Bas graduated at the bachelor Technische Wiskunde at the University of Twente. After that he decided to do a Master Applied Mathematics. He studied at the formal specialization in Mathematics and Applications of Signals and Systems (MASS). This specializaiton has been combined into a new specialization: Mathematical Systems Tehory, Applied Analysis and Computational Science (SACS).
Jesper enjoyed his BSc study Technische Wiskunde so much that he did not want to leave mathematics yet. So he also decided for a study Applied Mathemathematics. During his Master thesis he worked on modeling Alzheimer's disease with mathematcs.