Casimir Research School - Leiden University's and Delft University of Technology’s joint research school in interdisciplinary physics, brings together over 240 PhD students, 130 postdocs and 100 faculty members. The school's research program is developed by groups at the Kavli Institute of Nanoscience in Delft and at the Leiden Institute of Physics (LION). Casimir, established in 2004, is named after Professor Hendrik B.G. Casimir (1909-2000), whose involvement in fundamental as well as applied physics left many traces in the Dutch scientific landscape.

Student profiles

Nandini Muthusubramanian

Study: MSc degree from The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland (USA). Currently: PhD student in the Molecular Electronics and Devices group, TU Delft

"The Casimir Research School offers an encouraging environment in which I can collaborate with different groups. This makes me reach my goals faster and has given me fresh ideas to work on."



29 November 2015 - 2 January 2017

Casimir Course: Hot Topicslink

2 February - 26 April 2016

Casimir course - Theoretical Biophysicslink

2 February - 14 April 2016

QuTech Academy course: Quantum hardwarelink