Dr Wim Dermaut

Wim graduated from the University of Antwerp where he obtained his Ph.D. in physical organic chemistry in 2002. He then joined Janssen Pharmaceutica where he worked in the process safety lab, focusing mainly on reaction calorimetry, adiabatic calorimetry and kinetic modelling. In 2011 he moved to the Chemical Process Development group of Agfa, where he is responsible for general process development projects, with a strong focus on process safety. His role also includes technology scouting, acting as a project leader in consortium projects on flow chemistry and ultrasound technology. Wim is also a guest professor at the University of Antwerp teaching process safety to masters curricula in chemistry and chemical engineering.