Leo Waaijers (1938) studied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics in Leiden. In 1964 an almost lifelong career followed at TU Delft where he started as a scientist, including a Ph.D. in mathematics in 1968. In 1977 he switched to management, at first as the personal manager of his department, to become member of the University Executive Board from 1984 to 1988. Following discontinuation of this position he was appointed University Librarian. In this function he realized a. o. the new library building, the merger with the university press and the transfer to the new library system Aleph. In 2001 he accepted a corresponding post at Wageningen University & Research Centre. From January 1st, 2004, he is manager of the SURF Platform ICT and Research.
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