Lynda Hardman

Full Name
Prof.dr. L. Hardman
Manager Research & Strategy, Scientific Staff Member
+31 20 592 4147
CWI Management, Human-Centered Data Analytics


Director Amsterdam Data Science, 2018-present European Director LIAMA, 2018-present Member of COST Scientific Committee, 2021-present Member of SURF Scientific Technical Council (WTR), 2021-present Member NWO Domain Science advisory committee for Computer Science, 2018-2022 Member of Dagstuhl Scientific Directorate, 2018-present Member of Scientific Advisory Board of the Mannheim Center for Data Science 2021- present Member of Advisory Board of ScienceWorks, 2019-present CWI representative in ICT-Research Platform Netherlands (IPN) Equality, Diversity & Inclusion working group, 2018-present Professor Multimedia Discourse Interaction, Utrecht University, 2016-present Fellow of the British Computer Society since 2019 Panel member for Research Assessment Exercise, Computer Science / Information Technology Hong Kong 2020-2021 Panel member for ERC Synergy Grants 2019 Past-president Informatics Europe 2018-2019 President Informatics Europe 2016-2017 Member of Amsterdam Data Science supervisory board 2015-2017 ACM Distinguished Scientist since 2014 Board member Informatics Europe 2012-2015


Professional activities

  • Professor: Full professor - Universiteit van Utrecht
  • Board Member: Informatics Europe (2012-2015)
  • Honorary Position: Distinguished Scientist - Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
  • Lecturer: Guest lecturer - Technische Universiteit Eindhoven (TU/e) User System Interaction project week
  • Editor: Journal: New Review of Hypermedia and Multimedia
  • Editor: Journal: PeerJ Computer Science (PeerJ CS)
  • Editor: Journal: Journal of Web Semantics (JWS)


  • Semantic Web Challenge - The MultimediaN E-Culture demonstrator (2006)