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01-05-2010- present: Optical Engineer at TNO Science & Industry, Optics department
The work consisted of involvement for projects for clients, such as: TNO Space, ASML, TNO Defence & Security, the Oil & Gas Industry, TNO internal projects (VP & KIP).
Participation was for the following projects:
· Initiated a research project for gas (water) analysis with photonic crystal fibers for a future moon mission
· Initiated a research project for spectroscopic breath analysis using photonic crystal fibers (patent pending)
· Initiated a research project for nanoparticle contamination detection on wafers
· Primary representative of the Space department in the research on the Rapid Manufacturing of Silicone Carbide
· Optical Engineering for low cost Fiber Bragg Grating interrogator project (patent pending)
· Optical Engineering for Raman/Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) project
· Optical Engineering for Fiber Bragg Grating Chemical sensing project
· Optical/Chemical Engineering for Antireflection coatings project
2009: Lecturing 2nd year Astronomy unit (ASTY221) (UNE, Australia)
2007-2009: Teaching assistant 1st year Physics, Chemistry and Biophysics laboratory units (PHYS131); (CHEM110 and CHEM120); (BIOP111 and BIOP112) (UNE, Australia)
2006: Research assistant for the ‘Precision Viticulture Research Group’ (UNE, Australia)
2006: Philips Lighting Eindhoven (the Netherlands)
Analytical support group for the ‘Central Development Lighting’ for a large project on extending the life time of fluorescent tubes. Analytical techniques which were used were: ICP-AES; Cold vapour Hg AAS; Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM)
2006-2009: PhD research in chemical optical fiber sensing between the Physics department & Chemistry department, University of New England, Australia.
Thesis title: ‘Intrinsic exposed core optical fibre sensors for monitoring heterogeneous crystal growth’.
Gained experience with: Scientist 3.0, LabView 7 Express, SEM (Joel JSM5800-LV), X-ray diffraction (Spring-8, Japan), ICP-AES, Fiber optic treatment (cleaving, fusing, de-coating and de-cladding), crystallization techniques.
2001-2005: Bachelor of Applied Science at HanzeUniversity Groningen (the Netherlands)
A 90% score was awarded for the thesis: ‘Investigating the sensitivity of PMMA optical fibres for use as an evanescent field absorption sensor in aqueous solutions’ (Research project at the Universityof New England, 2004-2005).
2011: Optics Course, internal course TNO/TU Delft.
2011: Working in the cleanroom, TNO internal course.
2011: Fundamentals of Matlab, MathWorks, Inc.
2010: Laser safety course based on IEC-EN 60825 norm, Mikrocentrum.
2008: Workshop; ‘ANSTO/AINSE Neutron School on Materials’, Lucas Heights, Sydney, Australia.
Gained knowledge on the following techniques; ‘Single crystal Neutron Diffraction (Laue Diffraction), ‘Powder Neutron Diffraction’, ‘Small and Large Angle Neutron Scattering’, ‘Time-of-Flight Neutron Scattering’.
2006: International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (Australian Government)
2006: University of New England Research Scholarship (UNE)
2007: R&D Topics travel bursary (Royal Australian Chemical Institute)
2007: CR Barber Trust Fund (Institute of Physics)
2008: SPIE Student Travel Grant (Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers)
2008: Keith & Dorothy Mackay Conference Travelling Scholarship (UNE)
Finalist ‘TNO IDEA 2011’: For the idea of using photonic crystal fibers for spectroscopic breath analysis.
New EnglandAward 2010: Recognition for involvement in extra curricular activities.
Honorable mention as applicant for the European Young Chemist Award 2008 held at the ‘2nd EuChems Chemistry Congress’, Torino, Italy in: “The European Young Chemist Award 2008”, B. Pignataro, Chemistry – A European Journal, 14, 11252-11256, 2008
Reference 1: Prof. Dr. David Lamb
Head of Department of Physics and Electronics UNE
Reference 2: Dr. Peter Lye
Senior lecturer, Chemistry department UNE.
Appendix 1: Publications
Peer review publications
1. ‘An intrinsic exposed core optical fibre sensor for the quantification of heterogeneous crystal growth’, M. Boerkamp, D. W. Lamb and P. G. Lye, Sensors & Actuators B: Chemical 157(2), 581-585, 2011. Journal Impact Factor (2011); 3.368.
2. ‘Guided-mode refraction model for optical fiber sensing of surface crystal growth’ D. W. Lamb, M. Boerkamp and P. G. Lye, Optics Letters, 35, 3625-3627, 2010. Journal Impact Factor (2010); 3.059
3. ‘Detecting and Monitoring Industrial Scale Formation Using an Intrinsic Exposed-Core Optical Fiber Sensor’ M. Boerkamp, D. W. Lamb, P. G. Lye, C. M. Fellows, A. Al-Hamzah and A. D. Wallace, Industrial Engineering Chemistry Research, 49, 4682–4686, 2010. Journal Impact Factor (2010); 2.072.
4. ‘PMMA optical fibers as intrinsic sensors of surface crystal growth’, M. Boerkamp, D.W. Lamb and P.G. Lye, 19th International conference on Optical Fibre Sensors, Proceedings of SPIE, 7004, 700440-1 - 700440-4, 2008.
5. ‘Monitoring surface crystal growth using an intrinsic exposed-core optical fiber sensor (IECOFS)’, D.W. Lamb, M. Boerkamp and P.G. Lye, 19th International conference on Optical Fibre Sensors, Proceedings of SPIE, 7004, 700424-1 – 700424-4, 2008.
