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2018

  • The physics of splashing and drying droplets: talk at yearly symposium of study association Marie Curie, Nijmegen, May 2018
  • 2017

  • Hoe maak je de perfecte cappuccino? Participation in Het Lab, De Universiteit van Nederland, December 2017
  • Waarom word je zo nat van miezer? Participation in Het Lab, De Universiteit van Nederland, November 2017
  • Kindercollege Natuurkunde van Vloeistoffen in Bibliotheek Dommeldal, 5 November 2017
  • I see what you don't see - Stains in Science. Contribution to the book The Living Surface by artist and designer Lizan Freijsen.

    2016

  • Two contributions to the Dutch television quiz Universiteitsstrijd: cavitation bubble in beer bottle (15 September 2016) and laser impact on a drop (20 September 2016)
  • NWO Veni grant Evaporation of 'living liquid' drops, awarded by the Dutch Organisation for Scientific Research, July 2016
  • Ik zie wat jij niet ziet; contribution to Dutch television show De Kennis van Nu, 11 February 2016
  • 2015

  • We invite you to the Droplets 2015 conference, October 6-8 2015 in Enschede, The Netherlands
  • Popular Science talk on the physics of festival fluids at the Zwarte Cross Festival in Lichtenvoorde, The Netherlands, July 2015
  • Articles about the physics of coffee stains and laser impact on drops in popular technology magazine De Ingenieur, May and June 2015
  • Our Phys. Rev. Applied article on laser impact on a drop was covered by the Dutch newspaper NRC Handelsblad, May 2015
  • Lorentz Center workshop Liquid fragmentation in Nature and Industry June 29-July 3 2015 in Leiden, The Netherlands
  • Science Cafe on the physics of splashing and drying drops, Enschede, 19 March 2015. Click here for a video of the lecture.
  • 2014

  • Winner FOM Physics Thesis Prize 2014 & Charles Hoogendoorn award 2014
  • Milton van Dyke Award, Gallery of Fluid Motion American Physical Society - DFD, San Francisco 2014. Click for the winning video Laser impact on a drop
  • Van spetterende fysica tot snellere iPhone; popular science talk @ NWO Bessensap 2014 (scientists meet press), Media Plaza Utrecht, 6 June 2014
  • Official kick-off of the FOM Industrial Partnership Programme "Fundamental fluid dynamics challenges in Extreme Ultraviolet Lithography"
  • The physics of coffee stains; popular science talk @ Pecha Kucha Eindhoven, Temporary Art Centre, 20 Feb. 2014
  • Interview and youtube item FOM jaarboek
  • 2013

  • Two contributions to the De Nationale Wetenschapsquiz 2013 (Dutch National Science Quiz): Bouncing drops and Cheerios effect
  • Radio interview BNR News radio
  • Interview Mesaplus Magazine vol. 2 (2013)
  • 2012

  • Winner EPJ/Springer Young Speakers Contest, FYSICA-CHEMIE 2012
  • Science Cafe on Huis- Tuin- en Keukennatuurkunde, Enschede, 12 Dec. 2012
  • PNAS article on micro-soccer-balls covered by De Volkskrant (25-09-2012)
  • Article in Het Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Natuurkunde: Fysica aan de koffietafel
  • 2011

  • PRL article on order and disorder in a coffee stain. Press coverage in NRC Handelsblad (23-08-2011), NRC Next (25-08-2011), Tubantia (18-08-2011) and De Telegraaf (19-08-2011), NWT Magazine 2011, as well as a special Viewpoint article issued by Physical Review Letters.
  • Poster award JMBC Burgersdag 2011, TU Delft
  • 2010

  • Milton van Dyke Award, Gallery of Fluid Motion American Physical Society - DFD, Long Beach 2010 Click for the winning video.