Director Science & Technology / Managing Partner, InProcess-LSP, Oss, NL:
Responsible for Scientific and Technological management, development and strategy of the company. Developed and implemented breakthrough technology for inline nanoparticle sizing.
Principal Scientist Process Analytical Technology (PAT), MSD, Oss, Netherlands: Extending PAT capabilities and PAT method development for Pharmaceutical process development, up-scaling and Tech Transfer, incl. (continuous) powder processing, freeze drying processes, and polymer extrusion. Implementation of new analytical methods (Optical Coherence Tomography and Vision systems), efficient (multivariate) modelling for vibrational spectroscopy and mechanistic process modelling to improve pharmaceutical product/process understanding.
Senior Researcher Soft Materials. School of Physics, University of Edinburgh, UK: Initiation/lead for development of new 3D rheo-microscopy module in commercial rheometers. Funding acquisition, hardware/software/application development. Consultant for application development with instrument manufacturer’s R&D dept. Broad range of fundamental research projects on rheology and dynamics of complex fluids. Collaborative applied research with Research Institutes and Food / Chemicals industry. (Co)supervision of- 6 students, 3 PhD students and 4 Postdocs.
Postdoctoral researcher. Soft Materials, School of Physics, Univ. of Edinburgh, UK: Integrated laser ‘tweezers’ and confocal microscopy for micro-rheological studies of dispersions. Design/construction of the first 3D rheo-microscope’. The instrument provided a major improvement in flow/micro-structure characterization of dispersions, gels and emulsions.
Postdoctoral researcher, Leiden University., Kamerlingh Onnes Lab., Netherlands: Study of flow, structural transitions and melting of ‘vortex matter’ in superconductors.
Ph.D Condensed Matter Physics, Leiden University., Kamerlingh Onnes Lab. (1996-2001)
Research assistant. McGill University, Dept. of Physics, Montreal, Canada. (1996)
Master’s in applied physics. Delft University of Technology. (1989-1995).