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PhD researcher with particular interest in chemical and pharmaceutical industry


Current Experience

  • PhD Student - IWT-Baekeland doctoral researcher
    Since January 2013
    Joint PhD project with Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB, Belgium), Universiteit Antwerpen (UA, Belgium), University of Saint Andrews (United Kingdom) and Janssen Pharmaceutica (Belgium) Phd grant obtained from the IWT-Baekeland program (120562) Topics: Organometallic chemistry, peptide synthesis

Past Experience

  • International research internship
    March 2013 --- June 2013
    Visiting Scholar in the context of PhD research Topics: chemical biology, enzyme catalysis, cultures

  • Preparation PhD IWT grant
    September 2012 --- December 2012
    Grant preparation and defense at IWT-Flanders, Baekeland programma Preliminary experimental work for PhD project

  • Internship: Biomass torrefaction
    July 2011 --- August 2011
    Internship part of Master in Chemistry program Topics: Biomass, Torrefaction, Green energy, calorimetry

  • Internship: Analytical lab assistant
    July 2010 --- August 2010
    Determining the cellulose, lignine and hemicellulose content of biomass and their influence on combustion Topics: Biomass, Soxhlet extraction, CHNOS content (6weeks)


Self Assessment :
CommunicativeResponsibilityReaction to stressProblem solvingProactivityFlexibilityAnalytical thinkingEfficiencyInterest in knowledgeOptimismResult OrientedStriving


Self Assessment :
Organic ChemistryMedicinal Chemistry Scientific writing R&DAnalytical ChemistryPurificationPresentation SkillspharmacologyNMRHPLC
LinkedIn Assessment :
Medicinal ChemistrySynthetic Organic ChemistryScientific PresentationNMROrganometal chemistryPeptide SynthesisMass SpectrometryPeptide SynthesisOrganometallic ChemistryMass SpectrometryR&DOrganic Synthesis


  • Master's degree in Organic Chemistry from Vrije Universiteit Brussel in 2012
  • Bachelor's degree in Chemistry from Vrije Universiteit Brussel in 2010
  • in Wetenschappen-Wiskunde from Atheneum De Vesten in 2007


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Work Preferences

  • Positions I am interested in:
    Research associate Qa QC Project Manager Lab Analyst Production Supervisor
  • Locations I am interested in:
    East Flanders, Belgium West Flanders, Belgium
  • Work From Home:
    Yes, 5 Days
  • International:


    Expert has 2 publications (Will be avalible with full profile)

Area / Region

Bruges, Belgium


Driving License
  • Yes