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Ben van Lier, expert Internet of Things 

Professor Dr. Ben van Lier, Director Strategy & Innovation, focuses on researching and analyzing developments in the interface between organizations and technology. Prior to his tenure at Centric, he held directorships and management positions at government institutions and non-governmental organizations.

Smart Industry ambassadeur Alongside his work at Centric, he obtained his PhD from the Rotterdam School of Management (Erasmus University) in 2009, for which he conducted research into the development of hybridization, interoperability of information and network centric thinking.

In 2013, he was appointed Professor at Steinbeis University Berlin. In this role he will provide scientific publications and give presentations within his fields of expertise. In 2015 he was also appointed Professor at Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences, in which role he researches the emerging internet of things and advanced manufacturing.

Knowledge domain

Blogs


Scientific papers

  • From High Frequency Trading to self-organizing moral machines. International Journal of Technoethics. Vol. 7, Issue 1, January-June 2016
  • The Enigma of Context within network-centric environments. Context as Phenomenon within an Emerging Internet of Cyber-Physical Systems. Cyber Physical Systems Volume I Issue pp. Issue 1 pp. 46-64
  • Technology encounters Spirituality. What we don’t want to Know. Lier v. B., Roozendaal A., Hardjono T.W. (2014) Studies in Spirituality. Edition 24/2014
  • Lier van B., (2013) Organising Information Connections for Mobile Healthcare,  European Journal of ePractice. Special Issue From eHealth to mHealth. No 20 Nov 2013, pp. 76-90 (open access)
  • The Internet of Things, the continuation of the Internet. Engineering Management Research (2013) Vol. 2 no. 1 PP. 55-66 (open access)
  • Can Machines Communicate: The Internet of Things and Interoperability of Information. Engineering Management Research (2013) Vol. 2 no. 1 PP. 55-66 (open access)
  • Connections, Information and reality. Thinking about the Internet of Things. Journal of Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, volume 9, no. 5, Special Issue on Collaborative Enterprises, pages 91-97; 2011

International conference papers 


International Papers

  • Lier van B. 92015) The emergence of medical cyber-physical systems. Ehealth Law & Policy October 2015, pp. 12-13
  • Lier van B. (2014) The Internet of Things: The continuation of the internet. E- Commerce Law & Policy, January 2014, pp. 08-09

Interviews

Books and contributions to books

Member Program Committees

  • ICE-B/ICETE 2014 International Conference on e-Business Setubal 12 September 2014
  • 19th International Conference on System Theory, Control and Computing, October 14-16, 2015 at Cheile Gradistei - Fundata Resort (Romania)
  • Member Advisory board international Conference on Industrial Technologies, June 2016, Amsterdam. Conference will be held under the Dutch chairmanship of the EU
  • 19th International Conference on System Theory, Control and Computing, October 14-16, 2015 at Cheile Gradistei - Fundata Resort (Romania)
  • ICE-B/ICETE 2015 International Conference on e-Business, July 20-22, 2015 at Colmar (France)

Memberships

  • Member Dutch National Smart Industries Forum
  • Member Road Map Council Top Sector High Tech Systems & Materials
  • Member National advisory committee Universities of Applied Science domain Informatics, Technical Informatics and Business Informatics and Management
  • Member of the Dutch association of organizational experts and management consultants (OOA)
•    Forthcoming: The Enigma of Context within network-centric environments. Context as Phenomenon within an Emerging Internet of Cyber-Physical Systems. Cyber Physical Systems Volume I Issue pp.
•    Technology encounters Spirituality. What we don’t want to Know. Lier v. B., Roozendaal A., Hardjono T.W. (2014) Studies in Spirituality. Edition 24/2014
•    Lier van B., (2013) Organising Information Connections for Mobile Healthcare,  European Journal of ePractice. Special Issue From eHealth to mHealth. No 20 Nov 2013, pp. 76-90 (open access) ;

Advanced Manufacturing and Complexity Science. Ultra Large Scale Systems, Emergence and Self-organisation. 19th International Conference on System Theory, Control and Computing, October 14-16, 2015 at Cheile Gradistei - Fundata Resort (Romania)