Aimée Sakes joins board NWO domain Applied and Engineering Sciences
The board of the NWO domain Applied and Engineering Sciences (AES) appoints dr. ir. Aimée Sakes as new board member. She will join the board as of 1 April 2023.
Aimée Sakes is an Assistant Professor in the Department of BioMechanical Engineering and has more than ten years of experience in the development of bio-inspired instruments for minimally invasive surgery.
Sakes is looking forward to her new appointment as a board member at AES: “With this appointment, I want to use my passion for medical technology to develop innovative applications within AES with a high social and scientific impact. In addition, I will make a case for creating a future-proof research field with opportunities for young and mid-career researchers. I would also like to make an active contribution to forming a powerful field of applied and technical sciences within the Netherlands by strengthening collaborations between Dutch universities and universities of applied sciences. ''