Education and Research

2014-present – PhD project, Utrecht University: Towards quantitative Mesozoic plate reconstructions of the Panthalassa Ocean: paleomagnetic constraints from circum-Pacific Panthalassa relics.

2013-2014 – Junior Lecturer, Utrecht University

2011-2013 – MSc Earth Sciences, Utrecht University, cum laude

Thesis: Kinematic reconstruction of the Caribbean region since the Early Jurassic 

2007-2011 – BSc Earth Sciences, Utrecht University



12/2017 – Outstanding Student Paper Award (OSPA), AGU Fall meeting 2017

12/2016 – Outstanding Student Paper Award (OSPA), AGU Fall meeting 2016

05/2014 – Escher Prize for best Dutch Earth Scientific MSc thesis 2013


Invited presentations

12/2017 – AGU Fall meeting, New Orleans

       Absolute plate motion control since the Triassic from the Cocos slab and its associated subduction record in Mexico

09/2017 – Earthquake Research Institute, University of Tokyo

       Quantitative kinematic reconstruction of lost oceanic plates – Unraveling the tectonic history of the Panthalassa Ocean

09/2016 – GSA2016, Denver

       Eocene northern Caribbean plate boundary reorganization: regionally or globally forced?