Curriculum Vitae - Daniela J. Kraft

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Since August 2016 - Associate Professor (UHD)

Leiden Institute of Physics, Leiden University, The Netherlands

     

 
 

August 2013 - August 2016 Assistant Professor (UD)

Leiden Institute of Physics, Leiden University, The Netherlands

 

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May 2011 - July 2013 Postdoctoral Researcher

Center for Soft Matter Research, New York University, USA

Supervisor: Dr. David J. Pine

 

   

November 2010 - May 2011   Postdoctoral Researcher

Van't Hoff Laboratory for Physical and Colloidal Chemistry, Utrecht University, The Netherlands

Supervisor: Dr. Willem K. Kegel

 

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October 2006 - November 2010   PhD (cum laude)

Van't Hoff Laboratory for Physical and Colloidal Chemistry, Utrecht University, The Netherlands

PhD thesis: Model Systems for Self-Assembly

Supervisor: Dr. Willem K. Kegel

 

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2005 - 2006 MA in Physics (GPA 4.0)

The University of Texas at Austin, USA

Master Thesis: "Analysis of Multifrequency Interferometry in a Cylindrical Plasma"        

Supervisor: Dr. Roger D. Bengtson and Dr. Boris N. Breizman

 

   

2004 - 2005  Graduate studies in Physics

University of Würzburg, Germany   

Minor: Biotechnology

 

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2002 - 2004 Undergraduate studies (Vordiplom) in Physics (grade 1.0, honors)

University of Würzburg, Germany   

Minor: Chemistry

 

     

 

Organization

Dutch Soft Matter Meeting

I'm organizing the biannual Dutch Soft Matter meeting together with Kees Storm. For more information on upcoming and past meetings, please check the website of the meeting: http://softmatter.nl/

 

Women in Physics & Astronomy Network Lunch

I am coordinating the bimonthly network lunch for all women in the physics and astronomy department. Interested in joining us? This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Fellowships and Prizes

2013   Veni grant

from the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) for the development of an individual research line for 3 years at Leiden University

 

2012   NTvN (Dutch Journal of physics) prize (shared 1st prize)

 

2011   Rubicon grant

from the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO)) for postdoctoral studies (24 months) at the Center for Soft Matter Research, NYU, under David Pine

 

2011  Poster Prize of the chemical and polymer physics section, Spring meeting of the German Physical Society (DPG)

 

2011  Finalist for the SKM dissertation prize of the German physical society (DPG)

 

2005 - 2006 Grant for studies abroad at the University of Texas at Austin

From the German National Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes)

 

2005 - 2006  Scholarship by the German National Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes)

 

2005   Paul C. Boner graduate fellowship in physics (UT Austin)