Maikel Verouden, Ph.D.

Maikel Verouden, Ph.D.

Researcher | Lecturer | IT & Organization contact person

Wageningen University & Research, Biometris

Biography

I am working at Biometris of Wageningen University & Research. With Biometris being the merger of the Mathematical and Statistical Methods group (Wageningen University) and the Business Unit Biometris for contract research (Wageningen Research). My research interests include Statistics in general, Statistical Genetics in Plant Breeding, Statistical Software development, mobile & cloud computing, programmable matter and teaching beforementioned topics. Being employed at both sides of Biometris I work 24h/week at Wageningen Research as a researcher, and 14h/week at Wageningen University as a lecturer.

As lecturer I am involved in the following courses:

Interests
  • Statistics
  • Software Development
  • Programming
  • Teaching
Education
  • Ph.D. in Biosystems Data Analysis, 2012

    University of Amsterdam

  • M.Sc. in Chemistry | Process Analysis & Chemometrics, 2005

    University of Amsterdam

  • B.Sc. in (Environmental) Analytical Chemistry, 1998

    Hogeschool van Arnhem en Nijmegen

Skills

Statistics

92%

R

95%

Windows 10

93%

macOS

95%

Linux

95%

Experience

 
 
 
 
 
Wageningen University & Research
Representative PSG WUR IT User Council
Mar 2021 – Present Wageningen, The Netherlands

Tasks:

  • Represent all IT contact persons from Plant Science Group (PSG) in the WUR IT User Council
  • Advise Facilities & Services IT on upcoming and ongoing ICT projects from a viewpoint of all PSG chair groups and Business Units.
  • Inform the Director operations PSG about ICT developments within WUR
 
 
 
 
 
Wageningen University & Research, Biometris
IT & Organization contact person
Jan 2016 – Present Wageningen, The Netherlands

Tasks:

  • intermediate between IT Facilities and Biometris
  • contact for HPC Anunna
  • first contact related to issues with laptops and desktops from Biometris
  • maintenance of calculation PC’s from Biometris
  • package-owner of R/RStudio/RKWard/MiKTeX and TeXstudio within WUR
 
 
 
 
 
Wageningen University & Research, Biometris
Researcher (24h/week)
Nov 2015 – Present Wageningen, The Netherlands

Research projects:

  • Statistical genetics on Sugar beets. In this project the aim is to optimize the field design for obtaining phenotypical data and to use this data in genomic prediction and ultimately perform genomic selection of the best performing new Sugar beet breeds.
  • Software Development Statistical Genetics Pipeline
  • Implementation Breeding Application Programming Interface (BrAPI) into a R package
  • Reimplementation ISTAB specifications into a R (isatabr) package
 
 
 
 
 
Wageningen University & Research, Biometris
Lecturer (14h/week)
Sep 2014 – Present Wageningen, The Netherlands

Lecturing:

  • Statistics 1 (MAT-15303)
  • Statistics 2 (MAT-15403)
  • R for Statistics (MAT-50303)

Course coordination:

  • R for Statistics (MAT-50303)

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