Author Amanda King Posted on January 8, 2018 January 13, 2018 Categories department_news, Events, Faculty News, New Research Tags Aad Van der Vaart, casual inference, Eric Tchetgen Tchetgen, James Robins, Lingling Li, machine learning, Rajarshi Mukherjee, Subhabrata Sen, Whitney Newey Connect with Us. Aad van der Vaart (* 12.Juli 1959 in Vlaardingen) ist ein niederländischer Mathematiker und Stochastiker. Finally, he fulfilled and fulfills various administrative functions. During a symposium in honour of his 60th birthday, statistician Aad van der Vaart received the royal award of Knight in the Order of the Lion of the Netherlands. (the most recent at the top) In Memoriam Kobus Oosterhoff (1933-2015) An empirical Bayes approach to network recovery using external knowledge: The Bayes Lepski's Method and Credible Bands through Volume of Tubular Neighborhoods He has collaborated with co-authors from biology, biostatistics, genetics, medical imaging, and more.’, ‘Twenty years ago, long before we ever met, word quickly reached me that Aad was developing a new theory for frequentist justifications of modern Bayesian methods, methods which had been the bread and butter of my own research.  He earned his PhD at Leiden University in 1987 with a thesis titled: "Statistical estimation in large parameter spaces". Ga naar zoeken Ga naar hoofdinhoud.  He was awarded the prize for his research on mathematical models that help track genes for cancer research. Bij van der Aart Diervoeders staat de gezondheid centraal in alles wat we doen. Op onze productie- distributielocatie hebben we de werkmethoden aangepast aan de richtlijnen van de overheid met betrekking tot sociale afstand. Voorpagina Maandag 14 september: dit is vandaag belangrijk. Voor veel mensen is het best spannend. This item: Weak Convergence and Empirical Processes: With Applications to Statistics (Springer Series inâ¦ by Aad van der vaart Hardcover $173.99 Only 15 left in stock - â¦ Contiguity. Op zaterdag 23 maart was de Landelijke Opschoondag. In 2012 he joined the Mathematical Institute (MI) of Leiden University as professor of Stochastics. Aad van der Vaart Statistical science , ISSN 0883-4237, Vol. View HarvardBiostatsâs profile on Facebook Andre Lucas. Fortunately, Aad then became the scientific director of the MI, which meant he could not spend his Spinoza money immediately. ‘The negotiations with the Faculty Board and Aad's introduction to Leiden's administrative culture are a whole new story, but it all turned out well, and Aad was subsequently awarded an ERC Advanced Grant and a Spinoza.’. , In June 2019 van der Vaart was made a Knight of the Order of the Netherlands Lion. Jon Wellner, professor of Statistics at the University of Washington: ‘I have known Aad for 34 years; I met him at a conference in Amsterdam in 1985 when he was a PhD student in Leiden. You do not recruit potential Spinoza Prize winners through advertising vacancies; almost all of our professors have been scouted at other universities in the Netherlands and abroad. Cool, calm, and collected; The Annals of Statistics 37 (5B), 2655-2675, 2009. We optimaliseren onze productieschema's dagelijks om te proberen alle producten op voorraad te houden. Aad van der Vaart studied mathematics, philosophy and psychology at the University of Leiden, and received a PhD in mathematics from this university in 1987. Media in category "Aad van der Vaart" This category contains only the following file. 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Aad van der Vaart, hoogleraar Stochastiek aan de Universiteit Leiden, wil de Spinozapremie onder andere gebruiken om de statistiek in Nederland als wetenschappelijke discipline verder op te bouwen. As a promotor, he is not someone who schedules an appointment with you every week and asks how things are going; perhaps also because I also had a co-promotor for that. ‘After Aad came to the MI in 2012, our collaboration has further intensified. Where Richard Gill and I were the only statisticians at the MI at one point, a true explosion took place after Aad's arrival. 679-686 Resumen The Annals of Statistics 35 (2), 697-723, 2007. Pages 429-509. Aad is: Aad van der Vaart studied mathematics, philosophy and psychology at Leiden University, and obtained his PhD there in 1987 on the thesis, Statistical Science for the Life and Behavioural Sciences (MSc), Sign up to receive our monthly newsletter, Statistician Aad van der Vaart Knight in the Order of the Dutch Lion. The biggest risk is that he will solve the mathematical problem for you immediately (or within a week).’