The research program of the ABM working group consists of three themes:
The ABM working group has a strong application-oriented focus. In order to identify the most relevant and most challenging problems in bibliometric practice, the ABM working group is working closely together with CWTS B.V..
Senior researcher and deputy director of CWTS. Ludo leads the Quantitative Science Studies (QSS) research group. His core research interests focus on the analysis and visualization of bibliometric networks and the development of scientometric indicators.
Researcher and coordinator of contract research projects. Clara's research work is related with network analysis applied to scientific publications, particularly citations and co-authorship networks for the study of research performance.
Researcher. Rodrigo's research focuses mostly on the development and application of new bibliometric tools and the new field of 'altmetrics'.
Senior researcher and head of ICT. Nees Jan's research focuses on the development of visualization tools and algorithms, mainly for analyzing the structure and development of science.
Research assistant. Wout’s main interests lie in dynamics of knowledge production.
Visiting researcher. Tina's research focuses on the statistical analysis and modeling of bibliometric data and citation networks.
Senior researcher and bibliometric consultant. Vincent's research focuses on complex networks and social dynamics. He holds a Master in sociology and a PhD in applied mathematics, and tries to combine the two in his work.
Researcher and PhD candidate. Martijn's research focuses on data sources for the measurement of research performance.
Researcher and member of the CWTS project board. Alfredo's research interests include the analysis of public-private research interactions and knowledge flows, the study of science-technology linkages, and the study of methods that potentially able to capture societal impact of scientific research.