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dr. E.J.M. (Esther) Vertelman

Projectleader International Accreditations
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Work experience

August 2020 - present     Projectleader International Accreditations, University of Groningen. AACSB accreditation, EQUIS accreditation, NVAO accreditation, PRME

August 2019 – present    Lecturer Project Management for PhD’s, University of Groningen

Spring 2020 – September 2020     Coordinator Design Project Mechanical Engineering, University of Groningen

August 2018 – August 2020   Coordinator Groningen Engineering Business Center, University of Groningen. - Setting up the GEBC, connecting students with companies in the North of the Netherlands and vice versa in any way possible. Organising guest lectures and excursions, matchmaking between students and companies.

June 2018 – May 2019    Member Expert Committee Assessment Policy, University of Groningen - Evaluation of the university wide assessment policy and giving advice to the Board of Directors

May 2016 – July 2018     Educational Developer, University of Groningen. -               Complete development of the Master’s degree programme Mechanical Engineering (writing and submitting “macrodoelmatigheidstoets”; writing and submitting initial accreditation files; defending against objections of 4TUs; preparing and guiding visitation; registering in CROHO register); Writing and submitting “macrodoelmatigheidstoets” of Master’s degree programme Biology of Food and Nutrition; Developing blueprint of Master’s degree programme Systems and Control; Exploring possibilities of PDEng programmes; Guiding development of various programmes at other faculties; Writing of a general policy document on how to setup a new degree for the entire University of Groningen

June 2012 – July 2016     University Lecturer Research Skills, Chemistry, Physics and Robotics, Hanze University of Applied Sciences Groningen. -                               Coordinator Master’s degree programme Sensor System Engineering; Coordinator Bachelor’s degree programme Advanced Sensor Applications; Coordinator R&D graduation profile; Chair admission committee; Chair graduation committee; Member curriculum committee; Development of learning line Research Skills; Project leader development Master’s degree programme Sensor System Engineering; Supervising multiple Master and Bachelor graduates

March 2008 – July 2012  Lecturer Chemistry, Physics, Java Programming and Robotics, Hanze University of Applied Sciences Groningen. - Development learning line Chemistry; coordinator themes 4, 6 and 7; Organising regional finals of First Lego League and HIT Challenge; Supervising multiple Bachelor graduates


Sep 2004 – June 2009     PhD Inorganic Chemistry, University of Groningen. - Thesis: Electron transfer properties in the Prussian Blue analogues RbxMn[Fe(CN)6]y·zH2O - Teaching courses in inorganic and organic chemistry for Bachelor students

Sep 2003 – Sep 2004       Teaching degree in Chemistry and Physics, University of Groningen

Sep 1998 – May 2003     Master’s degree Physical Chemistry, University of Groningen. - Thesis: Raman spectroscopy in the OH-stretching region of water-acetonitrile mixtures

Sep 1992 – Sep 1998       VWO Cum Laude. Courses: chemistry, physics, biology, maths B, (Dutch) history, English and Dutch

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