MESA+ University of Twente
Inorganic Materials Science Group

Curriculum vitae

Personal details

 

Dr. Ir. Evert Houwman

 

Male/female:

Male

Date and place of birth:

18-02-1963, Leeuwarden

Nationality:

Dutch

MSc

 

University/Study:

University of Twente / Applied Physics

Date:

August 1986

MSc subject:

‘Theory and experimental results of the magnetic superconductors RExY1-xRh1.1Sn3.6’.

PhD

 

University

University of Twente

Date:

September, 1990

Supervisor:

Prof. dr. Horst Rogalla

Title of thesis:

‘Development of DC-SQUIDs for multichannel magnetometry’

Work experience

1986-1990

PhD-research in the Low Temperature group of prof.H.Rogalla, Applied Physics, University of Twente

Subject: ‘Nb/Al Josephson tunnel junctions for DC-SQUIDs’

1986/1987

Research engineeResearch fellowship at Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt, Berlin (with dr. Hans Koch)

Subject: ‘Submicron Edge Josephson tunneljunctions’

1990-1994

Post-doctoral Research fellow Low Temperature/Applied Physics/ University of Twente (with dr.Jaap Flokstra and dr. Piet de Korte (SRON-Utrecht)

Subject: ‘High-resolution X-ray Detector based on Josephson junctions’

1994-1996

Post-doctoral Research fellow in Nuclear Physics group of the Department of Physics of the University of Oxford, with an EC-Fellowship grant

(dr.Norman Booth)

Subject: ‘Development of dark matter detector employing Al- Josephson tunneljunctions’

1996-2005

Process Development Engineer in the Development group of Element-Six in Cuijk/The Netherlands, (part of the industrial group Element-Six of the DeBeers diamond group)

Task: design and process development of diamond products, for medical, optical, mechanical and electronic applications. Implementation of new fabrication processes.

Since December 2005

Post-doctoral research fellow in the Inorganic Materials Science group of the Faculty Science and Technology of the University of Twente (prof.Dave Blank)

Tasks:

daily manager NanoNed-New Electronic Materials program on behalf of prof.Dave Blank;

Research: magnetic properties of the ferromagnetic material LSMO in thin films, wires and dots (MSc. Mercy Mathew); development of ferromagnetic tunneljunctions with LSMO electrodes (MSc. Gabriella De Luca)