September 29, 2015

Maaike Kroon: “Recycling paper, for real”

Through her passion and ambition Maaike Kroon has managed to become the youngest ever female professor in the Netherlands. Her innovative research in the field of Sustainable Separation-processes in the Chemical Industry has also seen her awarded the title of ‘Science-talent 2015’ by New Scientist. Driven by an heart-felt idealism of working towards a sustainable world for the generations-to-come, Maaike Kroon has caught the interest of many. “An increasing world-population has to share a set amount of resources. If we want to sustain our level of prosperity and quality-of-life, we’ll need to also increase our efficiency.”

NRC Handelsblad has interviewed Maaike Kroon about her background, her beliefs and her work. Seize the opportunity to find out more about Maaike Kroon, by reading the article here.

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