Jan van Dalen
is Associate Professor of Statistics at the Department of Technology and Operations Management, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University. He has a background in econometrics and obtained his PhD in quantitative modeling of wholesaling. His main research interests are in quantitative analysis of information, logistics, trade and organizational processes. He is the co-founder of the Erasmus Center for Data Science and Business Analytics, and co-founder of the Knowledge Lab Urban Big data together with the City of Rotterdam. Next to research, he has extensive teaching experience in applied statistics, forecasting and big data, in the bachelor, master and executive teaching programs.