Academische dienstverlening aan de UAntwerpen

2. Andere

  • Kinderuniversiteit: actieve les "Het geluid van de sterren" (06/01/2016 - 06/01/2016)
  • Masterclass wetenschapscommunicatie: performance van mijn science slam "Star Songs" (12/01/2015 - 12/01/2015)
  • Kinderuniversiteit: actieve les "De ruimte in..." (19/01/2017 - 19/01/2017)

Academische dienstverlening aan de samenleving

1. Adviesverlening

  • Steering Committee (interdisciplinary) Metaforum working group Art & Science - KU Leuven (01/01/2018 - 31/01/2020)
  • Art & Science working group (representing the Faculty of Science) for the KU Leuven’s Science, Engineering & Technology Group (01/01/2014 - 31/01/2020)
  • Steering Commitee of SCivil, Flemish Citizen Science Knowledge Center and Chair of education working group focusing on how to bring citizen science into the classroom (www.scivil.be) (01/01/2018 - 31/01/2020)
  • Steering Committee ESERO-Belgium ESERO: European Space Education Resource Office, sponsored in Belgium by the European Space Agence (ESA) and the Belgian Science Policy Office (BELSPO) (01/01/2018 - 31/01/2020)
  • Member of the International Astronomical Union (IAU) and (elected to serve on) several divisions/commissions within (14/01/2006 - 31/01/2021)
  • Member of SATINO science team (Small Automated Telescope INternet Observatory) (01/01/2007 - 31/01/2010)
  • Referee (grant review) Flemish (Belgian) Science Foundation (FWO) (01/01/2012 - 30/01/2012)
  • Several committees and working groups regarding STEM education (above) Setting up and managing the portal site www.STEMvoorleerkrachten.be Organizing a yearly STEM study day for Flemish teachers. (01/01/2016 - 31/01/2019)
  • Referee (grant review) for OTKA, the Hungarian Science Foundation (2x) (01/01/2005 - 31/01/2013)
  • NSF (National Science Foundation) panel member, Washington DC, USA (01/01/2007 - 30/01/2007)
  • Resident House Fellow at Pforzheimer House, Harvard University (01/01/2012 - 30/01/2014)
  • Jury Member Flemish Astronomy Olympiad (4x) (01/01/2015 - 05/01/2018)

4. Organisatie congressen en workshops

  • STEM working group for CNO, Antwerp CNO: Centrum Nascholing Onderwijs (teacher lifelong training center) (01/01/2017 - 31/01/2019)
  • STEM (Science Technology Engineering Mathematics) - Steering Commitee for the KU Leuven Association (president) (www.STEMvoorleerkrachten.be) (01/01/2016 - 30/01/2019)
  • Steering Committee ESERO-Belgium ESERO: European Space Education Resource Office, sponsored in Belgium by the European Space Agence (ESA) and the Belgian Science Policy Office (BELSPO) (01/01/2018 - 31/01/2020)

6. Wetenschapscommunicatie

  • Member of the Beautiful Science Network, an innovative science communication project developed by the Bristish Council (01/01/2009 - 31/01/2010)
  • STEM working group for the Antwerp association for higher education institutes and universities (AUHA) (01/01/2016 - 31/01/2019)
  • STEM (Science Technology Engineering Mathematics) - Steering Commitee for the KU Leuven Association (president) (www.STEMvoorleerkrachten.be) (01/01/2016 - 30/01/2019)

7. Deelname aan publiek debat

  • STEM working group for the Antwerp association for higher education institutes and universities (AUHA) (01/01/2016 - 31/01/2019)
  • STEM (Science Technology Engineering Mathematics) - Steering Commitee for the KU Leuven Association (president) (www.STEMvoorleerkrachten.be) (01/01/2016 - 30/01/2019)
  • Senior Common Room (SCR) of Pforzheimer House, Harvard University (01/01/2013 - 30/01/2014)
  • STEM network for secondary school education in Flanders steering commitee member (www.STEMnetwerk.be) (01/01/2016 - 31/01/2017)

8. Wetenschappelijke verenigingen

  • Kepler (NASA Space Mission) Asteroseismic Science Consortium (KASC) Chair of the RR Lyrae working group (+60 members) (01/01/2008 - 31/01/2012)
  • Member of the AAVSO - American Association of Variable Star Observers (01/01/2011 - 01/01/2011)
  • Kepler/K2 (NASA Space Mission) Asteroseismic Science Consortium (KASC) Co-chair of the RR Lyrae & Cepheid working group (+80 members) (01/01/2013 - 31/01/2021)
  • TESS (NASA space mission) Asteroseismic Science Consortium (TASC) Co-Chair of the RR Lyrae and Cepheid Working Group together with Robert Szábo, for the TESS mission (launch 2018) (01/01/2015 - 31/01/2021)
  • Council Member (and part of the Program Committee) of the American Association of Variable Star Observers (AAVSO) (01/01/2015 - 01/01/2018)

