About us

POLDER is a research collaborative led by the UvA Institute for Advanced Study (IAS). For our projects we mobilise outstanding researchers from various universities. Below we present core team members.

Peter Sloot

Peter Sloot

Professor of Complex Adaptive Systems at UvA | IAS Scientific Director

Mike Lees

Mike Lees

Associate Professor Social Complexity at UvA| IAS Principle Investigator

Vítor Vasconcelos

Vítor Vasconcelos

Assistant Professor Computational Science at UvA | IAS Principle Investigator

Willem Bouten

Willem Bouten

Professor of Computational Geo-ecology at UvA | IAS MT and Scientific Lead

Anna Keuchenius

Anna Keuchenius

PhD-candidate Computational Social Science at UvA | IAS Associate

Denny Borsboom

Denny Borsboom

Professor of Psychological Methods at UvA | IAS Associate

Jeroen van den Hoven

Jeroen van den Hoven

Professor of Ethics and Technology at TU Delft | IAS External Faculty

Lasse Gerrits

Lasse Gerrits

Academic Director, Governance of Transitioning Cities at Erasmus University | IAS Research Fellow