Students interested in obtaining a PhD in astronomy can do so under the supervision of ASTRON staff members. The students will be officially located at one of the Dutch Universities (Amsterdam, Groningen, Leiden, Nijmegen) but will visit ASTRON regularly. You can contact our astronomy research staff to find out if there are any current openings.

Current PhD Students

Current Ph.D. students under the supervision of ASTRON staff members are:

  • Dorota Bayer, Groningen - ASTRON supervisor J. McKean
  • Saikat Chatterjee, Groningen - ASTRON supervisor J. McKean
  • Kimberly Emig, Leiden - ASTRON supervisor J.B.R. Oonk
  • David Gardenier, Amsterdam - ASTRON supervisor J van Leeuwen
  • Nadine Giese, Groningen - ASTRON supervisor T. Oosterloo
  • Kelly Gourdji, Amsterdam - ASTRON supervisors A. Rowlinson, J. Broderick
  • Nina Gusinskaia, Amsterdam - ASTRON supervisor J. Hessels
  • Duy Hoang, Leiden - ASTRON supervisor T. Shimwell
  • Amruta Jaodand, Amsterdam - ASTRON supervisor J. Hessels
  • Nika Jurlin, Groningen - ASTRON supervisor R. Morganti
  • Mark Kuiack, Amsterdam - ASTRON supervisor A. Rowlinson
  • Pavel Mancera, Groningen - ASTRON supervisor B. Adams, T. Oosterloo
  • Alexander Mechev, Leiden - ASTRON supervisorJ.B.R. Oonk
  • Klim Mikhailov, Amsterdam - ASTRON supervisor J. van Leeuwen
  • Pedro Salas Munoz, Leiden - ASTRON supervisor J.B.R. Oonk
  • Suma Murthy, Groningen - ASTRON supervisor R. Morganti, T. Oosterloo
  • Kenzie Nimmo, Amsterdam - ASTRON supervisor J. Hessels
  • Leon Oostrum, Amsterdam - ASTRON supervisor J. van Leeuwen
  • Matus Rybak, MPA Garching - ASTRON supervisor J. McKean
  • Cristiana Spingola, Groningen - ASTRON supervisor J. McKean
  • Hannah Stacey, Groningen - ASTRON supervisor J. McKean
  • Samayra Straal, Amsterdam - ASTRON supervisor J. van Leeuwen
  • Martijn de Vries, Amsterdam - ASTRON supervisor M. Wise
  • Emma van der Wateren, Nijmegen - ASTRON supervisor G. Janssen

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  • Marc A.W. Verheijen, The Ursa Major cluster of galaxies, Kapteyn Institut, Groningen
  • Ignas A.G. SnellenA population study of faint Gigahertz peaked spectrum sources, Leiden Observatory

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