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Faculty

Christian Clasen
Head of the Section

tel: +32 16 32 23 54
Paula Moldenaers

tel: +32 16 32 23 59
Peter Van Puyvelde

tel: +32 16 32 23 57
Erin Koos

tel: +32 16 37 63 47

Emeriti

Jan Mewis

tel: +32 16 37 45 55

Technical Staff

Nico Coenen

tel: +32 16 32 13 15
Anja Vananroye
Lab manager

tel: +32 16 32 23 62

Visiting Staff

Ruth Cardinaels

tel: +32 16 32 16 88
Hugo Demeyere

tel: +32 16 32 13 56
Filip Oosterlinck

tel: +32 16 32 16 55

Post Doctoral Researchers

Annelies Dewaele

tel: +32 16 37 66 90
Venkateshwar Rao Dugyala

tel: +32 16 37 26 55

PhD Students

Avanish Bharati

tel: +32 16 32 11 20
Frank Bossler

tel: +32 16 37 75 61
Gabriel Brossard

tel: +32 16 32 17 01
Greet Dockx

tel: +32 16 32 26 79
Susanna Formenti

tel: +32 16 32 17 00
Jan Hendricks

tel: +32 16 32 12 00
Robin Koekoekx

tel: +32 16 32 18 28
Roberta Massaro

tel: +32 16 32 85 65
Mathieu Meerts

tel: +32 16 32 17 02
Yannick Meeus

tel: +32 16 32 35 37
Irene Natalia

tel: +32 16 37 66 87
Bram Schroyen

tel: +32 16 32 23 68
Taisir Shahid

tel: +32 16 32 16 78
Jasper Van Aeken

tel: +32 16 37 64 91
Helene Van Ammel

tel: +32 16 37 64 32
Michael Van den Eynde

tel: +32 16 32 13 47
Karel Verbeke

tel: +32 16 32 10 78
Moritz Weiss

tel: +32 16 33 06 33

 

(Former) Visiting Staff

  • Prof. Morton Denn (May 2014)
  • Prof. Marie-Claude Heuzey (Nov 2013)
  • Prof. Cattaleeya Pattamaprom (Oct 2013)
  • Prof. Jan Dhont
  • Prof. Morton Denn (Apr 2011 - Jun 2011)
  • Prof. Gerald Fuller (Dec 2010 - Jan 2011)
  • Prof. Eric Furst (Jan 2009 - Jul 2009)
  • Prof. Jonathan Rothstein (Jun 2007 - Jan 2008 & Jan 2015-Aug 2015)
  • Prof. Suryasarati Bose (May 2016- July 2016)
  • Prof. Yurij Antonov (Jun 2008 - Jan 2010 & Sept 2013 - Dec 2013 & sept 2014 - Nov 2014 - sept 2015-Nov 2015 - sept 2016-nov 2016)
  • Prof. Francesco Briatico Vangosa (Jan 2017-Feb 2017)
     

(Former) Visiting Scholars

  • Kishore Kumar (Aug 2012 - Sept 2012)
  • Dr. Maria Sonia Dopica Garcia (May 2013-August 2013)
  • Runcy Wilson (Sept 2013-Nov 2013)
  • Mariano Rubio (Sept 2013-Nov 2013)
  • Ester Laguna (Jan 2014-Mar 2014)
  • SangHoon Sung (Sept 2015-Nov 2015)
  • Susanna Formenti (Nov 2015-May 2016)
  • Sylwia Rozanska (Aug 2016)
  • Nicky Jonkers (Aug 2016-Nov 2016)

Former members of the lab

Manish Gupta PhD 2016 Janssen Pharmaceutica (Belgium)
Yuan Mei PhD student 2013-2015, Postdoc 2015-2016 Southwest Jiaotong University (China)
Leander Verbelen PhD 2016 Deutsche Nanoschicht (Germany)
Asish Malas Postdoc 2014-2016 Nothingham University (UK)
Rob Van Hooghten PhD 2014, Postdoc 2014-2016 Emulco (Belgium)
Stijn Coertjens PhD 2016 Avery Dennison (Belgium)
Giovanni Vleminckx PhD student 2011-2015 Materialise (Belgium)
Raf De Dier PhD 2016 Cilag AG (Switzerland)
Wouter Mathues PhD 2015 Amcor (Belgium)
Ward Janssens PhD student 2011-2015 Exxon (Belgium)
Josefina Carbone PhD 2015 Exxon (Belgium)
Bruke Jofore PhD 2015 Sabic (Belgium)
Eline Hermans PhD 2014 Janssen Pharmaceutica (Belgium)
Ljiljana Palangetic PhD 2014 ETH Zürich (Switzerland)
Martina Pepicelli PhD student 2013-2014 ETH Zürich (Switzerland)
Victoria Blair PhD student 2013-2014 ETH Zürich (Switzerland)

Joe Samaniuk

Postdoc 2013-2014 Colorado School of Mines (USA)

Stacy Wirth

Postdoc 2014 USA

Chris Wirth

Postdoc 2013-2014 Cleveland State University (USA)

