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

Jetty van Ginkel

Study: Master degree in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Twente

"The Bionanoscience department is already very interdisciplinary, however Casimir provides me with even more opportunities to meet people in other fields of research"