6. ‘Assessment of an intrinsic optical fiber sensor for in situ monitoring of scale-forming salts’, A.D. Wallace, M. Boerkamp, P.G. Lye, D.W. Lamb, W. O. S. Doherty and C. M. Fellows, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 47,1066-1070, 2008. Journal Impact Factor (2010); 2.072.
7. ‘Using an intrinsic, exposed core, optical fibre sensor to quantify chemical scale formation’, M. Boerkamp, D.W. Lamb and P.G. Lye,Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 76 (Sensors and their Applications XVI), 1-7, 2007.
8. ‘Investigating the sensitivity of PMMA optical fibres for use as an evanescent field absorption sensor in aqueous solutions’, P. G. Lye, M. Boerkamp, A. Ernest and D. W. Lamb, Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 15 (Sensors and their Applications XIII), 262 – 269, 2005.
1. ‘A powerful analytical device combining LIBS & Raman spectroscopy: Compact versatile spectrometer for exiting new applications’ M. Boerkamp, L. van Dooren, M. Sovago and M. Sandtke, LIBS2010 Conference, Doubletree Hotel, Memphis, TN, USA, 13-17 September, 2010
2. ‘Investigating surface crystallization using an intrinsic exposed core optical fibre sensor’, M. Boerkamp, D. W. Lamb and P. G. Lye, 2nd EuChems Chemistry Congress, Centro Congressi Lingottto, Torino, Italy, 16-20 September, 2008.
3. ‘FEFA and red wine grape colour measurements’, P. G. Lye,M. Boerkamp, R. Bradbury and D. W. Lamb, Connect 2005; Chemical Challenges for the 21st Century, The 12th Royal Australian Chemical Institute Convention, Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre, Australia, July 3 – 7, 2005.
1. ‘Club profile: University of New England and Northern Tablelands Astronomical Society’, M. Boerkamp, M. Sharpe, C. Wyatt, K. McNaugh, Australian Sky & Telescope, 80, May/June 2009.
2. ‘Progress in the application of exposed core, optical fibre sensors for detecting and monitoring surface crystallization processes’, M. Boerkamp, D. W. Lamb and P.G. Lye, SPIE Optical System Design (session Optical Design and Engineering III), Proceedings of SPIE, 7100, 71002G-1 – 71002G-8, 2008.
3. ‘Red winegrape homogenate colour measurements using optical fibres: does it work?’, P. G. Lye, M. Boerkamp, R. Bradbury and D. W. Lamb, The Australian & New Zealand Grapegrower & Winemaker, No. 497a, 33rd Annual Technical Issue, 111- 116, 2005.
Peer reviewed publications (to be) submitted
1. ‘Determining crystal growth parameters using optical fibre sensors’, M. Boerkamp, D. W. Lamb and P. G. Lye, submitted to; Chemical Communications, Journal Impact Factor (2010); 5.787.
2. ‘Monitoring crystal growth kinetics using intrinsic exposed core optical fibre sensors’, M. Boerkamp, D. W. Lamb and P. G. Lye, to be submitted to; Journal of the American Chemical Society, Journal Impact Factor (2010); 9.023.
Appendix 2: Conference presentations & participation
1. “A powerful analytical device combining LIBS & Raman spectroscopy: Compact versatile spectrometer for exiting new applications” poster presentation at the LIBS2010 Conference, Doubletree Hotel, Memphis, TN, USA, 13-17 September 2010
2. “A novel optical fibre sensing method for the measurement of scale formation in industrial processes” oral presentation at the Faculty of Arts & Sciences Postgraduate Conference 2008, University of New England, Armidale, Australia, 14-15 November 2008
3. “Investigating surface crystallization using an intrinsic exposed core optical fibre sensor”, oral presentation at the 2nd EuChems Chemistry Congress, Centro Congressi Lingottto, Torino, Italy, 16-20 September 2008
4. “Recent developments of an in-situ, intrinsic exposed core optical fibre sensor for detecting and monitoring surface crystallization”, oral presentation at the SPIE Optical System Design (session Optical Design and Engineering III) conference, Caledonian University, Glasgow, UK, 2-5 September 2008
5. “PMMA optical fibers as intrinsic sensors of surface crystal growth”, poster presentation at the 19th International conference on Optical Fibre Sensors (OFS-19), Esplanade Hotel, Fremantle, Australia, 14-18 April, 2008
6. “Evaluation of the chemical and physical interactions of surface crystallization processes by use of in-situ, Intrinsic Exposed Core Optical Fibre Sensor”, oral presentation at the 15th Annual RACI Environmental and Analytical Division R&D Topics Conference, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia, 9-12 December, 2007
7. “Monitoring scale formation using an in-situ, Intrinsic Exposed Core Optical Fibre Sensor”, oral presentation at Faculty of Arts & Sciences Postgraduate Conference 2007, University of New England, Armidale, Australia, 23-25 November 2007
8. “Using an intrinsic, exposed core optical fibre sensor to quantify chemical scale formation”, oral presentation at Sensors & their Applications XVI Conference, John Moores University, Liverpool, UK, 11-13 September 2007
Chair at ‘Completion’ session at the Faculty of Arts & Sciences Postgraduate Conference 2008, University of New England, Armidale, Australia, 14-15 November, 2008
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