BeNeRL Researchers

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Universiteit van Amsterdam

Name Role Research topic

Herke van Hoof Assistant professor Hierarchical RL

Tim Bakker PhD Application of RL

Niklas Hoepner PhD Symbolic RL

David Kuric PhD Hierarchical RL, Meta RL

Hongyun Liu PhD Meta RL, resource management

Putra Manggala PhD Bayesian statistics, Optimal transport, Mean field games

Matthew McFarlane PhD Model-based RL, planning

Qi Wang PhD Bayesian RL

VU Amsterdam

Name Role Research topic

Vincent Francois-Lavet Assistant professor Representation learning, generalisation

Julia Olkhovskaya Postdoc Theory

Jacob Eeuwe Kooi PhD Representation Learning

Floris den Hengst PhD Application of RL

Olivier Moulin PhD Multi-agent RL

Andreas Sauter PhD Causality, model-based RL

Universiteit Antwerpen

Name Role Research topic

Matthias Hutsebaut-Buysse PhD Embodied AI, Hierarchical RL

VU Brussel

Name Role Research topic

Ann Nowe Professor Multi-agent RL

Diederik Roijers Senior researcher Multi-objective RL, multi-agent RL, Theory, Model-based RL

Jiahong Li Postdoc Multi-agent RL

Roxana Radulescu Postdoc Multi-agent RL, multi-objective RL

Raphael Avalos PhD Multi-agent RL

Eugenio Bargiacchi PhD Multi-agent RL

Youri Coppens PhD Explainable RL

Florent Delgrange PhD Theory

Mahmoud Elbarbari PhD Exploration

Cimpean Ioana Alexandra PhD Explainable RL

Mathieu Reymond PhD Multi-objective RL

Willem Ropke PhD Multi-objective RL, multi-agent RL, game theory

Andries Rosseau PhD Multi-agent RL

Qingshuang Sun PhD Multi-agent RL

CWI

Name Role Research topic

Sander Bohte Researcher Biologically plausible RL

Aditya Gilra Researcher Biologically plausible RL

Isabella Pozzi PhD Biologically plausible RL

Sami Mollard PhD Biologically plausible RL

Alexandra van den Berg PhD Biologically plausible RL

TU Delft

Name Role Research topic

Robert Babuska Professor Model-based RL, robotics, control

Jens Kober Associate professor Robotics, control

Frans Oliehoek Associate professor Model-based RL, multi-agent RL, Bayesian RL

Matthijs Spaan Associate professor Model-based RL, planning

Neil Yorke-Smith Associate professor Application of RL

Wendelin Boehmer Assistant professor Deep RL, Multi-agent RL, Uncertainty

Zlatan Ajanovic Postdoc Robotics, control, model-based RL, planning

Yang Li Postdoc RL & autonomous driving

Ravi Prakash Postdoc Robotics, control

Jihong Zhu Postdoc Robotics, control

Oussame Azizi PhD Model-based RL

Nele Albers PhD Application of RL

Mustafa Mert Celikok PhD Multi-agent RL

Elena Congeduti PhD Model-based RL, planning

Alvaro Serra Gomez PhD Multi-agent RL

Jinke He PhD Model-based RL, planning

Bas van der Heijden PhD Robotics, control

Cheng Liu PhD Robotics, control

Davide Mambelli PhD Multi-agent RL

Rolf Starre PhD Exploration

Miguel Suau PhD Representation learning

Joery de Vries PhD Model-based RL, planning

Pascal van der Vaart PhD Exploration

Max Weltevrede PhD Generalization

Qisong Yang PhD Transfer learning

Moritz Zanger PhD Exploration

TU Eindhoven

Name Role Research topic

Yingqian Zhang Associate professor RL for combinatorial optimization, applications of RL

Hendrik Baier Assistant professor Planning

Maryam Tavakol Assistant professor Offline RL

Luca Begnardi PhD Model-based RL, planning, RL for combinatorial optimization

Robbert Reijnen PhD Model-based RL, planning

Soroush Ghandi PhD Offline RL

Abdo Abouelrous PhD RL for combinatorial optimization, planning

Ghada Sokar PhD Sparse RL, Generalization

Bram Grooten PhD Sparse neural networks in RL

Universiteit Gent

Name Role Research topic

Chris Develder Associate professor RL for home energy management

Gargya Gokhale PhD RL for home energy management

Manu Lahariya PhD RL for home energy management

RU Groningen

Name Role Research topic

Matthia Sabatelli Lecturer Transfer learning

Yifei Chen PhD Reward shaping

Nicole Orzan PhD Multi-agent RL

Yuzhe Zhang PhD Multi-agent RL

Universiteit Leiden

Name Role Research topic

Aske Plaat Professor Model-based RL, multi-agent RL

Joost Broekens Associate professor Emotion modelling in RL

Mike Preuss Assistant professor Games

Thomas Moerland Postdoc Model-based RL, intrinsic motivation

Erman Acar Postdoc Multi-agent RL

Zhao Yang PhD Intrinsic motivation, episodic memory

Matthias Muller-Brockhausen PhD Transfer learning

Bram Renting PhD Negotiation

Andrius Bernatavicius PhD RL for molecular design

Alan Kai Hassen PhD RL for molecular design

Michiel van der Meer PhD RL & language

Tom Kouwenhoven PhD RL & language

Yuchen Lian PhD RL & language

Annie Wong PhD Multi-agent RL

Simon Marshall PhD Quantum RL

KU Leuven

Name Role Research topic

Hendrik Blockeel Professor Explainable RL

Wen-Chi Yang PhD Model-based RL, planning

Université de Liège

Name Role Research topic

Ioannis Boukas Postdoc Application of RL

Université du Luxembourg

Name Role Research topic

Florian Felten PhD Multi-objective RL

RU Nijmegen

Name Role Research topic

Renato Duarte Lecturer Biologically plausible RL

Thiago D. Simao Postdoc Multi-objective RL

Christoph Schmidl PhD RL for scheduling problems

Open Universiteit

Name Role Research topic

Martijn van Otterlo Assistant professor Model-based RL, planning

Universiteit van Tilburg

Name Role Research topic

Giacomo Spigler Assistant professor Deep RL, Robotics, Meta RL

TU Twente

Name Role Research topic

Decebal Constantin Mocanu Assistant professor Sparse training in Deep RL

Nicolo Botteghi Postdoc Representation learning

Anne Zander Postdoc Model-based RL

Universiteit Utrecht

Name Role Research topic

Shihan Wang Assistant professor Application of RL

Shuai Han PhD Multi-agent RL

Yangyang Zhao PhD Application of RL

Changxi Zhu PhD Multi-agent RL

Universiteit Maastricht

Name Role Research topic

Tonio Weidler PhD RL for Goal-driven Computational Neuroscience

Companies

DeepMind

Name Role Research topic

Hado van Hasselt Senior researcher Deep RL, credit assignment

IMEC

Name Role Research topic

Peter Vrancx Researcher Data-driven RL & applications

Microsoft Research Amsterdam

Name Role Research topic

Elise van der Pol Researcher Symmetry & Equivariance in RL, Representation learning, RL for science

Qualcomm Technologies Netherlands B.V.

Name Role Research topic

Dana Kianfar Researcher RL for chip design

Shell

Name Role Research topic

Cristian Michler Researcher Applications of RL

Siemens

Name Role Research topic

Senne Deproost Researcher Applications of RL

Abroad

National University of Ireland Galway

Name Role Research topic

Conor Hayes PhD Multi-objective RL

Sapienza University of Rome

Name Role Research topic

Muhammad Imran PhD Multi-agent RL, smart manufacturing, industrial process optimization