PhD defenses on Zoom

Published on June 25, 2020
Categories Light-Matter Interaction, Nanophotochemistry

In June two PhD students of ARCNL successfully defended their theses at the University of Amsterdam. Because of the Covid-19 measures their PhD defenses were held online through ZOOM.

On Wednesday, June 3, Jarich Haitjema defended his thesis Exciting tin-oxo cages: light-induced chemistry for nanopatterning. Haitjema did his doctoral research in the Nanophotochemistry group of promotor professor Fred Brouwer. Former group leader Sonia Castellanos was co-promotor.

On Thursday, June 18, it was Stephen Edward’s turn to defend this thesis Detection of hidden gratings using light and sound. Edward was part of the Light-Matter Interaction group of promotor Paul Planken. Group leader Stefan Witte was co-promotor.