Principal Research Scientist
Singapore University of Technology and Design
Robert Kooij has a background in mathematics: he received his PhD degree cum laude at Delft University of Technology, in 1993. From 1997 until 2003 he was employed at KPN, the largest telecom operator in the Netherlands. Since 2003 he was employed at TNO, the Netherlands Organization of Applied Scientific Research. In 2011 he became Principal Scientist, conducting and managing research on Critical ICT Infrastructures.
Since 2005 Robert is part-time affiliated with the Delft University of Technology, at the faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science. Since 2010 he is a part-time full professor with the chair “Robustness of Complex Networks”. In 2016 prof. Kooij relocated to the TNO South-East Asia office in Singapore. As of April 2018 he is a principal research scientist at the SUTD, working on cybersecurity for critical infrastructures.