Curriculum Vitae

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Personal details

Date of birth October 19, 1992
Place of birth Waalwijk, The Netherlands
Nationality Dutch

Professional experience

2015–present PhD Candidate, ETH Zürich, Switzerland, Computational Seismology Group.
The stress state of tsunamigenic faults.
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Andreas Fichtner and Dr. Ylona van Dinther.
2014 Visiting student, Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse, Norway, Geodynamics Team.


2014–2015 Master of Science, Earth structure and dynamics, Cum laude, GPA 4.0, Utrecht University, The Netherlands.
Total duration of program: 1.5 years.
Track: Physics of the deep Earth and planets.
Master thesis: Mantle dynamics on Venus: insights from numerical modelling.
Supervisors: Dr. A. P. van den Berg, Dr. R. C. Ghail and Dr. C. Thieulot.
Guided Research: Numerical geodynamic modelling: compression and extension using ASPECT, SULEC and ELEFANT.
Supervisors: Dr. C. Thieulot & Dr. S. J. H. Buiter.
2011–2014 Bachelor of Science, Earth sciences, Cum laude, GPA 4.0, Utrecht University, The Netherlands.
Total duration of program: 2.5 years.
1st year geology field course in Aliaga, Spain (4 weeks).
Tracks: Dynamics of the Solid Earth & Geology of the Solid Earth.
Bachelor thesis: On the influence of weak zones on lithospheric- and crustal-scale numerical models. Supervisors: Dr. C. Thieulot and Prof. Dr. W. Spakman.
2004–2010 Gymnasium, Cum laude, Dr. Mollercollege, Waalwijk, The Netherlands.

Teaching experience

2017 Supervisor MSc students
● Sunniva Moris, Simulating Earthquake-Generated Subduction Zone Tsunamis, Master thesis, 2017, ETH Zürich.
2012–2015 Teaching assistant, Utrecht University, The Netherlands.
Supervising, helping and assessing students during tutorials, practicals and exams.
● System Earth 1, first year course, 2014.
● Chemistry of the Earth 2, first year course, 2013.
● Physics, first year course, 2013 and 2014.
● Linear Algebra and Vector Analysis, second year course, 2012 and 2013.
● Differential Equations in the Earth Sciences, second year course, 2013 and 2015.
● Programming and Modelling of Earth Processes, third year course, 2013 and 2014.
● Continuum mechanics, third year course, 2014.
2013–2014 Assistant teacher, Stichting Studiebegeleiding Leiden, The Netherlands.
Preparing high school students for their final exam in English.
2011 Private tutor, Ready To School, Tilburg, The Netherlands.
Courses: Ancient Greek, Chemistry, Dutch, English, French, Mathematics, Physics.
2011 Personal assistant teacher, Dr. Mollercollege, Waalwijk, The Netherlands.
2008–2010 Homework tutor, Dr. Mollercollege, Waalwijk, The Netherlands.

Selected additional functions & activities

2017–present Editor-in-Chief EGU Geodynamics blog, European Geosciences Union, Munich, Germany.
2017 Guest writer EGU Seismology blog, European Geosciences Union, Munich, Germany.
2016–2017 Organiser group seminars and progress meetings, ETH Zürich, Switzerland.
2014–2015 Student-member Master Education Committee, Utrecht University, The Netherlands.
2014–2015 Student-member support committee BaMa 3.0, Utrecht University, The Netherlands.
2013–2014 Student-member education board Earth sciences: master-students representative, Utrecht University, The Netherlands.

Current collaborations

Alice-Agnes Gabriel, LMU Munich
Elizabeth Madden, LMU Munich
Stephanie Wollherr, LMU Munich
● Francesca Funiciello, Roma Tre University
● Silvia Brizzi, Roma Tre University
● Arnauld Heuret, Université de Guyane
Stefan Vater, University of Hamburg
Jörn Behrens, University of Hamburg
● Casper Pranger, ETH Zürich