About me

I was born in Hoorn, the Netherlands, in 1968. After having finished high school I started my study Chemistry at the University of Utrecht in 1989. I did my graduation work at Philips Research in 1994, and moved to Enschede to get my Ph.D. at the University of Twente in 1995. The following is a short summary of my professional life, with links to more information.

PCF, University of Twente, 2009 - 2010

Work on enhanced oil recovery in a project together with BP

Sculptano, my own nanofabrication consultancy company, 2009

My one-man company.

COPS, University of Twente, 2003 - 2009

Work on photonic nanostructures in Prof. Willem Vos' group.

TST, University of Twente, 2001 - 2003

Development of active microshutters in Prof. Miko Elwenspoek's group.

Semiconductor Electrochemistry, University of Utrecht, 1999 - 2001

Work on disordered photonic porous gallium phosphide in Prof. John Kelly's group, in collaboration with the group Waves in Complex Media at the University of Amsterdam, led by Prof. Ad Lagendijk.

Micmec, University of Twente, 1995 - 1999

Research on isotropic etching of silicon for the fabrication of microchannels for gas chromatography, in Prof. Miko Elwenspoek's group.