Leen van Wijngaarden Prize 2015 for Prof. Dr. Jacco Snoeijer
On 17 February 2016 Prof. Dr. Jacco Snoeijer (Physics of Fluids group UT & TU/e) was presented with the Leen van Wijngaarden Prize for his excellent work on the dynamics of wetting and moving contact lines. The 2015 Prize will be awarded to Professor Snoeijer at the Burgers Symposium, which will be held at conference centre ‘De Werelt’ in Lunteren on 16 – 17 June 2016. At this occasion, the Prize winner will be giving a presentation about his scientific work. The Leen van Wijngaarden Prize for excellence in Fluid Mechanics is awarded every four years for a researcher less than 40 years of age affiliated with one of the groups of the JM Burgerscentrum. The prize is intended for an important and interesting contribution to fluid mechanics. It was named in honor of Leen van Wijngaarden, professor emeritus at the University of Twente. The prize consisted of €5.000,- and a certificate citing the contributions made by the recipient.
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