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Peter Looijen

Peter Looijen

  • Engineering
  • Dutch Patent Attorney
  • Associate

Peter Looijen obtained his master’s degree in applied physics at the University of Twente in 2003. For his studies he did an internship at the research department of Hilti AG in Liechtenstein, an innovative manufacturer of tools. There he specialized himself  in control engineering.

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During and after his graduation research, Peter has developed himself  in the field of biophysics, especially optical techniques for looking at living processes. In Twente he built a combination of a total internal reflection fluorescence microscope (TIRF) and optical tweezers, and in Milan he designed a combination of a single-molecule fluorescence microscope and magnetic tweezers.

After following another interest and studying Dutch law at the university of Utrecht, Peter worked as a tax lawyer for several years.

Since 2017, Peter has worked at V.O. , where he can perfectly combine both his academic studies.

Working experience

  • Patent Attorney V.O. (Sep 2020)
  • Tax lawyer, municipality of Wageningen (Feb 2011-Apr 2017)
  • Tax assistant, municipality of Wageningen (Oct 2004-Jan 2011)
  • Various administrative occupations, municipality of Wageningen (Jun 2003-Sep 2004)
  • Research fellow, University of Milan (Mar 2003-May 2003)

Education

  • Bachelor law, University of Utrecht (2012)
  • Master technical physics, Twente University (2002)

Languages

  • Dutch
  • English

 

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