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bio website people.cs.kuleuven.be/…
location Uppsala, Sweden
age 43
visits member for 2 years, 9 months
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Computer scientist working on programming language design, formal methods for software product line engineering and security, with a smattering of logic and coordination in there for good measure.


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answered What are acceptable “relationships with referees”?
Jan
28
comment How should I control my nervousness, so as not to disturb my presentation on the day of a conference?
@felix: Unfortunately, it wasn't a joke. My laptop crashed while giving a presentation, I told a few jokes to keep the mood light while the laptop rebooted, it ruined my chances of getting a position. It all worked out well in the end.
Jan
27
comment How should I control my nervousness, so as not to disturb my presentation on the day of a conference?
Cracking a joke once lost me a chance at an academic position. It hasn't stopped me though. Who wants to live in London anyway?
Jan
25
comment Should I continue a project someone else started?
For PhD and masters students, many academic projects are projects someone else started, at least to some degree.
Jan
23
comment How to work as a web developer individually?
This has nothing to do with Academia.
Jan
22
comment Should I share my horrible software?
Sounds like academic software.
Jan
21
comment How to overcome my resistance to lecturing?
I used to feel the same. Now I love lecturing, but still hate making phone calls. Practice, trying to make it an enjoyable experience for all present, knowing the material, planning interaction, ....
Jan
19
comment Why do people hang up papers on their doors?
If you hang them on the window, they block out the light.
Jan
17
revised Where to locate authors’ names in sentences?
Put full stop in correct place in last point.
Dec
23
revised How to politely decline an interview for a PhD program?
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Dec
13
comment Elsevier Computers and Security “With Editor” status just after 12 hours - what does it mean?
@BrianBorchers: You could make your comment an answer.
Dec
13
awarded  Enlightened
Dec
12
awarded  Nice Answer
Dec
11
answered Combinatorics or Linear Algebra for Computer Science/Applied Mathematics Degree?
Dec
10
comment How to prevent calluses from writing on chalkboard?
Powerpoint cures calluses. (But can suck the life out of students and teachers alike.)
Dec
8
comment Can I ask for first authorship on future publications that may come out of my design?
I would be wary of this. If you don't actually write these future papers, it might be difficult to claim authorship. Writing the papers, solves the problem.
Dec
7
comment How do you balance producing results with learning new skills?
Read on the bus, in the bathroom, or during lunch. Learn a new language of Fridays. (aka, what ff524 said).
Dec
2
revised How much research experience to include on a CV?
added 384 characters in body
Dec
1
answered How much research experience to include on a CV?
Nov
30
comment Is it reasonable to worry about lack of potential for dating in postdoc positions?
Not all mathematicians are specialists in Erdős–Rényi graphs, and life.