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High-Tech Materials
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4TU.Centre High-Tech Materials

The 4TU.Centre High-Tech Materials has a Management Team with members from the four Dutch technical universities, and a Bureau which is managed by a Scientific Director and a Coordinator.                   

Bureau Arjan Mol
Scientific director
Reina Boerrigter, MA

Management Team
prof.dr. Ferdinand Grozema (TU Delft) Rint Sijbesma (TU/e) Marc Geers (TU/e) Remko Akkerman (UTwente) Gertjan Koster (UTwente) Louis de Smet (WUR) Karin Schro√ęn (WUR)

Former members Management Team Jilt Sietsma (TU Delft) - Scientific director, 2015 - 2021
prof.dr. Bernard Dam (TU Delft) - 2019 - 2021 Joris Sprakel (WUR) - 2016 - 2021 Sybrand van der Zwaag (TU Delft) - 2015 - 2018 Julius Vancso (UTwente) - 2015 - 2018

Single molecule AFM spectroscopy
(for prof. Julius Vancso)
Logo IOP Selfhealing Materials
(for prof. Sybrand van der Zwaag)
Optical fiber hydrogen sensor *
(for prof. Bernard Dam)
3D Voronoi and ODF of a crystallographic texture in the ferrite phase **
(for prof. Jilt Sietsma)

(Handpainted by: Paauw | Heinen Delfts Blauw) 

General Board
prof.dr. Theun Baller, TU Delft
prof.dr. Philip de Goey, decaan Mechanical Engineering, TU/e Guus Rijnders, Scientific Director of MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnology, UTwente
dr. Raoul Bino, strategic advisor for the executive board, WUR

* From Tantalum-Palladium: Hysteresis-Free Optical Hydrogen Sensor over 7 Oders of Magnitude in Pressure with Sub-Second Repsonse Times by Lars Bannenberg, Herman Schreuders and Bernard Dam (Advanced Functional Materials, 2021)
** From Phase field modelling of microstructural evolution during the quenching and partitioning treatment in low-alloy steels by M.G. (Pina) Mecozzi, J. Eiken, M.J. Santofimia, J.Sietsma (Computational Materials Science, 2016), and from A Data-Driven Approach for Studying the Influence of Carbides on Work Hardening of Steel, by Martina Vittorietti, Javier Hidalgo,¬†Jes√ļs Gal√°n L√≥pez and Jilt Sietsma (Materials, 2022)