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Kirsten Verstraete

Office: G1.84

+32 (11) 26 8388


Brief Curriculum Vitae

Since 01/2017 PhD Student, Polymer Reaction Design Group, Prof dr. Tanja Junkers, Hasselt University, Hasselt (Belgium).

09/2014 -
Master in Chemical Engineering, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven (Netherlands).
  • Master Dissertation: "Meta-selective C-H arylation of electron-rich aromatics in microflow", Dr. T. Noël, Micro Flow Chemistry and Process Technology, Netherlands.
09/2011 - 

Bachelor in Chemistry, Hasselt University, Hasselt (Belgium).
  • Bachelor Dissertation: "Synthesis of Functionalized PPV copolymers for the use in biosensors and bio-imaging". Prof. dr. Tanja Junkers, Institute for Materials Research, Belgium
09/2005 -

 Secondary School (ASO, Science-Math), Agnetendal, Peer (Belgium)

(2) A Modular Flow Design for the meta-Selective C−H Arylation of Anilines
H. P.L. Gemoets, G. Laudadio, K. Verstraete, V. Hessel, and T. Noël, Angew. 2017, 56.

(1) Modifiable Poly(p-Phenylene Vinylene) Copolymers Towards Functional Conjugated Materials
N. Zaquen, K. Verstraete, L. Lutsen, D. Vanderzande, T. Junkers, Polym. Chem. 2016, 7, 4771-4781.

Abstract and Conference Presentations


"robust block copolymer micelle formation and in-line purification in continuous flow"
K. Verstraete, A-L Buckinx, E. Baeten, N. Zaquen, T. Junkers, Annual Meeting of the Belgian Polymer Group 2018, May 2018, Blankenberge (Belgium)