Completed PhD projects

Carbon dioxide as a sustainable means to control polymer foam morphology

Leon Jacobs (Faculteit Scheikundige Technologie)

In search of a complex system model : the case of residential mobility

Oswald Devisch (Faculteit Bouwkunde)

Advanced supramolecular assemblies based on terpyridine metal complexes : understanding reaction parameters and designing new materials

Carmen Chiper (Faculteit Scheikundige Technologie)

Enhancement of crossing elongated structures in images

Erik Franken (Faculteit Biomedische Technologie)

Modeling the development of in vitro and in vivo pressure-induced muscle damage

Pressure ulcers are localized areas of soft tissue breakdown resulting from sustained mechanical loading. The aim of the present thesis was to increase our understanding of the pathways...

Karlien Ceelen (Faculteit Biomedische Technologie)

Microencapsulation for controlled release of liquid crosslinker : towards low temperature curing powder coatings

Daniela Senatore (Faculteit Scheikundige Technologie)

The interpretation of artifacts : a critique of Dennett's design stance

The Interpretation of Artifacts; A Critique of Dennett’s Design Stance Technological artifacts are a pervasive part of human life. They are, however, largely ignored in the analytic...

Melissa van Amerongen (Faculteit Industrial Engineering & Innovation Sciences)

Partial localisation in a variational model for diblock copolymer-homopolymer blends

Patterns are everywhere in nature and the mathematical challenges in trying to describe and understand them are big. In the field of energy driven pattern formation diblock copolymers play...

Yves van Gennip (Faculteit Wiskunde & Informatica)

Plasma-assisted atomic layer deposition of metal oxides and nitrides

The atomic layer deposition (ALD) technique has recently gained considerable interest as a suitable method for the fabrication of nanoscale thin films. The virtue of this technique is that...

Stephan Heil (Faculteit Technische Natuurkunde)

Cardiac electrophysiology and mechanoelectric feedback : modeling and simulation

Cardiac arrhythmia such as atrial and ventricular fibrillation are characterized by rapid and irregular electrical activity, which may lead to asynchronous contraction and a reduced pump...

Nico Kuijpers (Faculteit Biomedische Technologie)

The reverse flow adsorption technology for the process integrated recycling of homogeneous catalysts

Abstract in dissertation.

Tanja Dekic Zivkovic (Faculteit Scheikundige Technologie)

False discovery rate procedures for high-dimensional data

Kyung Kim (Faculteit Wiskunde & Informatica)

Gas-liquid solid foam reactors : hydrodynamics and mass transfer

Charl Stemmet (Faculteit Scheikundige Technologie)

Global virtual teams : enhancing effectiveness

This dissertation addresses the topic of effectiveness in global virtual teams. Nowadays, many organizations use global virtual teams in which employees from all over the world work...

Daphne Dekker (Faculteit Industrial Engineering & Innovation Sciences)

Let's reflect on processes : task uncertainty as a moderator for feedback effectiveness

Traditionally, when introducing feedback interventions, the focus of performance indicators used as the basis for feedback has mainly been on the final results of tasks. This stemmed from...

Eric van der Geer-Rutten - Rijswijk (Faculteit Industrial Engineering & Innovation Sciences)

Mouse cardiac MRI

De laatste decennia is de interesse in het afbeelden van het hart in de levende muis enorm toegenomen. Deze interesse wordt voor een groot gedeelte gedragen door nieuwe ontwikkelingen in de...

Edwin Heijman (Faculteit Biomedische Technologie)

Monitoring-aware network-on-chip design

Calin Ciordas (Faculteit Electrical Engineering)

Spectroscopic study of microwave induced plasmas : exploration of active and passive methods

Microwave induced plasmas (MIPs) are used for a number of high-tech applications like material processing, light generation, gas cleaning and spectrochemical analysis. Especially the...

Nienke de Vries (Faculteit Technische Natuurkunde)

Experimental arthritis : in vitro and in vivo models

As the primary cause of disability for people over the age of 45, arthritis actually consists of more than hundred different conditions. Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of...

(Faculteit Biomedische Technologie)

Pillar photonic crystals in integrated circuits

Els Kok (Faculteit Electrical Engineering)