Gijs Krijnen

Information:

Name: Gijs Krijnen

Function: Professor

Room: Carre 1511

Tel: +31-53-4896240

E-Mail: gijs.krijnen@utwente.nl

Teaching:

I teach in the BSc and MSc Electrical Engineering programs and the Advanced Technology BSc education.

I coordinate the Module Man – Machine (201300119) and partipate in Fields and Waves (201300186)

I am responsible for the EE MSc courses Transducers Science (201400427) and EM-Statics (191211690).

Information for prospective MSc students.

Interested in BSc assignments? Please make an appointment with me for current possibilities (curent projects descriptions are [mostly] outdated).

Research Interests:

Transducers science in general, biomimetic, parametric and nonlinear transduction in particular, MEMS, added manufacturing, self-assembly.

Projects: BioEARS, Cilia, Cicada

Biography:

I received my M.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering with honours from the University of Twente following a study on magnetic recording carried out at the Philips Research Laboratories, Eindhoven. In 1992 I received the doctorate degree with honours from the same university and was rewarded the 1993 Veder price of the Dutch Electronics and Radio Engineering Society (NERG) for my PhD-thesis on nonlinear integrated optics devices. From 1992-1995 I was a fellow of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences and studied second- and third-order non linear integrated optics devices. In this period I was a visiting scientist at the Center for Research and Education in Optics and Lasers in Orlando, Florida, USA. In 1995-1997 I worked on integrated optic devices for optical telecommunication at the University of Twente and the Delft University of Technology. Since1998 I have been associate professor in the Transducers Science and Technology (TST) group of the MESA+ research institute and mainly responsible for the micro-actuator research. The last few years my attention has shifted to biomimetic MEMS. In 2005 I was rewarded a NWO Vici grant for my project proposal BioEARS on cricket inspired flowsensors. Since May 1st 2007 I am a full-professor of the chair of MEMS-Design focussing on bioinspired transducers. From April 2011 onwards I am the chair of the Transducers Science & Technology group.

Professional:

Editorial Board MDPI's Biomimetics

Guest editor MicroMachines Special Issue “Biomimetics” (2015).

Frontiers Bionics and Biomimetics editorial board

Track Chair IEEE Sensors 2013 2014

Reviewer for many journals and conferences.

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