Personal details

Surname: Vrolijk
First name: Benjamin
Date of birth: Januari 27th, 1978
Place of birth: Katwijk aan den Rijn
Nationality: Dutch
Civil status: Married
E-mail: benjaminvrolijk |at| gmail |dot| com


2001 – 2007: PhD Computer Science
Delft University of Technology
Computer Graphics & CAD/CAM group
PhD thesis: “Interactive visualisation techniques for large time-dependent data sets”
1995 – 2001: MSc Technical Informatics
Delft University of Technology
Computer Graphics & CAD/CAM group
Master’s thesis: “Feature Tracking with Skeleton Graphs”
1996: Propaedeutics Technical Informatics, cum laude
1991 – 1995: Comenius College
Capelle aan den IJssel
Diploma: Gymnasium (Grammar school)
Courses: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology
Dutch, English, German, Latin
1989 – 1991: Christelijk Gymnasium

Work experience

1996 – 2005: Technician (volunteer)
Radio Capelle
august 1997 – april 2000: Engineer
Phidias bv, Delft
Tasks: Designing Microsoft Access applications
Programming Active Server Pages (ASP) internet pages
february 1998 – june 1998: Internship
Witteburg bv, Ridderkerk
Designing Microsoft Access application
april 2001 – august 2001: Software Designer
Xi advies bv, Delft
Tasks: Programming Matlab applications
Programming Active Server Pages (ASP) internet pages
september 2001 – june 2007: PhD Student
Delft University of Technology
Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science
Project: Direct Numerical Simulation of Oil/Water Mixtures Using Front Capturing Techniques
february 2006 – march 2010: Software Engineer
Kinsley europe, Breda
Tasks: Designing databases (MS SQL Server / MS Access)
Developing database applications (VB.NET / VB6)
april 2010 – now: Software Developer
Syntess Software, Zierikzee


Driver’s license: A, B (Car, Motorcycle)
Languages Dutch: Mother tongue
English: Good
German: Reasonable
Hobbies and interests: Skiing, skating, hiking, photography.
Computer knowledge Windows, Linux
C/C++, Pascal, Visual Basic .NET / VB6 / VBA, ASP, Perl
PHP, HTML, CSS, OpenGL, VTK, LaTeX, Matlab
Microsoft Certified Professional in Microsoft Access