Monique A. van der Veen is Associate Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Delft University of Technology. She works on controlled energy transfer in nanoporous materials for electronics, catalysis and separations. In 2016 she started with four female colleagues of TU Delft a national campaign to advocate for prolonged tenure track periods in case of maternity and parenting. For these and their scientific efforts, she and Marie-Eve Aubin-Tam have rewarded the Athena Prize by NWO, division Chemistry, in 2018.
Dr. ir. Laura Kollau, Assistant Professor at Maastricht University, will moderate this session.