Group Leader SimBioSys
Curriculum Vitae

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Editorial Advisory Board (Drying Technology , Postharvest Biology and Technology)

Education & Employment

  • 2017-present     Senior Scientist at Empa - Adjunct Professor at Dalhousie University (since 04/2018)
  • 2014-2016          Scientist at Empa
  • 2011-2014          Postdoctoral fellow (3-year grant of FWO Flanders) at MeBioS group (KU Leuven)
  • 2006-2011          PhD at the Laboratory of Building Physics (KU Leuven)
  • 2006                    Master in Civil Engineering (KU Leuven)

Thijs Defraeye

Group Leader SimBioSys

+41 58 765 4790


Simulating Biological Systems Group

Laboratory for Biomimetic Membranes and Textiles 

Department Materials Meet Life

Empa St. Gallen

Lerchenfeldstrasse 5

CH-9014 St. Gallen