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Staff members with discipline Materials Science, Multidisciplinary

Academia develops at the interface of different fields. This is one reason why the University of Groningen is home to a wide range of fields, each with a great number of subject specialists. The overview below, which is based on a standard categorization of fields, will help you find the right expert for each field. If you cannot find the expert you are looking for in this list, try searching via a related field or faculty; you may find him or her there.

Overview of all disciplines

Mechatronic engineering 
Piezoelectric materials
Micro/Nano Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS/NEMS)
Flexible electronics
Sensors (piezoelectric, gas)
Piezoelectric devices
Micro/nano electronics
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FSE Postdoctoral Fellow
Physics, Applied Physics, Materials Science, Nanostructured Materials, Electron Microscopy, Lasers, Coatings, Thin Films and Interfaces
Materials Science, Multidisciplinary, Chemistry, Organic, Energy & Fuels
prof. dr. J.C. (Kees) Hummelen
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dr. A.O. (Anastasiia Krushynska) Krushynska
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tenure-track assistant professor
Our main research interests are currently focused on the design, synthesis and characterization of novel tailor made macromolecules as well as on the development of sustainable, eco-efficient and competitive production methods of polymeric materials. By utilizing modern polymer synthesis techniques including biocatalysis and other controlled polymerization methods our research aims to expand fundamental scientific knowledge towards advanced technologies.

Our research efforts can roughly be divided into projects centered on the design of new enzymatic polymerization/monomer synthesis techniques and projects aiming at the synthesis and the study of/utilization of the self-assembly of block copolymers. Please use the links below to learn more.
prof. dr. K.U. (Katja) Loos
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Professor
Electron microscopy, in-situ microscopy (heat/electrical )
Ferroic oxides, phase-change materials
P. (Pavan) Nukala, PhD
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Materials Science and Engineering, Electron Microscopy, Laser Materials Processing, PVD & plasma activated CVD, Nanostructured Materials, Coatings and Thin Films, Self-healing Materials, Surface Engineering and Tribology
prof. dr. Y. (Yutao) Pei
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Professor / Hoogleraar; Group leader, Advanced Production Engineering
Polymer Physics, Self-Assembly, Polymer Crystallization
Thin Polymer Films, Hybrid polymer/nanoparticles systems.
X-ray based structural characterization techniques.
Small-Angle and Wide-Angle X-ray Scattering (SAXS/WAXS).
GISAXS/GIWAXS.
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Assistant Professor / Univ. Docent
dr. D. (Diego) Ribas Gomes
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Education/Research Officer
Experimental Solid State Physics, Surface Science, Electron spectroscopy, organic thin films, molecular switches and motors
prof. dr. P. (Petra) Rudolf
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Professor Experimental Solid State Physics
MEMS/NEMS fabrication
MEMS design and simulation
Electrospinning
Thin film Deposition
Biomimetics
Nature-inspired sensors
Materials science and engineering
Hot deformation flow stress modeling
Molecular dynamics simulation
Mechanical engineering: tribology & lubrication; multiscale contact mechanics; advanced manufacturing; renewable energy; biomechanics
Quantum Interfaces, Device Physics
prof. dr. J. (Jianting) Ye
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Associate Professor
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