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Dr. Ir. Luk Van Lokeren

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Office: C108A

+32 (11) 26 8255

luk.vanlokeren@uhasselt.be

Brief Curriculum Vitae

Since
2017
Post-doctoral researcher, Polymer Reaction Design Group, Hasselt University, Hasselt (Belgium).
  • Design and optimization of polymerization in flow
2016-
2017
R&D Manager, ECC, Wilrijk (Belgium).
  • Material development & production innovation
2015-
2016
Post-doctoral researcher, Polymer Reaction Design Group, Hasselt University, Hasselt (Belgium).
  • Design and optimization of an industrial polymerization reactor, in collaboration with Nitto Europe (Genk, Belgium)
2012-
2015
 Post-doctoral researcher, Materials & Chemistry, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels (Belgium).
  • Investigation, modeling, and optimization of the application process of field joint coatings for deep-sea pipelines, in collaboration with TU Delft (Delft, The Netherlands) and Heerema Marine Contractors (Leiden, The Netherlands)
2009-
2012
Post-doctoral researcher, Laboratoire de chimie de la matière condensée de Paris, Université Pierre et Marie Curie & Collège de France, Paris (France).
  • Investigation of the ligand particle affinity of organically functionalized nanoparticles in dispersion by Pulsed Gradient Spin Echo NMR (PGSE NMR)
2004-
2009
PhD student, High Resolution NMR Centre, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels (Belgium).
  • Investigation of inorganic, organic and hybrid nanoparticles by diffusion ordered NMR spectroscopy
    Promotor: prof.dr. R. Willem
2002 -
2004
Chemical Researcher, Materials & Chemistry, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels (Belgium).
  • Investigation of temperature-induced phase separation in polymer blends and reaction induced phase separation in reactive epoxy-amine systems by Modulated-Temperature DSC (MTDSC) and T2 NMR relaxometry

2002Master of Science in Chemical Engineering (Burgerlijk Scheikundig Ingenieur), Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels (Belgium).
  • Master thesis: NMR study of mixing and demixing in polymer systems
    Promotors: prof. dr. ir. B Van Mele & prof. dr. R. Willem
 

Publications


(19)Influence of the amorphous phase and preceding solution processing on the eutectic behaviour in the state diagram of P3HT: PC61BM determined by rapid heat-cool calorimetry
 M. Defour, N. Van den Brande, L. Van Lokeren, G. Van Assche, W. Maes, D. Vanderzande, B. Van Mele, RSC Adv. 2016, 6, 92981-92988

(18) Synthesis of Degradable Multi-Segmented Polymers via Michael-Addition Thiol-Ene Step-Growth Polymerization
  J. Vandenbergh, G. Ramakers, L. Van Lokeren, G. Van Assche, T. Junkers, RSC Adv. 2015, 5, 81920 - 81932.

(17)Roles of in situ surface modification in controlling the growth and crystallization of CaCO3 nanoparticles, and their dispersion in polymeric materials
 A. Barhoum, L. Van Lokeren, H. Rahier, A. Dufresne, G. Van Assche, J. Mater. Sci. 2015, 50, 7908-7918.

(16)Characterization of polymer monolithic columns for small-molecule separations using total-pore-blocking conditions
 C. Stassen, G. Desmet, K. Broeckhoven, L. Van Lokeren, S. Eeltink, J. Chrom. A 2014, 1325, 115-120.

(15)A top-down synthesis route to ultrasmall multifunctional Gd-based silica nanoparticles for theranostic applications
 A. Mignot, C. Truillet, Charles, F. Lux, L. Sancey, C. Louis, F. Denat, F. Boschetti, L. Bochet, A. Gloter, O. Stephan, R. Antoine, P. Dugourd, D. Luneau, G. Novitchi, L. Figueiredo, P. Morais, L. Bonneviot, B. Albela, F. Ribot, L. Van Lokeren, I. Dechamps, F. Chuburu, G. Lemercier, C. Villiers, P. Marche, G. Le Duc, S. Roux, O. Tillement, P. Perriat, Chem. Eur. J. 2013, 19, 6122-6136.

(14)Quantitative analysis of polymer mixtures in solution by pulsed field-gradient spin echo NMR spectroscopy
 L. Van Lokeren, H. Ben Sassi, G. Van Assche, F. Ribot, J. Magn. Reson. 2013, 231, 46-53.

