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

Hedde van Hoorn

Study: Master degree in Technical Physics, Groningen University - specilization 'Material Science'

"As an enthusiastic, young PhD researcher, an environment with like-minded people can greatly encourage and help. Casimir offers both courses and events, but most of all directly puts you directly in touch with a variety of researchers."