dr. Freddy Rabouw

dr. Freddy Rabouw
Room - Leonard S. Ornstein Laboratorium 0.21
F.T.Rabouw@uu.nl

Freddy Rabouw develops advanced optical microscopy and spectroscopy methods on the single-molecule level to study individual reaction events with high spatial and temporal resolution simultaneously. The current focus is on model reactions in which fluorescent molecules change color.

Academic Career

Tenure-track position

2017 – to date: Tenure-track assistant professor at Utrecht University (NL)

Postdoctoral Experience

2016-2018: NWO Rubicon fellow at ETH Zürich in the group of Prof. David Norris (CH)

2015: Postdoctoral fellow with Prof. Daniël Vanmaekelbergh and Prof. Andries Meijerink at Utrecht University (NL)

Early Stage Researcher

2015: PhD degree from Utrecht University with cum laude under the supervision of Prof. Daniël Vanmaekelbergh and Prof. Andries Meijerink (NL)

2011: Master degree in Nanomaterials: Chemistry & Physics with greatest distinction (cum laude) from Utrecht University (NL)

2009: Bachelors degree in Chemistry and minor in Nanomaterials with greatest distinction (cum laude) from Utrecht University (NL)

Current educational/Teaching Activities

Mar 2019 – to date: Lecturer for the first-year molecular life sciences students at Utrecht University – Introduction to quantum chemistry

Apr 2018 – to date: Lecturer for the first-year chemistry students at Utrecht University – Introduction to quantum chemistry

Apr 2018 – to date: Lecturer for the first-year physics students at Utrecht University – Introduction to quantum physics and nanotechnology

Apr 2017 – to date: Supervision of MSc students and BSc students at Utrecht University – Project supervision for their thesis projects

Awards and Scientific Honors

Scientific Awards

PUG-prize for best PhD-thesis of Utrecht University awarded by the Provinciaal Utrechts Genootschap van Kunsten en Wetenschappen (2016)

Poster prize at the 30 Years of Quantum Dots conference in Paris, France
for “Decay dynamics and energy transfer in co-doped nanocrystals” (2014)

Prize for best oral presentation at the Nanogé conference on Single Quantum Dots in Mallorca, Spain for “Reduced Auger recombination in single CdSe/CdS nanorods by one dimensional electron delocalization” (2013)

Prize for best MSc thesis awarded by the Graduate School of Natural Sciences of Utrecht University for “Lanthanide doped CaS nanocrystals: towards single ion luminescence” (2012)

Second poster prize at the PAC symposium in Utrecht, The Netherlands
for “Lanthanide doped CaS nanocrystals: towards single ion luminescence” (2011)

Third place at the National Chemistry Olympiad – National competition for high-school students, on theoretical and practical chemistry skills (2006)

Educational Awards

Protonpluim for best lecturer of the first-year chemistry courses
elected by the first-year students of the chemistry BSc at Utrecht University (2018)

Prestigious Grants

Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) Open Competition Domain Science – KLEIN grant for the project entitled “Optical control over the blinking behaviour of colloidal quantum dots” (2019)

Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) Veni personal grant for independent research (2017)

Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) Rubicon personal grant for postdoctoral research at a research university abroad (2016)

Publications

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Lunnemann, P; Rabouw, F T; Dijk-Moes, R J A Van; Pietra, F; Vanmaekelbergh, D; Koenderink, A F

Calibrating and controlling the quantum efficiency distribution of inhomogeneously broadened quantum rods by using a mirror ball Journal Article

In: ACS Nano, 7 (7), pp. 5984-5992, 2013.

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Pietra, F; Rabouw, F T; Evers, W H; Byelov, D V; Petukhov, A V; Donegá, C De Mello; Vanmaekelbergh, D

Semiconductor nanorod self-assembly at the liquid/air interface studied by in situ GISAXS and ex situ TEM Journal Article

In: Nano Letters, 12 (11), pp. 5515-5523, 2012.

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Zhao, Y; Rabouw, F T; Donegá, C D M; Meijerink, A; Walree, C A Van

Single-source precursor synthesis of colloidal CaS and SrS nanocrystals Journal Article

In: Materials Letters, 80 , pp. 75-77, 2012.

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