(13)
In situ study of the deposition of (ultra)thin organic phosphonic acid layers on the oxide of aluminium
 T. Hauffman, L. Van Lokeren, R. Willem, A. Hubin, H. Terryn, Langmuir 2012, 28, 3167-3173.

(12)
ERETIC implemented in diffusion-ordered NMR as a diffusion reference: a clarification
 L. Van Lokeren, R. Kerssebaum, R. Willem, P. Denkova, Magn. Reson. Chem. 2011, 49, 137-139.

(11)
New hybrid core-shell architectures made of star-like poly(n-butyl acrylate) grown from well-defined titanium oxo-clusters.
 F. Périneau, L. Rozes, S. Pensec, C. Sassoye, F. Ribot, L. Van Lokeren, R. Willem, L. Bouteiller, C. Sanchez, J. Mater. Chem. 2011, 21, 4470-4475.

(10)
Probing the Anions Mediated Associative Behavior of Tin-12 Oxo-Macrocations by Pulsed Field Gradient NMR Spectroscopy
 L. Van Lokeren, R. Willem, D. van der Beek, P. Davidson, G.A. Morris, F. Ribot, J. Phys. Chem. C 2010, 114, 16087-16091.

(9)
Mixed micelles of Triton X-100, Sodium dodecyl dioxyethylene sulfate and Synperonic L61 investigated by NOESY and Diffusion Ordered NMR Spectroscopy
 P. Denkova, L. Van Lokeren, R. Willem, J. Phys. Chem. B 2009, 113, 6703-6709.

(8)
Phase Behavior in Blends of Ethylene Oxide-Propylene Oxide Copolymer and Poly(ether sulfone) Studied by Modulated-Temperature DSC and NMR Relaxometry
 L. Van Lokeren, N.A. Gotzen, R. Pieters, G. Van Assche, M. Biesemans, R. Willem, B. Van Mele, Chem. Eur. J. 2009, 15, 1177-1185.

(7)
ERETIC implemented in diffusion-ordered NMR as a diffusion reference
 L. Van Lokeren, R. Kerssebaum, R. Willem, P. Denkova, Magn. Reson. Chem. 2008, 46, S63-S71.

(6)
Self-aggregation and supramolecular structure investigations of triton X-100 and SDP2S by NOESY and diffusion ordered NMR spectroscopy
 P.S. Denkova, L. Van Lokeren, I. Verbruggen, R. Willem, J. Phys. Chem. B 2008, 112, 10935-10941.

(5)
Sn12O8(OH)4(OEt)28(HOEt)4: an additional member in the family of dodecameric oxo clusters
 F. Ribot, E. Martinez-Ferrero, K. Boubekeur, P.M.S. Hendrickx, J.C. Martins, L. Van Lokeren, R. Willem, M. Biesemans, Inorg. Chem. 2008, 47, 5831-5840.

(4)
Phosphoesterase activity of polyoxomolybdates: diffusion ordered NMR spectroscopy as a tool for obtaining insights into the reactivity of polyoxometalate clusters
 L. Van Lokeren, E. Cartuyvels, G. Absillis, R. Willem, T.N. Parac-Vogt, Chem. Commun. 2008, 24, 2774-2776.

(3)
Investigation of the dynamic stereochemistry of dimesityl-2,4,6-trimethoxyphenylmethane by complete lineshape analysis and 2D EXSY NMR spectroscopy
 P. Denkova, N. Vassilev, L. Van Lokeren, R. Willem, Magn. Reson. Chem. 2008, 46, 362-369.

(2)
Characterization of titanium dioxide nanoparticles dispersed in organic ligand solutions by using a diffusion-ordered spectroscopy-based strategy
 L. Van Lokeren, G. Maheut, F. Ribot, V. Escax, I. Verbruggen, C. Sanchez, J.C. Martins, M. Biesemans, R. Willem, Chem. Eur. J. 2007, 13, 6957-6966.

(1)
Structure characterization of the products of the reaction between racemic 1,2,4-butane triol and di-tert-butyltin oxide
 M. Biesemans, G. Buytaert, L. Van Lokeren, J.C. Martins, R.Willem, E.R.T. Tiekink, Organometallics 2003, 22, 1888-1893.