Casimir Research School - Leiden University's and Delft University of Technology’s joint research school in interdisciplinary physics, brings together over 230 PhD students, 90 postdocs and 90 senior researchers. 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

Aron Beekman

Study: Master's degree Theoretical Physics, Universiteit van Amsterdam, Institute for Theoretical Physics

"The transition to more applied theoretical work also led me to take a larger interest in the actual experiments. As such, the proximity to my Leiden and Delft colleagues proves fruitful in keeping up to date with the latest experimental techniques and res"