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About me

Richard van den Doel was born and raised in the province of Zeeland. This is another reason why he likes his work at UCR so much! He got his M.Sc. degree in Applied Physics from Delft University of Technology in 1997. He got his Ph.D. degree in 2002 from the same university. His Ph.D. focused on the monitoring of dynamic processes in microarrays using quantitative microscopic techniques. He continued to work in the same research group as a PostDoc from 2002 to 2004. This project involved a collaboration with the Unilever Research Laboratory in Vlaardingen, the Netherlands. In 2004, he started working at UCR as lecturer in Mathematics and Physics and as a tutor. In 2012, he dropped his tutor task and became Senior Tutor. In that capacity, he managed the tutoring system. Currently he is a member of the Board of Examiners. Over the years he has supervised many undergraduate research projects. His research interests are in the field of quantum mechanics, computer vision and image processing, dynamic systems and Bayesian statistics​.

Selected publications

  • L.R. van den Doel, A.D. Klein, S.L. Ellenberger, H. Netten, F.R. Boddeke, L.J. van Vliet, and I.T. Young, Quantitative evaluation of light microscopes based on image processing techniques, BioImaging, vol. 6, no. 3, 1998, 138-149
  • I.T. Young, R. Moerman, L. R. van den Doel, V. Iordanov, A. Kroon , H. R. C. Dietrich , G. W. K. van Dedem , A. Bossche, B. L. Gray, P.M. Sarro, P. W. Verbeek L. J. van Vliet, Monitoring enzymatic reactions in nanolitre wells, Journal of Microscopy, Vol. 212, 2003, pp. 254-263
  • L.R. van den Doel, R. Moerman, G.W.K. van Dedem, I.T. Young,and L.J. van Vliet, Monitoring Enzyme-catalyzed Reactions in Micromachined Nanoliter Wells using a Conventional Microscope based Microarray Reader, In: D.J. Bornhop, et al,(eds.), Biomedical Nanotechnology Architectures and Applications (Proc. Conf. San Jose, CA, Jan.20-24), Proc. SPIE, Progress in Biomedical Optics, vol. 4626, 2002, 366-377
  • L.R. van den Doel, and L.J. van Vliet, Temporal Phase-Unwrapping Algorithm for Dynamic Interference Pattern Analysis in Interference-Contrast Microscopy, Applied Optics, vol. 40, 2001, 4487-4500
  • B. Rieger, L.R. van den Doel, and L.J. van Vliet, Ring formation in nanoliter cups: Quantitative measurements of flow in micromachined wells, Physical Review E, Vol. 68, No. 3, Article 036312, 2003
  • L.R. van den Doel, P.T. Nagy, G.P. Neitzel and L.J. van Vliet, Regularized phase-tracker with iso-phase scanning strategy for analysis of dynamic interferograms of nonwetting droplets under excitation, Vol. 44, No. 14, 2005, pp. 2695-2704
  • L.R. van den Doel, Quantitative microscopic techniques for monitoring dynamic processes in microarrays, Ph.D. thesis, Delft University of Technology, 12 March 2002, promotores: prof. dr. ir. L.J. van Vliet and prof. dr. I.T. Young
  • B. Rieger, H.R.C. Dietrich, L.R. van deb Doel, AND L.J. van Vliet, Diffusion of Microspheres in Sealed and Open Microarrays, in: MICROSCOPY RESEARCH AND TECHNIQUE 65:218–225 (2004)
  •          L.R. van den Doel, A. Mohoric, F.J. Vergeldt, J. van Duynhoven, H. Blonk, G. van Dalen, H. Van As, L.J. van Vliet, Mathematical Modeling of Water Uptake through Diffusion in 3D Swelling Substrates, AIChE Journal, vol. 55, issue 7, pp. 1834-1848, July 2009.​