Nienke Bosschaart

Nienke Bosschaart

General Information

Name: Dr. Nienke Bosschaart
Room: Zuidhorst ZH264
Phone: +31 53 489 3877
Email: n.bosschaart@utwente.nl

Function: Assistant Professor
Research: Optical Coherence Tomography

Links: LinkedIn, Google Scholar


Biography

Dr. Nienke Bosschaart is an Assistant Professor in Biomedical Photonic Imaging. Her research focuses on the development of optical diagnostic tools (Optical Coherence Tomography and spectroscopy) for mother and child care.  

2015 - present


Tenure Track Assistant Professor at BMPI

2011 - 2015

Veni Laureate and Postdoctoral researcher at the department of Biomedical Engineering and Physics of the Academic Medical Center (UvA, Amsterdam), website

2007 - 2011

PhD candidate at the department of Biomedical Engineering and Physics of the Academic Medical Center (UvA, Amsterdam), website

2007

Master degree in Biomedical Engineering (University of Twente)

2007

Trainee at the Vanderbilt Biophotonics Center (Nashville TN, USA), website

2006

Trainee at the department of sciences and Biomedical Technologies of the University of L'Aquila (Italy), website

2005

Bachelor degree in Biomedical Engineering (cum laude, University of Twente)

projects

Prizes and Awards

  • Veni Grant, 2014
    from the Organization for Scientific Research (NWO), division Applied and Engineering Sciences (TTW)
  • Simon Stevin Gezel Award, 2013
    from the Organization for Scientific Research (NWO), division Applied and Engineering Sciences (TTW)
  • PhD thesis award, 2013
    from the Dutch association for Biophysics and Biomedical Engineering (BIOPM)
  • Tweelingprijs for best publication in the research field of Pediatrics, 2013
    from the Maarten Kapelle foundation and the Dutch Association for Pediatrics (NVK)
  • Best poster award, 2011
    from Photonics Cluster Netherlands at the Dutch Photonics Event
  • Simon Stevin Student Award, 2010
    from the Organization for Scientific Research (NWO), division Applied and Engineering Sciences (TTW)

 Awards won by my students:

  • Rosaline Mentink: Abbott Prize for best scientific internship in pediatrics, 2011
    from VU Medical Center
  • Rosaline Mentink: Student Research Prize for best student research project, 2010
    from VU Medical Center

Publications

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