. ‘But the most important collaboration with Aad was through our Leiden master's programme in Statistical Science for the Life & Behavioral Sciences, later expanded with Data Science. Aad van der Vaart's research is in statistics and probability, as mathematical disciplines and in their applications to other sciences, with an emphasis on statistical models with large parameter spaces. Wetenschap  On being awarded the prize Van der Vaart stated that 2.5 million euro was too much, claiming he could have 35 postdoctoral and Ph.D. students work with the grant. Aad van der Vaart's 206 research works with 11,356 citations and 30,833 reads, including: On the Bernstein-von Mises theorem for the Dirichlet process Aad van der Vaart Leiden University. He held positions in College Station, Texas and Paris (not in Texas), held a Miller fellowship in Berkeley, and was visiting professor in Berkeley, Harvard and Seattle. 15 Geeser-vrijwilligers verzamelden om 9:00 uur bij De Klimop om de toegangswegen tot Gees te ontdoen van vuil. In September 2009, we started as the first statistics master within a Dutch science faculty.’. In my opinion this was a good thing, because Aad is not only an impressive scientist, but also a gifted director. Aad van der Vaart has shaped mathematical statistics through his wide range of contributions including seminal work on empirical processes, likelihood based methods and semiparametric statistics. AW van der Vaart, JH van Zanten.  He became a professor at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam in 1997. Richard Gill and I were active on behalf of the MI, Aad took part from the Vrije Universiteit. 31 maart 2019 30 maart 2019 door Aad van der Vaart. For instance, we consider using a Gaussian process Aad van der Vaart doet onderzoek op het gebied van statistiek en kansrekening, als wiskundige disciplines en toegepast op andere wetenschappen. Aad van der Vaart. ‘Aad has been one of the most prominent and influential scholars world-wide in statistics and probability. Prof.dr. ‘In 2012 we employed two full-time professors in statistics, out of a total of eight, when such a possibility arose with Aad. Adrianus Willem "Aad" van der Vaart (born 12 July 1959) is a Dutch professor of Stochastics at the Mathematical Institute of Leiden University. Meripustak: Fundamentals of Nonparametric Bayesian Inference, Author(s)-Subhashis Ghosal , Aad Van Der Vaart, Publisher-CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS, ISBN-9780521878265, Pages-670, Binding-Hardback, Language-English, Publish Year-2017, . Pages 401-411. A third professor of statistics was not included in any strategy plan. With his ERC Grant and my IBM-SPSS royalties, Aad and I were able to appoint a growing group of PhD students, postdocs and associate professors. A curriculum vitae of Aad van der Vaart can be found at the bottom of this article.  van der Vaart, A. W. and van Zanten, J. H. (2008). S Ghosal, A Van Der Vaart.  In 2015 he was one of four winners of the Dutch Spinoza Prize and received a 2.5 million euro grant. After appointments in the United States and France, he became a professor at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam in 1997. A.W. Ik begeleid mensen graag in zoân periode. VU University Amsterdam ( email) De Boelelaan 1105 Amsterdam, ND North Holland 1081 HV Netherlands. On Monday evening, 17 June, Leiden mayor Henri Lenferink presented Van der Vaart the award. Prof.dr. Bekijk het profiel van Aad Van der Vaart op LinkedIn, de grootste professionele community ter wereld. Smart, sharp and social; This theory would become a highly influential game changer, spawning a huge body of research that continues to this day by new generations of Bayesians.’, ‘Beyond the wide range of Aad's research work, what I find striking is the clarity of his writing and presentation, the attention to detail in proofs, and his superb taste in the choice of problems. Aad van der Vaart doet onderzoek op het gebied van statistiek en kansrekening, als wiskundige disciplines en toegepast op andere wetenschappen. Convolution and Minimax Theorems. He is well known for the Ghosal-Ghosh-van der Vaart theory for nonparametric Bayes. Meer informatie over Aad van der Vaart If you have additional information or corrections regarding this mathematician, please use the update form.To submit students of this mathematician, please use the new data form, noting this mathematician's MGP ID of 75590 for the advisor ID. Van der Vaart is sinds 2009 lid van de KNAW. We present an overview of Bayesian methods to estimate functions or high-dimensional parameter vectors, and discuss the validity (or not) of these methods from a non-Bayesian point of view. About this book. Van der Vaart receives the award for his internationally renowned scientific work on both mathematical and applied statistics. Colleagues talk about his significance for their field and how they got to know him. He also supervised 19 PhD students and was at the cradle of the Leiden Master's degree program in Statistical Sciences.  