Plenary Speaker

Emiel Hensen, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands

Emiel Hensen

Emiel Hensen received a master’s degree in chemical engineering and chemistry from Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) in 1994. In 2000 he obtained his PhD from the same university in the field of molecular heterogeneous catalysis. He then took up an assistant professor position at the University of Amsterdam. In 2001 he returned to TU/e as an assistant professor, where he was promoted to associate professor in 2008. From 2006-2008 he was a visiting research scientist at the Shell Research and Technology Center Amsterdam (The Netherlands). Since July 2009 Hensen is full professor of inorganic materials and catalysis at TU/e. He was a visiting professor at Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium) from 2001 until 2016 and a visiting professor at Hokkaido University (Japan) in 2016. He is member of the management team of the Dutch national excellence program Multiscale Catalytic Energy Conversion, member of the Advanced Research Center Chemical Building Blocks Consortium and chairman of the Netherlands Institute for Catalysis Research (NIOK).

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