Tijs van der Storm

Full Name
Prof.dr. T. van der Storm
+31 20 592 4164
Scientific Staff Member, Professor - Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, Groupleader
Tijs van der Storm


Tijs van der Storm performs research at the cross section between programming languages and software engineering, specializing in tools and techniques for the construction and evolution of domain-specific languages (DSLs). He is one of co-designers of the Rascal meta programming language and language workbench, which has been used for DSL design in digital forensics, financial product specification, and game economies. Van der Storm is chair of the Dutch association for software engineering research (VERSEN), treasurer of the European Association for Programming Languages and Systems (EAPLS), vice-president of AITO, and chair of the IFIP TC2 2.16 Working Group on Language Design.


All publications


  • The Distinguished Artifact Award, SLE 2021 (2021)
  • Best Software Engineering Technology Paper, ICT OPEN (2019)
  • Most influential paper award (2019)
  • Title: Shape-Diverse DSLs: Language without Borders (2018)
  • Distinguished Vision Paper Award, ACM SIGPLAN International Conference on Software Language Engineering (SLE) (2018)

Professional activities

  • Lecturer: Universiteit van Amsterdam - [UvA] - Master Programme Software Engineering
  • Editor: Journal of Object Technology (JOT)
  • Chair: SPLASH Industry Track 2015
  • Organizer: Software Development Automation (SDA'13)
  • Organizer: Software Development Automation (SDA'14)
  • Chair: Publicity SPLASH 2016
  • Board Member: European Association for Programming Languages and Systems - Treasurer