june, 2021

21jun1:10 PM1:55 PMTalkshow

Speakers during this session

  • Dan Jing Wu

    Dan Jing Wu

    Eindhoven University of Technology

    Dan Jing Wu is a biomedical engineer and a PhD candidate in the DankersLab (TU/e). Her research focusses on the development of adaptive supramolecular biomaterials via chemistry and 3D printing for biomedical applications. Next to her scientific career, she is an entrepreneur, speaker, blogger and ambassador for Faces of Sciences to inspire and motivate young scientists.

    URL http://www.dankerslab.nl/group/people/dan-jing-wu/

    Eindhoven University of Technology

  • Dr. Jorinde van de Vis

    Dr. Jorinde van de Vis

    German Electron Synchrotron, DESY Institute, Germany

    Jorinde van de Vis is a postdoctoral researcher at the DESY institute, one of the world’s leading laboratories for photon science and particle physics. She has received the For Women in Science Rising Talent prize 2019 for her PhD thesis in cosmology and particle physics (“Higgs dynamics in the early universe”), researching the role of the Higgs particle during the earliest moments of the universe. Dr. van de Vis has released two Dutch podcasts (“Deeltjesfysica en kosmologie” and “Een Podcast over Natuurkunde”), where she explains her research in more detail.

    URL https://sites.google.com/view/jorindevandevis/home

    German Electron Synchrotron, DESY Institute, Germany

  • Professor Amina Helmi

    Professor Amina Helmi

    Kapteyn Institute of the University of Groningen

    Amina Helmi is Professor of Dynamics, Structure and Formation of the Milky Way at the Kapteyn Institute of the University of Groningen. She is one of the founders of galactic archeology and leads one of the most productive research groups in the world in the area of stellar dynamics and Milky Way studies. As an astronomical archeologist, she looks for remnants of ancient galaxies to shed new light on the history and formation of the Milky Way. Prof. Helmi has received several prestigious prizes and she has been awarded a number of prestigious grants, including NWO Vidi and VICI grants, and an ERC Starting Grant from the EU. She is the Dutch science representative on the Council of the European Southern Observatory and member of the advisory committee of the European Space Agency. Additionally, she is a member of both the Royal Holland Society of Sciences and Humanities and the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW). Recently, in 2019, Professor Helmi has been awarded the NWO Spinoza Prize, the highest academic award in The Netherlands.

    URL http://www.astro.rug.nl/~ahelmi/dev/

    Kapteyn Institute of the University of Groningen

  • Professor Kristina Edström

    Professor Kristina Edström

    Uppsala University, Sweden

    Kristina Edström is Professor of Inorganic Chemistry and leader of the Ångström Advanced Battery Centre at Uppsala University. She has put Uppsala University’s battery research on the world map and works on the development of next generation energy storage and battery technologies. Recent work has considered self-repairing batteries using polymers which can form weak hydrogen bonds with other polymer chains or the surfaces of electrodes. Prof. Edström has received several prestigious awards and honors, including the Thuréus Prize, the KTH Royal Institute of Technology Great Prize, Uppsala University Rudbeck Medal, the Wallenberg Scholar and the Gold Medal of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences. Additionally, she is leading the EU BATTERY 2030+ Large-Scale Research Initiative and is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences. Alongside her research, Prof. Edström is involved with mentoring and teaching early career researchers, and is director of Swedness, a graduate programme in neutron scattering.

    URL https://www.kemi.uu.se/research/researcher-profiles/kristina-edstrom/

    Uppsala University, Sweden

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