Pieter De Bruyn

PhD 2014 Bosch (Belgium)
Naveen Reddy PhD 2011, Postdoc 2011-2014 Janssen Pharmaceutica (Belgium)
René Straetmans Lab technician Retired 2013
Sunhyung Kim Postdoc 2011-2013 Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Germany)
Sylvie Van Loon PhD 2015 Exxon (Belgium)
Jeroen De Wolf PhD student 2011-2013 D Square (Belgium)
Tom Verwijlen PhD 2013 BASF (Belgium)
Luna Imperiali PhD 2013 DSM (the Netherlands)
Erwin Reichel Postdoc 2011-2012 JKU Linz (Austria)
Jing Zhang Postdoc 2011 Forschungszentrum Jülich (Germany)
Michelle D'Haese PhD 2011 DSM (The Netherlands)
Youngjin Lee Postdoc 2009-2011 AmorePacific (South Korea) 
Suryasarathi Bose Postdoc 2008-2011 Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (India)
Zhenkun Zhang Postdoc 2008-2011 Nankai University (China)
Seung Jae Baik PhD 2011 Proctor & Gamble (Belgium)
Patrick Pfleiderer Postdoc 2009-2010 Universität Konstanz (Germany)
Basavaraja Madivala PhD 2008, Postdoc 2010 Indian Institute of Technology - Madras (India)
Gaetano d'Avino Postdoc 2009-2010 University of Naples Federico II (Italy)
Ceren Ozdilek Postdoc 2007-2010 Covestro (The Netherlands)
Vincent Janssens PhD 2010 BASF (Belgium)
Steven Vandebril PhD 2010 Luxilon (Belgium)
Laura Campo Deano Postdoc 2008-2010 University of Porto (Portugal)
Francisco Galindo Rosales Postdoc 2008-2010 University of Porto (Portugal)
Frank Snijkers PhD 2009 CNRS Solvay (France)
Rossana Pasquino Visiting Scholar 2008-2009 University of Naples Federico II (Italy)
Kasper Masschaele PhD 2009 Atlas Copco Airpower (Belgium)
Elia Boonen PhD 2009 Belgian Road Research Center (Belgium)
Jimmy Baert PhD 2009 Spano (Belgium)
DongJu Chen Postdoc 2008-2009 China
Jason McMullan Visiting Scholar 2009 Exxon Mobil (USA)
Tina Autenrieth Postdoc 2008-2009 EuPC (Belgium)
Paul Phillips Postdoc 2008-2009 McGill University (Canada)
Bruno Tavernier PhD 2009 University of Tokio (Japan)
Yutian Zhu Postdoc 2008 CIAC (China)
Sevim Isci Postdoc 2008 Istanbul Technical University (Turkey)
Sven Reynaert PhD 2008 Oleon (Belgium)
Jin Suk Myung Visiting Scholar 2008 Seoul National University (South Korea)
Kristof Verhulst PhD 2008 Karel de Grote University College (Belgium)
Paulo Francisco Teixeira Visiting Scholar 2006-2007  
Jorge Manuel da Silva Visiting Scholar 2006-2007 Case Western Reserve University (USA)
Tolibjon Omonov PhD 2007 University of Alberta (Canada)
Lydiane Bécu Postdoc 2007 Université du Maine (France)
Georgina Wilkins Postdoc 2006 University of Central Lancashire (UK)
Yanli Huo Postdoc 2005-2006 DOW (China)
Jun Hee Sung Postdoc 2006 Seoul National University (South Korea)
Deniz Gunes Postdoc 2005 Nestlé Research Center (Switzerland)
Ellen Van Hemelrijck PhD 2005 DSM Research (the Netherlands)
Konraad Dullaert PhD 2005 DSM Research (the Netherlands)
Stefan Acierno Postdoc 2004 University of Sannio (Italy)
David Green Postdoc 2004 University of Virginia (USA)
Hans Hoekstra PhD 2004, Postdoc 2005 DSM Research (the Netherlands)
Filip Oosterlinck PhD 2004 DSM Research (the Netherlands)
Linda Pellens PhD 2004 Proctor and Gamble (Belgium)
Rossella Scirrocco PhD 2004 Nestlé (Germany)
Simona Ceccia Visiting Scholar 2003-2004 Polictechnico di Torino (Italy)
Kalaprasad Gopalan Nair Postdoc 2003  
Nicolas Devaux PhD 2003 ATOFINA (France)
Thomas Jansseune PhD 2001 Umicore (Belgium)
Sachin Velankar Postdoc 2001 University of Pittsburgh (USA)
Rogelio Gamez-Corralez Postdoc 2001 CNR (Mexico)
Jean-François Le Meins Postdoc 2001 Université de Bordeaux (France)
Valérie Hartmann Postdoc 2000 France
Vincent O'Brien Postdoc 1999 CSIRO (Australia)
Babak Kaffashi Postdoc 1999 University of Tehran (Iran)
Emmanuel Heinrich Postdoc 1999 Unilever (UK)
Hong Yang PhD 1999 California USA
Alain Goubert CSN 1999 L' Oreal (France)
Gary Biebaut PhD 1998 Monnet Laboratories (Belgium)
Zachariah Oommen Postdoc 1998 University of Chicago (USA)
Galina Ourieva PhD 1997 Exxon (Belgium)
Joris Schryvers PhD 1997 Milliken (Belgium)
Inge Vinckier PhD 1997 Ministry of Finance (Belgium)
Lionel Raynaud PhD 1997 Lafarge (France)
Mario Minale Postdoc 1997 University of Napoli 2 (Italy)
Lynn Walker Postdoc 1997 Carnegie Mellon University (USA)
Martine Mortiern PhD 1995 Ministry of Labour and Employment (Belgium)
Denis Rodrigue Visiting Scholar 1995 Laval University (Canada)
Mathias Zisenis Postdoc 1994 Degussa (Germany)
Stéphane Berghmans PhD 1994 Milliken (Belgium)
Erik Van der Aerschot Postdoc 1987 Dupont (Belgium)
William Frith PhD 1986 Unilever (UK)