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Stephan Kobben



Office: G1.84

+32 (11) 26 8255
stephan.kobben@uhasselt.be

 

Brief Curriculum Vitae

Since
2012
PhD Student, Polymer Reaction Design Group, Prof dr. Thomas Junkers, Hasselt University, Hasselt (Belgium).

09/2009 -
01/2012
Master Chemical Engineering: Polymers and Composites, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven (The Netherlands).
  • Master Dissertation: Prof. dr. C. Koning, Laboratories of Polymer Chemistry, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven (The Netherlands).
09/2005 - 
08/2009
Bachelor in Life Sciences: Chemistry, Zuyd Hogeschool, Heerlen (The Netherlands).
  • Bachelor Dissertation: dr. N.A.J.M. Sommerdijk, Laboratories of Materials and Surface Chemistry.  
  • Internship (07/2007-10/2008): DSM Research in he Polymer Materials: Chemistry and Technology group, M. Driessen.

Publications

(3) M. Peeters, S. Kobben, K.L. Jimenez-Monroy, L. Modesto, M. Kraus, T. Vandenryt, A. Gaulke, B. van Grinsven, S. Ingebrandt, T. Junkers, P. Wagner, Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical 2014, 203, 527-535. 

(2) Synthesis of Degradable PolyMMA via Copolymerization with Cyclic Ketene Acetals
S. Kobben, A. Ethirajan, T. Junkers, Proceedings of the 1st Int. Elec. Conf. on Mat. 2014, Sciforum Electronic Conference Series, Vol 1, 2014.

(1) Synthesis of Degradable Poly(Methyl Methacrylate) Star Polymers via RAFT Copolymerization with Cyclic Ketene Acetals
S. Kobben, A. Ethirajan, T. Junkers, J. Polym. Sci. Polym. Chem. 2014, 52, 1633-1641. (see Journal Cover Page)


Abstract and Conference Presentations


Posters:

(6) "Synthesis of Star-Shaped Degradable Copolymers through a Combination of RAFT and Radical Ring-Opening Polymerization (RROP)"
S. Kobben, A. Ethirajan, T. Junkers, Annual Scientific Meeting IAP P7/05 FS2, September 2015, Hasselt (Belgium).

(5) "Synthesis of degradable nanoparticles through a combination of radical ring-opening polymerization and miniemulsion"
S. Kobben, T. Junkers, A. Ethirajan, Belgian Polymer Group Annual Meeting 2015, May 2015, Houffalize (Belgium).

(4) "Synthesis of biodegradable polyesters via radical polymerization processes"
S. Kobben, P. Leenaers, A. Ethirajan, T. Junkers, Belgian Polymer Group Annual Meeting 2014, May 2014, Gent (Belgium).

(3) "Synthesis of biodegradable polyesters via radical polymerization processes"
S. Kobben, A. Ethirajan, T. Junkers, P2M Winterschool 2014, January 2014, Zakopane (Poland).

(2) "Synthesis of biodegradable polyesters via radical polymerization processes"
S. Kobben, A. Ethirajan, T. Junkers, Annual Scientific Meeting IAP P7/05 FS2, September 2013, Gent (Belgium).

(1) "Synthesis of biodegradable polyesters via radical polymerization processes"
S. Kobben, A. Busza, A. Ethirajan, T. Junkers, Annual Meeting of the Belgian Polymer Group 2013, May 2013, Houffalize (Belgium).