Joost Middelkoop graduated from the Fontys Hogeschool Eindhoven as a Mechanical Engineer with a specialty in Medical Engineering. After his studies he joined the Inorganic Chemistry group at TU Delft. Following a short side step with a spin-off company specialized in Solar Cell Manufacturing he returned to the Materials for Energy and Conversion and Storage (MECS) group at TU Delft.
Here he supports scientists with equipment design in relation to Electrochemical Reduction of CO2, Battery Research and Photochromic Materials. He also acts as a lab manager for several of the MECS laboratories.
Over the years he has built up an expertise in Gas Chromatography (GC) and Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD).