MESA+ University of Twente
Inorganic Materials Science Group

Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum vitae Petra Dral

March 2016

Personalia

 

Date of birth:

31 January 1990

Place of birth:

Utrecht

Nationality:

Dutch

Education and professional experience

2014-present

PhD project, Inorganic Materials Science, University of Twente, Enschede

Organically modified silicas: determination of their hydrothermal degradation mechanism and tuning of functional properties

(related topics: organosilica, sol-gel syntheses, membranes, structural stability, hydrothermal stability, microporosity)

2007-2013

Chemical Engineering, University of Twente, Enschede

2011-2013

Master:

Chemical Engineering (cum laude)

 

Track:

Molecules & Materials

 

 

 

 

Internship:

Thermosets, DSM Ahead, Geleen

 

 

The application of virus-like particles in functional coatings

(related topics: virus capsids, supramolecular chemistry, silica formation, anti-reflective coatings)

 

Graduation:

Inorganic Materials Science, University of Twente, Enschede

 

 

The application of nanosheets as a seed layer for oriented film growth and film transfer

(related topics: nanosheets, epitaxial film growth, transfer methods, multiferroics, flexible electronics)

2007-2011

Bachelor:

Chemical Engineering

 

Minor:

Reformed theology, Theological University of Apeldoorn, Apeldoorn

Other experience

2011-2012

Diaconate of the Immanuël Church in Enschede

Supporting in policymaking and contemplation

summer 2011

Hospice Enschede

Providing easy physical care and doing household work

2009-2010

Board of the students’ association VGST

Setting up and directing commissions, minuting general meetings, working out policies, supporting in general activities (25h/wk)

Publications

Elshof, J.E. ten, Dral, A.P. Structure-property tuning in hydrothermally stable sol-gel-processed hybrid organosilica molecular sieving membranes. Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology (2015), doi: 10.1007/s10971-015-3882-2.

Dral, A.P., Nijland, M., Koster, G., Elshof, J.E. ten. Film transfer enabled by nanosheet seed layers on arbitrary sacrificial substrates. APL Materials 3, 056102 (2015), doi:10.1063/1.4921070.
Dral, A.P., Dubbink, D., Nijland, M., Elshof, J.E. ten, Rijnders, G., Koster, G. Atomically defined templates for epitaxial growth of complex oxide thin films. Journal of Visualized Experiments 94 (2014), e52209, doi:10.3791/52209.

Conference orals

Dral, A.P., Kappert, E.J., Tempelman, K., Wenderich, K., Mul, G., Winnubst, A.J.A., Benes, N.E., Elshof, J.E. ten. Studies on ongoing structural changes in hybrid glassy and ceramic materials during prolonged thermal treatment. 14th International Conference European Ceramic Society, Toledo, Spain, 21-25 Jun 2015.

Dral, A.P., Kappert, E.J., Tempelman, K., Winnubst, A.J.A., Benes, N.E., Elshof, J.E. ten. Structural and hydrothermal stability of organosilica membranes. ADEM Conference, Scheveningen, The Netherlands, 21-22 May 2015.
Dral, A.P., Nijland, M., Blank, D.H.A., Rijnders, A.J.H.M., Elshof, J.E. ten, Koster, G. The application of nanosheets as a seed layer for oriented film growth and film transfer. NWO CW Study group meeting, Veldhoven, The Netherlands, 10-11 Feb 2014.