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Jan Meuldijk obtained his masters degree in chemistry at the State University of Utrecht in 1975 (major physical chemistry, minor organic chemistry). His PhD work was in the field of inorganic and theoretical chemistry at the Free University of Amsterdam, graduation in 1979. After post doctoral fellowships in solid state physics and chemical engineering at the State University of Groningen he was appointed assistant professor in the field of Industrial Catalysis (prof. van der Wiele) at the Eindhoven University of Technology in 1985. In 1988 he became associate professor in chemical reactor engineering. His work in the Chemical Reaction Engineering Group is focused on process development of complex chemical products. In the department of Chemical Engineering and Chemistry there is a close cooperation with the Polymer Chemistry Group and the Macromolecular and Organic Chemistry Group. As of September 1, 2010 he is full professor in Polymer Reaction Engineerng and Scientific Director of the Post MSc. Program "Process and Product Design".

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Preparation of bio-based styrene alternatives and their free radical polymerization

van Schijndel, J. A. M., Molendijk, D., van Beurden, K., Canalle, L. A., Noël, T. & Meuldijk, J., 15 Feb 2020, In : European Polymer Journal. 125, 8 p., 109534.

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    Hydrophobic eutectic mixtures as volatile fatty acid extractants

    van den Bruinhorst, A., Raes, S., Maesara, S. A., Kroon, M. C., Esteves, A. C. C. & Meuldijk, J., 1 Jun 2019, In : Separation and Purification Technology. 216, p. 147-157 11 p.

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    Mechanistic considerations and characterization of ammonia-based catalytic active intermediates of the green Knoevenagel reaction of various benzaldehydes

    van Schijndel, J., Molendijk, D., Spakman, H., Knaven, E., Canalle, L. A. & Meuldijk, J., 3 Jul 2019, In : Green Chemistry Letters and Reviews. 12, 3, p. 323-331 9 p.

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    Temperature dependent green synthesis of 3-carboxycoumarins and 3,4-unsubstituted coumarins

    van Schijndel, J., Molendijk, D., Canalle, L. A., Rump, E. T. & Meuldijk, J., 2019, In : Current Organic Synthesis. 16, 1, p. 130-135 6 p.

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    A centrifuge method to determine the solid–liquid phase behavior of eutectic mixtures

    van den Bruinhorst, A., Kollau, L. J. B. M., Kroon, M. C., Meuldijk, J., Tuinier, R. & Esteves, A. C. C., 14 Dec 2018, In : Journal of Chemical Physics. 149, 22, 11 p., 224505.

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    Student theses

    (Microwave assisted) dynamic kinetic resolution of secondary alcohols

    Author: van Nispen, S., 31 Mar 2006

    Supervisor: van Buijtenen, J. (Supervisor 1), Vekemans, J. (Supervisor 2), Meuldijk, J. (Supervisor 2) & Hulshof, L. (Supervisor 2)

    Student thesis: Master

    2D numerical model of droplet breakup in emulsions: development of a numerical model to predict the number and size after breakup of droplets in simple shear flow

    Author: Vlug, M., 31 Dec 2014

    Supervisor: Meuldijk, J. (Supervisor 1), Padding, J. (Supervisor 2), Zondervan, E. (Supervisor 2) & Dubbelboer, A. (Supervisor 2)

    Student thesis: Master


    About the synthesis and analysis of encapsulated salt hydrates as PCM-slurry

    Author: Zaquen, N., 2011

    Supervisor: de Croon, M. (Supervisor 1), van Wijk, J. (Supervisor 2) & Meuldijk, J. (Supervisor 2)

    Student thesis: Master

    A mechanistic study of methane steam reforming over ceria-zirconia supported rhodium

    Author: van Leendert, R., 31 Aug 2009

    Supervisor: Halabi, M. (Supervisor 1), van der Schaaf, J. (Supervisor 2), de Croon, M. (Supervisor 2), Meuldijk, J. (Supervisor 2) & Schouten, J. (Supervisor 2)

    Student thesis: Master

    An alternative route to nylon-6,6: from adiponitrile and hexamethylenediamine

    Author: Vinke, G., 31 Dec 2003

    Supervisor: van Dijk, A. (Supervisor 1), Duchateau, R. (Supervisor 2), Meuldijk, J. (Supervisor 2) & Koning, C. (Supervisor 2)

    Student thesis: Master