Chief Scientific Ambassador at University of Twente
Dave Blank has a PhD in Physics from the University of Twente. Since 2002 he is professor in Inorganic Materials (2002) at the same university, focusing his research on nano-structured materials. Dave currently acts a a chairman of NanoNextNL and is a member of the Advisory Council for Science, Technology and Innovation Policy (AWTI) that advises the Dutch government. From 2007-2015 he was the Scientific Director of MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnology.