As of May 1st, Gianne Derks will be the new Scientific Director of the Mathematics Institute. Currently, Derks is professor of Mathematics and head of the Mathematics Department at the University of Surrey (UK). Derks succeeds Hermen Jan Hupkes and has been appointed for a period of four years.
RISE is happy that Gianne Derks will be the second woman amongst the scientific directors at our faculty. Together with Martina Vijver we now have two excellent role models for the female scientists!
To read the announcement on the website of Leiden University, click here >>