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Introducing Casimir


Casimir Research School - Leiden University's and Delft University of Technology’s joint research school in interdisciplinary physics, brings together over 250 PhD students, 120 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

Laura Restrepo Perez

Study: MSc degree in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology from KU Leuven (Belgium) and TU Dresden (Germany). Currently: PhD student at Bionanoscience/Chirlmin Joo lab and Cees Dekker lab, TU Delft

"Casimir offers a variety of courses that are useful to "fill the gaps" of our previous education according to the needs that we face during our PhD project."



8 September 2016

Kavli Daylink

3 - 4 October 2016

DutchBiophysics 2016link

21 - 25 November 2016

Physics with Industry 2016link

27 - 31 March 2017

NanoFront Winter Retreatlink