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University of Utrecht

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Location:
Utrecht, Netherlands

Founding Date:
1636

Enrollment:
30,000

Official Website:
http://www.uu.nl/

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Felix Bloch
Physicist
23-Oct-1905 10-Sep-1983 Nuclear magnetic resonance
Nicolaas Bloembergen
Physicist
11-Mar-1920   Nonlinear optics
Thomas François Burgers
Head of State
15-Apr-1834 9-Dec-1881 President of Transvaal Republic
Willem Einthoven
Scientist
21-May-1860 28-Sep-1927 Invented the electrocardiograph
Jacobus H. van 't Hoff
Chemist
30-Aug-1852 1-Mar-1911 Three-dimensional molecular properties
Gerardus 't Hooft
Physicist
5-Jul-1946   Quantum physicist
Jacobus C. Kapteyn
Astronomer
19-Jan-1851 18-Jun-1922 Star streaming
Tjalling C. Koopmans
Economist
28-Aug-1910 26-Feb-1985 Linear programming
Marcel Minnaert
Astronomer
12-Feb-1893 26-Oct-1970 Solar spectrophotometry
Perizonius
Scholar
26-Oct-1651 6-Apr-1715 Animadversiones Historicae
William Pitt the Elder
Head of State
15-Nov-1708 11-May-1778 Seven Years War
Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen
Physicist
27-Mar-1845 10-Feb-1923 Discovered X-Rays
Edward Tatum
Scientist
14-Dec-1909 7-Nov-1975 One gene, one enzyme theory
Martinus J.G. Veltman
Physicist
27-Jun-1931   Quantum physicist
Ben Verwaayen
Business
11-Feb-1952   CEO of Alcatel-Lucent

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Felix Bloch
Physicist
23-Oct-1905 10-Sep-1983 Nuclear magnetic resonance
Paul J. Crutzen
Physicist
3-Dec-1933   Ozone depletion
Peter Debye
Physicist
24-Mar-1884 2-Nov-1966 Studied molecular structure, dipoles
Christiaan Eijkman
Scientist
11-Aug-1858 5-Nov-1930 Research led to discovery of vitamins
Jacobus H. van 't Hoff
Chemist
30-Aug-1852 1-Mar-1911 Three-dimensional molecular properties
Gerardus 't Hooft
Physicist
5-Jul-1946   Quantum physicist
Hendrik Kramers
Physicist
17-Feb-1894 24-Apr-1952 Kramers dispersion theory
Willem Mengelberg
Conductor
28-Mar-1871 21-Mar-1951 Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, 1895-1945
Marcel Minnaert
Astronomer
12-Feb-1893 26-Oct-1970 Solar spectrophotometry
Leopold Ruzicka
Chemist
13-Sep-1887 26-Sep-1976 Terpenes and hormones

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Marcel Minnaert
Astronomer
12-Feb-1893 26-Oct-1970 Solar spectrophotometry


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