Aimée Sakes joins board NWO domain Applied and Engineering Sciences

News - 08 March 2023 - Webredactie 3mE

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. ''