Profile

What I am all about.

Ambitious, enthusiastic, reliable, intelligent, analytical.

Education

Lazy isn't in my vocabulary.
2013 – 2015

Biomedical Engineering

Master of Science

University of Technology, Eindhoven

Cum Laude
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Division of Orthopaedic Biomechanics

2010 – 2013

Biomedical Engineering

Bachelor of Science

University of Technology, Eindhoven

Cum Laude
Major Biomedical Engineering
Minor Entrepreneurship & Innovation

2004 – 2010

VWO

O.R.S. Lek & Linge, Culemborg

Natural sciences & health profile
Natural sciences & technology profile

Work related experience

Yes. I've been around.
Oct. 2015 – Now

TU/e

Doctoral candidate

University of Technology, Eindhoven

Doctoral candidate on ‘Tissue homeostasis in in-situ tissue engineered vascular access grafts’
– Department of Biomedical Engineering
– Division of Soft Tissue Biomechanics & Tissue Engineering

Nov. 2014 – Sep. 2015

Graduation project

University of Technology, Eindhoven

The initial repair response of cartilage after mechanical damage.
– Department of Biomedical Engineering
– Division of Orthopaedic Biomechanics

Feb. 2014 – July 2015

TU/e & University of Alberta

Student assistant (scientific research)

University of Technology, Eindhoven

Support experimental study for the prevention of decubitus using functional electrostimulation with numerical mechanical models.

July 2014 – Oct. 2014

Research externship

ETH Zürich, Switzerland

The relationship between collagen ratio and the stiffness of single lamella in the intervertebral disc.
– Institute for Biomechanics
– Department Health Sciences and Technology

2013 – 2015

TU/e

Student assistant

University of Technology, Eindhoven

Student assistant (educational) in Mechanics.

Feb. – June 2013

Research internship

University of Technology, Eindhoven

DMTA of short-term cultured chondrocyte-agarose constructs related to the PCM.
– Department of Biomedical Engineering
– Division of Orthopaedic Biomechanics

Extracurricular activities

Look at all the extras.
2015

Oral presentation

Prague, Czech Republic

Presented the work entitled ‘Region-specific uniaxial tensile properties of single lamellae in the intervertebral disc’ I conducted for my research internship at the 21st congress of the European Society of Biomechanics.

2015

Philosophy

Certificate

University of Technology, Eindhoven

Ethics of technology; the body as a machine; let’s make humans better: enhancement, technology & transhumanism; philosophy of nature; introduction to the philosophy of technology.

2014

Technology Management

Certificate

University of Technology, Eindhoven

Marketing and purchasing management; new product development processes; work & organizational psychology; entrepreneurship & innovation; business economics; organization, strategy & innovation; intellectual property rights.

2014

SvBMT Protagoras

Chairman symposium committee

University of Technology, Eindhoven

“The Path to Conquer Cancer, Making it Personal”

2013

Safe Microbiological Techniques

Certificate

University of Technology, Eindhoven

Pathogenicity, infection and dissemination; work instructions (incl. desinfection and sterilization); working safely in a safety cabinet; working safely with micro-organisms, primary mammalian cells, human material and viruses; health and safety and environmental legislation, GMO regulations; rules and waste treatment; incidents and emergencies.

Publications

2016

Submitted

van Haaften EE, Ito K, van Donkelaar CC. 2016. The initial repair response of articular cartilage after mechanically induced damage.

Awards

Happy times!

TU/e Master's Scholarship – 2013

Awarded to the top 10 Bachelor students of the TU/e.


BMT Bachelor's Scholarship – 2013

Awarded to students who finished their Bachelor’s within the nominal study time and with the designation Cum Laude.