Monique A. van der Veen
Monique A. van der Veen is Associate Professor in the department of Chemical Engineering at Delft University of Technology. She received her Master in Engineering in Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Leuven, Belgium in 2006. In 2010, she obtained her PhD at the same university, under the guidance of Thierry Verbiest and Dirk De Vos. With a 3-year postdoctoral fellowship from the Fund for Scientific Research –Flanders she continued to work at the University of Leuven, as well as in the group of Mischa Bonn at the Max-Planck Insitute of Polymer Research in Mainz. In 2013 she started as Assistant Professor at Delft University of Technology. She has presented numerous invited lectures at conferences and university seminars. In 2017 she was awarded an ERC Starting Grant, and in 2018 the Athena Prize by the Dutch Science Foundation (NWO)and in 2020 a VIDI Grant, also by the Dutch Science Foundation (NWO).