Council members of the Scientific Technical Council

The Scientific Technical Council (WTR) is an independent advisory body established in 1986. The Council provides the Members' Council, the Board and the Supervisory Board with solicited and unsolicited advice on strategic, scientific and technical aspects of the SURF cooperative's activities.

Prof. mr. A. Oskamp (chairman)

A. Oskamp
  • Appointed for a 1st term ending 12/06/2022

Drs J.J. Jasperse

J.J. Jasperse
  • CIO and Manager Information and Automation Service , HZ University
  • Specialism: ICT and organisation, information and process management and data warehousing
  • Appointed for a 2nd term ending 05/17/2020

Prof.dr. P.R. Luijten

Peter Luijten
  • Professor of Functional Medical Imaging at the UMC Utrecht and director of the UMC Utrecht en directeur van het UMC Utrecht Center for Image Sciences, Chief Scientific Officer van het Center for Translational Molecular Medicine.
  • Appointed for a 1st term ending 06/2022

Prof. dr. ir. A. Pras

  • Professor of Network Operations and Management, University of Twente.
  • Specialism: Internet protocols, systems and safety.
  • Appointed for a 2nd term ending 12/06/2021

Prof. dr. ir. H.J. Sips

H.J. Sips
  • Full Professor (previous Chair, emeritus) in Distributed Systems of the Faculty of Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science (EEMCS/EWI), Delft University of Technology.
  • Specialisme: Parallel computer architectures, parallel programming, mobile computing, and distributed systems.
  • Appointed for a 2nd term ending 12/31/2020

Drs. P. Sukel

P. Sukel
  • Former Board member of Onderwijsgroep Tilburg.
  • Specialism: Education and ICT, strategic use of ICT in educational organisations.
  • Appointed for a 2nd term ending 10/01/2020

Prof. dr. E.A. Valentijn

E.A. Valentijn
  • Professor by special appointment of Astronomical Information Technology, University of Groningen, Head of OmegaCEN, Coordinator Target.
  • Specialism: (Big) data management, information technology and public-private cooperation in health care, digital heritage and search technology.
  • Appointed for a 2nd term ending 12/06/2021

Prof. dr. S.M.E Wyatt

S.M.E Wyatt
  • Professor of Digital Cultures, Department of Technology & Society Studies, Maastricht University. Senior researcher, Huygens Institute for the History of the Netherlands. Director,  Netherlands Graduate Research School of Science, Technology and Modern Culture.
  • Specialism: Digital culture, science, technology and society studies.
  • Appointed for a 1st term ending 5/2020

Dr. L.A. Plugge

L.A. Plugge
  • Executive secretary