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Yvonka van Wijk

VAN WIJK Yvonka: Master of Science (Biomedical Engineering) 2015, Eindhoven University of Technology, the Netherlands.  PhD candidate, University of Maastricht, the Netherlands

Date of birth: 1989, Eindhoven, the Netherlands

SUMMARY: Yvonka van Wijk has an education in biomedical engineering (Bachelor of Science and Master of Science, Eindhoven University of Technology, the Netherlands). For her master thesis, she worked on finite element models to improve treatment planning for thermal ablation of liver tumors. After finishing her master thesis in 2015, she started a PhD position for the University of Maastricht, focusing on personalized medicine for prostate cancer treatment.

 

Her specialized skills include finite element modeling, thermodynamic modeling, economic modeling and machine learning. She has experience and knowledge in the field of oncology, specifically radiotherapy and thermal ablation.