Felienne Hermans

Felienne Hermans

Associate Professor Programming Education
Leiden Institute of Advanced Computer Science
location_on Netherlands

Member since 2 years


Felienne Hermans

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Felienne is associate professor at the Leiden Institute of Advanced Computer Science at Leiden University, where she heads the PERL research group, focused on programming education. She also works at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam for one day a week, where she teaches prospective computer science teachers.

Felienne is the creator of the Hedy programming language, and was one of the founders of the Joy of Coding conference. Since 2016, she has been a host at SE radio, one of the most popular software engineering podcasts on the web.

Felienne is a member the board of I&I, the Dutch association of high-school computer science teachers, and of TC39, the committee that designs JavaScript.