Occupational field: Environmental Technology, Renewable Energy, Microbial Fuel Cells

Prof. Marcel Mulder Prize 2011 for PhD project achievements (€5,000)
SENSE PhD award 2011 (€1,000)

Work experience:
Aug 2012 - current Assistant Professor Renewable Energy, Production of electricity and gaseous fuels using Bioelectrochemical Systems
Wageningen University, Sub-department of Environmental Technology, The Netherlands
Feb 2011 – Aug 2012
Postdoctoral Researcher Bioelectrochemical Systems and Biobased Economy
Wageningen University, Agrotechnology and Food Sciences Group & Sub-department of Environmental Technology
, The Netherlands
Oct 2006 – Oct 2010
PhD student "Improving the cathode of a Microbial Fuel Cell for efficient electricity production"
Wetsus, Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Water Technology, Leeuwarden, and Wageningen University, Sub-department of Environmental Technology, Wageningen
, The Netherlands

 Sep 2000 – Aug 2006
MSc, cum laude, in 2006, and BSc in 2003, at Wageningen University, Environmental Sciences Specialized in Environmental Technology, Major thesis: “Microbial Fuel Cells for electricity production from wastewater”

 Jan 2004 – Dec 2004
Fulltime board member of the Wageningen Student Union (WSO)
Enjoying our two kids, and when there's still time left: Recumbent cycling, vegetable gardening, playing the piano and the guitar