Eus J. W. Van Someren
Prof. Eus J.W. Van Someren was trained in physics, psychophysiology and neuropsychology and received a cum laude PhD in neurobiology from the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Amsterdam. He is Head of the Department Sleep and Cognition at the Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience of the Royal Academy of Arts and Sciences and is professor of Neurophysiology at the VU University, Amsterdam.
He received prestigious grants including the VIDI and VICI grants of the Netherlands Organization of Scientific Research (NWO) and the Advanced Grant of the European Research Council (ERC). His about 200 peer-reviewed publications in scientific journals including NEJM, Jama, Nature, Nature Neuroscience, Archives of General Psychiatry, Psychological Bulletin and PNAS have been widely cited (H-index 44). His expertise covers sleep, circadian rhythms, cognition, development and aging, thermoregulation, brain imaging and ambulatory acquisition and analysis of physiological and behavioural time-series.