
     Software developer (10/00-10/01)
- Santa Fe Institute, Santa Fe, NM, USA
     Postdoctoral researcher (1-5/00; 1-8/01)
     Graduate fellow (01/95-12/99)
- VHK Economy & Strategy Consultants, Capelle a/d IJssel, The Netherlands
     Assistant consultant (part-time; 8/90-12/94)
- The Dogga Center, Dharamsala/McLeod, India
     English teacher (volunteer; 4-5/06)
- Escape Adventures, Las Vegas, NV, USA
     Mountain bike tour guide (6-10/00)
- New Mexico Mountain Bike Adventures, Cerrillos, NM, USA
     Mountain bike tour guide (part-time; 4-10/99)
- St. John's College Search & Rescue, Santa Fe, NM, USA
     Volunteer and team leader (5/98-5/00)

Research visits & short-term projects
- Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, Institute for Systems Chemistry, Groningen, The Netherlands (2-3/15)
- Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile (04/14)
- European Centre for Living Technology, Venice, Italy (11/13)
- Aarhus University, Bioinformatics Research Centre, Aarhus, Denmark (9/13)
- Heinrich-Heine Universität, Inst. für Molekulare Evolution, Düsseldorf, Germany (3/13)
- University of Canterbury, Dept. of Maths & Stats, Christchurch, New Zealand (11/12)
- NESCent, Durham, NC, USA (10/12)
- Tampere University of Technology, Tampere, Finland (4-5/12)
- Hanyang University, Voronoi Diagram Research Center, Seoul, South Korea (5/10)
- Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge, UK (11/07)
- Vrije Universiteit, Dept. of Computer Science, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (1/07)
- Universität Tübingen, Zentrum für Bioinformatik, Tübingen, Germany (9/06)
- University of East Anglia, School of Computing Sciences, Norwich, UK (10/04)
- Massey University, Allan Wilson Center, Palmerston North, New Zealand (5/03; 7/03; 10/03)
- Universität Leipzig, Interdiziplinäres Zentrum für Bioinformatik, Leipzig, Germany (3/03; 1/04)
- Yale University, Dept. of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, New Haven, CT, USA (1-2/00)
- Université du Littoral, Laboratoire d'Informatique, Calais, France (12/96-1/97)

Field work assistance
- University of Lausanne, Dept. of Ecology and Evolution, Lausanne, Switzerland
     Collecting soil samples at 1500-3000m altitude in the Swiss Alps (9/12; 7-8/13)
- Massey University, Allan Wilson Centre, Palmerston North, New Zealand
     Collecting buttercup species at 1000-2500m altitude in the New Zealand mountains (12/03)
- University of New Mexico, Dept. of Biology, Albuquerque, NM, USA
     Desert biology field trip in the Chihuahan (TX) and Sonoran (AZ) deserts (4/99)