Lighthacking

My name is Ruben Verweij, I'm a physicist, analog photographer and aspiring aikidoka.
Additionally, I like programming and maintain various open-source projects such as ND2Reader and Pimsviewer.
If you're interested in connecting with me, you can find my CV on LinkedIn.

In my PhD research, I focus on the Self-Assembly of Colloid Supported Lipid Bilayers. I link micrometer-sized silica particles coated in a lipid bilayer together with DNA linkers. The DNA linkers provide specific bonding, while the fluid lipid bilayer ensures the particles are reconfigurable. This mobile linking scheme leads to interesting new materials on the microscale!
Want to know more? See my list of publications or our group website.

One of my hobbies is film photography, where I use various cameras such as a Pentax K1000, Pentax KX, Agfa Clack or a Hasselblad 500C/M to snap pictures on film. You can view all my pictures on Flickr or if you want to buy them, on Shutterstock.

Contact me at ruben@lighthacking.nl.