2012 - 2014

Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium

Special Scientific Staff

Project: GeoRisk in Central-Africa (GeoRisCA)

2014 - 2019

Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium

FWO-Flanders PhD Aspirant

Project: Magma propagation through Earth's upper crust in nature and lab experiments

2019 - current

Penn State University, USA

Fulbright - B.A.E.F. Postdoc fellow

Project: Lab volcano geodesy



2007 - 2010

Ghent University, Belgium

Bachelor of Science in Geology

2010 - 2012

Ghent University, Belgium

Master of Science in Geology - Major Basin Dynamics

of which 2010 - 2011 Erasmus exchange

University of Tromsø, Norway

Awards & Grants

2014 Personal grant of the Belgian foundation Vocatio (€10.000)

2014-2019 Personal Ph.D. aspirant grant from FWO-Flanders (including extension due to parental leave)

2014 Personal ‘VLADOC’ Ph.D. fellowship from VLIR-UOS (refused due to FWO grant)

2014 Ranked first for Ph.D. fellowship at University of Oslo, Norway (refused due to FWO grant)

2018 Science Communication Year Prize of the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium (KVAB) and the Young Academy

2018 Travel grant from FWO-Flanders for attending the AGU 2018 Fall Meeting, Washington D.C.

2019 Fulbright fellowship ($11 000) and Belgian-American Educational Foundation (B.A.E.F.) fellowship ($45 000) for one-year postdoctoral stay at Penn State University, USA

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