ASTRON is composed of four departments. General & scientific director of ASTRON Prof. Jessica Dempsey and interim Institute Manager Diana Verweij form the institute's directorate. Below you find contact details.

Dept. Head Secretary
Director General Prof. Jessica Dempsey Management Assistant
Institute Management Diana Verweij, M.Sc. Management Assistant
Astronomy & Operations Dr Mark Bentum Secretary A&O
Innovation & Systems Drs Roelien Attema Secretary I&S

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Although beautiful, nature can cause problems around our LBA and HBO antennas. The dandelions can damage the COAX cables, making our maintenance work difficult at times. But we keep our antennas clear with the greatest respect for nature, or course.

Credit: Denis Schrama

Although beautiful, nature can cause problems around our LBA and HBO antennas. The dandelions can damage the COAX cables, making our maintenance work difficult at times. But we keep our antennas clear with the greatest respect for nature, or course.

Credit: Denis Schrama

This week @ASTRON_NL hosted the first consortium-wide Ice-Breaker event for the @EU_H2020 EXPOWER project (@ExpowerEu). Bringing together 8 universities, 3 research institutes, 7 companies from 9 countries. https://www.astron.nl/daily-image/

Another great achievement by @ehtelescope! Our new director @astroTui was involved as well, as a member of the #EHT team.

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