Our people

Research groups

Molecular and applied biotechnology
Luisa Bortesi, Associate Professor (PI)
Julia Jansing, Researcher
Stefan Rasche, External researcher (Fraunhofer) 
Christian Schmitz, PostDoc
Lara Bitar, PhD
Peter Lijnen, Lab Technician
Organic chemistry of biobased building blocks
Romano Orrù, Professor (PI)
Jordy Saya, PostDoc
Prabhat Ranjan, PostDoc
Jay Hanssens, PhD
Daniel Verdoorn, External PhD
Hans Smeets, Lab technician
Biobased polymers
Andrij Pich, Professor (PI)
Katrien Bernaerts, Associate Professor
Yawen Yao, PostDoc
Amol Ischake, PostDoc
Florine Nonque, PostDoc
Antoine Lancien, PostDoc
Nick Sijstermans, Researcher
Jules Stouten, PhD
Enzo Pichon, PhD
Sofiya Vynnytska, PhD
Jian Liu, External PhD (CSC)
Hongjuan Weng, External PhD (CSC)
Nattiya Laiwattanapaisarn, External PhD
Fang Zhou, External PhD (ChemStream)
Monica Jedrzejczyk, External PhD (Vertoro)
Vahid Ansari, External PhD
Andrea Calore, External PhD
Newton Thomassen, Lab technician
Polymer physics and technology
Jules Harings, Associate Professor (PI)
Mohan Raj Mani, External Researcher
Amruta Sharma, External Researcher
Jacek Walkowiak, External Researcher
Vincent Reinartz, Researcher
Milo Gardeniers, PhD
Francesca Bertella, PhD
Jonas Winters, PostDoc
Huanqin Yang, External PhD (CSC)
Roel Bröker, External PhD (Zuyd Hogeschool)
Li Feijie, External PhD (KAUST)
Ravi Gote, External PhD (KAUST)
Nils Leoné, Lab Technician
Polymer engineering
Gunnar Seide, Professor (PI)
Cristina Palacios Mateo, PhD
Maike-Eliza Ostheller, PhD
Simon Schick, PhD
Naveen Balakrishnan, External PhD (AMIBM eV)
Stefan Siebert, External PhD (AMIBM eV)
Hay Becker, Lab Technician
Biobased materials for medicine
Stefan Jockenhövel, Professor
Samaneh Ghazanfari, Associate Professor
Matin Rostamitabar, External PhD (Sappi)
Maryam Asadi, External PhD
Anne Coenen, External PhD (Avans)
Achim Besen, Lab Technician

Support staff

General Support
Ermo Daniels, Managing Director
Marcelle Grandjean, Management assistant
Mark van Gisteren, Financial Consultant
Anouk Cuijpers, Project Manager
Katie Saralidze, Coordinator Education/ Teacher
Fabian Langensiepen, Manager AMIBM e.V.