|Titels||Prof. dr. ir.|
|Main position||Directeur DIFFER|
|Gases, fluid dynamics, plasma physics|
|Chair||Plasmafysica en chemie|
|Domain||Natural Sciences and Engineering|
|Member of Council for Natural Sciences and Engineering|
|Advisory Member of Physics and Astronomy Section|
Richard van de Sanden has devoted his career to seeking the connection between fundamental research and practical applications. His ground-breaking research focuses on unravelling the physical and chemical processes in plasmas, which play an important role in the innovative production of solar cells. At DIFFER, he heads research into nuclear fusion and the storage and transport of renewable energy in the form of solar fuels.