9. Andere

  • STEM (Science Technology Engineering Mathematics) - Steering Commitee for the KU Leuven Association (president) (www.STEMvoorleerkrachten.be) (01/01/2016 - 30/01/2019)
  • NASA proposal review panel for space missions (01/01/2018 - 31/01/2018)
  • Co-Chair and Referee for the “Astronomy for Universities and Research” Task Force (TF-1) of the Office of Astronomy for Development (OAD) of the International Astronomical Union (IAU) (01/01/2011 - 30/01/2015)

Internationalisering

1. Bijdragen aan het internationaliseringsbeleid

  • Co-Chair of the Office of Astronomy for Development’s TF-1: Task Force on Astronomy Development for Universities and Research http://www.astro4dev.org/ (01/01/2011 - 31/01/2015)
  • Member of the African Astronomical Society (AfAS) Working Group, which produced the Ouagadougou Declaration marking the founding of the AfAS (13/01/2010 - 31/01/2011)

2. Bijdragen aan de universitaire ontwikkelingssamenwerking

  • African Initiative for Planetary and Space Sciences (AFIPS) Member of the Education and Outreach Committee (https://africapss.org) (01/01/2017 - 31/01/2019)
  • Teaching for the TAD program: Teaching astronomy for Development Organized schools in Mongolia (2007 & 2008) and Senegal (2010), taught at a workshop in Burkina Faso (2010), co-organized and taught at workshop in Ghana (2013), Mongolia (2014), etc. (01/01/2006 - 31/01/2015)
  • Commission 46: elected member (one of 12) of the PGWWDA: Program Group for the World-Wide Development of Astronomy (01/01/2009 - 31/01/2012)

3. Andere

  • Member of HELAS, the European Helio- and Asteroseismology Network funded by EC’s Sixth Framework Programme (FP6) - https://www.helas-project.eu (01/01/2006 - 31/01/2010)
  • Member of the RR Lyrae Working Group and ground-based follow-up working group for the CoRoT space mission (ESA) (01/01/2006 - 31/01/2011)
  • Member of the Variable Stars Working Group (CU7) for the GAIA space mission (01/01/2006 - 31/01/2019)
  • Committee member for global distribution of Galileoscope Donations International Year of Astronomy (01/01/2009 - 31/01/2009)
  • Member of the Austrian ESO Committee (European Southern Observatory) (01/01/2009 - 31/01/2010)
  • Scientific advisor for the advanced research programme “Asteroseismology in the Space Age”, Kavli Institute of Theoretical Physics, University of California at Santa Barbara, USA, 09/26/2011-12/16/2011 (01/01/2011 - 31/01/2011)
  • Referee for OPTICON mobility grants (for telescope time and travel to selected observatories) (01/01/2011 - 31/01/2012)
  • Member of the Belgian National ESO Committee (BNEC) ESO: European Southern Observatory (01/01/2016 - 31/01/2019)
  • Member of the American Astronomical Society (AAS) (01/01/2011 - 31/01/2014)
  • Board member of the White Dwarf Research Corporation: http://www.whitedwarf.org (01/01/2009 - 31/01/2019)
  • Elected effective member, Belgian National Committee for Astronomy (BNCA) (01/01/2019 - 31/01/2021)
  • Steering Committee of the International Astronomical Union’s Office of Astronomy for Development (IAU-OAD) (01/01/2015 - 30/01/2018)
  • Organizing Committee of International Astronomical Union's Commission 27 (Variable Stars) (01/01/2009 - 31/01/2015)
  • Steering Committee of IAU Divison C (Education, Outreach, and Heritage) (01/01/2015 - 31/01/2021)

Organisatie en leiderschap dienstverlening

1. Opnemen van algemeen management, operationele leiding en personeelsmanagement

  • Organizing the seminars in the Solar, Stellar and Planetary Division (SSP) at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA): at least weekly, sometimes several talks per week; inviting and hosting speakers, all logistics, including website (01/01/2013 - 30/01/2014)
  • Steering Committee ESERO-Belgium ESERO: European Space Education Resource Office, sponsored in Belgium by the European Space Agence (ESA) and the Belgian Science Policy Office (BELSPO) (01/01/2018 - 31/01/2020)