Ir. Aukje Kastelijn has a background in Experimental Physics, followed by a two-year program in Mechatronic Design (both TU Eindhoven). She has over 15 years of experience in research and development of mechatronic systems, of which more than 10 years in the Semiconductor industry.
Her career started at Philips Research, where she worked on miniaturization in Optical Storage. Later she gained experience in both front-end and back-end systems for the Semiconductor industry, for example in the development of floor vibration isolation and as a program manager and system architect for the 3D-integration of IC’s.
In the NOMI program she is one of the system architects, in this role she contributed to the development of a high precision, high throughput Scanning Probe Microscope for Mask Profilometry.