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Biobased Materials - Staff

Research groups

Molecular and applied biotechnology
Luisa Bortesi, Associate Professor (PI)
Julia Jansing, Researcher
Stefan Rasche, External researcher (Fraunhofer IME) 
Christian Schmitz, PostDoc
Peter Lijnen, Lab Technician
Lara Bitar, PhD
Organic chemistry of biobased building blocks
Romano Orrù, Professor (PI)
Jordy Saya, PostDoc
Jurrien Collet-Martopawiro, PostDoc
Martien Würdemann, PostDoc
Jay Hanssens, PhD
Hans Smeets, Lab technician
Biobased polymers
Andrij Pich, Professor (PI)
Katrien Bernaerts, Associate Professor
Marcin Sleczkowski, PostDoc
Yawen Yao, PostDoc
Jules Stouten, PhD
Enzo Pichon, PhD
Sofiya Vynnytska, PhD
Jian Liu, PhD
Hans Smeets, Lab technician
Jonas Winters, PostDoc
Polymer physics and technology
Jules Harings, Associate Professor (PI)
Mohan Raj Mani, PostDoc
Gijs de Kort, PostDoc
Amruta Sharma, PostDoc
Jacek Walkowiak, PostDoc
Milo Gardeniers, PhD
Francesca Bertella, PhD
Huanqin Yang, External PhD (CSC)
Roel Bröker, External PhD (Zuyd Hogeschool)
Nils Leoné, Lab Technician
Polymer engineering
Gunnar Seide, Professor (PI)
Muhammad Maqsood, PostDoc
Naveen Balakrishnan, PhD
Stefan Hermanns, PhD
Cristina Palacios Mateo, PhD
Matin Rostamitabar, PhD
Maike-Eliza Ostheller, PhD
Hay Becker, Lab Technician
Simon Schick, PhD
Biobased materials for medicine
Stefan Jockenhövel, Professor (PI)
Samaneh Ghazanfari, Assistant Professor
Dalia Elsherbiny, PostDoc
Nasim Joughehdoust, Researcher
Matin Rostamitabar, PhD
Achim Besen, Lab Technician
Sustainability of materials
Yvonne van der Meer, Professor (PI)
Pouya Samani, Assistant Professor
Ali Ghannadzadeh, PostDoc
Hai Zhang, PostDoc
Pranav Nakhate, PostDoc
Svetlana Obydenkova, PhD
Carlos Andres Garcia Velasquez, PhD
Cris Garcia Saravia Ortiz De Montellano, PhD
Carolina Bettker Vasconcelos, PhD