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prof. dr. ir. D. Lentink

Associate Professor

  • Associate Professor 2021-present, Faculty of Science and Engineering, University of Groningen.
  • Assistant Professor 2012-2020, Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University.
  • Assistant Professor 2009-2011, Experimental Zoology, Wageningen University.
  • Postdoc 2009-2010, Organismal and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University.
  • PhD cum laude 2008, Experimental Zoology, Wageningen University.
  • MS 2003, Aerospace Engineering, Delft University of Technology.
  • BS 2003, Aerospace Engineering, Delft University of Technology.

Awards

  1. Inaugural Steven Vogel Young Investigator Award, Journal Bioinspiration & Biomimetics (2018).
  2. National Academy of Engineering Gilbreth Lecturer (2017).
  3. NSF CAREER Award (2016).
  4. Recognized as one of 40 scientists under 40 by the World Economic Forum (2013).
  5. Awardee Human Frontiers Science Program Grant (2013). 
  6. Winner 100kE Dutch Academic Year Prize 2010.
  7. Finalist International Science and Engineering Visualization Challenge (2010).
  8. Publication prize Animal Sciences Group, Wageningen University (2010).
  9. Biophysics thesis award, Dutch Society for Biophysics and Biomedical Technology (2009).
  10. Zoology Award, Royal Dutch Zoological Society (2009).
  11. Finalist Dutch National Aeronautical Award (2009).
  12. Bolk Prize, Netherlands Society for Anatomy (2008).
  13. Publication prize, WIAS graduate school (2008).
  14. Best PhD presentation, WIAS Science Day (2007).
  15. Elsevier Young Scientist Award, Society for Experimental Biology (2005).
  16. Best PhD presentation, BeNeLux Zoology conference (2005).
  17. AIAA best fluid dynamics conference paper award 2003 (2004).
  18. Prof. Dobbinga Award Delft University of Technology (2003).
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