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Han de Winde

Professor of Industrial biotechnology

Name
Prof.dr. J.H. de Winde
Telephone
+31 71 527 1036
E-mail
j.h.de.winde@science.leidenuniv.nl

Han de Winde is professor in Industrial Biotechnology at Leiden University. Specialties: Integral management of research, development and education; including effective HRM, budget responsibility, strategy development. In combination with thorough expertise in scientific research and education at BSc, MSc, PhD and advanced level.

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Professional experience

Han de Winde (1962) studied organic chemistry and biochemistry at the Vrije Universiteit of Amsterdam, and obtained a PhD in molecular biology at the University of Amsterdam. He was NWO postdoctoral research fellow at the Amsterdam BioCenter and EC-HCM fellow at the Laboratory of Molecular Cell Biology, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium. In 1996 he continued research in Leuven as an assistant professor. In 2000 he was appointed Senior Scientist Genetics & Physiology at DSM Bakery Ingredients. In 2002 he became a part-time full professor in Industrial Genomics, at TU Delft. In 2004 he was appointed Principal Scientist Microbial Genetics and Physiology at DSM Food Specialties RD&T, covering both business unit- and corporate R&D-strategy and responsibilities. 

In 2006 Han de Winde was appointed Scientific Director and full professor in Genetics and Genomics of Industrial Microorganisms at the Department of Biotechnology, TU Delft. He was business director of the Kluyver Center for Genomics of Industrial Fermentation (NWO-NGI Centre of Excellence), and scientific director of the Delft Research Centre for Life Science and Technology (DRC-LST), and of the Graduate Research School 'Biotechnological Sciences Delft-Leiden' (BSDL). Since 2010 he was deputy-dean of the Faculty of Applied Sciences, TU Delft, and chairman of the Executive Board of Advanced Chemical Technologies for Sustainability (ACTS), a strategic alliance of the Dutch National Science Foundation NWO. Since 2012 he is vice chairman of the Chemistry Board of the Dutch National Science Foundation (NWO-CW).

April 2013 Han de Winde is vice dean of the Faculty of Science, and full professor in Industrial Biotechnology at Leiden University. He stepped down as vice dean in September 2018.

Specialties: Integral management of research, development and education; including effective HRM, budget responsibility, strategy development. In combination with thorough expertise in scientific research and education at BSc, MSc, PhD and advanced level.

Professor of Industrial biotechnology

  • Wiskunde en Natuurwetenschappen
  • Instituut Biologie Leiden
  • IBL Biotechnology & Health

Work address

Institute of Biology Leiden
Sylviusweg 72
2333 BE Leiden
Room number 4.4.11

Contact

Publications

  • National Assembly of Science Vicedeans Member
  • NVAO & VLAIO Member, various Review Committees
  • NWO Member, various Review Committees
  • FWO Flanders, BE Member, various Review Committees
  • Foundation 'Imagine' Board Member, High school student's competition for sustainable solutions

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