CV & Publications

Academic CV and Publication List

  • For an up-to-date CV, please contact me.  For an Aug 2019 version see CV_deMInk_Aug2019.pdf
  • For an updated publication list, best use this link to access NASA’s  myADS server.  For a Aug 2019 PDF version PublicationList

Research Positions

  • Associate Professor (Aug 2019 – Present), Harvard University
  • Affiliated Associate Professor (June 2018 – Aug 2019), University of Amsterdam and PI of an ERC starting grant (2017-2019) and Vidi laureate (2018-now) .
  • McGillavry Assistant Professor (Oct 2014 – May 2018) , University of Amsterdam and Marie Curie Reintegration Research Fellow, University of Amsterdam (April 2015 – April 2017)
  • Einstein / Princeton Lyman Spitzer fellow at Carnegie Observatories and Visiting Scientist at Caltech (August 2013 – September 2014)
  • Hubble fellow at NASA’s Space Science Telescope Institute and the  Visiting Scientist Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD (November 2010 -July 2013)
  • Argelander fellow at Bonn University, Germany  (June 2010- November 2010)
  • Intern student at Instituto d’Astrofysica de Canrias, Tenerife Spain (Summer 2004).


  • Ph. D.,  Astrophysics, Utrecht University (April 2010, cum laude)
  • MSc. in Astrophysics, Utrecht University (August 2005 cum laude)
  • BSc. in Physics, Utrecht University (August 2005, cum laude)
  • BSc. in Applied Mathematics, Utrecht University (August 2005, cum laude)

Fellowships, Honors, Awards (selection)

  • 2019: Pastoor Smeits prize.
  • 2019: Elected as a member of the Dutch young academy of Sciences
  • 2018: Aspasia grant laureate, awarded by Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO)
  • 2017: Vidi laureate, awarded by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO)
  • 2017: MERAC prize in theoretical astrophysics, awarded by the European Astronomical Society
  • 2016: Beller Lectureship, awarded by the American Physical Society
  • 2016: ERC Starting grant, awarded by the European Research Council
  • 2016: Nominated among top 25 Dutch Research talent by
  • 2016: Top Grant, awarded by Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO)
  • 2015: Marie Curie Fellowship, awarded by European Commision
  • 2014: MacGillavry Fellowship, awarded by University of Amsterdam
  • 2013: Einstein Fellowship, awarded by NASA
  • 2013: Lyman Spitzer Prize Fellowship, awarded by Princeton University
  • 2010: Hubble fellowship, awarded by NASA