Aad van der Vaart Scientific Director Mathematical Institute
Prof. dr. Aad van der Vaart has been appointed as Scientific Director of the Mathematical Institute of Leiden University on Tuesday 15 September 2015. He succeeds prof. dr. Peter Stevenhagen who has been a dedicated Scientific Director of the Mathematical Institute as from 2007.
Aad van der Vaart has been working at Leiden University as professor of Statistics since 2012. In 2015 he has been awarded with the prestigious NWO Spinoza Prize.