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Contact & CV
Sylvia Wenmackers
 
Current position & Affiliation:

Prof. dr. Sylvia Wenmackers
 
 
KU Leuven
Institute of Philosophy
Centre for Logic and Analytic Philosophy
Kardinaal Mercierplein 2 - bus 3200
3000 Leuven
Belgium
 
e-mail: sylvia.wenmackers(at)hiw.kuleuven.be
Twitter: @SylviaFysica
 
You can download my curriculum vitae as a pdf here.
 
Employment:

2014 - current    BOF ZAP Research Professor
KU Leuven, Institute of Philosophy, Belgium
2013 - 2014    Postdoctoral researcher
VENI-grant of the Dutch Research Organization (NWO)
Project title: "Inexactness in the exact sciences"
University of Groningen, Faculty of Philosophy, The Netherlands
2011 - 2013    Postdoctoral researcher on the project (FEP) of Igor Douven
University of Groningen, Faculty of Philosophy, The Netherlands
2010 - 2011    Ph.D. student on the project (FEP) of Igor Douven
University of Groningen, Faculty of Philosophy, The Netherlands
2009 - 2010    Postdoctoral researcher on the project (FEP) of Igor Douven
University of Leuven, Higher Institute for Philosophy (HIW), Belgium
2010 - 2010    Practical assistant Physics
Ghent University, Solid State Science, Belgium
2008 - 2009    Postdoctoral researcher of FWO
Hasselt University, Institute for Materials Research (IMO), Belgium
2002 - 2008    Teaching assistant and Ph.D. student of Physics
Hasselt University, Institute for Materials Research (IMO), Belgium
 
Education:

May 2011 Ph.D. in Philosophy, cum laude
University of Groningen, The Netherlands
Philosophy of Probability: Foundations, Epistemology, and Computation
Promoter:prof. dr. mr. I.E.J. Douven
Paranymphs:Karolina Krzyzanowska and Sander Verhaegh
May 2008 Ph.D. in in Science, Physics
Hasselt University, Belgium
Morphology, functionality and molecular conformation study of CVD diamond surfaces functionalised with organic linkers and DNA
Promoter:prof. dr. P. Wagner
Copromoter:prof. dr. M. Nesládek
July 2002 Master of Science in Physics
Ghent University, Belgium
Interpretations of quantum mechanics: overview and synthesis
Promoter:prof. dr. W. De Baere
July 2002 Teaching Certificate for Secondary Schools
Ghent University, Belgium
July 2000 Bachelor of Science in Physics
Limburgs Universitair Centrum, Belgium
June 1998 Secundary Education
(ASO, Latijn - Wiskunde, 8u)
Koninklijk Atheneum Maaseik, Belgium
 
Language Skills:

Dutch (native language), English (very good), French and German (good)
 
Professional Membership:

Secretary of the Dutch Society for Philosophy of Science (Nederlandse Vereniging voor Wetenschapsfilosofie, NVWF)