BMS - Vakgroep OMD (NL)

CV MSc. Nikky van Buuren


2015 – present

PhD Student at RCEC (University of Twente & CITO) on the topic:

Bayesian Networks and Personalized Learning Recommendations

2010 – 2013

MSc Mathematics - specialization in Statistical Science, Leiden University

2007 – 2010

BA Social Sciences (Psychology, Economics) and a minor in Statistics
University College Roosevelt (Roosevelt Academy), Middelburg, The Netherlands


Exchange semester in the USA (Honors Program)
University of Nebraska, Kearney in the United States

2011 - present

Founder and Owner of “Steunpunt Statistiek”

2014 - 2015

InfoSupport Nederland

Instructor for 3-day business course “Statistical programming in R”

2013 - 2015

Assensia Solutions BV - Amersfoort

Statistician in the Quantitative Analytics Team

2012 - 2013

Cito, Arnhem

•Intern with Citobeurs – Master Thesis (Grade thesis and defense 8.0):

Latent Class based Algorithms for Computerized Adaptive Testing

•Student-Assistant – Simulation study in DOT and R


Erasmus University, Rotterdam

Internship & Student-assistant, Tasks: Statistical analyses and consultancy

2014 - present

Dutch federation of Athletics
Member of “ Statistics Committee”

2011 - present

Trainer and Coach in Track & Field at different clubs


Founder and Chair of the Furniture Fund

For international students or students with financial problems

February 2016

CitoSpreekt 2015 –conference

Presentation of Research proposal on Bayesian Network

September 2015

IACAT Young Researcher Grant (IACAT Conference 2015, University of Cambridge)

Presentation of research on Computerized Adaptive Progress Testing