1983 - 1988: Chemistry study at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Major: Theoretical Chemistry
Minor: Organic Chemistry                                                                                                        Extra: Physical Chemistry

1988 - 1993: Ph.D. in Mass Spectrometry at University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Promotor: Prof. Dr. N.M.M. Nibbering
Copromotor: Prof. Dr. E. J. Baerends
Thesis: "Base-Induced Elimination Reactions - An Experimental and Theoretical Study on Gas-Phase Reactions"

1993 - 1997: Postdoctoral positions in Theoretical Chemistry with:
1. Prof. Dr. P. von Ragué Schleyer, Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany
2. Prof. Dr. T. Ziegler, University of Calgary, Canada
3. Prof. Dr. R. Hoffmann, Cornell University, USA
4. Prof. Dr. E. J. Baerends, 
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands

1997 - 1999: Assistant Professor at Philipps-Universität Marburg, Germany

1999 - 2003: Tenured Assistant Professor at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2003 - 2008: Associate Professor at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2009 - present: Full Professor at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2012 - present: Extraordinary Professor at Radboud University, The Netherlands

2014 - present: Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC)

2014 - present: Member Royal Holland Society of Sciences and Humanities

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