Curriculum Vitae of Flora Margaretha Spieksma
Date and place of birth 13-IX-1958 Caracas (Venezuela)
Citizenship Dutch (and Venezuelan)
Marital status One child Alexander V.J., born 24-XII-1996
June 1990 PhD degree in Mathematics at the University of Leiden
Supervisor: A. Hordijk
Title thesis: Geometrically ergodic Markov chains and the optimal Control of Queues.
August 1985 MSc degree (cum laude) in Mathematics at the University of Leiden
June 1981 BSc degree in Mathematics at the University of Leiden
February 1981 BA degree in Spanish language and literature at the University of Leiden
June 1976 Graduation from the Willem de Zwijger Lyceum, Bussum
June 2016 - present Associate Professor, Universiteit Leiden
July 1998 - June 2016 Assistant Professor, Universiteit Leiden
July 1993 - July 1998 Senior KNAW-fellow, Universiteit Leiden
Sept. 1991 - July 1993 Post-doc, Universiteit Leiden,
supported by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research N.W.O.
Febr. 1991 - Sept. 1991 Post-doc, Universiteit Leiden
Aug. 1990 - Febr. 1991 Research Fellow, University of California at Berkeley,
supported by N.W.O.
Febr. 1986 - Febr, 1990 PhD researcher, Universiteit Leiden
supported by N.W.O.
Sept. 1985 - Febr. 1986 PhD researcher, Universiteit Leiden
Sept. 1982 - Sept. 1985 Teaching Assistant, Universiteit Leiden
1993 5-year fellowship of the KNAW, the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences
1991 C.J.Kok prize 1989
1991 Shell travelling grant, awarded bij Shell Research B.V.
1984 Book grant from the Brunne Nooteboom fund for the Sciences
1984 Book grant from the Rijke Hamaker fund for Languages and Literature
1996 Olaf Passchier (co-promotor)
2003 Nikolay Popov (daily supervisor)
May 15, 2016 Laurens Smit (co-promotor)
June 23, 2016 Herman Blok (co-promotor)
International Workshops and Conferences
March 16 - 19, 2005 Co-organisor of the Workshop on `Stochastic Systems', Lorentz Centre,
April 25 - 29, 1994 Organisor of the Workshop on `Stability and Geometric Ergodicity',
* Co-editor (with L. Kallenberg and G. Koole) of the special issue of Math. Methods Oper. Res. 26,
in honour of Arie Hordijk, 2006.
* Co-founder (with V.A. Malyshev and E.N. Petrova) of the journal `Markov Processes and Related Fields'
(founded in 1995); Scientific Editor, Corrector, Publisher and Distributor from January 1995 till April 1999.