Willem van Zwet was supervisor of sixteen PhD students. All of them pursued academic careers and most of them became full professor. Below are some stories of PhD students Wim Albers, Cees Diks, Ronald Does, Marta Fiocco, Sara van de Geer, Mathisca de Gunst, Chris Klaassen, Hein Putter, Aad van der Vaart, Marten Wegkamp and Martien van Zuijlen with in addition a contribution by Nelly Litvak who was guided by Willem after her PhD.
"Willem van Zwet, teacher and thesis advisor." Ann. Statist. 49 (5) 2448 - 2456, October 2021. https://doi.org/10.1214/21-AOS2069