Trainee ETL & BI

Gemeente Schiedam

Oct 2018 – Present Schiedam
As trainee ETL & BI I work for the municipality of Schiedam where I am responsible for maintaining, designing and working with a datawarehouse. I also create visualisations and dashboards for insight on data and thus creating the option to data-drive management and control.

Guest researcher

Naturalis Biodiversity Center

Sep 2018 – Present Leiden
In my function as Naturalis guest researcher I conduct research on Caribbean ants. At the moment I am working on a manuscript for Ants from Saba.

MSc Intern Endless Forms

Naturalis Biodiversity Center

Sep 2017 – Jul 2018 Leiden
Taxonomic classification of ants (Formicidae) from images using deep learning.

Using a Convolutional neural network ant images from AntWeb were classified to species level. Written in Python, using Keras. Supervised by dr. Rutger Vos. Grade: 9.0. doi: 10.1101407452

MSc Intern Biodiversity Discovery

Naturalis Biodiversity Center

Feb 2017 – Jul 2017 Leiden
Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of the Dutch Leeuward Islands: comparing recent to legacy collections.

A legacy ant (Formicidae) collection from the Dutch Caribbean islands was curated and spatial and temporal diversity was analyzed. A species list was also created. Supervised by dr. Jeremy Miller. Grade: 8.5

BSc Intern Animal Sciences and Health

Leiden University

Feb 2015 – Aug 2017 Leiden
Setting up a bioassay of plant metabolisms in Tribolium castaneum.

Testing of different secondary plant metabolics against beetles for toxicity and repellency, whilst developing a bioassay experiment test-setup. Supervised by dr. Maurijn van der Zee. Grade: 7.5