Dr. P. (Patrick) van Rijn
Date and place of birth: 21-4-1981, Delfzijl, The Netherlands
University of Groningen / Chemistry (1-9-'05)
Main subjects: Organic Chemistry; Supramolecular Chemistry
Delft University of Technology (7-6-‘10)
Supervisor: Prof.dr. J.H. van Esch
Title of thesis: Curved Amphipathic Oligothiophenes: Curvature directed Self-Assembly with applications in energy transfer systems and membrane curvature detection in living cells
2013-Present Assistant Professor/Principal Investigator of Independent Research-Group: W.J. Kolff Institute, Department of BioMedical Engineering, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen.
2013-Present Affiliated Principal Investigator: Associated affiliation to Zernike Institute for Advanced Materials, Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of Groningen.
2011-2013ent Alexander von Humboldt fellow: Macromolecular Materials and Interfaces, Aachen University (RWTH); DWI-Leibniz-Institute for Interactive Materials, Aachen, Germany.
2010-2011ent Post-doctoral research: Macromolecular Materials and Interfaces, Aachen University (RWTH); DWI-Leibniz-Institute for Interactive Materials, Aachen, Germany.
Other academic activities
2014-Present Symposium Organizer; Functional Surfaces and Interfaces; European Materials Research Society (E-MRS).
2014-Present Society Member: European Society Biomaterials (ESB).
2014-Present Society Member: American Chemical Society (ACS).
2014-Present Curriculum Committee (Cc): Evaluation of curriculum Biomedical Technology.
2014-Present Educational Committee (Opleidingscommissie; Oc): Development of curriculum Biomedical Technology.
2014-Present Editorial Board: Kolff Institute News Letter (for 4 research lines/~40 research groups)
2014-Present Journal Club Coordinator: Training Platform for PhDs in BME to present and critically discuss research articles, reviews and current developments in (bio)medical technology.
2014-Present Scientific Advisory Committee: International Electronic Conference on Polymers (ECP) MDPI.
2013-Present Society Member: Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC, e-member).
2013-Present Member Editorial Advisory Board: Polymers.
2013-Present Co-coordinator research-line “BioNanotechnology and Advanced Therapeutic Materials” within the W.J. Kolff Institute for Biomedical Engineering and Materials Science, involving 10 academic research groups.
2011-Present Reviewer for peer reviewed journals: ACS: Langmuir, BioMacromolecules, Macromolecules, J. Phys. Chem., ACS Appl. Mater. Interface; Wiley: Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., Chem. Eur. J.; Elsevier: Polymer, Acta Biomater., Colloids Surf. B.;Taylor & Francis: Biofouling.
Biomaterials 1 Coordinator and teacher, 2nd year BSc Life Science and Technology, Major Biomedical Technology
Practical Course Chemistry and Materials Science for Biomedical Technology teacher, 2nd year BSc Life Science and Technology, Major Biomedical Technology
Research Course Biomedical Technology Supervisor/Teacher, 3rd year BSc Life Science and Technology, Major Biomedical Technology
Biomaterials 2 Coordinator and teacher, 1st year MSc Biomedical Technology
Polymers in Medicine Teacher, PhD-level, Graduate School Medical Sciences (GSMS) Kolff Institute Biomedical Engineering and Materials Science