Camil Staps

Camil Staps

PhD student in Biblical Hebrew at Leiden University

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Refereed articles


Camil Staps, forthcoming. '"When Dust Was Poured Out": Creation in Job 38.36–38'. Accepted for publication in the Journal for the Study of the Old Testament.

Camil Staps, forthcoming. 'Case Markers may have Prevented the Grammaticalization of Ancient Hebrew Bipartite Reciprocal Markers'. Accepted for publication in the Journal of Semitic Studies.


Camil Staps, 2018. 'A Case Study of Reciprocal Middles in Biblical Hebrew: the Niphal of לחם'. Orientalia 87 (2), pp. 159–183.

Non-refereed work


Camil Staps, 2019. 'Tense, Aspect and Modality in Jewish Palestinian Aramaic'. Master thesis, Leiden University.

Camil Staps, 2019. 'Lazy Interworking of Compiled and Interpreted Code for Sandboxing and Distributed Systems'. Master thesis, Radboud University Nijmegen.


Camil Staps, 2017. 'Code generation for the Thumb-2 instruction set'. Bachelor thesis, Radboud University Nijmegen.


CLIN28, 2018-01-26Combining grammatical features for dating texts in small-corpus languages (abstract & PDF).
NL-FP dag, 2018-01-05Cloogle: a programming language search engine and its applications (abstract & PDF).
LUGN, 2016-10-11Introduction to Docker (PDF).

Software projects

HebrewToolsSeveral web applications for Biblical Hebrew education (GitHub)
CloogleThe Clean language search engine (GitLab)
Reverse Beacon ClientAndroid client for the reverse beacon network (GitHub)
ESP8266_PICESP8266 library for PIC microcontrollers (GitHub)
latexgitLaTeX package for fetching and typesetting git information (GitHub)

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PhD student, Leiden University.


Scientific programmer / software architect, TOP Software.


Student assistant, Radboud University Nijmegen (click for an overview of activities).

2018–19: work on the Clean ecosystem

2017–18: Combinatorics, Functional Programming for AI

2016–17: Algorithms and Data Structures, Combinatorics, Functional Programming for AI, Functional Programming 1, Introduction to Cryptography, Operating Systems

2015–16: Combinatorics, Functional Programming 1, Functional Programming 2, Introduction to Cryptography, Mathematical Structures

2013–2019Owner of ViviSoft.


2017–2019Research MA. Hebrew and Aramaic Studies, Leiden University (cum laude).
2017–2019MSc. Software Science, Radboud University Nijmegen (summa cum laude).
2014–2017BSc. Computing Science, Radboud University Nijmegen (cum laude).

Other interests