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Brief Curriculum Vitae

Since 01/2017

10/2016-
12/2016
PhD Student, (SB PhD fellow at FWO), "Multistep continuous flow photoreactors for high-precision polymer design", Polymer Reaction Design Group, Prof dr. Tanja Junkers, Hasselt University, Hasselt (Belgium).

PhD Student (BOF-Scholarship), "Multistep continuous flow photoreactors for high-precision polymer design", Polymer Reaction Design Group, Prof dr. Tanja Junkers, Hasselt University, Hasselt (Belgium).

09/2014 -
07/2016
Master in Chemical Engineering: Molecular Engineering - Macromolecular and Organic Chemistry, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven (Netherlands).
  • Master Dissertation: "Biomolecule selective modification via photoredox catalysis in continuous flow", Dr. T. Noël, Micro Flow Chemistry and Process Technology, Netherlands.
  • Industrial Internship (4 months): R&D group Umicore - Analytical Compentence Center (ACC), Olen (Belgium)
09/2011 - 
07/2014


Bachelor in Chemistry, Hasselt University, Hasselt (Belgium).
  • Bachelor Dissertation: "Synthesis of tetragonal BaTiO3 nanoparticles for SHG imaging". Prof. dr. Marlies van Bael, Institute for Materials Research, Belgium
09/2005 -
06/2011

 Secondary School (ASO, Science-Math), Lommel (Belgium)
Publications

(3)  Visible Light-Induced Iniferter Polymerization of Methacrylates Enhanced by Continuous Flow. 
M. Rubens, P. Latsrisaeng,T. Junkers,  Polym. Chem. 2017

(2) Visible Light-Mediated Selective Arylation of Cysteine in Batch and Flow 
C. Bottecchia, M. Rubens,  S. Gunnoo, V. Hessel,  A. Madder, T. Noel, Angewandte Chemie 2017.
(1) The Kinetics of n-Butyl Acrylate Radical Polymerization Revealed in a Single Experiment by Real Time On-line Mass Spectrometry Monitoring
  J. J. Haven, N. Zaquen, M. Rubens, T. Junkers, Macromol. React. 2017, 1700016. (see Journal Cover Page)


Abstract and Conference Presentations


Posters:

(1) "Visible Light-Induced Iniferter Polymerization of Methacrylates Enhanced by Continuous Flow"
Annual Meeting of the Belgian Polymer Group 2017, May 2017, Houffalize (Belgium)