I have supervised the following PhD students:


1.

Harm-Jan Boonstra

Title Ph.D. thesis: Symmetries in String Theory (June 1996), see

Present status: permanent position at the CBS (Centraal Bureau voor de Statistiek)


2.

Bert Janssen

Title Ph.D. thesis: Dualities of Strings and Branes (June 1998), see 

Present status: permanent research position at the University of Granada (Spain), see


3.

Eduardo Eyras

Title Ph.D. thesis: Brane Dynamics in Diverse Backgrounds (June 1999), thesis not available, for list of publications, see

Present status: permanent research position at the Biomedical Informatics Research Lab of the IMIM - Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona (Spain),  see


4.

Jan Pieter van der Schaar

Title Ph.D. thesis: String Theory Limits and Dualities (June 2000), see

Present status: permanent research position at the University of Amsterdam,  see


5.

Rein Halbersma

Title Ph.D. thesis: Geometry of Strings and Branes (June 2002), see

Present status: permanent position at APE, Public Economics BV


6.

Tim de Wit

Title Ph.D. thesis: Domain-Walls and Gauged Supergravities (October 2003), see

Present status: researcher at the Image Sciences Institute, University Medical Center Utrecht, see


7.

Diederik Roest, cum laude

Title Ph.D. thesis: M-theory and Gauged Supergravities (June 2004), see

Present status: assistant professor at the University of Groningen (The Netherlands),  see


8.

Andres Collinucci

Title Ph.D. thesis: Instantons and Cosmologies in String Theory (October 2005), see

Present status: permanent staff member at the University of Bruxelles (Belgium) 


9.

Thomas Van Riet

Title Ph.D. thesis: Cosmic Acceleration in Kaluza- Klein Supergravity (September 2007), see

Present status: permanent research position at the University of Leuven (Belgium)


10.

André Ploegh

Title Ph.D. thesis: Particle Dynamics of Branes (May 2008), see

Present status: permanent position in banking


11.

Jelle Hartong

Title Ph.D. thesis: Seven-Branes and Instantons in Type IIB Supergravity (September 2008), see

Present status: Research Fellow, University of Edinburgh (United Kingdom)


12.

Teake Nutma

Title Ph.D. thesis: Kac-Moody Symmetries and Gauged Supergravity (September 2010), see

Present status: scientific programmer, University of Groningen


13.

Yihao Yin

Title Ph.D. thesis: Extensions of Three-Dimensional Higher-Derivative Gravity (October 2013), see

Present status: postdoctoral fellow at the Universidad Nacional Andrés Bello, Santiago (Chile)


14.

Wout Merbis, cum laude

Title Ph.D. thesis: 3D Chern-Simons like Gravity (September 2014), see

Present status: postdoctoral fellow at the University of Bruxelles, Bruxelles (Belgium)


15.

Sjoerd de Haan  

Title Ph.D. thesis: Models of Massive Gravity in Three Dimensions (October 2014)

Present status: Machine learning developer at ING Bank, Amsterdam


16.

Lorena Parra Rodríguez

Title Ph.D. thesis: Extensions and Limits of Gravity in Three Dimensions (October 2015)

Present status: position at the Instituto Nacional de Geriatría, Mexico City (Mexico)


17.

Thomas Zojer

Title Ph.D. thesis: Non-relativistic supergravity in three space-time dimensions (January 2016), see

Present status: Data Quality Analyst at ABN AMRO Bank, Amsterdam


18.

Victor Penas

Title Ph.D. thesis: Properties of Double Field Theory (June 2016), see

Present status: Postdoctoral Fellow at the Centro Atómico Bariloche, Bariloche (Argentina)


19.

Roel Andringa

Title Ph.D. thesis: Newton-Cartan gravity revisited (September 2016), see

Present status: teacher Applied Mathematics at the Hogeschool Leeuwarden (The Netherlands)


20.
 
Gokhan Alkac

Title PhD thesis: Supersymmetry, Black Holes and Holography in Three Dimensions (October 2017)

Present status: Assistant Professor at the University of Turkish Aeronautical Association, Ankara (Turkey)


21.
 
Luca Basanisi

Title PhD thesis: Higher Derivative Gravity and Holography (November 2017)

Present status: Data Scientist at DPA, Amsterdam


22.
 
Marija Kovacevic

Title PhD thesis: Aspects of Three-dimensional Gravity (December 2017)

Present status: Model Validator at ABN AMRO Bank, Amsterdam

23.   Ceyda Simsek

PhD thesis expected in 2021

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