prof. dr. ir. Koen Vandewal

  • Head of OOE research group

  • Full professor at Hasselt University

  • Chair of physics department

  • Member of the executive board imo-imomec
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Prof. dr. ir. Koen Vandewal

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Wetenschapspark 1, 3590 Diepenbeek, Belgium

Full Professor

Koen Vandewal obtained his PhD in Physics at Hasselt University in 2009 working on the physics of organic photovoltaics. After that, he spent two years as a Postdoctoral Fellow at Linköping University in Sweden and another two years at Stanford University (USA). In 2014, he was appointed as endowed professor at the Technische Universität (TU) Dresden in Germany. In January 2018, he moved from TU Dresden to Hasselt University, leading the OOE research group with the aim to solve fundamental questions in the field of organic, hybrid and molecular electronics with relevance to applications in electronic devices such as organic light emitting diodes, solar cells and sensors. He is full professor and the current chair of the physics department at UHasselt.