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I am looking for an opportunity to combine my engineering and analytical skills. Following 5 years of cutting-edge PhD research, I am looking forward a new challenge.


Past Experience

  • PhD researcher Ghent, Belgium
    August 2010 --- October 2015

    Project: Bioavailability and Bio-efficacy of folates from GMO rice. * analytical method development and validation (FDA and EMA) * clinical and food matrices * UHPLC-MS/MS, HPLC-UV/Fluo, SPE * in vivo and in vitro research * teaching, student guidance * project management

  • Master's Internship
    February 2010 --- June 2010
    * evaluation of energy efficiency and carbon emissions * identification of energy intensive processes * based on Bilan Carbone, Greenhouse Gas Protocol and ISO 14064

  • Master's Internship
    February 2009 --- June 2009
    * analytical method development * HPLC-UV * nutraceuticals - quercetins


Self Assessment :
Analytical thinkingFlexibilityInnovative thinkingProactivityProblem solvingStrategic thinking


Self Assessment :
R&DAnalytical Method ValidationAnalytical ChemistryAnalytical methodsAnalytical proceduresAnalytical techniquesBioavailabilityCell CultureChromatographyMass SpectrometryLiquid chromatographyChemistryEnvironmental ScienceClinical research
LinkedIn Assessment :
ChromatographyMass SpectrometryChemistryEnvironmental ScienceAnalytical ChemistryHPLCscienceLife SciencesLC-MSUV-VisToxicologyLifesciencesLaboratoryUV/VisSpectroscopymolecular biologyEnvironmental AwarenessResearchEnglish

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
Guide studentsMaintenance of biomedical equipmentUse laboratory techniquesSolving technical problemsproject management


  • Master's Degree in Environmental Sanitation and Management from Ghent University in 2010
  • Master's Degree in Industrial Engineer Chemistry from Katholieke Hogeschool 'Sint-Lieven', Gent in 2009
  • High School in Industial Sciences from Vrij Technisch Instituut - Aalst in 2005

Training and Certification

  • Project Management in 2014 Training
  • Academic English Writing Skills in 2012 Training
  • Laboratory Animal Manager in 2014 Certification


BrightOwl Assessment:
Self Assessment:
Professional Proficiency
Full Proficiency

Work Preferences

  • Locations I am interested in:
    Brussels, Belgium Flanders, Belgium
  • Work From Home:
  • Work Regime:
    Permanent position :    >50% FTE
    BrightOwl freelancer :    <20hours Hours per week
    BrightOwl employee :    >50% FTE
  • International:


    Expert has 5 publications (Will be avalible with full profile)

Area / Region

Aalst, Belgium


Driving License
  • Yes