Dr. Laura Filion

Leonard S. Ornstein Laboratory, room 0.21
Princetonplein 1, 3584 CC Utrecht
P.O. Box 80 000, 3508 TA Utrecht
The Netherlands
phone: +31 (0)30 253 3519
secretariat: +31 (0)30 253 2952
e-mail: l.c.filion@uu.nl
Curriculum Vitae: link


Current Group Members

PhD students

Masters students

  • Rinske Alkemade
  • Bas Doorenbos
  • René Moesbergen
  • Rein Perton
  • Dinja Sanders
  • Geert Schulpen
  • Duncan de Vos

Bachelors students

  • Eline Kempkes

Former PhDs

  • Berend van der Meer
    Thesis: Defects and Diffusion in Colloidal Crystals
  • Vassilis Prymidis
    Thesis: Active matter in silico: Phase behaviour of attractive, repulsive, and anistropic self-propelled particles

Former Postdocs

Former Bachelors and Masters Students

  • Hanne Leeuwis, Bachelors student
    Project: Active passive mixtures on the surface of a sphere
  • Paul Moses, Bachelors student
    Project: Extracting interactions between colloids via particle tra-
  • Noor ten Veen, Bachelors student
    Project: Diffusion of point defects in crystals of point Yukawa par-
  • Marjolein de Jager, Masters student
    Project: Defects in Crystals of Soft Particles
  • Frank Otto, Bachelors student
    Project: Phonon contribution to the entropy in colloidal hard-sphere crystals
  • Joris de Jong, Bachelors student,
    Project: Vacancies in colloidal crystals of Hertzian spheres
  • Ruud Nimour, Masters student
    Project: Nucleation of colloidal cubes using Monte Carlo simulations
  • Nina Bezem, Masters student
    Project: The development of a model for deformable spheres and its application to studies of phase behaviour
  • Meike Bos, Masters student
    Project: Spherical Dipolar Colloids in Experiments and Simulations
  • Rinske Alkemade, Bachelor’s student
    Project: Point defects in crystals of point Yukawa particles
  • Jillis Schokking, Bachelor’s student
    Project: Crystal phases of polymer coated colloids in 2d: A
    zoo of crystals
  • Sandra Hollander, Bachelor’s student
    Project: Vacancy Behaviour for Hard Polyhedra Crystals
  • Steyn van Leeuwen, Bachelor’s student
    Project: Phase diagram of a binary system of hard spheres and hard spheres with a square well
  • Mayke Ploeger, Masters student
    Project: Elasticity and Vacancy Behaviour of Crystals of Hard Cubes
  • Robin van Damme, Master’s student
    Project: Phase and vacancy behaviour of hard slanted cubes: A quantitative analysis on the influence of shape
  • Marinda Tervoert, Bachelors Student
    Project: Phonons in a face-centered-cubic crystal of hard spheres
  • Jasper Munnichs, Bachelors Student
    Project: Cell theory simulations on hard sphere crystals
  • Paul Renes, Bachelors Student
    Project: Direct measurement of the free energy from hard-sphere configurations using the
    free-volume method
  • Jolien Marsman, Masters Student
    Project: Modelling the Self-Assembly of Organic Molecules on a Weakly Interacting Surface
  • Fons van der Laan, Bachelors Student
    Project: A mixture of active and passive attractive disks
  • Jette van den Broeke, Bachelors Student
    Project: Colloidal Systems of Hard “Tilted” Cubes
  • Mark Verkoulen, Bachelors Student
    Project: Direct Coexistence Simulations of an Interstitial Solid Solution
  • Harmen Sielcken, Bachelors Student
    Project: Structures in Active Lennard-Jones Systems
  • Emma Lathouwers, Bachelors Student
    Project: Diffusion in hard sphere interstitial solid solutions
  • Serwan Asaad,  Bachelors Student
    Project: Self-Assembly of Octahedral Patchy Particles
  • Sebastian Oude Voshaar, Masters Student
    Project: Nucleation of nanoparticles in a coarse-grained fluid using OpenCL