MESA+ University of Twente
Inorganic Materials Science Group

Inorganic Materials Science Group

Curriculum Vitae - Jaap Geessinck



Jaap Geessinck, MSc

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Date of Birth:

7 September 1988







2015 - today

PhD student at MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnology, University of Twente, Enschede, the Netherlands

2012 - 2015

Master Applied Physics, University of Twente, Enschede, the Netherlands
Specialization in Material Science. Average grade 8.4, Graduated cum laude with an additional extracurricular course.

9/2014 – 8/2015

Master thesis, Inorganic Material Science group, University of Twente
Thesis title: Finite size effects in a laterally confined 2D electron gas; Using the LaAlO3/SrTiO3 interface. Grade 9

5/2014 – 9/2015

Internship ICMAB-CSIC, Barcelona, Spain
Research on Ferroelectric Tunnel Junctions, grade 9

2007 - 2012

Bachelor Applied Physics, University of Twente in Enschede
Bachelor thesis within the Group of Inorganic Material Science titled:”Maximizing the piezoelectric properties of thin film PMN-PT”

2010 - 2011

Minor Multidisciplinary Consultancy, University of Twente in Enschede
With a group of students with different background, the possibilities for an environmentally more friendly business park where investigated.

2005 - 2007

Pre-university education, OSG De Driemark in Winterswijk
i.a. Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. German as elective course.

2000 - 2005

Highschool, OSG De Driemark in Winterswijk
i.a. Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. German as elective course.

Working experience

2004 – today
10 hours/week

Obelink Vrijetijdsmarkt Winterswijk
Helping customers, keeping the shelves filled, managing 4 assistants, responsible for traffic control on busy days: using insight and 3 to 5 assistants to prevent traffic jams and possible accidents.

Extracurricular activities

2009 – today
4 hours/week

Member of fraternity Bracque and beer brewing committee BRAK
Organizing several activities and small trips as well as brewing beer.

9/2013 – 9/2014
1 hour/week

Board member of the Supervisory Board for Stichting Bedrijvendagen Twente
As a board member it is our task to support and help the organization to set and achieve their goals and prevent problems from happening.

8/2012 - 4/2013
4/2013 – 9/2013

Logistics Officer & vice-Chairman of Stichting Bedrijvendagen Twente
Responsible for the organization of one of the biggest carrier events of the Netherlands, with over 130 companies and 1500 students. As Logistics Office it was my task to facilitate all activities that where organized during the event. During the 2 day during information fair I was responsible for the entire event. While organising the event, we implemented a new activity, namely a lunch-lecture for 650 students. This lecture was placed under my responsibility.
As vice-Chairman and active member of the organization I was also involved in a lot of smaller parts of the organization and the acquisition of companies.

5/2012 – 5/2013
4 hours/week

Secretary in the Board of fraternity Bracque
Making records of the weekly meetings and the annual general meeting and taking care of the archive. As part of the board I was responsible for holding together a group of 35 friends.

10/2008 - 5/2009
4 hours/week

Treasurer of the Europe travel committee for Student Association Arago
Organizing a 5 day trip for 40 Applied Physics students with 4 visits to companies. Responsible for a budget of €11.000 and partly responsible for the acquisition of sponsorships



Radiation hygiene level 3, Driving licence


Dutch - Native language
English - Good
German - Reasonable


2012 – today
7 hours/week

Playing volleyball at V.V. Harambee in Enschede
Fanatical playing volleyball in the highest team.

2007 – 2012
5 hours/week

Playing volleyballen at V.V. Harambee in Enschede
Recreational playing volleyball at different levels with 1 match and 2 trainings every week.

I’m a social person, a team player, practical minded, broadly interested and I like to be in contact with people. I also like to travel and I’m not afraid of challenges.