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Aske Plaat

Scientific director / professor of Data science

Prof.dr. A. Plaat
+31 71 527 7065

Aske Plaat is professor of Data Science at Leiden University, and Scientific Director of the Leiden Institute of Advanced Computer Science (LIACS). He is a founding member of the Leiden Centre of Data Science.

More information about Aske Plaat

He has a background in artificial intelligence and distributed systems. His research interests are in large scale machine learning. He has won the Novag Award for the best computer chess publication. He is co-author of an ERC Advanced Grant on High Energy Physics and Artificial Intelligence optimization algorithms. Previously he has worked at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Tilburg University, NHTV Breda, the University of Alberta, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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Scientific director / professor of Data science

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  • Leiden Inst. Advanced Computer Sciences

Work address

Niels Bohrweg 1
2333 CA Leiden
Room number 158



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