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Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e)

TU/e is a leading international university of technology specializing in Engineering Science & Technology. Through excellent teaching and research we contribute to progress in the technical sciences, to the development of technological innovations, and as a result to the growth of prosperity and welfare in the region and beyond. TU/e maintains close links with industry, healthcare and the building and logistics sectors.

Applied Physics

Dr. Peter Zijlstra is in the Applied Physics department at TU/e. Research in this department is clustered in three focal areas: Functional Materials, Transport Physics, and Plasma Physics and Radiation Technology. The department participates in national research schools and in two top technology institutes: the Dutch Polymer Institute (DPI) and the Materials Innovation Institute (M2i). The Applied Physics department has 15 full-time professors and some 375 staff, of whom about 50 are members of the fixed scientific staff and 140 are doctoral candidates. The department has around 400 students.

Chemical Engineering and Chemistry

Prof. Ilja Voets is with the Department of Chemical Engineering and Chemistry at TU/e. The department has approximately 500 employees (411 fte), 14 full-time professors, 370 Bachelor’s and Master’s students, about 145 doctoral candidates and 40 trainee design engineers. It has extensive laboratory facilities that occupy 12,000 m2. The department aspires to be an academic institution for education and research in chemical science and engineering of the highest international standard. The aim is to generate and to develop technology and scientific knowledge relevant for the long-term needs of society.
Scientific curiosity and the use of newly generated knowledge are the main driving forces behind the continuing enhancement of the chosen fields of expertise.

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