June 7, 2008
Name: Han-Wen Nienhuys
Driving license: yes
Software design and implementation, mathematical modeling techniques, numerical algorithms, linear algebra, music representation, digital typography.
PhD, Institute for Information and Computing Sciences, Utrecht University. 2003.
Engineering degree in applied mathematics (MSc equivalent, cum laude). Technical University Eindhoven, 1998. Graduation topic: analysis.
ASCI Course on Visualization and Virtual Reality, 2001. (ASCI is a Dutch graduate school)
Expert in: program design, coding and software engineering.
Programming language experience: C (1991-now), C++ (1996-now), Python (1998-now), Scheme (2000-now), Java (2000-2002) years, Quill (2004; Certified Quintiq Specialist).
Working knowledge of: Unix programming, Emacs, OpenGL, Java3D, Autoconf, Make, HTML, (Fedora) Linux, CVS, darcs, LATEX, METAFONT, Cocoa development, PostScript, Pango, SVG, PDF, LISP, Unicode.
Proficient at: giving presentations, scientific writing, and technical writing.
Languages: Dutch (native), English (fluent, reading and writing), Portuguese (speaking fluently, reasonable reading) German (reasonable reading), French (basic reading).
Teaching assistant for undergraduate courses in imperative programming and data structures (1998-2001).
Co-supervised MSc. student thesis-work. (2002 and 2005/2006)
Refereed for Algorithmica, special issue on shape algorithmics (2002), IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (2004).
I am the main author in this team project.
I am one of the two authors.
Adapting a prototype OO model for road-transport to a real world situation, and successful roll-out with a customer. OO Design, performance troubleshooting, customer contact, UI design. Work in cooperation with a Business Consultant.
Hobbies: French horn, dancing, drawing, cooking, rock climbing,
Extracurricular activities: Fundraiser of the VU-Orkest (Orchestra of the Free University, Amsterdam) 2005/2006. Treasurer (administration and fundraising) of Utrechts Blazers Ensemble (1999-2001).
References available on request.
During my stay there, I was responsible for the coding side of the first rollout of Quintiq's Industry Solution for road-transport. I was in involved the design, coding, identifying performance problems and development of legacy interfaces.
This research has lead to my PhD. thesis, ``Cutting in Deformable Objects.'' (June 2003). More information is available from http://www.cs.uu.nl/groups/AA/virtual/surgery/.
This software, the only serious open source music notation package, is widely used (10,000 downloads per month), and available for different platforms. See also http://lilypond.org.
Han-Wen Nienhuys and Jan Nieuwenhuizen. LilyPond, a system for automated music engraving. Proceedings of XIV Colloquium on Musical Informatics. Firenze, Italy, 2003.
Han-Wen Nienhuys and A. Frank van der Stappen. A Delaunay approach to interactive cutting in triangulated surfaces. Proceedings Workshop on Algorithmic Foundations of Robotics (WAFR). 2002.
Han-Wen Nienhuys and A. Frank van der Stappen. A surgery simulation supporting cuts and finite element deformation. Proceedings Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI) 2001.
Han-Wen Nienhuys and A. A computational technique for interactive needle insertions in 3D nonlinear material. Proceedings International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) 2004.
Han-Wen Nienhuys. Cutting in deformable objects. PhD Thesis, Utrecht University, 2003.
Han-Wen Nienhuys. Convoluties van signalen uit meerdimensionale domeinen. (Convolutions of signals from higher-dimensional domains). Master's thesis, Technical University Eindhoven, 1998.
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