24 May 2017

Valorisation Award 2016 Bart Spronck

A jury consisting of Nick Bos, Prof Marja van Dieijen-Visser, Prof Jan Cobbenhagen, Theo Thuis, and Gerda Baltis-Paridaen selected Bart Spronck (Dept. of BME) as the recipient of the Valorisation Award 2016, handed out during the Maastricht University Dinner.

Spronck received his PhD in 2016 for his dissertation entitled 'Stiff vessels approached in a flexible way: Advancing quantification and interpretation of arterial stiffness'. He currently works as a postdoctoral researcher within the research team led by Professor Alberto Avolio at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia. Dr Koen Reesink, one of his supervisors, accepted the award on Spronck’s behalf. The jury awarded an honourable mention to Dr. Annapurna Mamidipudi for her dissertation: ‘Towards a Theory of Innovation in Handloom Weaving in India’.

Source: website Maastricht University