Peter Korevaar (1986) was born in Graafstroom, The Netherlands. He studied Chemical Engineering and Chemistry at the Eindhoven University of Technology (The Netherlands) and obtained his MSc. degree cum laude in 2010. Thereafter, he started a PhD project in the research group of prof. E.W. Meijer. He studied the aggregation pathways involved in molecular self-assembly processes. In 2014, he obtained his PhD degree cum laude at the Eindhoven University of Technology.
Since June 2014, Peter is active in the Aizenberg group, where he is working on developing self-oscillating systems, self-assembly in confined space and new actuation concepts in adaptive micro-systems.
Awards and honors
2015 IUPAC-SOLVAY International Award for Young Chemists
2015 KNCV Challa Polymer Prize - PhD thesis award Royal Netherlands Chemical Society
2015 Nomination TU/e Doctoral Project Award 2014 – Best PhD thesis in Institute for Complex Molecular Systems, Eindhoven University of Technology, NL
2015 Finalist 2015 Reaxys PhD Prize
2014 Rubicon post-doc grant - Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO)
2010 Unilever Research Prize - Dutch master thesis award
2009 Golden Master Award - Master thesis award Royal Netherlands Chemical Society (KNCV)
2006 Sixma Organic Chemistry Prize - Eindhoven University of Technology
2005 Young Talent Encouragement Prize Chemistry - Royal Holland Society of Sciences and Humanities (KHMW)
2005 Association of the Dutch Chemical Industry (VNCI) Study Grant (€ 1000)
2004 Dutch National Chemistry Olympiad (8th place)
2003 European Union Scientific Olympiad, Dublin, Ireland (gold medal)
2003 Dutch National Chemistry Olympiad (11th place)