He was appointed as professor of Stochastics at Leiden University in 2012. Since completing his PhD at Leiden University in 1987, he has contributed strikingly fundamental and path-breaking work in many different areas of statistics and probability including empirical processes, semiparametric statistics, likelihood methods for infinite-dimensional models, nonparametric Bayesian statistics, and... the list goes on. Konrad Banachewicz, Andre Lucas and Aad van der Vaart Free University of Amsterdam - Mathematic Department, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam - School of Business and Economics and VU University Amsterdam Downloads 10 (622,165) Modeling â¦ But it was nevertheless true, and this what characterises the MI. ‘Aad has also done fascinating work in connection with more probabilistic problems and applications of statistical methods in tomography, genetics, and genomics. Cambridge Univ. Er ist Professor für Stochastik an der Universität Leiden.. Aad van der Vaart studierte Mathematik, Philosophie und Psychologie an der Universität Leiden und wurde dort 1987 bei Willem Rutger van Zwet in Mathematik promoviert (Statistical Estimation in Large Parameter Spaces). But as soon as you ask for help, he makes time and comes up with good ideas. Since 2015 he is also Scientific Director of that institute.  He was the recipient of a European Research Council Advanced Grant in 2012. Aad van der Vaart studied mathematics, philosophy and psychology at the University of Leiden, and received a PhD in mathematics from this university in 1987. I have been there since 2006 and Aad and I were in a NWO cluster together, for which he visited Leiden every week. Hij is zeer invloedrijk in het ontwikkelen van asymptotiek voor niet-parametrische Bayesiaanse methoden. Aad Van der Vaart. Pages 412-422. In 2008, a steering committee was compiling the curriculum for this new programme. The first part of the book presents a thorough account of stocastic convergence in its various forms. Hij is een van de topwetenschappers in zijn vakgebied, zowel in Nederland als internationaal. ‘I have known Aad for 34 years; I met him at a conference in Amsterdam in 1985 when he was a PhD student in Leiden. 4, 2014 (Ejemplar dedicado a: Semiparametrics and Causal Inference), págs. Pages 372-400. Cambridge Series in Statistical and Probabilistic Mathematics 3. The collaborations with Aad have been one of the great pleasures and inspirations of my scientific life.’, ‘When I finally did meet Aad, it was wonderful to find out that this ferociously brilliant and deep genius was also a kind, gentle, gracious and unassuming human being. Van der Vaart has received prizes such as the Van Dantzig Prize for the best Dutch researcher under 40 in statistics or decision-making (2003), an ERC Advanced Grant (2013) and the Spinoza Prize, the highest scientific award in the Netherlands (2015). Kokprijs voor het beste Leidse proefschrift van de Leidse wiskundefaculteit en de Van Dantzigprijs, de meest prestigieuze prijs voor jonge Nederlandse statistici.  van der Vaart, A. W. (1998). lekker winkelen zonder zorgen. We welcome any additional information. Press, Cambridge. We have collaborated on research work in the areas of semiparametric models and empirical processes, resulting in a total of 7 joint papers and a. Edward George, Universal Furniture Professor of Statistics, The Wharton School: Frank van der Meulen, associate professor applied mathematics at TU Delft, obtained his PhD in 2005 with Van der Vaart at the Vrije Universiteit: Jacqueline Meulman, professor of Applied statistics at the MI: Peter Stevenhagen, professor of Mathematics and scientific director of the MI from 2007 to 2015: ‘I can't help but summarise this in a few keywords. He held positions in College Station, Texas and Paris (not in Texas), held a Miller fellowship in Berkeley, and was visiting professor in Berkeley, Harvard and Seattle. Deel dit artikel Facebook Twitter LinkedIn. Adrianus Willem "Aad" van der Vaart (born 12 July 1959) is a Dutch professor of Stochastics at the Mathematical Institute of Leiden University.