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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 260 PhD students, 115 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

Joeri de Bruijckere

Study: Casimir Pre-PhD track Delft. Currently: PhD student in the group of Herre van der Zant at TU Delft.

"Casimir offers various courses that help me to develop a broader set of skills, which are not only applicable during, but also after the PhD."



29 March 2011 - 1 January 2019

Casimir Course - Hot Topicslink

12 October - 13 November 2017

Casimir Course - Biology for Physicists 2017link

6 - 13 November 2017

Casimir Course - Programminglink