<p>Wim De Borggraeve is 40 years old, he is married and Leuven is the city where<br />
he lives and works. He enjoys with gardening, beekeeping, computers<br />
and technology. Also participate in professor atom for outreach and co-organise<br />
the event Ladies@Science.</p>

Personal information

Wim De Borggraeve is 40 years old, he is married and Leuven is the city where he lives and works. He enjoys with gardening, beekeeping, computers and technology.

Scientific background

He has a PhD in organic synthesis under the supervision of Georges Hoornaert, a postdoc in organic synthesis in Montreal in the Lubell group and a postdoc on NMR analysis in Padova in the Toniolo group.

Skills/strengths/expertise

  1. Synthetic organic chemistry
  2. Peptide mimicry (helix and beta turn mimicry)
  3. Heterocyclic chemistry
  4. Expertise in reaction intensification:
    1. Flow chemistry
    2. Ultrasound
    3. Microwave
  5. NMR analysis
  6. Strengths (according to StrengthFinder):
    1. Relator
    2. Learner
    3. Harmony
    4. Intellection
    5. Deliberative

Role in the project

Synthesis rheology modifiers and involved in outreach and dissemination