K.W.J. Zijderveld MSc (Kim)

PhD Candidate

About Me

I am Kim Zijderveld and working on the ReCoVR team as a PhD student. The aim of the ReCoVR team is the development of novel sustainable technologies that can recover valuable resources from residue streams. My focus area is sugar, salt and carboxylic acid. Utilising simultaneous solutes-solvent separation and electrochemical oxidation. The PhD is under supervision of Prof. dr. ir. B. Schuur and Dr. ir. B.T. Mei. 






Jan 2021- Sep 2021 internship VU Amsterdam  

Understanding the competition between SN2 and E2 in cyclic systems. Under Supervision of Dr. Thomas Hansen and Dr. Trevor A. Hamlin. 


Jan 2019- Jul 2019 internship Shell 


Sep 2017-Jan 2018 Internship at University of Strathclyde 

Done research for: 'Project Cell Death' nanostars for cancer therapy measured by Raman spectroscopy. 



Universiteit van Amsterdam and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam 

This master consists of a combination of Organic chemistry, Quantum Chemistry and Catalysis. 



Hogeschool Utrecht 

Bachelor’s degree of applied sciences (chemistry) 

Specialized in research and development. This a combination of Organical Chemistry, Inorganical Chemistry and Polymers. 


Contact Details

Visiting Address

University of Twente
Drienerlolaan 5
7522 NB Enschede
The Netherlands

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Mailing Address

University of Twente
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands