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Tim Hulshof is tenure track assistant professor with the Probability and Statistics group at the department of Mathematics and Computer Science. His research is part of the 'Networks' consortium funded by the Dutch science foundation NWO through its Gravitation program. Networks is a consortium of eleven mathematics and computer science researchers from four institutions who aim to address the pressing challenges posed by large-scale networks. Not just digital networks but also traffic and transport networks and energy networks are often not sufficiently capable of dealing with unexpected situations. The focus is on modelling, understanding, controlling and optimising networks that are complex and highly volatile.

Academic background

Tim Hulshof studied Physics at the University of Groningen (the Netherlands) where he obtained his MSc in 2009 with the distinction cum laude and. He was awarded the Kamerlingh Onnes Prize for best cum laude student in physics at the University of Groningen in the academic year 2008-2009. He then started his PhD research at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e, the Netherlands) under supervision of Prof. Remco van der Hofstad of the Probability and Statistics group (department of Mathematics and Computer Science). In 2013, he obtained his doctorate with ththesis 'The high-dimensional incipient infinite cluster'. In the same year he was awarded the first UBC-PIMS distinguished postdoctoral fellowship from the University of British Columbia and the Pacific Institute of the Mathematical Sciences (Vancouver, Canada). In 2015, he returned to the TU/e Probability and Statistics group where he was appointed as tenure track assistant professor. He is an editor for networkpages.nl, an outreach website about the science of networks aimed at a general audience. 

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Research Output

Expansion of percolation critical points for hamming graphs

Federico, L., van der Hofstad, R. W., den Hollander, F. & Hulshof, T., 1 Jan 2020, In : Combinatorics, Probability and Computing. 29, 1, p. 68-100

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

  • Slightly subcritical hypercube percolation

    Hulshof, T. & Nachmias, A., 1 Mar 2020, In : Random Structures and Algorithms. 56, 2, p. 557-593 37 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

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    Random walk on barely supercritical branching random walk

    van der Hofstad, R., Hulshof, T. & Nagel, J., 25 Sep 2019, In : Probability Theory and Related Fields. 53 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

  • Sharpness for inhomogeneous percolation on quasi-transitive graphs

    Beekenkamp, T. & Hulshof, T., 1 Sep 2019, In : Statistics and Probability Letters. 152, p. 28-34 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

  • {O}(k)-robust spanners in one dimension

    Buchin, K. A., Hulshof, W. J. T. T. & Olah, D., 2018, 6 p. Cornell university.

    Research output: Other contributionAcademic

    Open Access


    Probability and stochastics 2

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    Student theses

    Bootstrap percolation

    Author: Weits, R., 12 Sep 2019

    Supervisor: Hulshof, W. (. (Supervisor 1)

    Student thesis: Bachelor


    Earthquake distribution: an elaboration on the tail

    Author: Prikken, L. H., 31 Aug 2017

    Supervisor: van der Hofstad, R. (Supervisor 1) & Hulshof, W. (Supervisor 2)

    Student thesis: Bachelor


    Random walks in random environments: applications on a ladder graph

    Author: Ramaekers, M. A., 12 Apr 2019

    Supervisor: Nagel, J. (Supervisor 1) & Hulshof, T. (Supervisor 2)

    Student thesis: Bachelor


    Sharpness of the phase transition for percolation with quasi-transitive inhomogeneities

    Author: Beekenkamp, T., 31 Mar 2016

    Supervisor: Hulshof, W. (Supervisor 1)

    Student thesis: Master


    Structures in supercritical scale-free percolation

    Author: Jorritsma, J., 31 Jan 2017

    Supervisor: Heydenreich, M. (Supervisor 1) & Hulshof, W. (Supervisor 2)

    Student thesis: Master