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How to find us prof. dr. M.J.E.C. (Marc) van der Maarel

prof. dr. M.J.E.C. van der Maarel

Director School of Science and Engineering

Full name: Marc Jos Elise Cornelis van der Maarel

Date and place of birth: 02-06-1968, Geleen, The Netherlands 


Education and training

* Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands from 1986 to 1991: M.Sc. in Applied Biology (microbiology and biochemistry).

* University of Groningen, Microbial Physiology, from 1991 to 1995. PhD in Microbiology in 1996. 
    Title of PhD thesis: “Anaerobic microbial degradation of methylated sulphur compounds”

* Summer School Microbial Diversity of the Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, USA in 1994


* University lecturer Microbial Ecology at the University of Groningen (1995 to 1999). 

* Senior scientist and project manager at TNO Quality of Life (1999-2008). 

* Co-director of the Centre for Carbohydrate Bioprocessing, a collaboration between University of Groningen and TNO (1999-2008). 

* Member of the management team of the Carbohydrate Competence Centre, a collaboration of different institutes, academia and applied universities with industry (2006-2008).

* Manager Product and Application Development and team leader at the AVEBE Food Innovation Center (2009-2011).

* Visiting professor in Carbohydrate Bioprocessing at the University of Groningen (2006-2011).

Last modified:19 October 2014 3.18 p.m.

Contact information

Department Bioproduct Engineering

Job title:
Full professor
Working hours:
8:30 am to 5:30 pm

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