Martin Kersten

Full Name
Prof.dr. M.L. Kersten
Function(s)
CWI-Fellow, Professor - Universiteit van Amsterdam
Email
Martin.Kersten@cwi.nl
Telephone
+31 20 592 4066
Room
L312
Department(s)
CWI Management, Database Architectures
Homepage
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_L._Kersten

Biography

Martin L. Kersten is a computer scientist with research focus on database architectures, query optimization and their use in scientific databases. He is an architect of the MonetDB system, an open-source column for data warehouses, online analytical processing (OLAP) and geographic information systems (GIS). For this work he received the prestigious ACM SIGMOD E.F. Codd Innovation Award and the ACM SIGMOD Systems award. He published > 150 papers and is an ACM Research Fellow. He has been (co-) founder of several successful spin-offs of CWI.

Publications

Projects

  • LAD
    LAD: Layered Astronomical Databases
  • Scilens-II
    The SciLens-II Infrastructure, Big Data at work

Professional activities

  • Board Member: CEO - MonetDB B.V.
  • Board Member: CEO - MonetDB Solutions
  • Founder: MonetDB BV
  • Board Member: VectorWise
  • Board Member: Amsterdam New-Media Association - [ANMA]
  • Committee member: DAMON Workshop (colocated with ACM SIGMOD)
  • Committee member: IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo - [ICME]
  • Committee member: ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management - [CIKM]
  • Committee member: ToKeN2000 - NWO 2005-01
  • Committee member: ACM SIGMOD International Conference on Management of Data - [SIGMOD]
  • Board Member: Helsinki Institute for Information Technology
  • Board Member: Fraunhofer IPSI - GMD IPSI
  • Side Position: Spinque
  • Member: Dutch Research School for Information and Knowledge Systems - [SIKS]
  • Editor: Journal: VLDB Journal
  • Consultant: Philips Research
  • Otganizer: XLDB
  • Otganizer: ACM SIGMOD AWARDs
  • Grant: NWO Middlegroot "SciLens2" (2016-2018)
  • Member: CWI Fellow
  • Awarded: Best Paper Runner Up SIGMOD
  • Awarded: VLDB 10-year - Best Paper Award 27 August