Media Technology MSc

Peter van der Putten

data miner and creative researcher

Peter van der Putten has a background is in artificial intelligence and he is a creative researcher and data miner particularly interested how machines learn from interaction. Or more in general, how complex phenomena such as intelligence, creativity, emotion, morality can emerge from simple parts.

Peter has a MSc in Cognitive Artificial Intelligence from Utrecht University and a PhD in data mining from Leiden University, and combines academic research with applying these technologies in business. 

He has taught New Media New Technology (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016) and supervised MSc thesis projects.


Peter holds office in room 128 of the Snellius building, typically on Fridays, but as a part time resercher best reached by email.

For more information and publications see his academic home page. For contact details see here.